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20 baby names that mean strong

Go bold with a name that'll always remind your little one of their inner strength.

20 baby names that mean strong

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Strong-willed, strength, exalted, brave—choose a name with a powerful meaning that will grow with your baby. Here are 20 baby names that mean strong.

Boy baby names that mean strong

Everett If you're looking for an E name, Everett's a bold and trendy choice. With Anglo-Saxon origins, this name means "wild boar," or "strong."

Liam Are you surprised that one of the most popular baby names in Canada right now means strong? If your little one is a "strong-willed warrior," this Irish name is for him.

Angus With Gaelic origins, Angus is a name that you don't hear too often. Bring it back by giving your kid a moniker that means "one strength," or "unique strength."

Bernard One of the biggest trends for 2017 is old-fashioned names. This oldie-but-a-goodie means "strong as a bear."

Oscar Here's another old-timey, hipster-approved pick. Oscar means "divine strength."

Ethan This Hebrew name, which means "strong," is perfect for a little warrior.


Zale It's zippy, it's cool, it has origins in Greek culture and it means "power of the sea."

Callan A name that means both "rock" and "battle" is obviously a solid choice.

Aaron If you're looking for a name with historic roots, consider Aaron. This Hebrew moniker means "exalted" and "strong."

Griffin An off-shoot of Griffith, this Welsh name means "strong lord."

Girl baby names that mean strong

Valentina Give your vivid and vibrant little one this powerful yet feminine name. (It's especially fitting if you have a mid-February due date.)


Valerie Here's another one from the V family. This Latin name means both "strong" and "brave."

Brianna If you'd like a Celtic baby name with a bold meaning ("strong"), look no further. Brianna and Brianne are also feminized versions of the name Brian.

Audrey Meaning "noble strength," this elegant name also connotes the classic Hollywood glamour of Audrey Hepburn.

Philomena While this moniker resurfaced after the 2013 film Philomena came out, it's actually a classic Greek name that means "lover of strength."

Matilda Who could forget everyone's favourite feisty Roald Dahl character, Matilda? This name has German roots and means "might," "power" or "battle."


Maude A French variation of Matilda, Maude also translates to "battle" and "mighty."

Bridget Now made famous by the movie character Bridget Jones, Bridget (or Brigid) originally derives from a Celtic noun that signifies "power," "strength" and "vigour."

Lenna Bestowing this name on your little girl will serve as a reminder that she's got the inner strength of a lion.

Adira If you love the sound of Ava or Ariana, but want to go for something a little less popular, this Hebrew name meaning "noble" and "powerful" is a great choice for a daughter.

This article was originally published on Jan 06, 2019

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