100 powerful boy names with strong meanings

powerful boy names

by Samantha Ball |
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When trying to choose a baby name, you might not always want to pick a name that's currently popular, and instead go for something a little more unique. You might feel like you're spending all your time scrolling through every baby name list there is, but it just takes one strong name or one meaning behind a name for you to know that it's the one.

If you're looking for a strong name, then you might just love our pick of strong names for baby boys that have a powerful meaning behind them. For names that evoke strength and resilience, consider exploring some baby names that have been inspired by Greek mythology, like Achilles, Alexander or Atlas.

Alexander – This Greek name has numerous meanings, including defender, protector of man, originally meaning "manliness".

Reynold – This quirky but great name is of English and German origin meaning "counsel-power."

Arthur – Arthur is a strong name that's perfect for a baby boy. Its powerful meaning "bear" is of Celtic origin.

Everett – Everett is a great name that means "powerful; brave" and is of English origin, but is a variation of the German name "Eberhard."

Maximus – This strong name means "greatest" and is of Latin origin. While it might sound a little unique, Maximus is a great boys name that can also be shortened to "Max."

Nicholas – Nicholas is a strong boys name that comes from Greek origin. Meaning "people of victory", this powerful name has long been a favourite for baby boys.

Evander – The name Evander is known to come from Old Norse with a powerful meaning of "bow warrior." It's also of Greek origin, meaning "strong man."

Arnold – Just imagine little baby Arnold - how sweet! Of English origin, this strong name has a powerful meaning of "ruler". Arnold can even be shortened to "Arnie" for an adorable nickname.

Oscar – Meaning "champion warrior", the name Oscar is of both English and Irish origin. This name is great for a strong baby boy!

Emeric – Although it's not your traditional name, Emeric stands strong and would suit any baby boy. Of French and German origin, the name means "power."

Montgomery – Whether you go for Montgomery or "Monty" for short, this strong name is of Norman origin meaning "man power".

Rex – Rex is a gorgeous boys name and even though it's simple, it sounds strong. The name is also of Latin origin meaning "King", and what's more powerful than a king?

Zachary – Of Hebrew origin, the name means "the Lord has remembered". Zachary is a strong name that just sounds full of power.

William – William is a strong name that's also fit for a king. From English origin meaning "resolute protection" the name holds so much power.

Richmond – Richmond is of German origin meaning "powerful protector". It's also a strong, honourable name that is gauranteed to make a strong impresssion on the register at school when your baby boy grows up.

Maynard – This boys name has a powerful meaning of "hardy, brave, strong". The name is of German origin and Maynard is a strong sounding name that's bound to stand out on any class register.

Andrew – The name Andrew has many meanings including "manly" and, as consequence, "brave", "strong", "courageous", and "warrior".

More powerful boy names

Adrian

Angus

Archer

Archibald

Atticus

Axel

Blake

Brandon

Caden

Caleb

Charles

Damian

Dante

Declan

Dominic

Donovan

Elijah

Ezekiel

Finn

Frederick

Gabriel

Garrett

Gideon

Griffin

Henry

Hunter

Isaiah

Jace

James

Jackson

Jasper

Jaxon

Jeremiah

Jude

Kai

Kellan

Kingston

Knox

Leo

Levi

Liam

Lincoln

Logan

Luca

Maddox

Maximilian

Micah

Nathaniel

Nolan

Oliver

Owen

Parker

Phoenix

Quentin

Raiden

Raphael

Rhys

Richard

Roman

Rowan

Ryder

Samuel

Sebastian

Silas

Solomon

Tobias

Tristan

Uriah

Victor

Vincent

Winston

Xander

Xavier

Yosef

Zane

Zayden

Zeke

Zephyr

Zeus

Zion

Don’t worry if your due date is fast approaching and you still haven’t found a name that feels like the one. Head to our baby name generator, where you’ll find thousands of names to fall in love with, from more traditional-sounding names to cool boy names to unique baby names from all around the world.

Samantha Ball  is a Commercial Content Writer and freelanced for the Mother&Baby website for two years before joining the team full-time. She's a mum of two and loves browsing for the best products and cute outfits.

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