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These baby boy names mean strong ... literally

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Strong names perfect for your tough baby boy

If you are searching for a baby boy name that not only sounds cool but also has a strong meaning, then we’ve got you covered. Whether you are looking for a unique name or more classic name, all these baby names have powerful meanings that are perfect for your son.

Many parents are searching for baby boy names that not only have a great sound to them but also have a great meaning.

Boy names that mean “strong”

From classic names like Bryant to exotic names like Takeo, the following names all mean “strong.” The origin of the name is listed; click on the name for more background information.

If you are a fan of mythology, you may love the name Kratos for you son. In Greek mythology, Kratos was the god of strength. In Roman mythology, Hercules was the god of strength.

Names with similar meanings as strong

We love the following boy names because they all have strong meanings, including powerful, courageous or fierce. This list contains tough names like Maverick, as well as more all-American (yet equally as cool names) like Emmett and Randy. Perhaps one of these names will make it to the top of your baby name list.

Strong in other languages

Another fun way to find a strong baby name is to see how the word is expressed in other languages. This could also be the perfect way to tie in your own cultural background to your son’s baby name.

  • Ken: Japanese
  • Fuerte: Spanish
  • Forte: Italian
  • Stark: German
  • Sterk: Dutch
  • Fort: French

Strong sounding names

Each year the Social Security Administration keeps track of baby name trends, and there are many strong names that were climbing the charts. The name Noah was the most popular baby boy name in 2014, but strong-sounding names like Axl and Apollo were climbing the charts the fastest. Kim Kardashian and Kanye West gave their son the strong-sounding name Saint, while Kelly Rowland named her son Titan. Here are more strong-sounding names we love.

More: Hot new baby names for boys that will soon be all the rage

Strong names perfect for your tough baby boy
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