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These baby names all have great meanings he can be proud of

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Some little baby boy names come with great big meanings

Have you ever heard of the Goldilocks baby naming dilemma before? It really is a thing, and it's probably going to come up when you're choosing a baby name for your little dude. You're looking for the perfect baby name for your new guy — one that's not too out there, and not too over-used, but just right.

Oh yeah, and it should sound good with your last name and have a special meaning, too.

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Not too much to ask, right?

Some little baby boy names come with great big meanings
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To help you narrow down your search, check out our list of names with great meanings, from strong to blessing, warrior to leader.

Popular boy names and what they mean

Many of today's parents are choosing a baby name not only for the sound of it, but also for the meaning. Let's start our list with the meanings of some of the most popular boy names of the year.

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Baby boy names meaning "Strong"

Many parents want their son to have a masculine name -- and these boy names that mean "strong" certainly fit the bill.

  • Aaron: Mountain of strength
  • Maximus: Greatest
  • Ekon: Strong
  • Hagan: Strong defense
  • Jedrek: Strong, manly
  • Jerry: Brave spearman
  • Kalmin: Manly and strong
  • Kwan: Strong
  • Magnar: Strong warrior
  • Mann: Strong man
  • Neron: Strong
  • Remo: The strong one
  • Takeo: Strong as bamboo
  • Takeshi: Strong
  • Tiger: Powerful and energetic
  • Zeke: God strengthens

Baby boy names that mean "Warrior"

Are you looking for the perfect name for your tough guy? These boy names that mean "warrior" or "fighter" have that masculine edge to them.

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