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

Kim Grundy is a mom, writer, expert laundry folder and sandwich maker, not necessarily in that order. Raised in Oklahoma, she is now a West Coast gal and lives in California with her husband and two sons, along with one dog, two fish (oo...

Some little baby boy names come with great big meanings

Here's a common problem most parents face when naming their little bundle of joy: It's the Goldilocks dilemma. We want a baby boy's name that's "just right" -- unique but not too unusual, somewhat easy to pronounce and complementary to our last name.

Oh yeah, and it should 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.

  • 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

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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