Names Categorized "courage"

This is a list of names in which the categories include courage.
gender
usage
Adalhard m Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic elements adal "noble" and hard "brave, hardy". Saint Adalhard or Adalard was a cousin of Charlemagne who became an abbot of Corbie.
Adelardo m Spanish (Rare), Italian (Rare)
Spanish and Italian form of Adalhard.
Aldert m Frisian, Dutch
Frisian form of a Germanic name, either Aldhard or Adalhard.
Allard m Dutch
Dutch form of Adalhard.
Archembald m Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic variant of Ercanbald.
Archibald m Scottish, English
Derived from the Germanic elements ercan "genuine" and bald "bold". The first element was altered due to the influence of Greek names beginning with the element ἀρχός (archos) meaning "master". The Normans brought this name to England. It first became common in Scotland in the Middle Ages (sometimes used to Anglicize the Gaelic name Gilleasbuig, for unknown reasons).
Blanchard m Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic elements blanc meaning "white" and hard meaning "brave, hardy".
Caner m Turkish
From Turkish can meaning "soul, life" and er meaning "brave man".
Corradino m Italian
Diminutive of Corrado.
Corrado m Italian
Italian form of Conrad. This was a 14th-century saint from Piacenza, Italy.
Cynebald m Anglo-Saxon
Derived from Old English cyne "royal" and beald "bold".
Daler m Tajik
From Tajik далерӣ (daleri) meaning "courage", ultimately from Persian دلاور (delaver) meaning "brave, valiant".
Dũng m Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese (dũng) meaning "brave".
Efe 1 m Turkish
Means "older brother, brave" in Turkish.
Ercanbald m Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic form of Archibald.
Erdoğan m Turkish
From Turkish er "brave man" and doğan "falcon".
Eun-Yeong f Korean
From Sino-Korean (eun) meaning "kindness, mercy, charity" and (yeong) meaning "flower, petal, brave, hero". This name can be formed by other hanja character combinations as well.
Eun-Young f Korean
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul 은영 (see Eun-Yeong).
Ferdo m Slovene, Croatian
Diminutive of Ferdinand.
Ferran m Catalan
Catalan form of Ferdinand.
Fredenand m Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic elements frid "peace" and nand "daring, brave".
Ganzorig m Mongolian
Means "steel courage" in Mongolian.
Gerbold m Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic elements ger meaning "spear" and bald meaning "bold".
Guiying m & f Chinese
From Chinese (guì) meaning "laurel, cassia, cinnamon" combined with (yīng) meaning "flower, petal, brave, hero". This name can be formed from other character combinations as well.
Hardmod m Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic form of Hartmut.
Hartmut m German, Ancient Germanic
Means "brave mind", derived from the Germanic elements hard "brave, hardy" and muot "mind, spirit".
Hruodnand m Ancient Germanic
Possible Germanic form of Roland.
Isamu m Japanese
From Japanese (isamu) meaning "brave" or other kanji having the same pronunciation.
Jasur m Uzbek
Means "brave" in Uzbek.
Ji-Yeong f & m Korean
From Sino-Korean (ji) meaning "wisdom, intellect" or (ji) meaning "know, perceive, comprehend" combined with (yeong) meaning "flower, petal, brave, hero" or (yeong) meaning "glory, honour, flourish, prosper". Many other hanja character combinations are possible.
Ji-Young f & m Korean
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul 지영 (see Ji-Yeong).
Kara 2 m Ottoman Turkish
Means "black, dark" in Turkish. This was sometimes used as a byname by Ottoman officials, figuratively meaning "courageous".
Kemen m Basque
Means "courage, vigour" in Basque.
Kendrick m English
From a surname that has several different origins. It could be from the Old English given names Cyneric "royal power" or Cenric "bold power", or from the Welsh name Cynwrig "chief hero". It can also be an Anglicized form of the Gaelic surname Mac Eanraig meaning "son of Henry".... [more]
Kennard m English (Rare)
From a surname that was derived from the Old English given names Cyneweard or Cyneheard.
Klahan m Thai
Means "brave" in Thai.
Leonard m English, Dutch, German, Polish, Romanian, Ancient Germanic
Means "brave lion", derived from the Germanic elements lewo "lion" (of Latin origin) and hard "brave, hardy". This was the name of a 5th-century Frankish saint from Noblac who is the patron of prisoners and horses. The Normans brought this name to England, where it was used steadily through the Middle Ages, becoming even more common in the 20th century.
Léopold m French
French form of Leopold.
Leopold m German, Dutch, English, Czech, Slovak, Slovene, Polish
Derived from the Germanic elements leud "people" and bald "bold". The spelling was altered due to association with Latin leo "lion". This name was common among German royalty, first with the Babenbergs and then the Habsburgs. Saint Leopold was a 12th-century Babenberg margrave of Austria, who is now considered the patron of that country. It was also borne by two Habsburg Holy Roman emperors, as well as three kings of Belgium. Since the 19th century this name has been occasionally used in England, originally in honour of Queen Victoria's uncle, a king of Belgium, after whom she named one of her sons. It was later used by James Joyce for the main character, Leopold Bloom, in his novel Ulysses (1922).
Léopoldine f French
French feminine form of Leopold.
Leopoldo m Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Leopold.
Leudbald m Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic form of Leopold.
Liupold m Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic form of Leopold.
Luitpold m German (Rare)
German variant of Leopold.
Modu m History
Possibly a Middle Chinese form of the old Turkic honorific bagatur meaning "hero, warrior". Modu Chanyu was a 3rd-century BC ruler of the Xiongnu, a people from Mongolia.
Ricarda f Spanish, German
Spanish and German feminine form of Richard.
Riccarda f Italian
Italian feminine form of Richard.
Richard m English, French, German, Czech, Slovak, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Ancient Germanic
Means "brave ruler", derived from the Germanic elements ric "ruler, mighty" and hard "brave, hardy". The Normans introduced this name to Britain, and it has been very common there since that time. It was borne by three kings of England including Richard I the Lionheart, one of the leaders of the Third Crusade in the 12th century.... [more]
Richardine f English (Rare)
Feminine form of Richard.
Roland m English, French, German, Swedish, Dutch, Hungarian, Polish, Georgian, Medieval French
From the Germanic elements hrod meaning "fame" and landa meaning "land", though some theories hold that the second element was originally nand meaning "brave". Roland was a semi-legendary French hero whose story is told in the medieval epic La Chanson de Roland, in which he is a nephew of Charlemagne killed in battle with the Saracens. The Normans introduced this name to England.
Rostam m Persian, Persian Mythology
Meaning unknown, possibly from Avestan raodha "to grow" and takhma "strong, brave, valiant". Rostam was a warrior hero in Persian legend. The 10th-century Persian poet Ferdowsi recorded his tale in the Shahnameh.
Sigihard m Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic form of Sieghard.
Tahmasp m Ancient Persian
Persian form of the Avestan name Takhmaspa, which was derived from takhma "strong, brave, valiant" and aspa "horse". This name was borne by two Safavid shahs of Persia.
Tahmina f Persian Mythology, Tajik, Bengali
Derived from Avestan takhma meaning "strong, brave, valiant". This is the name of a character in the 10th-century Persian epic the Shahnameh. She is a daughter of the king of Samangan who marries the warrior hero Rostam and eventually bears him a son, whom they name Sohrab.
Tahmineh f Persian
Modern Persian form of Tahmina.
Tamaz m Georgian
Georgian form of Tahmasp.
Urho m Finnish
Means "brave" in Finnish.
Vikrama m Hinduism
Means "stride, pace" or "valour" in Sanskrit. This is another name of the Hindu god Vishnu. This was also the name of a semi-legendary 1st-century BC king (full name Vikramaditya) of Ujjain in India.
Wighard m Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic cognate of Wigheard.
Wigheard m Anglo-Saxon
Old English name composed of the elements wig "battle" and heard "brave, hardy".
Wilheard m Anglo-Saxon
Old English cognate of Willihard.
Willard m English
From an English surname that was derived from the Germanic given name Willihard (or the Old English cognate Wilheard).
Willibald m German, Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic elements wil "will, desire" and bald "bold". Saint Willibald was an 8th-century bishop of Eichstätt, Bavaria.
Willihard m Ancient Germanic
Germanic name derived from the elements wil "will, desire" and hard "brave, hardy".
Wulfnoð m Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements wulf "wolf" and noð "boldness, daring". This name became rare after the Norman Conquest.
Wyot m Medieval English
Middle English form of Wigheard.
Xiuying f Chinese
From Chinese (xiù) meaning "luxuriant, beautiful, elegant, outstanding" combined with (yīng) meaning "flower, petal, brave, hero". Other character combinations are possible.
Yeong f & m Korean
From Sino-Korean (yeong) meaning "flower, petal, brave, hero", as well as other hanja characters that are pronounced similarly. It usually occurs in combination with another character, though it is sometimes used as a stand-alone name. This name was borne by Jang Yeong-sil (where Jang is the surname), a 15th-century Korean scientist and inventor.
Yeong-Ho m Korean
From Sino-Korean (yeong) meaning "flower, petal, brave, hero", (yeong) meaning "reflect light" or (yeong) meaning "dive, swim" combined with (ho) meaning "great, numerous, vast" or (ho) meaning "bright, luminous, clear, hoary". Other hanja combinations are possible.
Yeong-Hui f Korean
From Sino-Korean (yeong) meaning "flower, petal, brave, hero" or (yeong) meaning "dive, swim" combined with (hui) meaning "beauty" or (hui) meaning "enjoy, play". Other combinations of hanja characters can form this name as well.
Yeong-Ja f Korean
From Sino-Korean (yeong) meaning "flower, petal, brave, hero" and (ja) meaning "child". Other hanja character combinations can form this name as well. Feminine names ending with the character (a fashionable name suffix in Japan, read as -ko in Japanese) were popular in Korea during the period of Japanese rule (1910-1945). After liberation this name and others like it declined in popularity.
Yeong-Suk f Korean
From Sino-Korean (yeong) meaning "flower, petal, brave, hero" and (suk) meaning "good, pure, virtuous, charming". Other hanja character combinations are possible.
Yiğit m Turkish
Means "brave" in Turkish.
Yong m & f Chinese, Korean
From Chinese (yǒng) meaning "brave" or (yǒng) meaning "perpetual, eternal". This can also be a single-character Korean name, for example from the hanja meaning "brave". This name can be formed by other characters besides those listed here.
Young f & m Korean
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul (see Yeong).
Young-Hee f Korean
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul 영희 (see Yeong-Hui).
Young-Ho m Korean
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul 영호 (see Yeong-Ho).
Young-Ja f Korean
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul 영자 (see Yeong-Ja).
Young-Sook f Korean
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul 영숙 (see Yeong-Suk).
m & f Japanese
From Japanese () meaning "excellence, superiority, gentleness", () meaning "permanence", () meaning "brave", or other kanji that are pronounced the same way.
Yuu m & f Japanese
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji or or (see ).
Zhihao m & f Chinese
From Chinese (zhì) meaning "will, purpose, ambition" or (zhì) meaning "wisdom, intellect" combined with (háo) meaning "brave, heroic, chivalrous". Many other character combinations are possible.