Category Archives: Strong Baby Names


Funk-tastic Baby Names

That’s right, we said it! Parents who are not afraid to think outside of the box for naming their child are few and far between. Here is a list of “funk-tastic” baby names, brought to you by the We hope you enjoy and as we always say, inspiration for choosing a name can come from just about anywhere!


Blaze (Latin/American): Form of Blaise, meaning “a fiery man”

[Parents: Before jumping to conclusions and automatically crossing this off of your list of possibilities—consider this name paired with the middle name Alexander: Blaze Alexander. Not only does it sound masculine, it is also very powerful and strong.]

Jax (English): Form of Jackson, meaning “the son of Jack of John”
Levi (Hebrew): We are united as one; in the Bible, one of Jacob’s sons
Zander (Slavic): Helper and defender of mankind


Aspen (English): From the Aspen tree
Gwendolyn (Welsh): One who is fair; of the white ring
Harlie (English): Form of Harley, meaning “from the meadow of the Hares”
Tullia (Irish): One who is peaceful


Chinese New Year: Year of the Dragon

The most important holiday of the year in China is the celebration of the Chinese New Year. This year, the Dragon will be celebrated in honor of the festivities. The New Year in China is known as the “Spring Festival” and marks the end of the winter season. The dragon is believed to be a mythical creature that brings with it optimism and hope for times ahead. Of the 12 signs of the zodiac, the dragon is deemed the most powerful, being associated with high energy and prosperity. For a powerful and prosperous name for your soon-to-be consider the following baby names:


Andrew (Greek): Strong and manly
Brian (Irish): Strong; virtuous; humble
Ethan (Hebrew): Strong; firm
Harvey (French): Battle worthy


Audrey (English): Noble strength 
Imara (Kiswahili): Firm
Neima (Hebrew): Strong
Valencia (Spanish): Brave; strong


First Ever Solo Flight: Amelia Earhart

History was made seventy-seven years ago today. On January 11th, 1935, Amelia Earhart became the first person to fly solo from Honolulu, Hawaii to Oakland, California. This type of bravery at the time was rare and demonstrated only by a select few such as Earhart who made their way to history books. If you are expecting a child, here are a few names that might interest you that hold the meaning of strong, noble, brave or courageous.


Caleb (Hebrew): Bold
Dustin (English/German): Brave
Everett (English): Strong
Gerard (English): Brave


Brianna (Gaelic): Strong
Kyra (Turkish): Strong woman
Maia (Latin/Maori): Brave warrior
Valora (Latin): Brave; courageous