20 Medieval Names For Your Hipster Baby

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Apple, Leaf, and River have all been done, and about 50 percent of American babies are named William, Ava, or Liam. So if you want a unique hipster baby name, check out these entries from the "Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources."


Meaning "God protects the king," this ancient name is often ascribed to one of the three Magi. It also offers a plethora of nicknames, like Balty and Sar.