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Gender: M Origin of Flash: Word and comic book name

Flash Gordon makes this a superhero name, but Flash might just appeal to modern parents looking for one of the new active boys' names, ala Ace and Breaker and Ranger. We'd recommend something more pulled-together as a proper name with Flash as a nickname or middle name.

Famous People Named Flash

Pop Culture References for the name Flash

"Jumping Jack Flash," song by The Rolling Stones
Flash Gordon, DC Comics character
Flash Thompson, Marvel Comics and movie character mostly seen in Spider-Man story arcs, in "The Amazing Spider-Man"
"The Flash", various DC Comics characters
-TV show on CW named "The Flash" about this caracters, staring Grant Gustin.
One of the dragonflies from game "Spyro the Dragon"