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Gender: M Meaning of Major: "greater; or, a military rank" Origin of Major: Latin Major's Popularity in 2014: #350

This bold choice is gaining popularity and was one of the on-the-rise names for 2014. But watch out—the character Major Major Major Major in the classic absurdist novel Catch-22 had a terrible time.

Famous People Named Major

Major Applewhite, American football coordinator
Major Garrett, American White House Correspondent for CBS News
Major Wright, American NFL football player
Major Novogratz, son of designers Robert and Cortney
Major Harris, R&B singer of the Delfonics
Major Philant Harris, son of American rapper "T.I."
Major Dodson, child actor

Pop Culture References for the name Major

Youngest son of interior designers Robert and Cortney Novogratz. The other siblings are Wolfgang, twins Bellamy and Tallulah, Breaker, and twins Five and Holleder.
Movie "Major Payne"
David Bowie song "Major Tom"
Major Lillywhite, character on TV's "iZombie"