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Names That Mean Loyal

The list of baby names that mean loyal may be short, but there are a handful of strong selections.

The top names below rank among the current US Top 1000 Baby Names and are ordered by popularity. Unique names rank below the Top 1000 and are listed alphabetically.

DillonHeart

  • Origin:

    Irish
  • Meaning:

    "loyal"
  • Description:

    Different origin from the Welsh Dylan, but increasingly used as a variant spelling to honor Bob Dylan or Dylan Thomas. Still, the Dylan spelling is found 20 times as often as Dillon.

TrumanHeart

  • Origin:

    English
  • Meaning:

    "loyal one"
  • Description:

    Truman is an upstanding presidential name that radiates an aura of integrity and moral truth, values any parent would want for a child. It seems definitely headed for a revival.

LoyalHeart

  • Origin:

    English
  • Meaning:

    "faithful, loyal"
  • Description:

    Loyal is one of the few virtue names suitable for boys, an honorable and principled Boy Scout-esque appellation with a surprisingly long and distinguished history.

DillonHeart

  • Origin:

    Irish
  • Meaning:

    "loyal"
  • Description:

    With both the Dillon and Dylan spellings, usage of this gender-neutral names runs about ten to one boys to girls. But Dylan is used about 20 times as often as Dillon for both genders. Which might be a vote in favor of Dillon, though for better or worse, this spellings distances the name from singer Bob and poet Thomas.

TruHeart

  • Origin:

    Diminutive of Truman, English
  • Meaning:

    "loyal one"
  • Description:

    The nickname of writer Capote can also be seen as a shortened spelling of the virtuous TRUE.

FidelineHeart

  • Origin:

    French
  • Meaning:

    "loyal"
  • Description:

    A kind of French virtue name, an affectionate form of Fidele.

DillHeart

  • Origin:

    Diminutive of Dillon, Irish
  • Meaning:

    "loyal"
  • Description:

    Diminutive of Dillon

LoyalHeart

  • Origin:

    English
  • Meaning:

    "faithful, loyal"
  • Description:

    Loyal has history as a boy name—most popular in the late 19th century, later falling off the charts in 1948. This was back when loyalty suggested faithfulness to one's country, rather than fidelity to others. Today it would likely be interpreted as the latter.

    Modern virtue names are rapidly rising in popularity—could Loyal be the next True?