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Gender: Male Meaning of Armstrong: "strong arms" Origin of Armstrong: English and Scottish surname

The name Armstrong is a boy's name of English origin meaning "strong arms". Armstrong and is often added to lists like Names That Mean Strong and discussed in our forums with posts like "Generation CAF #58 (w/ occupations)".

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Last name occasionally used as a first, can be seen as a Lance Armstrong athlete-hero name.

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Famous People Named Armstrong

Billie Joe Armstrong - lead singer of the punk band Green Day
Tim Armstrong aka Tim Timebomb, the lead singer of the band Rancid
Armstrong Wells Sperry, American writer and illustrator
Louis Armstrong - American Jazz musician
Lance Armstrong-American cyclist
Neil Armstrong-American astronaut

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