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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, Brave or Powerful and discussed in our forums with posts like "Generation CAF #20".

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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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