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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

Flash Gordon, character in DC Comics
The Flash aka Barry Allen, character in DC Comics
Flash Thompson, character in Spider-Man comics
Flash, a dragonfly in video game "Spyro the Dragon"
"Jumping Jack Flash," song by The Rolling Stones
Flash Sentry character from the My Little Pony: Equestria Girls series of Movies