The name Major is a boy's name of Latin origin meaning "greater; or, a military rank". Major is ranked #330 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Names with Military Meanings and discussed in our forums with posts like "Baby a Day".
From the experts:
This bold choice soared in popularity from 2008 to 2013, and now seems to have plateaued. But watch out—the character Major Major Major Major in the classic absurdist novel Catch-22 had a terrible time.