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Gender: Male Meaning of Titan: "defender" Origin of Titan: Greek Titan's Popularity in 2017: #620

The name Titan is a boy's name meaning "defender". Titan is ranked #620 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Space Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "A brother or sister for little Jack or Olivia".

From the experts:

This name comes from Greek mythology, where the Titans were a band of immortal, powerful giants.

Popular movie of 2000 Remember the Titans may be partly responsible for this name's ranking in the Top 1000.

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Famous People Named Titan

Titan Leeds, American almanac publisher and rival of Benjamin Franklin
Titán, Mexican masked wrestler
Titan Fiennes-Tiffin, nephew of actor Ralph Fiennes
Titan Jewell Witherspoon (2014) , son of singer Kelly Rowland & Tim Witherspoon

Pop Culture References for the name Titan

Titans, immortal giants of incredible strength and stamina who were overthrown by a race of younger gods, the Olympians
Titan, dragon elder in game "Spyro the Dragon"
Titan aka Frank Wells, character in Dark Horse Comics
Titan, character in Marvel Comics
Titan, character in DC's Darkseid's Elite comics
Titan, an American Gladiators competitor
Titan, a character in the Infershia Pantheon
Titan, a character in Sym-Bionic Titan
Titan, villain in animated film Megamind
Titan, the largest moon of Saturn
Teen Titans, DC comics series
"Remember the Titans," 2000 film
"Attack on Titan," manga/anime series


JossieChris Says:


Looking for something uber masculine to go with Viking last name with Greek roots. Nailed it!

tintri Says:


This name seems like a desperate attempt to name your son after something uber-masculine. You might as well name him sledge-hammer.... However, it does fit right in, sound wise, with all the other boy names ending in the syllabic /n/ sound.