Are you carrying the next Avenger? Baby names for superheros!

With Marvel’s Avengers Assemble breaking box office records all over the world, we thought you might like to look at the world of comic books and superheroes to find inspiration on what to name your little boy!

Superhero names - for boys

Having a girl? Why not have a look at our Superhero baby names for girls.

Boys names

Clint – Clint Barton is the real name of The Avengers’ resident bowman, Hawkeye, and can be seen played by Jeremy Renner in Avengers Assemble.

Dan – Dan Dare is the name of the heroic space hero in the eponymous comic book series, published by British publisher, Eagle Comics.

Drake – Bobby Drake is the real name of Marvel superhero Iceman, and was brought to life in the X-Men motion pictures by actor Shawn Ashmore.

Kal – Kal-El is the birth name of DC Comics’ most enduring hero, Superman. Actor Nicolas Cage has a son named Kal-El!

Logan – This is the taken name of the popular X-Men anti-hero, Wolverine, made famous by the actor Hugh Jackman. You could always name your child ‘Wolverine’, but we think this would raise more than a few eyebrows!

Matt – Matt Murdock is a blind lawyer and the true identity of the Marvel superhero known as Daredevil. Ben Affleck brought the character to life in 2003’s film Daredevil.

Parker – Peter Parker is the real name of the wisecracking Marvel Comics character Spider-Man, famous for the phrase ‘With great power comes great responsibility’.

Tony – Tony Stark is the real name of the genius inventor in Marvel Comics’ Iron Man, as made famous by the actor Robert Downey, Jr.

Wayne – One of the most popular superheroes of all time, Bruce Wayne is the real name of DC Comics’ long-running superhero, Batman.

Zenith – Eye-catching and distinctive, this is the name of 2000 AD’s sarcastic pop singing superhero.

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  1. Xavier is in US top 100 US baby names – influenced by Professor X perhaps: 
    http://www.mindfulmum.co.uk/baby-names/2012/top-100-baby-names-2011-us/

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