Anchor: baby boy name meaning and popularity


A word name, it denotes a certain strength and steadfastness. Maybe these qualities won't be evident during the toddler years ... or the eye-rolling tween years ... or the impulsive teen years ... okay, so you'll have to wait a while. But your little Anchor will live up to his name.


There really isn't a good nickname for Anchor.

Famous people named Anchor:

There are no famous people with the name Anchor. Until yours grows up to do something notable.

Fun fact:

Traditionally, when a sailor had crossed the Atlantic ocean, he would get an anchor tattoo to commemorate.

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