Other Origin(s):Basque, Portuguese
Meaning:Mighty, warlike; Mill at the riverbank
A masculine name of Basque origins, Bolivar is beloved in Spanish and Portuguese-speaking communities. Sturdy and handsome, Bolivar is a surname derived from the place name Bolibar, meaning “mill at the riverbank,” with some suggesting Bolivar means “mighty” and “warlike.” Revolutionary hero and former President of the Republic of Venezuela, Simón Bolívar, helped free much of northern South America from the Spanish Empire. Not only is Bolivar a heroic namesake for baby to bear, but its musical chime and courageous air make it a lovely choice for your little warrior.
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