Name Decoder (2) - Boys

Travis Maddox from Beautiful Disaster by Jamie MyGuire

MeaningTransferred use of the surname derived from the Old French traverse (the act of passing through a gate or crossing a river or bridge). The name arose as an occupational name for someone who collected the toll from those passing the boundary of a town or lordship. Var: Travess, Treves, Trevis. 

Alex Fuentes from Perfect Chemistry by Simon Elkeles 

Meaning: It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Alex is man's defenderwarriorShort form of Alexander. Often used independently as Alexander has become more and more popular. One of the few names used with equal frequency for both genders. 

Noah Hutchins from Pushing the Limits by Katie MyGarry

MeaningIt is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Noah is peaceful. Also possibly long-lived, comforter, or wandererBiblical: the patriarch survivor of the Great Flood who drifted in the ark for 40 days of rain. According to the biblical account, all the world's nations are descended from Noah's three sons. 

Adam Kent from Shatter Me by Taheret Mafi

MeaningIt is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Adam is earth. From adama. In Hebrew, it is a generic term for manBiblical: in the Genesis account, he was the first man created from the red earth of Eden. 

Even Mathews from Reasons to Breath Rebecca Donovan

Meaningas a boy's name is a variant of Evan (Hebrew, Welsh, Scottish), and the meaning of Even is God is gracious; born of yew; youth.

Daniel Grigori from Fallen by Lauren Kate

MeaningIt is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Daniel is God is my judgeBiblical: the prophet and writer of the book of Daniel was a teenager when he was taken to Babylon after the destruction of Jerusalem in 607 BC. 

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