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Flint is a masculine baby name similar to Cole or Steel. It is most popular due to Captain Flint in Marvel comics or the character from “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs.” Flint is no longer a top 1,000 baby name in America, but it is a great option if you want something unique and macho.

Meaning of the name Flint:

English: flint, born near outcrop of flint

Origin of the name Flint:

Flint is a strong baby name that originates from the Old English word “flint.” The baby name was popular in England and America in the mid-twentieth century, though it has been around for many years. Currently, it is one of the manliest name options for boys, similar to Sloane.

Symbolism of the name Flint:

The baby name Flint means “born near outcrop of flint” because it is based on the word “flint.” A “flint” is a type of rock, so someone with this name in the past would be born in a rocky area.

Baby name Flint


Style of the name Flint:


Gender of the name Flint:

Flint is a unique baby name for boys.

Pronunciation of the name Flint:


Number of syllables in the name Flint:


Emotion evoked from the name Flint:

Flint is macho and strong. It is a very masculine name for boys.

Alternative spellings for the name Flint:

  • Flinnt
  • Flintt
  • Flynt
  • Flynnt
  • Flyntt

Nicknames for the name Flint:

  • Flin
  • Flinnie
  • Flinny
  • Flinni
  • Lin
  • Linnie
  • Linny

Popularity of the name Flint:

The baby name FLint was a top 1,000 name in 1959 and 1960. The ranks for each of these years were 765 and 821, respectively. Currently, Flint is rank 2,954 in America.

Related names for the name Flint:

Great middle names for Flint and their meanings:

Famous people with the name Flint:

  • Flint Dille (screenwriter)
  • Flint Fleming (AFL player)

Flints in popular culture:

  • Flint Marko (Spider-Man comics character, Sandman)
  • Flint Forster (character from “Supah Ninjas”)
  • Flint (character from “G.I. Joe”)
  • Flint (character from “Power of Five”)
  • Flint Lockwood (character from “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs”)
  • Flint (character from “Treasure Island”)
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