You’ve likely received an award or accolade at some point in your life. The rush of excitement and pride felt often leads to the good kind of being overwhelmed. But some awards are born out of tragedy and duty. Baby girl, boy, and gender-neutral names of Purple Heart heroes take in a wide variety of cultures and deeds—giving you and baby plenty to be inspired by....
The National Purple Heart Hall of Honor, as of late 2021, has named over 1.8 million people since 1782. Unfortunately, the Purple Heart medal is given after a soldier has already made an incredible sacrifice. This solemn medal is often representative of a tragedy, but it also represents the heroism running core deep in the people who have made it their life’s work to protect others.
Though thousands of heroes have received this medal, this list comprises specific members who have irrevocably and most famously made history. Naming baby after one of these Purple Heart heroes will encourage their bravery and compassion in life. August 7th is Purple Heart Day and it was created to commemorate the Americans that made sacrifices and represented their country.
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