Boy Names

We’ve compiled a list of baby names in each category to help you choose the perfect name. Click on a name to find the name meaning, popularity, origin, and other helpful information.

Aamon

Aamon is a boy’s name of Biblical origins, meaning: “one who induces eagerness”.

Aatos

Aatos Meaning and Origin Aatos is a boy's name of Finnish origin, meaning "thought".  Posts with the name Aatos:  Finnish Baby Names for Boys

Aatu

Aatu Meaning and Origin Aatu is a boy's name of Finnish origin, meaning "forest".  Posts with the name Aatu:  Finnish Baby Names for Boys

Aaven

Aaven Meaning and Origin Aaven is a boy's name of English origin, meaning "fair radiance."  Posts with the name Aaven: 100 Hauntingly Gorgeous Dark and Romantic Goth Baby Names

Abbas

Abbas Meaning and Origin Abbas is a boy’s name of Arabic origins, meaning: “austere”. An ancestor of Abbasid caliphs who ruled the Islamic world between 750 and 1258.

Abel


Origin: Hebrew
Meaning: Breath

Abigor

Abigor is a boy’s Biblical name, meaning: “unwilling”.

Abriel

Abriel Meaning and Origin The name Abriel is a boy's name meaning "father of multitude" and is of Hebrew origin. Posts with the name Abriel: Whimsical & Enchanting Names for Boys

Ace

Ace Meaning and Origin Ace is a boy's name meaning "unity" and is of Latin origin. Current Popularity: #199. Posts with the name Ace: Rockabilly Baby Names for Girls and Boys

Aceyn

Aceyn Meaning and Origin The name Aceyn is a boy's modern invented name.  Posts with the name Aceyn: 100 Boy Names You Haven’t Heard Of  50 Unheard of Unique and Totally Wearable Boys Names 50 Most Popular Boy Names on All Things Baby Names

Acrux

Acrux Meaning and Origin Acrux is a combination of “A” from Alpha which is a designation given to the brightest celestial object of a constellation, and “crux” which is the name of the constellation. A name combining star constellations of alpha and crux which means...

Adan

Adan Meaning and Origin Adan is a boy's name meaning "red earth" and is of Spanish origin. Current Popularity: #469. Posts with the name Adan: 60 Gorgeous Spanish Names for Girls and Boys

Addae

Addae Meaning and Origin The name Addae is a boy's name meaning "morning sun" and is of African origin. Posts with the name Addae: Rare and Exotic African Baby Names

Adio

Adio Meaning and Origin The name Adio is a boy's name meaning "be righteous" and is of African Nigerian origin.  Posts with the name Adio: Rare and Exotic African Baby Names

Adler

The boy’s name Adler is a German name meaning: “eagle”.

Adnan

Adnan Meaning and Origin Adnan is a boy’s name of Arabic origin, meaning: “settler.” Derived from Adnāniyūn people living in the north of the Arabian Peninsula. Posts with the name Adnan: 50 Unique Boy Names That Start with A

Adwin

Adwin Meaning and Origin The name Adwin is a boy's name meaning "artist, intellectual" and is of African origin. Posts with the name Adwin: Rare and Exotic African Baby Names

Aegle

Aegle Meaning and Origin Aegle is a boy’s name of Latin origin, meaning: “brightness.” Borne from mythology it derives from the Greek word aiglē ‘brightness, splendor’.

Aelius

Aelius Meaning and Origin Aelius is a boy's name of Latin origin, meaning "sun."  Posts with the name Aelius: 105 Space Baby Names for Boys

Aero

Aero Meaning and Origin Aero is a boy's name of Greek origin, meaning "of the sky."  Posts with the name Aero: 105 Space Baby Names for Boys

Aitor

Aitor Meaning and Origin The name Aitor is a boy's name meaning "father, founder" and is of Basque origin. Aitor is the name of the founder of the Basque people.

Ajax

Ajax Meaning and Origin Ajax is a boy's name of Greek origin, meaning "of the earth". Ajax or Aias is a Greek mythological hero who played a pivotal role in the myth of the Trojan War. Posts with the name Ajax: 50 Names for Boys That are Cool AF  

Alain

Alain Meaning and Origin Alain is a boy’s name of French origin, meaning: “handsome.” Posts with the name Alain: The Chicest French Names for Girls and Boys Oh La La 50 Unique Boy Names That Start with A

Alaric

Alaric Meaning and Origin Alaric is a boy’s name of German origin, meaning: “ruler of all.” Posts with the name Alaric: Adorable German Names You Should Consider 50 Unique Boy Names That Start with A, 30 Cool Unusual Undiscovered Boy Names  

Alastair

Alastair Meaning and Origin The name Alastair is a boy's name meaning "defender of the people" and is of Scottish origin. A charming Scottish variation of the popular name Alexander. Posts with the name Alastair: Rare and Unique Scottish Baby Names Straight from the...

Alban

Alban is a boy’s name of Latin origin, meaning white.

Albion

Albion Meaning and Origin Albion is a boy’s name of English origin, meaning: “white.” A poet name for Britain derived from Latin albus ‘white’.

Alcide

Alcide Meaning and Origin Alcide is a boy's name meaning "glory of Hera" and is of French origin.  Posts with the name Alcide: 30 Vintage Baby Names Lost in Time That Actually Sound Quite Modern

Alcott

Alcott Meaning and Origin The name Alcott is a boy’s name meaning “from the old cottage” and is of English origin. Posts with the name Alcott: 100 Boy Names You Haven’t Heard Of

Alden

Alden is an English boy’s name meaning: “wise friend”.

Aldous

Aldous Meaning and Origin The name Aldous is a boy's name meaning "old" and is of English origin. Posts with the name Aldous: 100 Forgotten Vintage Names for Girls and Boys 50 Unique Boy Names That Start with A

Aldrin

Aldrin Meaning and Origin Aldrin is a boy's name of English origin, meaning "old and wise ruler."  Posts with the name Aldrin: 105 Space Baby Names for Boys

Alec

Alec Meaning and Origin Alec is a boy's name of Greek origin, meaning "defending men". Current popularity: #582. Posts with the name Alec:  

Alexander

Alexander is a Greek boy’s name meaning: “defender of man”.

Alexavier

Alexavier Meaning and Origin Alexavier is a boy’s invented name. Posts with the name Alexavier: 30 Invented Names For Boys That Are As Unique As They Sound

Alfie

Alfie Meaning and Origin Alfie is a boy's name of English origin meaning "wise counselor." Short form of Alfred, from the Old English Aelfraed. Posts with the name Alfie: 100 Baby Names For Boys That Are Super Rare 10 Cute Boy Names to Make you Swoon

Alfio

Alfio Meaning and Origin The name Alfio is a boy's name of Sicilian origin, the meaning of Alfio is unknown. Posts with the name Alfio: Top European Baby Names that Haven’t Yet Hit Stateside  

Alger

Alger Meaning and Origin Alger is a boy’s name of English origin, meaning: “elfspear.” A surname derived from Old English, aelf  ‘elf’ and gar ‘spear’. Posts with the name Alger: 50 Unique Boy Names That Start with A   

Alioth

Alioth Meaning and Origin Alioth is a boy's name of Arabic origin, meaning "fat tail of the sheep."  Posts with the name Alioth: 105 Space Baby Names for Boys

Alirio

Alirio Meaning and Origin Alirio is a Spanish boy's name of uncertain meaning but probably related to Latin Hilarius or Hilarion.  Posts with the name Alirio: 60 Gorgeous Spanish Names for Girls and Boys

Alistair

Alistair Meaning and Origin The name Alistair is a boy's name meaning "to defend man" and is of English origin. Altered spelling of Alasdair, the Scottish Gaelic form of Alexander ‘to defend man’. Current Popularity: #963. Alistair has power, flair and is also...

Allegro

Allegro Meaning and Origin The name Allegro is a boy's name meaning "quickly" and is of Italian origin.  Posts with the name Allegro: Whimsical & Enchanting Names for Boys

Allum

Allum Meaning and Origin Allum is a boy's name of Norwegian origin meaning "high farm." Habitational name from any of various farmsteads in southeastern Norway. Alternatively, the name is a shortened form of McCallum, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Coluim 'son of...

Alois

Alois Meaning and Origin Alois is a boy’s name of German origin, meaning: “all-wise.” From Latin Aloysius, probably from German Alwisi ‘all wise’.

Altair

Altair Meaning and Origin Altair is a boy's name of Arabic origin, meaning "bird."  Posts with the name Altair: 105 Space Baby Names for Boys

Alton

Alton is a boy’s name of English origin, meaning river settlement.

Alvar

Alvar is a boy’s name of English origin, meaning elf army.

Amado

Amado Meaning and Origin Amado is a boy's name meaning "beloved" and is of Spanish origin. From Latin Amatus ‘beloved’. Posts with the name Amado: 60 Gorgeous Spanish Names for Girls and Boys

Amancio

Amancio Meaning and Origin The name Amancio is a boy’s name meaning “loving” and is of Spanish origin. From Latin Amantius ‘loving’, borne by several saints.

Amarus

Amarus Meaning and Origin Amarus is a boy's name of Greek origin, meaning "unfading love."  Posts with the name Amarus: 100 Hauntingly Gorgeous Dark and Romantic Goth Baby Names

Ames

Ames Meaning and Origin Ames is a boy's name of French, English, or German origin meaning "friend or a beloved." Posts with the name Ames: 100 Baby Names For Boys That Are Super Rare 50 Names for Boys That are Cool AF

Amias

Amias Meaning and Origin Amias is a boy’s name of French origin, meaning: “from Amiens France.” A local name for someone from Amiens in France.

Ammar

Ammar Meaning and Origin Ammar is a boy’s name of Arabic origin, meaning: “long-lived.” The name of one of the earliest converts to Islam, renowned for his piety.

Amos

Amos Meaning and Origin Amos is a boy's name meaning "to carry" and is of Hebrew origin. The name of a Hebrew prophet from the 8th century BC. The name is of uncertain meaning but may be connected to the Hebrew verb amos, meaning to carry. It also can mean ‘borne by...

Amund

Amund Meaning and Origin Amund is a boy's name meaning "fear protector" and is of Norwegian origin. From Old Norse Agmundr, from ag ‘awe, fear’, also ‘edge’ and mundr ‘protector’. Posts with the name Amund: Boy Names with Norse Roots for Your Modern...

Anakin

Anakin Meaning and Origin Anakin is a boy’s fictional name created by George Lucas for the STAR WARS film series. Current Popularity: #704. Posts with the name Anakin: Invented and Uncommon Names for Boys

Anden

Anden Meaning and Origin Anden is a boy's name of Danish and Spanish origin meaning "other, platform." Posts with the name Anden: 100 Baby Names For Boys That Are Super Rare

Aneirin

(Welsh) noble, honest.

Anil

(Sanskrit) air, wind.

Anselm

Anselm Meaning and Origin Anselm is a boy’s name of German origin, meaning: “divinity helmet.” Of Germanic origin from the compound ans ‘divinity’ and helm ‘helmet’. The name Anselm was borne by St. Anselm, who was the Archbishop of Canterbury in the late 11th...

Anson

Anson Meaning and Origin Anson is a boy's name meaning "son of Ann" and is of English origin. Surnames are definitely trending for baby names; we love Anson because it evokes strength and masculinity while being totally under the popularity radar. You may also...

Antares

Antares Meaning and Origin Antares is a boy's name of Greek origin, meaning "rival to-Ares."  Posts with the name Antares: 105 Space Baby Names for Boys

Antero

Antero Meaning and Origin Antero is a boy's name of Finnish origin, meaning "forest".  Posts with the name Antero:  Finnish Baby Names for Boys

Anthem

Anthem Meaning and Origin Anthem is a boy's word name of English origin, meaning "rousing or uplifting song identified with a particular group, body, or cause". Posts with the name Anthem:  

Antoine

Antoine Meaning and Origin Antoine is a boy's name meaning "highly praiseworthy" and is of French origin. Posts with the name Antoine: 50 French Baby Names Inspired by Emily In Paris

Antrim

Antrim Meaning and Origin Antrim is a boy’s name of Irish origin, meaning: “one house.” From the name of a region in Northern Ireland derived from Gaelic Aontraim composed of the elements aon ‘one’ and treabh ‘house’. Posts with the name Antrim: 25 Adorable Irish...

Apollo

Apollo Meaning and Origin Apollo is a boy's name of Greek mythology origin, meaning "God of the sun."  Posts with the name Apollo: 105 Space Baby Names for Boys 52 Popular Boy Names That Start With A

Aquarius

Aquarius Meaning and Origin Aquarius is a boy's name of Greek origin, meaning "cupbearer or water bearer."  Posts with the name Aquarius: 105 Space Baby Names for Boys

Arche

Arche Meaning and Origin Arche is a boy's name of Greek origin, meaning "beginning."  Posts with the name Arche: 105 Space Baby Names for Boys

Archer

The boy’s name Archer is a English surname and occupational name meaning: “bowman”.

Ardal

Ardal is a traditional Irish boy’s name meaning: “high valor” derived from ard ‘high’ and gal ‘valor’. 

Arek

Arek Meaning and Origin Arek is a boy's name of Hebrew origin meaning "high mountain; exalted, enlightened." Posts with the name Arek: 100 Baby Names For Boys That Are Super Rare

Ares

Ares Meaning and Origin Ares is a boy's name meaning "bane, ruin" and is of Greek origin. Current Popularity: #593. Posts with the name Ares: 50 Unheard of Unique and Totally Wearable Boys Names

Argo

Argo Meaning and Origin Argo is a boy's name meaning "field, lazy, slothful" and is of Greek origin.  Posts with the name Argo: 24 Insanely Rare Names for Boys That You Haven’t Heard

Aries

Aries Meaning and Origin The name Aries is a boy's name meaning "the ram" and is of Latin origin. Current Popularity: #890. Posts with the name Aries: Whimsical & Enchanting Names for Boys

Arion

Arion Meaning and Origin The name Arion is a boy's name meaning "divinely-bred immortal horse" and is of Greek origin. It’s also just straight-up cute for a baby and fascinating for an adult, making it a name a child can grow into. Posts with the name Arion: Rare...

Ariston

Ariston Meaning and Origin The name Ariston is a boy’s name meaning “best” and is of Greek origin. Posts with the name Ariston: 100 Boy Names You Haven’t Heard Of

Arlington

Arlington Meaning and Origin Arlington is a boy's place name of English origin.  Posts with the name Arlington: 50 Southern Baby Names That Are Charming and Timeless

Arlow

Arlow Meaning and Origin Arlow is a boy's name meaning "fortified hill" and is of English origin.  Posts with the name Arlow: 20 Cute and Unique Middle Names for Boys You Haven't Thought Of Yet

Armin

Armin Meaning and Origin Armin is a boy’s name of German origin, meaning: “warrior.” From Latin Arminius name of a Germanic military leader who defeated the Romans in AD 9. Posts with the name Armin: 50 Unique Boy Names That Start with A

Armo

Armo Meaning and Origin Armo is a boy's name of Finnish origin, meaning "mercy, grace".  Posts with the name Armo:  Finnish Baby Names for Boys

Arno

(German) eagle.

Arrio

Arrio Meaning and Origin Arrio is a boy's name of Spanish origin meaning "warlike; fierce." Posts with the name Arrio: 100 Baby Names For Boys That Are Super Rare

Arrow

The boy’s name Arrow is an English word name.

Artemas

Artemas Meaning and Origin Artemas is a boy’s name of Greek origin, meaning: “gift of Artemas.” Of The New Testament derived from Artemidoros ‘gift of Artemis’ and Artemisthenes ‘strength of Artemis’. Posts with the name Artemas: 100 Unique Names for Boys You Won’t...

Artemi

Artemi Meaning and Origin Artemi is a boy's name meaning "devotee of Artemis" and is of Russian origin.  Posts with the name Artemi: The Cutest Russian Baby Names You'll Want to Steal

Arthur

Arthur Meaning and Origin Arthur is a boy's name of Celtic origin meaning "bear." Current popularity: #162. Posts with the name Arthur: 50 Adorable First and Middle Name Combinations for Boys 20 Popular Letter "A" Names for Boys 52 Popular Boy Names That Start With...

Arvid

Arvid Meaning and Origin Arvid is a boy's name meaning "eagle wood" and is of Scandinavian origin. From Old Norse arn ‘eagle’ and viðr ‘wood, tree’. Posts with the name Arvid: Boy Names with Norse Roots for Your Modern Viking

Arvo

Arvo Meaning and Origin Arvo is a boy's name of Finnish and Estonian origin, meaning "value, worth".  Posts with the name Arvo:  Finnish Baby Names for Boys

Arye

(Hebrew) lion.

Ascelin

Ascelin Meaning and Origin The name Ascelin is a boy's name meaning "heathen god" and is of Norman origin. Derived from ancient Germanic ansuz, Ansuz was one of the deities in Germanic paganism.  Posts with the name Ascelin: 60 Goth Baby Names from the Darkside for...

Ash

“Belonging to Ashton”

Ashby

Ashby Meaning and Origin Ashby is a boy's name meaning "ash tree farm" and is of English origin. Posts with the name Ashby: 30 Vintage Baby Names Lost in Time That Actually Sound Quite Modern

Asher

The boy’s name Asher is a Hebrew name meaning: “fortunate, happy”.

Ashler

Ashler Meaning and Origin Ashler is a boy's word name of English origin.  Posts with the name Ashler: 100 Baby Names For Boys That Are Super Rare

Ashton

The boy’s name Ashton is an English surname meaning: “ash tree settlement”.

Aslan

Aslan Meaning and Origin The name Aslan is a boy's name meaning "lion" and is of Turkish origin.  Posts with the name Aslan: Whimsical & Enchanting Names for Boys

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