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.

Noam

Noam Meaning and Origin Noam is a boy's name meaning "delight" and is of Hebrew origin. The name Noam is derived from the female name No’omi (Naomi or Noemi). A famous bearer of this name is American political activist, linguist, and philosopher, Noam Chomsky. Noam is...

Noble

Noble Meaning and Origin Noble is a boy's name meaning "aristocratic" and is of Latin origin. Derived from the modern English adjective via Old French from Latin nobilis. Posts with the name Noble: 30 Vintage Baby Names Lost in Time That Actually Sound Quite Modern 30...

Noble

Noble Meaning, origin, and popularity of the name NobleNoble  Birth to the AristocracyDerived from the modern English adjective via Old French from Latin nobilis.Birth to the aristocracyEnglishFor a boyNot in the U.S. top 1,000 namesSearch Baby Boy Names by...

Nocturne

Nocturne Meaning and Origin The name Nocturne is a musical composition that is inspired by, or evocative of, the night. Posts with the name Nocturne: 60 Goth Baby Names from the Darkside for Girls and Boys

Noe

Noe Meaning and Origin Noe is a boy's name meaning "rest" and is of French origin. Current Popularity: #677. Posts with the name Noe: 50 French Baby Names Inspired by Emily In Paris

Noel

Noel Meaning and Origin The name Noel is a boy's name meaning "Christmas" and is of French origin. Current Popularity: #415. Posts with the name Noel: Whimsical & Enchanting Names for Boys 25 Short Boy Names to Add to Your List

Nolan

Nolan Meaning and Origin The name Nolan is a boy's name meaning "descendant of a chariot fighter or champion" and is of Gaelic origin. Current Popularity: #61. Posts with the name Nolan: 50 Southern Baby Names for Boys You’re Guaranteed to Fall for

Norbert

Norbert Meaning and Origin The name Norbert is a boy's name meaning "north bright" and is of German origin. Derived from Germanic elements nord ‘north’ and beraht ‘bright’. Posts with the name Norbert: 100 Forgotten Vintage Names for Girls and boys

Norian

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

Norris

Norris Meaning and Origin The name Norris is a boy’s name meaning “northern” and is of French origin. Originally a surname derived from Norman French norreis, stemming from Germanic element nord ‘north’. A name for someone who had migrated from the north. Posts with...

Norval

Norval Meaning and Origin The name Norval is a boy's name meaning "town of the Normans" and is of Scottish origin. An Anglo-Scottish surname which is a variant of Norville, a Norman French surname brought to Britain during the Norman Conquest.

Obadias

Obadias Meaning and Origin The name Obadias is a boy's name meaning "servant of God" and is of Hebrew origin. Variation of Obadiah. Posts with the name Obadias: 100 Forgotten Vintage Names for Girls and boys

Oben

Oben Meaning and Origin Oben is a boy's name of Old Norse origin meaning "divine bear." Posts with the name Oben: 100 Baby Names For Boys That Are Super Rare

Oberon

Oberon Meaning and Origin Oberon is a boy's name of German origin, meaning "noble and bear-like."  Posts with the name Oberon: 105 Space Baby Names for Boys

Oberyn

Oberyn Meaning and Origin The name Oberyn is a boy's name meaning "elf" and is of English origin. What more of a whimsical, magical nickname could you ask for than one that means elf. Posts with the name Oberyn: Rare Magical and Enchanting Baby Names No One Else will...

Obsidian

Obsidian Meaning and Origin Obsidian is a boy's name of Latin origin, meaning "of Obsidius." Obsidian is a naturally occurring volcanic glass. Posts with the name Obsidian: 100 Hauntingly Gorgeous Dark and Romantic Goth Baby Names

Octans

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

Octavian

Octavian Meaning and Origin Octavian is a boy’s name of English via Latin origin, meaning: “eighth.” A form of the Latin name Octaviarais, a derivative of Octavius. Posts with the name Octavian: 100 Unique Names for Boys You Won’t Hear On The Playground

Octavius

Octavius Meaning and Origin The name Octavius is a boy's name meaning "eighth" and is of Latin origin. Posts with the name Octavius: Whimsical & Enchanting Names for Boys 20 Ancient Names for Boys From Myths and Legends 100 Hauntingly Gorgeous Dark and Romantic...

Oded

A Hebrew name meaning ‘upholder, encourager

Odgen

Odgen Meaning and Origin Odgen is a boy’s name of English origin, meaning: “oak valley.”  Posts with the name Odgen: 100 Unique Names for Boys You Won’t Hear On The Playground

Odis

Odis Meaning and Origin Odis is a boy's name meaning "wealth" and is of German origin. It’s short, it’s adorable, and it’s easy for little ones to learn how to spell. Fellow lovers of old-fashioned names, do not sleep on Odis! You may also like: Otis, Omri, Osher...

Odysseus

Odysseus Meaning and Origin According to Greek legend, Odysseus is the king of Ithaca and the hero of the Trojan War. Odysseus is the hero in the story The Odyssey. He was the king of Ithaca and fought against the Trojans in the Trojan War. Posts with the name...

Oisin

The name Oisin is an Irish boy’s name meaning: “little deer”.

Okello

Okello Meaning and Origin The name Okello is a boy's name meaning "born after twins" and is of African origin. Posts with the name Okello: Rare and Exotic African Baby Names

Olaf

Olaf Meaning and Origin The name Olaf is a boy's name meaning "ancestor, heir" and is of Scandinavian origin. From Old Norse Óláfr derived from anu ‘ancestor’ and leifr ‘heir, descendant’. Posts with the name Olaf: Boy Names with Norse Roots for Your Modern...

Olen

Olen Meaning and Origin The name Olen is a boy’s name meaning “relic” and is of Norse origin.  Posts with the name Olen: 100 Boy Names You Haven’t Heard Of Boy Names with Norse Roots for Your Modern Viking

Oliver

Oliver is a Latin name meaning: “olive tree”.

Olsen

Olsen Meaning and Origin Olsen is a boy's name of Danish-Norwegian origin meaning "son of Ole." Posts with the name Olsen: 100 Baby Names For Boys That Are Super Rare

Omari

Omari Meaning and Origin The name Omari is a boy's name meaning "God is exalted" and is of African Swahili origin. Current Popularity: #500. Posts with the name Omari: Rare and Exotic African Baby Names

Omero

Omero Meaning and Origin Omero is a boy's name meaning "security, pledge, or hostage" and is of Greek origin. Posts with the name Omero: 24 Insanely Rare Names for Boys That You Haven’t Heard

Omri

The boy’s name Omri is a Hebrew name meaning: “sheaf of grain”.

Onofre

Onofre Meaning and Origin The name Onofre is a boy's name meaning "he who opens the good" and is of Spanish origin. From an Egyptian saint’s name.

Orbison

Orbison Meaning and Origin Orbison is a boy's name meaning "farmstead or village of a man called Orri" and is of Scandinavian origin. Posts with the name Orbison: Rockabilly Baby Names for Girls and Boys

Orel

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

Oren

A Biblical name meaning ‘pine tree’ in Hebrew, mentioned in a genealogy (1 Chronicles 2:25).

Orlock

Orlock Meaning and Origin The name Orlock is a modern boy's invented name reminiscent of Warlock, a male who practices witchcraft. Posts with the name Orlock: 60 Goth Baby Names from the Darkside for Girls and Boys

Orlow

Orlow Meaning and Origin The name Orlow is a boy's name meaning "eagle" and is of German and Polish origin.  Posts with the name Orlow: Whimsical & Enchanting Names for Boys

Orren

Orren Meaning and Origin Orren is a boy's name meaning "pine tree" and is of Hebrew origin.  Posts with the name Orren: 30 Vintage Baby Names Lost in Time That Actually Sound Quite Modern 30 Rare Baby Boy Names That Aren’t Being Used

Orson

Orson Meaning and Origin Orson is a boy’s name of French origin, meaning: “bear cub.” From a Norman French name meaning ‘bear-cub’ a diminutive of ors ‘bear’, Latin ursus. This name hasn’t been on the popularity list for decades, so the odds are great that he’ll never...

Osbert

Osbert Meaning and Origin The name Osbert is a boy's name meaning "God famous" and is of English origin. From Old English ōs ‘god’ and beorht ‘bright, famous’.

Osborn

Osborn Meaning and Origin The name Osborn is a boy’s name meaning “God bear” and is of English origin. From Late English name composed of ōs ‘god’ and beorn ‘bear, warrior’ (both of Scandinavian origin). Posts with the name Osborn: 100 Boy Names You Haven’t Heard...

Oscar

Oscar is an Irish name meaning: “friend of deer”.

Osher

Osher Meaning and Origin Osher is a boy's name meaning "happiness" and is of Hebrew origin. Posts with the name Osher: Prepare to Fall for These 20 Unique Jewish Hebrew Names

Osian

Osian Meaning and Origin Osian is a boy’s name of Irish origin, meaning: “little dear.” Anglicized form of Oisín, a name found in Irish mythology. Oisín was a warrior and the greatest poet of Ireland. Posts with the name Osian: 25 Adorable Irish Names for Boys That...

Osias

Osias Meaning and Origin Osias is a boy’s name of Greek origin, meaning: “salvation.”  Posts with the name Osias: 100 Unique Names for Boys You Won’t Hear On The Playground

Osiris

Osiris Meaning and Origin The name Osiris is a boy's name meaning "God of the afterlife" and is of Egyptian origin. Posts with the name Osiris: Whimsical & Enchanting Names for Boys

Oskar

Oskar Meaning and Origin Oskar is a boy’s name of German origin, meaning: “God spear.”  Posts with the name Oskar: Adorable German Names You Should Consider

Ossian

Ossian Meaning and Origin The name Ossian is a boy's name meaning "stag" and is of Scottish origin. This name exhibits a bold, independent spirit. Posts with the name Ossian: Rare and Unique Scottish Baby Names Straight from the Highlands 100 Boy Names You Haven’t...

Osten

Osten Meaning and Origin Osten is a boy's name of French and Latin origin meaning "magnificent." Posts with the name Osten: 100 Baby Names For Boys That Are Super Rare

Oswald

Oswald Meaning and Origin The name Oswald is a boy's name meaning "divine ruler" and is of English origin. Derived from Old English os ‘god’ and weald ‘power, ruler’. NICKNAMES: Oz, Ozzie. Posts with the name Oswald: 100 Forgotten Vintage Names for Girls and...

Othello

Othello Meaning and Origin The name Othello is a boy's from the name of a Shakespearian tragedy. Italian diminutive of OTHO. Posts with the name Othello: Whimsical & Enchanting Names for Boys

Othieno

Othieno Meaning and Origin The name Othieno is a boy's name meaning "born at night" and is of African Luo origin. Posts with the name Othieno: Rare and Exotic African Baby Names

Otis

Otis is a German name meaning: “wealthy”.

Otmar

Otmar Meaning and Origin Otmar is a boy’s name meaning “rich fame” and is of Irish origin. From Germanic od, ot ‘riches’ and mar ‘fame’.  

Oton

Oton Meaning and Origin Oton is a boy's name of German, Italian and Spanish origin meaning "wealth, powerful lord." Posts with the name Oton: 100 Baby Names For Boys That Are Super Rare

Otto

Otto Meaning and Origin Otto is a boy's name meaning "wealth, prosperity" and is of German origin. Current Popularity: #386. Posts with the name Otto: 50 Unheard of Unique and Totally Wearable Boys Names

Ove

Ove Meaning and Origin The name Ove is a boy's name meaning "blade or terror" and is of Danish origin. From Aghi a short form of various Old Norse names containing the element ag ‘edge of a weapon’ or ‘awe, terror’. Posts with the name Ove: Boy Names with Norse Roots...

Ozias

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

Ozzie

Ozzie Meaning and Origin Ozzie is a boy's name meaning "bear god or God's power" and is of Norse and German origin. Posts with the name Ozzie: 50 Unheard of Unique and Totally Wearable Boys Names Boy Names with Norse Roots for Your Modern Viking 50 Cute Baby Boy Names...

Pallas

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

Paolo

Paolo is an Italian boy’s name meaning: “small”.

Pascal

Pascal Meaning and Origin Pascal is a boy’s name of French origin, meaning: “Passover.” From Late Latin Paschalis ‘relating to Easter, from Hebrew pesach ‘Passover’. Posts with the name Pascal: 100 Unique Names for Boys You Won’t Hear On The...

Pascoe

Pascoe Meaning and Origin The name Pascoe is a boy’s name meaning “Easter” and is of Cornish origin. Cornish variation of Pascal. Posts with the name Pascoe: 100 Boy Names You Haven’t Heard Of

Patton

Patton Meaning and Origin The name Patton is a boy's name meaning "fighter's town" and is of English origin. Posts with the name Patton: 50 Southern Baby Names for Boys You’re Guaranteed to Fall for

Pavel

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

Pavo

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

Paxon

Paxon Meaning and Origin Paxon is a boy’s name of English origin, meaning: “Poecc’s settlement.” Posts with the name Paxon: Invented and Uncommon Names for Boys

Paxton

Paxton is an English boy’s name from Latin meaning: “peace town”.

Pearson

Pearson Meaning and Origin Pearson is a boy's name meaning "son of Piers" or "rock" and is of English or Greek origin. Posts with the name Pearson: 24 Insanely Rare Names for Boys That You Haven’t Heard

Pegasus

Pegasus Meaning and Origin Pegasus is a boy's name of Greek origin, meaning "from a water spring"  Posts with the name Pegasus: 105 Space Baby Names for Boys

Pelayo

Pelayo Meaning and Origin The name Pelayo is a boy's name meaning "open sea" and is of Spanish origin. From Greek Pelagios (Latin Pelagius) a derivative of Greek pelagos ‘open sea’.

Peregrine

Peregrine Meaning and Origin The name Peregrine is a boy's name meaning "foreigner" and is of Latin origin. From Latin Peregrinus ‘foreigner, stranger’, a name borne by various early Christian saints. Posts with the name Peregrine: Whimsical and Enchanting Names for...

Perez

Perez Meaning and Origin Perez is a boy's name meaning "to blossom" and is of Spanish origin. A possible alternate meaning is “son of Pero or Pedro”. Posts with the name Perez: 60 Gorgeous Spanish Names for Girls and Boys 30 Cool Unusual Undiscovered Boy...

Pharoh

Pharoh Meaning and Origin Pharoh is a boy's name of Egyptian origin meaning "ruler." Posts with the name Pharoh: 100 Baby Names For Boys That Are Super Rare

Phelan

Phelan is an Irish boy’s name meaning: “wolf”.

Pherson

Pherson Meaning and Origin The name Pherson is a boy's name meaning "to be employed by a parson" and is of Scottish origin. For those parents wanting a preppy-sounding name, Pherson fits the bill.  Posts with the name Pherson: Rare and Unique Scottish Baby Names...

Philemon

Philemon Meaning and Origin The name Philemon is a boy's name meaning "affectionate" and is of Greek origin. A Greek derivative of philema ‘kiss’.  Posts with the name Philemon: 100 Forgotten Vintage Names for Girls and Boys

Philo

Philo Meaning and Origin The name Philo is a boy’s name meaning “love” and is of Greek origin. From Late Greek name Philōn a derivative of the element phil– ‘love’. Here is a name that is about as old as can be but still sounds fresh for 2022! This name with Greek...

Phineas

Biblical name spelled Phinehas in the Authorized Version, derived from the Ancient Egyptian name Panhsj ‘the Nubian’.

Phineo

Phineo Meaning and Origin Phineo is a boy’s modern invented name. Posts with the name Phineo: Invented and Uncommon Names for Boys

Pierce

Pierce is an English name meaning: “son of Piers”.

Pierre

Pierre Meaning and Origin Pierre is a boy's name meaning "rock" or "stone" and is of French origin. Posts with the name Pierre: 50 French Baby Names Inspired by Emily In Paris

Piers

Piers Meaning and Origin The name Piers is a boy's name meaning "rock" and is of French origin. Medieval vernacular form of  Peter from Old French Pier.

Pierson

Pierson is an English boy’s name meaning: “son of Pier”.

Piran

Piran Meaning and Origin Piran is a boy’s name of Irish origin, meaning: “prayer.”  Posts with the name Piran: 25 Adorable Irish Names for Boys That Aren’t Popular

Pluto

Pluto Meaning and Origin Pluto is a boy's name of Roman origin, meaning "god of the underworld, rich."  Posts with the name Pluto: 105 Space Baby Names for Boys

Polaris

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

Pollux

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

Porfirio

Porfirio Meaning and Origin The name Porfirio is a boy's name meaning "purple dye" and is of Spanish origin. From Greek name Porphyrios (Late Latin Porphyrius), from porphyra ‘purple dye’.

Porter

Porter is an English boy’s name  meaning: “carrier of goods”.

Prescott

Prescott is an English boy’s name meaning: “priest’s cottage”.

Preston

Preston is an English boy’s name meaning: “priest’s town”.

Prewitt

Prewitt Meaning and Origin The name Prewitt is a boy's name meaning "small and brave" and is of French origin. If you’re looking for a preppy name with a vintage twist, then perhaps Prewitt is a good choice. You may also like: Prosper, Pryor, Pearson Posts with the...

Prosper

Prosper Meaning and Origin The name Prosper is a boy's name meaning "fortunate” and is of French origin. From Latin Prosperus ‘fortunate, prosperous’.  Posts with the name Prosper: 100 Forgotten Vintage Names for Girls and Boys 30 Rare Baby Boy Names That Aren’t Being...

Proteus

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

Pryor

Pryor Meaning and Origin Pryor is a boy’s name of Latin origin, meaning: “superior.”  Posts with the name Pryor: 100 Unique Names for Boys You Won’t Hear On The Playground

Pyxis

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

Qamar

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

Quade

Quade Meaning and Origin The name Quade is a boy's name meaning "descendant of Uaid" and is of Latin origin. Quade is a classically boyish name. It’s ideal for anyone who wants to give their son’s name an all-American country vibe. Posts with the name Quade: 100...

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