Boy Name List

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.

Hendry

Hendry Meaning and Origin Hendry is a boy's name meaning "home-ruler, ruler of the estate" and is of Hungarian origin.  Posts with the name Hendry: 50 Unheard of Unique and Totally Wearable Boys Names 50 Cute Baby Boy Names We Cannot Get Enough of

Hennix

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

Henry

Henry is a German boy’s name meaning: “estate ruler”. 

Hercules

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

Heron

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

Hesketh

Hesketh Meaning and Origin The name Hesketh is a boy's name meaning "horse racecourse" and is of English origin. Originally a surname derived from Old Norse hestr ‘horse’ and skeiðr ‘race course’. Horse racing was among a favorite sport of Scandinavian settlers in...

Heston

Heston Meaning and Origin The name Heston is a boy's name meaning "brushwood settlement" and is of English origin.  Posts with the name Heston: 100 Forgotten Vintage Names for Girls and boys 30 Rare Baby Boy Names That Aren’t Being Used

Hiram

(Biblical, Hebrew) brother of the exalted.

Hiro

Hiro Meaning and Origin Hiro is a boy’s name of Japanese origin, meaning: “broad, widespread.” Japanese given name with multiple meanings.  

Holden

Holden is an English boy’s name meaning: “from the hollow valley”. 

Holger

Holger Meaning and Origin Holger is a boy's name meaning "spear island" and is of Scandinavian origin. From Old Norse hólmr ‘island’ and geirr ‘spear’. Posts with the name Holger: Boy Names with Norse Roots for Your Modern Viking

Holland

Holland Meaning and Origin Holland is a boy's place name of Dutch origin. Current Popularity: #711 for a girl. Posts with the name Holland: 50 Southern Baby Names That Are Charming and Timeless

Holmes

Holmes Meaning and Origin Holmes is a boy's name of English origin, meaning "from the island in the river."  Posts with the name Holmes 105 Space Baby Names for Boys

Hopper

Hopper Meaning and Origin The name Hopper is a boy's name meaning "hop grower or seller" and is of Dutch origin.

Huber

Huber Meaning and Origin Huber is a boy's name meaning "bright" and is of Spanish origin. Posts with the name Huber: 60 Gorgeous Spanish Names for Girls and Boys

Hucksley

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

Hugo

Hugo Meaning and Origin The name Hugo is a boy's name meaning "bright in mind" and is of German origin. Current Popularity: #424. Posts with the name Hugo: Whimsical & Enchanting Names for Boys 25 Short Boy Names to Add to Your List

Huron

Huron Meaning and Origin The name Huron is a boy's name meaning "bristle-haired" and is of English via French origin. Posts with the name Huron: Whimsical & Enchanting Names for Boys

Hutch

Hutch Meaning and Origin The name Hutch is a boy's name meaning "mind, bright in mind and spirit, heart, understanding" and is of Anglo-Scottish origin. Posts with the name Hutch: 50 Southern Baby Names for Boys You’re Guaranteed to Fall for

Hutton

Hutton Meaning and Origin Hutton is a boy’s name of English origin, meaning: “ridge settlement.” Posts with the name Hutton: Unique Middle Name Combinations for the Top 20 Most Popular Names

Huxley

(Scottish) Hucc clearing.

Iagan

Iagan Meaning and Origin The name Iagan is a boy's name meaning "little fire" and is of Scottish origin. Iagan is a unique option for the brightest baby around.  Posts with the name Iagan: Rare and Unique Scottish Baby Names Straight from the Highlands

Iago

Iago Meaning and Origin The name Iago is a boy's name meaning "supplanter" and is of Welsh origin. Pronounced: ee-AH-go. Welsh and Galician form of Jacob from Latin Iacobus from the Hebrew name Ya’aqov.

Ibrahim

Ibrahim Meaning and Origin The name Ibrahim is a boy's name meaning "father of multitude" and is of African Nigeria origin. Current Popularity: #437. Posts with the name Ibrahim: Rare and Exotic African Baby Names

Ichiro

Ichiro Meaning and Origin The name Ichiro is a boy's name meaning "one son" and is of Japanese origin. Pronounced: EE-CHEE-RO. From Japanese ichi ‘one’ and rou ‘son’. Traditionally a name given to the firstborn son.

Idan

(Hebrew) era or time.

Idris

Idris Meaning and Origin Idris is a boy’s name of Arabic origin, meaning: “prophet of the righteous.” A name of a man mentioned twice in the Qur’an described as a ‘prophet of the righteous. Current Popularity: #829. Posts with the name Idris: 100 Unique Names for Boys...

Ignatius

Ignatius Meaning and Origin The name Ignatius is a boy's name meaning "fire" and is of Latin origin. A Late Latin name from the old Roman family name Egnatius. This was altered in the early Christian period with Latin ignis ‘fire’. Posts with the name Ignatius: 100...

Ilario

Ilario is an Italian boy’s name meaning: “cheerful”.

Illarion

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

Illyrian

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

Ilya

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

Ilyan

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

Imanol

Imanol Meaning and Origin The name Imanol is a boy's name meaning "God is with us" and is of Basque origin. Pronounced: ee-maa-nohl. Basque form of Emmanuel from Hebrew ‘Immanu’el.

Indio

Indio Meaning and Origin The name Indio is a boy’s name meaning “Indian” and is of Spanish origin. A member of indigenous peoples of America or eastern Asia in areas formerly subject to Spain or Portugal.  Posts with the name Indio:  100 Boy Names You Haven’t Heard...

Ingemar

Ingemar Meaning and Origin Ingemar is a boy's name meaning "Ing famous" and is of Scandinavian origin. From Old Norse god Ing and mærr ‘famous’. Posts with the name Ingemar: Boy Names with Norse Roots for Your Modern Viking

Ingram

The boy’s name Ingram is a Norse name meaning: “angle raven”.

Inigo

Inigo Meaning and Origin Inigo is a boy's name meaning "fire" and is of Spanish, Basque origin. From the medieval Spanish name Íñigo, a vernacular derivative of Ignatius, a result of crossing the name with Ennecus.  Posts with the name Inigo: 60 Gorgeous Spanish Names...

Innes

Innes Meaning and Origin The name Benjamin is a boy's name meaning "island" and is of Scottish origin. Originally a surname from Gaelic inis 'island, piece of land.'

Isaiah

Isaiah is an Aramaic boy’s name meaning: “salvation of the lord”.

Isaias

Isaias Meaning and Origin Isaias is a boy's name meaning "salvation of the Lord" and is of Spanish origin. Current Popularity: #472. Posts with the name Isaias: 60 Gorgeous Spanish Names for Girls and Boys 20 Ancient Names for Boys From Myths and Legends

Isidore

Isidore Meaning and Origin The name Isidore is a boy's name meaning "gift of Isis" and is of English origin. English form of the Greek name Isidōros, composed of the name of the Goddess Isis (of Egyptian origin) and Greek dōron ‘gift’. Posts with the name Isidore:...

Ivan

Ivan Meaning and Origin Ivan is a boy's name meaning "God is gracious" and is of Russian origin. Current Popularity: #153. Posts with the name Ivan: The Cutest Russian Baby Names You'll Want to Steal 25 Short Boy Names to Add to Your List

Ivar

Ivar Meaning and Origin Ivar is a boy’s name of Norse origin, meaning: “yew wood, archer.” Posts with the name Ivar: 100 Unique Names for Boys You Won’t Hear On The Playground 30 Rare Baby Boy Names That Aren’t Being Used

Ivo

Ivo Meaning and Origin Ivo is a boy’s name of German origin, meaning: “yew wood, archer.” The name may have been spread by the cult of Saint Ivo, patron saint of Brittany. Posts with the name Ivo: Adorable German Names You Should Consider

Ivor

Ivor Meaning and Origin The name Ivor is a boy's name meaning "bow army" and is of Scandinavian origin. From an Old Norse name, Yherr derived from ýr ‘yew, bow’ and herr  ‘army’.  Posts with the name Ivor: 100 Forgotten Vintage Names for Girls and Boys Boy Names with...

Jabari

Jabari Meaning and Origin The name Jabari is a boy's name meaning "brave one" and is of African Swahili origin. Current Popularity: #952. Posts with the name Jabari: Rare and Exotic African Baby Names 30 Cool Unusual Undiscovered Boy Names

Jabin

Jabin Meaning and Origin Jabin is a boy's name meaning "discerner, or the wise" and is of Hebrew origin. Posts with the name Jabin: 50 Unheard of Unique and Totally Wearable Boys Names

Jack

Jack is an English boy’s name meaning: “god is gracious”.

Jackson

Jackson is an English boy’s name  meaning: “son of Jack”. 

Jacob

Jacob is a boy’s name of Hebrew origin meaning: “supplanter”.

Jacques

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

Jafari

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

Jair

Jair (JAY-er) a name in the Old Testament of one of the judges of the Israelites.

Jameson

Jameson Meaning and Origin The name Jameson is a boy's name meaning "son of James" and is of English origin. Current Popularity: #79. Posts with the name Jameson: 50 Southern Baby Names for Boys You’re Guaranteed to Fall for

Janus

Janus Meaning and Origin The name Janus is a boy's name meaning "gateway" and is of Greek origin. An ancient Roman god’s name. In Roman mythology, Janus was the god of beginnings and transitions who presided over passages, doors, gates, and endings. He is usually...

Japheth

Japheth (JAY-feth) is a biblical name meaning:”expansion”. In the bible Japheth is the name of the son of Noah.

Jareth

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

Jarret

Jarret Meaning and Origin The name Jarret is a boy's name meaning "spear strength" and is of Irish origin. The name Jarret is originally a surname that is derived from the Gaelic form of Gerald.  Posts with the name Jarret: 100 Cute First & Middle Names For...

Jarvis

Jarvis Meaning and Origin A surname from the name Gervais or Gervasius is derived from the Germanic word ger ‘spear’. Posts with the name Jarvis: Rockabilly Baby Names for Girls and Boys 25 Vintage Boy Names for a Modern Little Gentleman

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