“M” 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.

Macario

Macario Meaning and Origin The name Macario is a boy's name meaning "blessed" and is of Spanish origin. From Greek Makarios, from makaros ‘blessed’.

Mace

The boy’s name Mace is an Irish boys name meaning: “stone worker”.

Maclean

Maclean Meaning and Origin The name Maclean is a boy's name meaning "servant of Saint John" and is of Scottish origin. Though it's a Scottish name with a lot of history, it feels current and fresh.  Posts with the name Maclean: Rare and Unique Scottish Baby Names...

Macon

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

Maddox

Maddox is a Welsh boy’s name meaning: “son of Madoc”.

Madoc

Madoc Meaning and Origin The name Madoc is a boy’s name meaning “fortunate” and is of Welsh origin. Also spelled Madog. Posts with the name Madoc: 100 Boy Names You Haven’t Heard Of 30 Cool Unusual Undiscovered Boy Names

Magnus

Magnus is a Latin name meaning: “great”.

Maguire

Maguire is an boy’s name from an Irish surname meaning: “son of the beige one”.

Mahlon

Mahlon Meaning and Origin Mahlon is a boy's name meaning "infirmity, a harp, pardon" and is of Hebrew origin. Posts with the name Mahlon: 30 Vintage Baby Names Lost in Time That Actually Sound Quite Modern

Maksim

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

Malachi

Malachi Meaning and Origin The name Malachi is a boy's name meaning "my messenger" and is of Hebrew origin. Current Popularity: #157. Posts with the name Malachi: Whimsical & Enchanting Names for Boys

Manning

Manning is a Norse name meaning: “brave”.

Mannix

The Irish boy’s name Mannix is and anglicized form of Mainchín from a diminutive of manach meaning: “monk”.

Manus

The Irish boys name Manus is a variation of Magnus, meaning: “greatest”.

Marax

Marax Meaning and Origin The name Marax is a boy's name of unknown meaning and origin. In demonology, Maraz or Morax is a Demon depicted both as a man with the head of a bull and a bull with the head of a man. It has been proposed that Morax is related to the...

Marcos

Marcos Meaning and Origin Marcos is a boy's name meaning "warlike" and is of Spanish origin. Current Popularity: #479. Posts with the name Marcos: 60 Gorgeous Spanish Names for Girls and Boys

Marino

Marino Meaning and Origin Marino is a boy’s name meaning “of the sea” and is of Latin origin. An Italian first and surname.

Marius

Marius Meaning and Origin The name Marius is a boy's Roman family name. Posts with the name Marius: Whimsical & Enchanting Names for Boys

Mars

Mars Meaning and Origin Mars is a boy's name of Latin origin, meaning "God of war."  Posts with the name Mars: 105 Space Baby Names for Boys 50 Names for Boys That are Cool AF

Marsh

Marsh Meaning and Origin The name Marsh is a boy’s name meaning “someone who lived on a marsh” and is of English origin. Originally a surname for someone who lived on a patch of marshy ground derived from Middle English mersche.  Old-fashioned, solid, and quirky...

Marshall

Marshall is a French name meaning: “works with horses”. 

Mastin

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

Matadrin

Matadrin Meaning and Origin The name Matadrin is a boy's name of unknown meaning and is of French origin. Posts with the name Matadrin: Whimsical & Enchanting Names for Boys

Matek

Matek Meaning and Origin Matek is a boy's name meaning "gift of God" and is of Hebrew origin. Posts with the name Matek: 24 Insanely Rare Names for Boys That You Haven’t Heard

Mateo

Mateo Meaning and Origin Mateo is a boy's name meaning "gift of God" and is of Spanish origin. Current Popularity: #20. Posts with the name Mateo: 60 Gorgeous Spanish Names for Girls and Boys

Mathieu

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

Mathis

Mathis Meaning and Origin The name Mathis is a boy's name meaning "gift from God" and is of German origin.  Posts with the name Mathis: Adorable German Names You Should Consider

Matix

Matix Meaning and Origin The name Matix is a boy’s modern invented name. Posts with the name Matix: 100 Boy Names You Haven’t Heard Of

Matten

Matten Meaning and Origin Matten is a boy’s name of English origin, meaning: “gift of God.” Initially, a surname that is a diminutive of “Matt,” a medieval short form of the personal name “Matthew”, itself originating from the Hebrew male name “Matityahu.” Posts with...

Matteo

Matteo Meaning and Origin The name Matteo is a boy's name meaning "gift from God" and is of Italian origin. Current Popularity: #174. Posts with the name Matteo: Whimsical & Enchanting Names for Boys

Mauro

Mauro is an Italian boy’s name meaning: “swarthy”.

Maverick

Maverick is an American boy’s name meaning: “independent”.

Maxen

Maxen Meaning and Origin Maxen is a boy’s name of Welsh origin, meaning: “greatest.”  Posts with the name Maxen: 25 Unique Middle Names for Boys

Maxime

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

Maxon

Maxon is a boy’s name of Scottish origin meaning: “homestead of Maccus”. 

Maxton

Maxton Meaning and Origin Maxton is a boy's name meaning "greatest" and is of Latin origin. Current Popularity: #986. Posts with the name Maxton: 50 Unheard of Unique and Totally Wearable Boys Names Invented and Uncommon Names for Boys

Mayer

Mayer Meaning and Origin The name Mayer is a boy’s name meaning “mayor” and is of Hebrew origin. Posts with the name Mayer: 100 Boy Names You Haven’t Heard Of 30 Cool Unusual Undiscovered Boy Names

Meir

Meir Meaning and Origin Meir is a boy’s name of Hebrew origin, meaning: “giving light.” Traditional name meaning ‘giving light’ in Hebrew.

Melvin

Melvin Meaning and Origin Melvin is a boy's name meaning "council protector" and is of English origin. Current Popularity: #753. Posts with the name Melvin: Rockabilly Baby Names for Girls and Boys 25 Vintage Boy Names for a Modern Little Gentleman

Mercury

Mercury Meaning and Origin Mercury is a boy's name of Latin origin, meaning "the messenger of god."  Posts with the name Mercury: 105 Space Baby Names for Boys 50 Names for Boys That are Cool AF

Merrick

Merrick Meaning and Origin Merrick is a boy’s name of Anglo-Welsh origin, meaning: “fame, power.” A name for the future ruler, Merrick, is a unique choice with a stately feel. Sounds regal to us! You may also like: Morrison, Montgomery, Morten

Meteor

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

Micah

Micah Meaning and Origin The name Micah is a boy's name meaning "he who is like God" and is of Hebrew origin. Current Popularity: #107. Posts with the name Micah: Whimsical & Enchanting Names for Boys

Michael

Michael is a Hebrew boy’s name meaning: “he who is like god”.

Miles

Miles is an English boy’s name meaning: “merciful, mild”. 

Miller

Miller Meaning and Origin Miller is a boy's name meaning "mill worker" and is of English origin. Current Popularity: #696. Posts with the name Miller: 50 Unheard of Unique and Totally Wearable Boys Names

Milo

Milo is a Latin boy’s name meaning: “mild, merciful”. 

Milos

Milos Meaning and Origin Milos is a boy’s name meaning “lover of glory” and is of Slavic origin. A diminutive of Miloslav. Posts with the name Milos: Top European Baby Names that Haven’t Yet Hit Stateside

Modesto

Modesto Meaning and Origin The name Modesto is a boy's name meaning "restrained" and is of Spanish origin. From Late Latin Modestus ‘restrained’. 

Montague

Montague Meaning and Origin The name Montague is a boy's name meaning "pointed hill" and is of French origin. Originally a surname from Norman baronial name borne by the lords of Montaigu in La Manche. Derived from Old French mont‘hill’ and aigu ‘pointed’.

Montgomery

Montgomery is a Norman boy’s name meaning: “manpower”.

Mordecai

Mordecai Meaning and Origin The name Mordecai is a boy's name meaning "servant of Marduk" and is of Persian origin. In the Old Testament Mordecai is the foster father of Esther.  Posts with the name Mordecai: Whimsical and Enchanting Names for Boys Straight Out of a...

Morrison

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

Morten

Morten Meaning and Origin The name Morten is a boy's name meaning "ancient" and is of Danish and Norwegian origin. A Scandinavian equivalent of Martin. Posts with the name Morten: 100 Forgotten Vintage Names for Girls and boys

Mortimer

Mortimer Meaning and Origin Mortimer is a boy’s name of English origin, meaning: “dead sea.” Originally a surname of Norman baronial origin borne by the lords of Mortemer in Normandy. The place-name meant ‘dead sea’ in Old French.

Muir

Muir Meaning and Origin The name Muir is a boy's name meaning "moor, fen" and is of Scottish origin. Originally a surname from a Scottish dialect of Middle English more ‘moor, fen’.

Munro

Munro Meaning and Origin The name Munro is a boy's name meaning "man from the River Roe" and is of Scottish origin. Lovely and classic without sounding too weird. Posts with the name Munro: Rare and Unique Scottish Baby Names Straight from the Highlands

Murphy

Murphy Meaning and Origin Murphy is a boy's name meaning "sea warrior" and is of Irish origin.  Posts with the name Murphy: 20 Cute and Unique Middle Names for Boys You Haven't Thought Of Yet 50 Cute Baby Boy Names We Cannot Get Enough of

Myron

Myron Meaning and Origin The name Myron is a boy's name meaning "myrrh" and is of Greek origin. The name was popular with early Christians due to its association with the gift of myrrh made by the three kings to Christ. 

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