Finding a baby name can be one of the most important aspects of planning for the arrival of your little one, but it can also feel overwhelming. Choosing a cute baby name that will be equally fitting for an adorable infant and the adult he grows into can be a challenge. Whether you’re looking for a cute boy name that flows best with your last name, or you are just holding out until you hear a unique name that you love, we’ve got you covered. We’ve organized 20 of our favorite cute boy names for boys that you haven’t heard to make your search easier.
Breath (Russian) Boy
A breath of fresh air, this choice is great for families with a longer last name or looking for a punchy first name option that works with lots of middle names.
You may also like: Adley, Atley, Avi
Rejoice (Latin) Boy
Latin in origin, you might have already mispronounced Caius in your head. It’s pronounced “keez” and is a name that fits in with the ancient naming trend. However, you could just as easily decide to pronounce it “kai-iss.”
You may also like: Cade, Calix, Cove
Word name (English) Boy
It might sound trendy, but it’s actually not common. With a name this fierce, you just know your little one will be the coolest kid on the playground.
You may also like: Cortez, Cosmo, Clive
Lord, exalted one (Scandinavian) Boy
The name hasn’t made it onto any popular name list, but that’s totally the charm of it. Frey is a beautiful nod to Norse mythology; he was the ruler of peace and fertility, rain, and sunshine.
You may also like: Felix, Foster, Fox
Ridge settlement (English) Boy
Like Sutton, Hutton is a last name that works well as a first name. It’s not common at all for a first name, and that’s part of the charm.
You may also like: Huron, Holmes, Hutch
Praised (Greek) Boy
It might sound a little old-fashioned, but those are exactly the kind of names that are coming back into style — and that will withstand the test of time.
You may also like: Juden, Jude, Joab
Town of the keels (English) Boy
Kelton is a name choice that sounds cute and dignified, perfect for parents looking for a unique moniker that’s just a little bit different.
You may also like: Kelan, Keats, Kannon
New; gift (Greek and African) Boy
Both meanings are wonderfully fitting for any little boy, especially if you’re looking for a name that can’t easily be shortened into a nickname.
You may also like: Nico, Nile, Nash
Love (Greek) Boy
Here is a name that is about as old as can be but still sounds fresh for 2022! This name with Greek origins and dates back to the Greco-Roman period; paired with its lovely meaning, it’s a cute choice for a modern baby.
You may also like: Patton, Paxon, Phelan
Red meadow (English) Boy
Radley might be more commonly known as a last name, but that isn’t always true! It’s also a surname that happens to make an adorable first name for a little boy.
You may also like: Renly, Ridley, Ramsay
Bailiff (English) Unisex
While this could be used for either gender, Reeve definitely has a more masculine ring to it. Plus, it’s a great alternative to the popular name Reese.
You may also like: Rio, Rowley, Raddix
People of the dagger (German) Boy
Soon-to-be parents looking for a unique and edgy name should look no further than Saxon. Saxon’s uniqueness brings out a little bit of edge that will be great for a little boy.
You may also like: Seamus, Slater, Soren
Word name (English) Boy
The name Valor sounds sweet and strong, especially when paired with the word’s meaning — “great courage in the face of danger, especially in battle.” — it’s a name that will have everyone take the little one seriously.
You may also like: Vale, Vander, Vance