Baby Boy Names

Choosing a baby boy name is one of the most important decisions you will make for your new baby boy. Names can mean anything from honoring family, to specific traits in the meaning that you'd like to associate with your little boy. You may just be looking for a baby boy name that sounds good and is easy to pronounce.

Whatever your needs when looking for a name, we've put together lists of unique and popular baby boy names to make choosing easier for you. We also have baby girl names lists for your new bundle of sugar and spice and everything nice.

Click on the links below to browse through alphabetized lists of baby boy names and lists divided by year, personality and more!

Boy Names A to ZBaby Boy Names A to Z

Thousands of boys names in A to Z lists with origins and meanings.

Baby Boy Names

Unique Boy NamesUnique Baby Names

Names with future possibilies based on names throughout history.

Unique Baby Boy Names

Vintage Boy NamesTop 100 Baby Boy Names

The top 100 boy names for each decade. Timeless vintage names.

Vintage Baby Boy Names

Popular Boy NamesPopular Boy Names

The most popular names for the last 14 years, in yearly lists.

Popular Baby Boy Names

Names by StateTop Boys Names by State

The top boys names, gathered in lists for each of the 50 states.

Top Baby Boy Names by State

Twin Boys NamesNames for Boy Twins

These are the best twin names that sound great together.

Boy Twins Names

Britain's Boys NamesPopular Baby Boy Names in Britain

Proper British boys names.

British Boys Names

Ireland's Boys NamesPopular Baby Boy Names in Ireland

The top names for wee Irish cubs.

Irish Boys Names

Scotland's Boys NamesPopular Baby Boy Names in Scotland

Scottish names for your bonnie lad.

Scottish Boys Names


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Baby Boy Names by Letter

Boy Names by Letter

It's a boy! Now comes the fun part...choosing your baby boy's name! Whether you want a boy's name based on tradition, popularity, or geography, we have thousands of baby boy names in easy to use single page lists to help you choose the perfect name.

Baby Boy Names beginning with A

Baby Boy Names A

From Aaron to Azzan and everything in between, hundreds of baby boy names starting with the letter A along with the meanings and origin of each name. 

Baby Naming Tip - When you pick baby boy names, combine name you're considering with your last name. Avoid names that are too similar to your last name, either in the spelling of most of it (example...Travis Davis) or rhyming names (like Mary Contrary).

Baby Boy Names that start with B

Baby Boy Names B

From Babul to Byron and everything in between, hundreds of baby boy names starting with the letter B along with the meanings and origin of each name. 

Baby Naming Tip - Listen to how the name you've chosen sounds when you say it out loud. Does it sound good with your last name? Consider baby boy names with different numbers of syllables between the first and last name to create rhythm when the names are spoken together.

Baby Boy Names that begin with C

Baby Boy Names C

From Cadul to Cyrus and everything in between, hundreds of baby boy names starting with the letter C along with the meanings and origin of each name.  

Baby Naming Tip - If you have a last name that's only one or two syllables, try to pick a first name from among the different baby boy names with three or more syllables. The same goes for long last names and short first names.

Baby Boy Names Beginning with D

Baby Boy Names D

From Dade to Dylan and everything in between, hundreds of baby boy names starting with the letter D along with the meanings and origin of each name.   

Baby Naming Tip - A first name that ends in a vowel does not sound as smooth when paired with a last name that starts with a vowel. Try to use baby boy names that end in a consonant if your last name begins with a vowel.

Baby Boy Names Beginning with E

Baby Boy Names E

From Eamon to Ezra and everything in between, hundreds of baby boy names starting with the letter E along with the meanings and origin of each name.   

Baby Naming Tip - When choosing baby boy names, write the complete name (including the middle name) and check the initials. Don't choose names that end up creating less than desirable initials, for example: Daria Ophelia Gomez (D.O.G.)

Baby Boy Names - F

Baby Boy Names F

From Fabian to Fyodor and everything in between, hundreds of baby boy names starting with the letter F along with the meanings and origin of each name.

Baby Naming Tip - Take a minute to go through some of the nicknames or variations for any baby boy names you may be considering. The name you like may not be one you'd be happy with if it were shortened or used as its most common nickname.

Baby Boy Names that Start with the Letter G

Baby Boy Names G

From Gable to Gyles and everything in between, hundreds of baby boy names starting with the letter G along with the meanings and origin of each name.  

Baby Naming Tip - Check out how popular baby boy names you're thinking about choosing is. You may want a trendy, popular name but keep in mind that trends change, often from year to year. On the plus side, there's always common ground for your child with another child they share a name with.

Baby Boy Names that Start with the Letter H

Baby Boy Names H

From Hadley to Hyram and everything in between, hundreds of baby boy names starting with the letter H along with the meanings and origin of each name.  

Baby Naming Tip - If you're looking for a more unusual name, a good place to start is with names of brands, especially luxury brands. Car brands are often used as names (Mercedes, Lexus, Porsche) through the same or different spellings. These types of baby boy names can evoke images of wealth and success.

Baby Boy Names that Start with the Letter I

Baby Boy Names I

From Iagan to Izaak and everything in between, hundreds of baby boy names starting with the letter I along with the meanings and origin of each name. 

Baby Naming Tip - If you want your child to have a unique name, it's easy to create one. Just add a syllable to the end of a name you like (like Vin Diesel did when naming his daughter Pauline after Paul Walker). Add ina, anna, anne, ine or another one syllable ending to create different baby boy names.

Baby Boy Names that Start with J

Unique Baby Boy Names that Start with the Letter J

We have baby boy names from every nationality that start with the letter J, it's one of the most popular letters that parents choose as the beginning of their baby boy's name. Many names have the same meaning because they're different versions of a main name (like James, Jim, Jimmy, etc.), while some have deep, even legendary, meanings attached to that specific name.

Whichever name you choose, you're on the right track just by choosing baby boy names starting with J. They're well loved names!

Baby Boy Names that Start with K

Baby Boy Names K

From Kada to Kushan and everything in between, hundreds of baby boy names starting with the letter K along with the meanings and origin of each name. 

Baby Naming Tip - Create your own special version of a baby boy name you like by adding a prefix before a name. La+Lisa = Lalisa, De+Markus = Demarkus, Se+Leena = Saleena.

Baby Boy Names that Start with the Letter L

Baby Boy Names L

From Lachlan to Lyton and everything in between, hundreds of baby boy names starting with the letter L along with the meanings and origin of each name.   

Baby Naming Tip - If you have a last name that's difficult to pronounce or spell, you may want to consider a more common first name (or a more unusual first name of you have a common last name like Smith) as you choose among different baby boy names.

Baby Boy Names that Start with the Letter M

Baby Boy Names M

From Macarius to Mylo and everything in between, hundreds of baby boy names starting with the letter M along with the meanings and origin of each name.   

Baby Naming Tip - Cute nicknames are adorable for a toddler but can be a source of embarrassment for a teenager or adult. Consider how well various baby boy names and commonly used nicknames will carry your child through all the different stages of their lives.

Baby Boy Names that Start with the Letter N

Baby Boy Names N

From Nabendu to Nym and everything in between, hundreds of baby boy names starting with the letter N along with the meanings and origin of each name.  

A difficult or confusing spelling of a common name may be a source of frustration to a school-aged child whose name is often mispronounced. This carries into adulthood when it becomes necessary to fill out forms, go on job interviews, and make introductions as part of their normal everyday life. Consider an easier spelling for baby boy names you like if the sound is the same when it's pronounced to others.

Baby Boy Names that Start with the Letter O

Baby Boy Names O

From Oakes to Ozor and everything in between, hundreds of baby boy names starting with the letter O along with the meanings and origin of each name.   

Baby Naming Tip - Consider how long your child's first name will be and the number of syllables it has. Very long first names when paired with long last names can be difficult to write and fit in forms, and very short ones may sound or look odd when written out. Baby boy names flow best when the number of syllables is different in the first name and last name.

Baby Boy Names that Start with the Letter P

Baby Boy Names P

From Pablo to Putnam and everything in between, hundreds of baby boy names starting with the letter P along with the meanings and origin of each name.   

Baby Naming Tip - Think about the meaning of a baby boy name and how it relates to family history (crazy Uncle Bob?), your own experiences (that boss you hated?), and your personal style (Moonflower or Elizabeth?). How different names make you feel in relation to your style, your heritage, and combining those between you and your partner can help make the decision for you when choosing baby boy names.

Baby Boy Names that Start with the Letter Q

Baby Boy Names Q

Including Top Baby Boy Names and Unique Baby Boy Names Beginning with Q

 From Qadir to Quirino and everything in between, hundreds of baby boy names starting with the letter Q along with the meanings and origin of each name.  

Baby Naming Tip - The meaning of a name is definitely something to consider when choosing your baby's name. You can add special significance to your name choice if it means something that matters deeply to you. Whether spiritual, literary, or symbolic, a name's meaning can be a guiding factor when deciding on baby boy names.

Baby Boy Names that Start with the Letter R

Baby Boy Names R

From Rab to Ryton and everything in between, hundreds of baby boy names starting with the letter R along with the meanings and origin of each name.  

Baby Naming Tip - When choosing baby boy names, you can use a middle name as a way to honor relatives if you don't want to name your child directly after someone in your family. Using a middle name to name your child after a relative also avoids the "big" and "little" descriptions at family gatherings.

Baby Boy Names that Start with the Letter S

Baby Boy Names S

From Saben to Sylus and everything in between, hundreds of baby boy names starting with the letter S along with the meanings and origin of each name.   

Baby Naming Tip - Ancestry based names are a way to honor your family's culture through your baby boy's name. If a cultural first name is too far off from your current way of life, you may want to consider selecting a middle name as a way to honor your heritage.

Baby Boy Names that Start with the Letter T

Baby Boy Names T

From Tabari to Tytus and everything in between, hundreds of baby boy names starting with the letter T along with the meanings and origin of each name.   

Baby Naming Tip - Naming a baby after relatives or friends can be a wonderful tribute. It can also be a source of embarrassment later on down the road. Make sure the person whose name will be with your child for the rest of their lives is worthy of the honor. Choose baby boy names from among those you know, love, and trust the most.

Baby Boy Names that Start with the Letter U

Baby Boy Names U

U is the name of the game with these baby boy names. From Uba to Uzziah and everything in between, hundreds of boy names starting with the letter U along with the meanings and origin of each name.  

Baby Naming Tip - Different types of personalities are often associated with specific names. This is especially true if there is a celebrity associated with that name. Many names carry positive emotions when comparing the name with a person, but sometimes they evoke the negative traits of scariness, laziness, or troublemakers. Think about who or what you associate different names with when choosing your baby boy names.

Baby Boy Names that Start with the Letter V

Baby Boy Names V

From Vachel to Volf and everything in between, hundreds of baby boy names starting with the letter V along with the meanings and origin of each name.   

Baby Naming Tip - If you're looking for unusual baby boy names, look into names from other countries such as India, China or the Philippines. Also consider names that come from mythology, the bible, literary, and film inspiration.

Baby Boy Names that Start with the Letter W

Baby Boy Names W

From Wade to William and everything in between, hundreds of baby boy names starting with the letter W along with the meanings and origin of each name.   

Baby Naming Tip - Often when searching baby boy names, you will find yourself leaning towards names that mean something of importance to you. If you are hoping that your son will be independent and full of character, then why not look for names with meanings that are associated to such traits? You can also choose baby boy names based on literary figures or people with those traits.

Baby Boy Names that Start with the Letter X

Baby Boy Names X

From Xan to Xylon and everything in between, hundreds of baby boy names starting with the letter X along with the meanings and origin of each name.   

Baby Naming Tip - When you are choosing a baby name it is important that the one you choose is one that both you and your partner like, and you may want to include other close family and friends in the process. Overall, a great question to ask yourselves when looking for baby boy names is "Would I like this name if it was mine?"

Baby Boy Names that Start with the Letter Y

Baby Boy Names Y

From Yadon to Yves and everything in between, hundreds of baby boy names starting with the letter Y along with the meanings and origin of each name.   

Baby Naming Tip - When you're looking for a baby boy name, the sheer number of choices can be overwhelming, as are the number of sources to get them from. Keep a separate list of the names you like, either on your phone or handwritten on a notepad. You'll have all your favorites in one easily accessible place to narrow down as time goes on.

Baby Boy Names that Start with the Letter Z

Baby Boy Names Z

From Zabulon to Zurl and everything in between, hundreds of baby boy names starting with the letter Z along with the meanings and origin of each name.  

Baby Naming Tip - Keep your eyes open and inspiration will find you. From names of authors in the paperback romance section to the credits at the end of movies and tv shows, there are plenty of wonderful baby boy names out there waiting to be discovered.

British Baby Boy Names

British Baby Boy Names

This list includes the most popular baby boy name from across the pond, according to the very official Office for National Statistics. For a proper English name that gives a nod to your family's heritage, this is the list to choose your new bloke's baby boy name from.

Irish Baby Boy Names

Irish Baby Boy Names

This list includes the most popular baby boys names from the land of soft skies and rich tradition. Your wee one may have the luck of the Irish with a baby boy name from the Irish Isles. Popularity is according to the Irish Central Office for National Statistics.

Scottish Baby Boy Names

Scottish Baby Boy Names

For a name with character, these are the most popular baby boys names in Scotland according to the The General Register Office for Scotland. From a country with a rich history (and who doesn't love bagpipes and kilts?), Scottish baby boy names are a unique change from traditional American names.

Baby Boy Name Lists Letters A to G

Browse over 1,000 baby boy names, in old fashioned printable lists.

Baby Boy Name Lists Letters H to N

Browse over 1,000 baby boy names, in old fashioned printable lists.

Baby Boy Name Lists Letters O to Z

Baby Boy Names A to Z Lists


Browse over 1,000 baby boy names, in old fashioned printable lists. Use as checklists to keep track of your baby boy name favorites anywhere.

Popular Baby Boy Names by Letter A through H

Popular Boy Names by Letter A H

 

You know what the most popular baby boy names are by year and decade, but what about the popularity within each letter?

 

What names beginning with the letter A are the favorites, or the most chosen baby boy name beginning with the letter H?

Check out the baby boy name lists according to letter to find out.

Popular Baby Boy Names by Letter I through R

Popular Boy Names by Letter I R

 

You know what the most popular baby boy names are by year and decade, but what about the popularity within each letter?

 

What baby boy names beginning with the letter I are the favorites, or the most chosen names beginning with the letter R?

Check out the baby boy names lists according to letter to find out.

Popular Baby Boy Names by Letter S through Z

Popular Boy Names by Letter S Z

 

You know what the most popular baby boy names are by year and decade, but what about the popularity within each letter?

 

What names beginning with the letter S are the favorites, or the most chosen names beginning with the letter V?

Check out the baby boy names lists according to letter to find out.

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