Whether you want a playful name like Frankie or something more refined, like Ford, we have you covered. Here’s a solid list of baby boy names that start with the letter F to help you find the perfect option for your little one.
Modern Baby Boy Names Starting with F
First we'll start with the most popular baby boy names in 2021:
- Fabian — Fabian comes from the Latin clan name Fabius meaning “bean grower”. The Fabius clan’s most famous member was Quintus Fabius Maximus, a Roman general that delayed the invasion of Hannibal in the third century.
- Felix — Felix is one of the most popular baby boy names in literature. It is in "Twilight," "Confessions of Felix Krull," "Spy Kids," and "Cat's Cradle" to name a few.
- Faris — Faris is spelled the same as the Scottish surname Faris. It has nothing to do with the origin of the name, however, as the latter is just the English version of the surname MacFergus.
- Finn — Finn is a popular name for celebrity babies. Actor and filmmaker Ed Burns and his wife Christy Turlington have a son with the name. Actress Tori Spelling, actor Owen Wilson and singer Natalie Maines also have sons with the moniker.
- Finley — Finley is a unisex name found commonly in Scotland, Ireland, the U.S., and the British Isles. In its Gaelic form (Fionnlagh), Finley is father of the title character in Shakespeare's Macbeth.
- Franklin — Franklin as a given name became immensly popular during and immediatly after the presidency of Franklin D. Roosevelt. It declined in popularity through the late 1900s but is making a strong resurgence.
- Finnegan — Finnegan is the main character of the book Finnegans Wake by James Joyce. This book title comes from a 19th-century ballad called "Finnegan's Wake." The Dubliners re-popularized the song in Ireland during the 1960s.
- Francis — Francis as a given name is popular among Italian and Irish Roman Catholics due to Pope Francis and many famous saints also bearing the name.
- Freddie — Freddie ranked among the top 500 baby names for boys from 1900 through the late 1980s. The name Freddie frequently ranks among the top 100 baby names for boys in England and Wales.
- Freddy — Freddy is sometimes a diminutive of the girl’s name Frederica but it is rarely used as a feminine given name.
Unique Baby Boy Names Starting With F
While it’s fun to see what lots of other people are naming their babies, many people prefer to find baby names that are more uncommon. To that end, below is the some of the more unusual & unique boy names that start with F:
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