Perhaps you’re looking for a traditional name for your baby boy — something like Charles — or something more popular, like Carter, here is a great list of baby boy names that start with C to help you find the perfect fit.
Modern Baby Boy Names Starting with P
First we'll start with the most popular baby boy names in 2021:
- Preston — Preston is a very popular name in pop culture. It has been used on top shows like "Grey's Anatomy" and "Desperate Housewives," for example.
- Paul — Paul is typically a name used for baby boys, but there are several feminine versions. Paula, Paulette, Pauline and Paulina are some of the most popular.
- Peter — Peter Rabbit is one of the most popular characters named Peter in history. One of the main anthropomorphic characters in Beatrix Potter's books and stories, Peter lives with his mother Josephine Rabbit and his sisters, Flopsy, Mopsy, and Cottontail. Potter named the character after her own pet rabbit, Peter Piper.
- Peyton — Peyton means “Pæga’s town” which is a location in Sussex, England. The meaning of the word pæga is unknown.
- Phoenix — Phoenix is the capital city of Arizona. As a given name, Phoenix is similar to other popular city names like Adelaide, Dallas, Charlotte, Madison, Sydney, and Paris.
- Paxton — Paxton has ranked among the top 300 baby boy names since 2010.
- Payton — Payton is the more popular variant of this name for girls, while Peyton is more popular for boys, such as Peyton Manning, and as a surname.
- Porter — Porter is one of the only surnames that is not used for girls too. It is a single-gender name currently, only seen among boys.
- Pierce — Pierce as a given name comes from an English surname that derives from the given name Piers.
- Presley — The popularity of the singer Elvis Presley led to not only an explosion in the popularity of the name Elvis, but also in Presley as a given name. For parents that were huge fans and wanted to pay tribute to the King, Presley became the go to for baby girls where Elvis just doesn't seem to be as girl friendly.
Unique Baby Boy Names Starting With P
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 P:
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