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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.
Most Popular Baby Boy Names Starting with V in 2018
First we’ll start with the most popular baby boy names from 2018. They were:
Vincent was the most popular baby boy name starting with V in 2018. This should come as no surprise as Vincent has been the most common baby boy name starting with V as far back as 2009. What a run!
Here’s how the top three names have looked over the past decade:
Vincent wasn’t just popular for V boy names in 2018. Overall it was the number 107 most popular name among all baby boy names in 2018. Here’s how it looked when compared to all baby boys born in 2018.
While Vincent was a popular choice in 2018, you can see it was only about 97% as popular a baby boy name as Ayden. Just for fun, let’s take a look at the most popular baby boy names beginning with V throughout history.
Unique Baby Boy Names Starting With V
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 unique baby boy names starting with V.
Overall, Vito was the 1746th most popular boy name in 2018 with 88 babies. That means there were 40x more Vincents than Vitos last year. That makes it a very unique name!
If you don’t have your name in mind yet, don’t worry! Below we present a list of literally every baby boy name — including middle names — starting with V, the name’s meaning and origin. Good luck and have a wonderful day.
Vachel through Vaninadh
- Vachel Old French — A little cow or one who raises cows.
- Vaclav Czech — Czech form of Wenceslas.
- Vadim Russian — A powerful ruler.
- Vahe Armenian — victor
- Vaibhav Hindu
- Vail Old English — From the valley.
- Vairaja Hindu — son of Virat
- Valdemar Slavonic — A powerful ruler.
- Valentin Danish/French/Swedish — Strong, healthy.
- Valentine Latin — Strong, healthy. The name of a 3rd-century saint. A boy or girl’s name.
- Valentino Italian — Strong, healthy.
- Valeray Old French, Latin — valor, strong
- Valerian Latin — Strong and powerful.
- Vallis Old French — The Welshman.
- Valter Teutonic — A mighty ruler.
- Vamana Sanskrit — Deserving praise.
- Van Dutch — Generally a prefix to a surname, but also used as a first name. Also from the name Ivan.
- Vance Old English — A thresher.
- Vane Old English — From the marsh or fen.
- Vaninadh Hindu — Husband of Saraswati (the goddess of knowledge)
Vanya through Vasudeva
- Vanya Russian — Eastern European form of John. From the name Ivan.
- Varad Hungarian — From the fortress.
- Varden Old French — From the green hills.
- Varian Latin — The changeable one.
- Varick Icelandic/Tuetonic — Icelandic: A sea drifter. Tuetonic: A protecting ruler.
- Variya Hindu — excellent one
- Varkony Hungarian — name of an Avar ethnic group
- Varocher French
- Varrius — From Shakespeare’s play Measure for Measure.
- Varsony Hungarian — name of an ethnic group
- Vartan Armenian — A rose.
- Varun Hindu — lord of the waters
- Varuna Sanskrit — The God of the night sky.
- Vasant Hindu
- Vasava Hindu — Indra
- Vasilios Greek — with royal blood, regal
- Vasily Russian — Royal, kingly.
- Vasu Hindu
- Vasudev Hindu
- Vasudeva Sanskrit — The father of the God Krishna.
Vasuman through Verner
- Vasuman Hindu — born of fire
- Vaughan Welsh — Small.
- Vavrin Czech — laurel
- Vavrinec Czech — Lawrence
- Vayk Hungarian — rich
- Vazsony Hungarian
- Vedanga Hindu — vedas
- Vedmundr Scandinavian
- Veer Hindu
- Veit Dutch — Dutch form of Guy.
- Vekoslav Slavonic — Eternal glory.
- Vencel Slavic — wreath, glory
- Vencentio Italian — Conqueror, victor.
- Venec Breton — Gwenneg, Guinoux, Guethenoc, Gwezhenneg
- Venn Old English — From the marsh or fen.
- Ventidius — From Shakespeare’s play Timon of Athens and Antony & Cleopatra
- Vere Latin — Faithful and loyal.
- Vered Hebrew — A rose.
- Verges — From Shakespeare’s play Much Ado About Nothing.
- Verner Latin/Scandinavian — Latin: Springlike. Scandinavian: The protecting army or warrior.
Vernon through Vinay
- Vernon Latin — Springlike, youthful.
- Verrell French — Honest.
- Viau Breton — lively
- Victor Latin — Winner, conqueror. Also see Vincent.
- Vid German — sylvan man
- Vidal Latin — Vital, lively. Also see Vitus and Vivian.
- Vidor Hungarian — Cheerful.
- Vidvan Hindu — scholar
- Vidya Sanskrit — Knowledge. A boy or girl’s name.
- Vijay Sanskrit — Strong and victorious.
- Vikas Hindu — progress
- Vikram Hindu — glorious king
- Vikrant Hindu
- Viktor Czech/German/Polish/Scandinavian — The conqueror. Also see Vincent.
- Vilem Czech — A strong and resolute protector.
- Vilhehn Scandinavian — A strong and resolute protector.
- Viljalmr Scandinavian
- Vilmos Hungarian — A strong and resolute protector.
- Vimal Sanskrit — Pure.
- Vinay Hindu — good behaviour
Vince through Visvayu
- Vince Latin — Conqueror, victor.
- Vincent Latin — Conqueror, victor.
- Vincentio Italian — Conqueror, victor.
- Vineet Hindu
- Vinnie Latin — Conqueror, victor.
- Vinny Latin — Conqueror, victor.
- Vinod Hindu
- Vinson Latin — Conqueror, victor.
- Vipin Hindu
- Vipul Hindu
- Viraj Hindu
- Virasana Hindu
- Virat Hindu — supreme being
- Virgil Latin — Strong.
- Visant Breton
- Vishal Hindu
- Vishnu Sanskrit — The protector. An important Hindu God.
- Visvajit Hindu — one who conquers the universe
- Visvakarman Hindu — architect, son of Yogasiddha
- Visvayu Hindu — brother of Amavasuand Satayu
Viswanath through Vougay
- Viswanath Hindu
- Vitale Latin — Lively. Also see vitus and Vivian.
- Vitoz Hungarian — brave warrior
- Vito Latin — conquerer
- Vittore Italian — The conqueror. Also see Vincent.
- Vittorio Spanish — The conqueror. Also see Vincent.
- Vitus Latin — Life. The name of a Sicilian child saint. Also see Vitale and Vivian.
- Vivatma Hindu — universal soul
- Vivek Hindu
- Vivian Latin — Gracious in life or lively. A boy or girl’s name.
- Vladilen Russian
- Vladimir Slavonic — Prince. A powerful ruler.
- Vladislav Slavonic — A glorious ruler. Also see Ladislav.
- Volf Jewish — Jewish form of Wolfe. .
- Volker German
- Volney Teutonic — Of the people.
- Voltimand — From Shakespeare’s play Hamlet.
- Vortigern Celtic — A great king.
- Voteporix Latin
- Vougay Breton — Vouga, Nonna
Vyasa through Vyvyan
- Vyasa Sanskrit — The arranger.
- Vyvyan Cornish — From an old surname. A boy or girl’s name.