Boys, by nature, are often rambunctious and boisterous, fast and loud … qualities that are quite similar to lightning. If you desire a name that fits these qualities and more, check out this list of boy names that mean lightning. Take a look!
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- Adad Adad is a male name of the Akkadian people. Popular also as a Muslim name, it has numerous meanings. Some of these include power, lighting, and victory.
- Apocatequil Meaning the God of Lightning in Inca, Apocatequil is a rare boy's name. There is no popularity rating on this name in the US births.
- Arashi – A Japanese male name in origin, Arashi is pronounced A as in “odd”, RA as in “race”, SHI as in “she”. It is a strong name meaning storm and lightning.
- Bahoz A Kurdish name, Bahoz is male in gender and means storm, thunder, or lightning. This is a simple and powerful name and is easy to recognize.
- Barak Barak, or Baraq, is a Hebrew boy name. An Isreal ruler in the Old Testament is a storm name that means “Flash of Lightning.”
- Catequil The male name Catequil is Incan in origin. Meaning God of Thunder and Lightning, it is a rarely used baby name.
- Chaqmoq – Originally from Uzbek, this male name signifies lightning. This is a rare name if you are looking for something different.
- Corentin France uses this name quite frequently in male newborns although rather rare in the US. The meaning is “tempest” or “Hurricane” even though the name is considered quite elegant.
- Dorrin Dorrin originated in Ireland and can be used as a unisex name although the male is more prominent. Meaning “sullen weather” or “tempest with thunder and lightning”, it is a strong and commanding name.
- Donner Originating in Germany, this boy's name stands for thunder and lightning. Parents that liked Donner also found Zane and Tannen to be good names.
- Foudre – The name Foudre sounds French, and it is. It carries with it the designation of lightningwhile also sounding chic.
- Leigong In Chinese mythology, this male name stood for the god of thunder. Leigong is also popular in Chinese folk tradition stories.
- Maolanaithe Taken from the translation of Old Irish, Maolanaithe is pronounced meel-ON-a-ha. It means a devotee of the storm and was also the name of a saint.
- Moe Significant of stormy weather, Moe is of Burmese roots. A short, simple name, it is perfect for a boy that means storm, rain, and lightning.
- Petir – Also spelled Peter or Petur, this male name means lightning and fierceness. Indonesian in origin, Petir also means a person of authority.
- Pilan – A Native American male name, it is of Mapuche origin. Pilan means God of Thunder and Lightning.
- Ramman – A male name that is the Akkadian name of the God of storm and thunder of the Assyrian-Babylonian era. Translates as the thundering one.
- Ranto This male Japanese name represents the storm, as well as other meanings. Started in the culture of Kanji. The number of variations means that it is a popular name.
- Silaluk Silaluk is a popular Inuit male name. Besides translating to storm and lightning, individual traits point to reliability and stability.
- Stormur A short and delightful male name from the country of Iceland. Strong and forceful, it means “Lightning”.
- Styrmir From the days of Old Norse, Styrmir is derived from the word sturmijaz, which translates to “someone who causes storms”. Bold and powerful, this name is fitting for a baby boy.
- Torm A male name from Estonia that means storm. It was made popular with the role-playing game called Dungeons and Dragons.
- Tufani This is a fun name for a baby boy. Not lacking stormy weather, it is Swahili in nature and a rare name to choose.
- Vedrfolnir Mythology uses this male rendition of Norse legend to show a weathered hawk with no fear among the storm. This is a good name for lovers of myths.
- Zyran This is a unique male name with origins in Islam. Zyran is a strong, solid option that depicts storms and lightning.
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