Boy Names A to Z

Tap a letter to find boy names that start with that letter.


Popular Boy Names

Here are the most popular boy names in the United States for 2022.

Boy Name Lists

Find boy name lists to inspire and amuse you.

Boy Name Origins

Find boy names based on the language or ethnicity of origin.

Explore baby boy names with Mama Natural

Congratulations on the news of welcoming a bouncing baby boy to your family! I’m sure you’re excited as could be, but now comes another big step ahead of you: selecting the perfect baby boy name!

In some cases, finding a baby boy name is a piece of cake. Maybe you and your partner have dreamed of a little Liam for ages and the choice is obvious. You eagerly assign the moniker and all is well with the world. Of course, this is a dream scenario… wonderful when it all falls into place, but usually it doesn’t.

Usually, selecting a great baby boy name is a bit of a challenge. There may be a clashing of styles or a mismatch with your last name. Maybe your longtime love Daniel doesn’t work as you’d hoped with your new surname of Boone. Perhaps your partner loves unique baby boy names while you tend to love popular boy names. Maybe your best friend used your favorite little boy name first. A lot of situations can arise and complicate things.

Of course, don’t lose sight of the joy that is on the way! A son is a phenomenal gift, and his arrival is a blessing. Selecting your baby boy’s name should be just as wonderful. There are plenty of great baby boy names out there that are ripe for the picking.

Search boy names by letter

When it comes to picking out the perfect baby boy name, sometimes a certain letter speaks to you. It may be a love of boy names that start with C or exotic boy names that start with X. There’s no telling where you’ll go, but we have it all within our neatly sorted collection of names.

We also list the most popular boy names by letter, allowing you to take a quick peek at what’s hot on the charts for your chosen letter. Boy names that start with J are currently trending thanks to Jackson, Jax, and James. But don’t be afraid to try out something new, as some of the coolest boy names hide behind letters you’d never expect. Check out Xander and Zander, these once rarely heard monikers are showing up more and more and are cool as could be!

Search boy names by style

Believe it or not, there are thousands of baby boy names out there just begging to be picked, each with their own unique sense of style. Ask yourself a few questions to narrow the field a little more.

  • Are you aiming for a traditional boy name like James and John, or are you more in-tune with today’s trendy choices like Jayden and Jax?
  • How do you feel about popular baby names? Would you mind your son going by his first name and last initial in school?
  • Do you want a rugged feel fit for a cowboy or a gentle moniker with literary ties?
  • Do you like names that are short and sweet or do you prefer something grand?

Baby boy names aren’t one size fits all and you’ll likely easily see a style peeking through in your respective baby name lists. That’s great news and will help you along in your name journey.

Browse baby boy names with Mama Natural lists

Perhaps the perfect name isn’t sticking out for either of you. Maybe you’re looking for just one more to round out your list. Don’t be afraid to venture into the great beyond of baby boy names. Here at Mama Natural, we embrace exploration and encourage you to check out our database of baby boy names. We have compiled all sorts of boy name lists for every style including:

These lists can give your favorites an extra level of dimension you never considered and sometimes make that special name ring loud and clear to your ears. For those without any ideas to go off of, these lists can inspire you with worthy contenders. We have everything from strongman names to ancient Greek gods just waiting for you to discover. It’s all right there at your disposal with meanings, chart rankings, and more.

Explore your roots and search by origin

It can also be helpful to browse names by origin, especially if you’re looking honor your heritage. Some names like Ian are a fun find as it’s the Scottish form of John. This is a clever way to honor a family member name John and potentially your roots at the same time. We have sorted our collection of boy names into origins as well, allowing you to easily explore your heritage and beyond with just a few clicks. We have all sorts of backgrounds including:

Exploring the origins of names can be incredibly valuable, especially if you’re wanting to match origins with an incredibly distinct last name like O’Brien. This is an obvious Irish choice, so you may want to head over to Irish boy names for a bit of inspiration.

As with any style, don’t shy away from stepping outside of your comfort zone. Adventuring over to new origins just may reveal a name you hadn’t considered that sticks with you.

Start your search of baby boy names today

Head on down to our collection of baby boy names to start your name adventure now. We have all sorts of names whether you’re looking for a name fit for a great explorer or a noble scholar. Feel free to mix and match your styles and make the most of the journey. Finding a baby boy name is the perfect time to try out new things from modern monikers to exotic choices with international appeal.

With Mama Natural, you’ll find all the baby boy names you need in one convenient place. We’re so excited for this next chapter in your journey and can’t wait to be a part of it!