Underused despite their exotic flair, boy names that start that U are a great way to distinguish your little one. With strong boy names like Ulger and Ursinus to softer finds like Uri and Umi, baby boy names starting with U have many hidden treasures among them.

As one of the least common letters for names, U is a natural place to look for something special. By nature, there are many unique boy names that start with U including Uziel, Uzziah, and Umar. In fact, the most popular pick of Uriel is far from the Top 100. Uncommon doesn’t always mean weird, as names like Usman and Upton follow the surname trend that’s dominating the charts lately.

Baby boy names that start with U have stunning meanings to explore as well. The Irish find of Ungus means “one vigor” while the Italian Ursel means “bear.” There’s the wise meaning of “the bright mind” for Ubert and the devoted “servant of God” for Ubaydullah as well. These handsome U names for boys offer power and beauty in their roots that is hard to match.

While boy names that start with U aren’t all that common, don’t shy away from them. Vowel names are all the rage recently and picking this rare gem is the perfect way to follow a trend in your own unique way.

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Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Ubadah

Serves God

Arabic

Ubaldo
#2,148 (0.001%)  
Uberto

Italian

Uchechi
Udale

Yew-tree valley

English

Udall

Yew-tree valley

English

Uday
Udayan

Rising, showing up

Indian (Sanskrit)

Udayasuryan
Udel

Yew-tree valley

English

Udell

Yew-tree valley

English

Udi

My torch, burning stick

Hebrew

Udo
Udolf

Wolf-wealth

English

Udolfo

Wolf-wealth

English

Udolph

Wolf-wealth

English

Ugo

A thinker

Italian

Uilleac
Uilleam
Uisdean
Ujala
Ukiah

Deep valley

Native American

Ulberto

Bright or shining intellect

German

Ulbricht

Noble, bright, famous

German

Ulf

Wolf

German

Ulick

Little William

Irish

Ulises

Latin

#850 (0.0138%)  
Ulisse

Latin

Ulisses
Ull

Glory

Scandinavian

Un
Un hyea
Ullmar

Fame of the wolf

English

Uncas

The fox

Native American

Ullric

Power of the wolf; power of the home

German

Undeio
Ullrich

Noble, regal ruler

German

Ulmar

Fame of the wolf

English

Une
Ulmer

Fame of the wolf

English

Ulric

Power of the wolf; power of the home

German

Ulrich

Noble, regal ruler; power of the wolf; power of the home

German

Ulrick

Noble, regal ruler; power of the wolf; power of the home

German

Ulrik

Power of the wolf; power of the home

German

Ulryk
Unwin

Nonfriend

English

Unwinn

Nonfriend

English

Ultan
Unwyn

Nonfriend

English

Updike

Upper bank

English