Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Adam

Man

Hebrew

Aiden

Little fire

Irish

Ali

Sublime

Arabic

Amari

Unknown

African

Andy

Manly

English

Archie

A diminutive form of Archibald.

English

Armani

Son of Armand

Italian

Asher

Happy and blessed

Hebrew

Ashton

Ash tree town

English

Aubrey

Elf or magical being, power

German

Austin

Great

English

Avery

Elf counsel

English

Bailey

Berry clearing; bailiff; city fortification

English

Beau

Handsome

French

Beckett

Bee cottage

English

Bellamy

Handsome friend

French

Benito

Blessed

Latin

Benjamin

A favorite son

Hebrew

Bennett

Blessed

English

Bentley

Bent grass meadow

English

Benton

Town in the bent grass

English

Bingham

From the farm of Binna's people

English

Blue

The Color

American

Boone

Good

Latin

Bowie

Blond

Scottish

Bradley

Broad meadow

English

Brady

Descendant of Bradach

Irish

Branson

Son of Brand

English

Brantley

Fire

English

Braylon

Combination of Brayden and Waylon

American

Brendon

Prince

Irish

Brennan

Teardrop

Irish

Brett

From Britanny or Britain

Latin

Brixton

Stone of Brixi

English

Brody

Ditch

Scottish

Brooks

Small stream

English

Bruno

Brown

German

Bryce

Speckled

English

Bryer

Gentle and sweet.

English

Byron

At the byres or barn

English

Caden

Son of Cadan

Irish

Caleb

Whole heart

Hebrew

Callum

Dove

Scottish

Camden

Valley

English

Carmine

Song

Latin

Carter

Cart user

English

Cartier

One who transports goods

English

Casey

Alert, watchful

Irish

Casper

Treasurer

Persian

Chance

Good fortune

English

Chandler

Candle maker, seller

French

Chase

Hunter

English

Cody

Helpful

Irish

Colby

Swarthy person's settlement

Scandinavian

Cole

Charcoal

English

Connor

Dog lover

Irish

Cooper

Barrel maker

English

Copper

Copper

English

Corey

Hill hollow

Irish

Cosmo

Order, organization, beauty

Italian

Crew

Group

Latin

Crispin

Curly-haired

Latin

Crosby

At the cross

Scandinavian

Dalton

Valley town

English

Dane

From Denmark, Dane

English

Darien

Gift

Greek

Darwin

Dear friend

English

Dash

Diminutive of Dashiell

English

Davi

Beloved

Hebrew

Davin

Beloved

Welsh

Davis

Son of David

English

Dawson

Son of David

English

Dax

Place name

French

Daxton

From Dax, France

English

Dean

Valley

English

Decker

Piercing

Hebrew

Declan

Full of goodness

Irish

Destin

Destiny

French

Devin

From dark-haired ones

Irish

Diego

Saint James

Spanish

Dillon

Like a lion; loyal

Irish

Dior

Present

French

Drew

Wise

Welsh

Duke

Leader

Latin

Dumi

The Inspirer

African

Duncan

Dark warrior; brown fighter

Scottish

Dusty

Brave warrior; dusty area

German

Easton

East town

English

Eden

Place of pleasure

Hebrew

Eli

Ascension

Hebrew

Elijah

My God is Yahweh

Hebrew

Elio

The Sun

Spanish

Elisha

God is my salvation

Hebrew

Elliot

My God is Yahweh

English

Emerson

Emery's son

English

Emir

Prince, ruler

Arabic

Emmett

Universal

English

Emory

Home strength

German

Esai

God Is Salvation

Spanish

Ethan

Enduring and strong

Hebrew

Evan

God is gracious

Welsh

Evander

Good man

Greek

Ezra

Help

Hebrew

Felix

Happy and lucky

Latin

Finley

Fair warrior

Scottish

Finn

Fair

Irish

Fisher

Fisherman

English

Flip

Short form of Phillip; to flip

American, Latin

Flynn

Ruddy-complected

Irish

Foster

Woodsman

English

Fox

Fox

English

Frankie

Frenchman; free man

Latin

Franklin

Free landholder

English

Gage

Pledge

English

Gannon

Fair-skinned

Irish

Gavin

Little white falcon

Welsh

Gentry

Of gentle, good breeding, or high social position

English

Gianni

God is gracious

Italian

Gibson

Son of Gilbert

English

Grady

Descendant of nobility

Irish

Gray

Gray-haired

English

Grayson

Son of the steward

English

Hank

Home ruler

German

Harley

Hare meadow; the long field

English

Harper

Harpist, minstrel

English

Harry

Home ruler

German

Harvey

Battle ready

English

Hayden

Hay valley

English

Henry

Home ruler

English

Huxley

Hugh's meadow

English

Iggi

Only Son

African

Isai

God Is Salvation

American

Jace

To heal

American

Jack

God is gracious

English

Jacob

Supplanter

Hebrew

Jacoby

He who supplants

Hebrew

Jaime

A Spanish form of James and Jacob.

Spanish

Jamal

Handsome

Arabic

James

Supplanter

English

Jasper

Treasurer

English

Jaxtyn

Created name

American

Jaxx

Son of Jack

English

Jaylen

Created name

American

Jesse

Gift

Hebrew

Johnny

God is gracious

Hebrew

Jonah

Dove

Hebrew

Jordy

Down-flowing

Hebrew

Jude

Praise

English

Jules

A variant form of Julius.

French

Julian

Young at heart

Latin

Kabir

Greatness

Arabic

Kade

From the wetlands

Scottish

Kai

Sea

Polynesian

Kameron

Crooked nose

Scottish

Kashton

Created name

American

Kaysen

Son of marsh-dwellers

Scottish

Keaton

Place of hawks

English

Kendi

The Loved One

African

Kenji

Intelligent second son; strong, vigorous

Japanese

Kennedy

Helmet head

Irish

Kenzo

Healthy and wise

Japanese

Kian

Ancient; God is gracious

Irish

King

King

English

Kingsley

King's meadow

English

Kobe

Supplanter

Hebrew

Koda

Friend

Native American

Kosi

Born on Sunday

African

Kota

Happiness, Good Fortune

Japanese

Kylen

Narrow, straight

Gaelic

Kyler

Narrow strait

English

Kyson

Son of Ky

English

Lance

Lancet

French

Landon

Long hill

English

Landry

“The ruler of the land,” from the Germanic land (land) and rihhi (ruler).

English

Leeland

One who lives by unseeded land

English

Leighton

Meadow settlement

English

Lennon

Dear one

Irish

Leo

Lion

Latin

Levi

Joined together

Hebrew

Liam

Helmet of will

Irish

Linus

Flax

Greek

Logan

Small hollow

Scottish

Louie

Famous warrior

German

Luca

From Lucania

Italian

Lucien

Light; from Lucanus

Latin

Luke

From Lucania

Greek

Lux

Light

Latin

Lyndon

Linden tree hill

English

Mac

Son of

Gaelic

Madden

Little Dog

Irish

Maddox

Son of Madoc

Welsh

Marley

Meadow near the lake

English

Mason

Stoneworker

English

Mateo

Gift of God

Spanish

Maxton

From Maccus' town

English

McCoy

Son of Aodh

English

Micah

Who is Like God?

Hebrew

Milo

Soldier

German

Morgan

Circling sea

Welsh

Murphy

Sea warrior

Irish

Myles

Soldier

Latin

Noah

To rest

Hebrew

Noel

Christmas

French

Nolan

Child of nobility

Irish

Nova

New

Latin

Oakley

Meadow of oak trees

English

Obi

Heart

African

Oliver

Olive tree

English

Ollie

Olive tree

Latin

Oren

Pine tree; fair, pale

Irish

Oscar

Friend of deer

Gaelic

Owen

Noble born

Welsh

Parker

Keeper of the park

English

Paulo

Small

Latin

Perry

“(The man who lives in the cottage near) the pear tree,” ultimately from the Latin pirum, a pear.

Modern

Peyton

From Pacca's town

English

Phillip

Horse lover

Greek

Prince

Prince

English

Quincy

Estate of the fifth son

French

Quinn

Descendent of Conn

Irish

Rain

Rain

English

Rami

Loving

Arabic

Randy

A diminutive form of Randolph.

English

Rayyan

Gate of heaven.

Arabic

Reagan

Little king

Gaelic

Reece

Enthusiasm

Welsh

Remy

From Rheims

French

Reuben

Behold, a son

Hebrew

Rhodes

Where roses grow

German

Riku

Land, Continent

Japanese

Riley

Rye clearing

Irish

Rishi

Sage

Indian (Sanskrit)

River

Flowing body of water

English

Robin

A variant form of Robert.

English

Rocco

Rest

Italian

Romeo

Man from Rome

Italian

Ronan

Little seal

Irish

Rory

Red king

Irish

Roscoe

Deer wood

Scandinavian

Ross

Headland, cape

Scottish

Rowan

Of the rowan tree

Gaelic

Rowdy

Boisterous

English

Royce

“Roy’s son,” from Roy and ce, here regarded as “son.”

German

Rudy

A diminutive form of Rudolph.

German

Rupert

A variant form of Robert.

German

Ryan

Little king

Irish

Ryder

Mounted warrior

English

Rylan

Rye land

English

Salem

Peace

Hebrew

Sawyer

Wood Cutter

English

Scout

To listen

French

Seamus

Supplanter

Irish

Seven

The number seven

English

Shai

Gift

Hebrew

Shane

God is gracious

Irish

Shaya

Followers

Arabic

Shiloh

His gift

Hebrew

Sonny

Son

English

Sora

Sky

Japanese

Spencer

Dispenser of provisions

English

Stuart

Steward

English

Sutton

Southern settlement

English

Tate

Cheerful

English

Theo

God's gift

Greek

Thomas

Twin

Greek

Toby

Yahweh is Good

Hebrew

Torin

Chief

Gaelic

Trey

Three

English

True

True

English

Tyce

High-spirited

French

Tyler

Tiler

English

Uriah

My light is Jehovah

Hebrew

Vance

Marshland

English

Walker

Fuller of cloth

English

Westley

Western meadow

English

Wiley

Crafty

English

Willie

Willing protector

English

Xalvador

Savior

Spanish

Xandy

Defender of the People

American

Xanto

Golden

Italian

Xayvion

Bright; splendid; new house

Spanish

Yair

He will enlighten

Hebrew

Yoel

Jehovah is the Lord

Hebrew

Zachary

God remembers

Hebrew

Zain

God is gracious

Hebrew

Zander

Defender of man

Greek

Zayden

Increasing

American

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