Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Aaron

High mountain

Hebrew

#60 (0.4326%)  
Aarush

First ray of sun.

Indian (Sanskrit)

#968 (0.0105%)  
Adam

Man

Hebrew

#79 (0.3397%)  
Adrian

From Hadria

Latin

#62 (0.4206%)  
Ahmed

Highly praised or one who constantly thanks God

Arabic

#512 (0.0363%)  
Aiden

Little fire

Irish

#19 (0.7263%)  
Akira

Bright, clear, ideal

Japanese

#2,334 (0.0007%)  
Albert

Noble, bright, famous

German

#450 (0.0437%)  
Alexander

Defender of man

Greek

#11 (0.8726%)  
Ali

Sublime

Arabic

#306 (0.0772%)  
Amadeus

God's love

Latin

#1,791 (0.0019%)  
Amado

God's love

Latin

#1,667 (0.0024%)  
Amias

Loved

Latin

#1,507 (0.0033%)  
Amir

Prince

Arabic

#151 (0.1864%)  
Andrew

Manly and powerful

Greek

#43 (0.5257%)  
Anthony

Unknown meaning

Latin

#38 (0.5825%)  
Antonio

Unknown meaning

Italian

#163 (0.1694%)  
Arthur

Bear

Celtic

#228 (0.1182%)  
Asher

Happy and blessed

Hebrew

#47 (0.4951%)  
Ashton

Ash tree town

English

#128 (0.2204%)  
Atlas

Enduring

Greek

#284 (0.0869%)  
August

To increase

Latin

#170 (0.1639%)  
Austin

Great

English

#81 (0.3379%)  
Axel

My father is peace

Scandinavian

#94 (0.2952%)  
Barak

Lightning; blessing; grain farm

African

#2,947 (0.0004%)  
Beau

Handsome

French

#150 (0.1871%)  
Bellamy

Handsome friend

French

#1,012 (0.0095%)  
Benjamin

A favorite son

Hebrew

#6 (0.974%)  
Bennett

Blessed

English

#120 (0.2381%)  
Boone

Good

Latin

#656 (0.0233%)  
Caleb

Whole heart

Hebrew

#45 (0.5043%)  
Carter

Cart user

English

#24 (0.6778%)  
Cedric

Kindly, loved

English

#909 (0.0119%)  
Channing

Young wolf; official of the church

French

#991 (0.0102%)  
Charlie

Free man

English

#215 (0.1242%)  
Christopher

Bearing Christ

English

#42 (0.5285%)  
Connor

Dog lover

Irish

#56 (0.4409%)  
Cullen

Good-looking lad; handsome

Irish

#580 (0.0306%)  
Daniel

God is My Judge

Hebrew

#15 (0.8133%)  
Dante

Enduring

Latin

#313 (0.0754%)  
Darien

Gift

Greek

#1,173 (0.0066%)  
David

Beloved

Hebrew

#22 (0.7058%)  
Dawson

Son of David

English

#194 (0.1509%)  
Declan

Full of goodness

Irish

#101 (0.276%)  
Derek

Ruler of the people

English

#259 (0.099%)  
Dominic

Of the Lord

Latin

#75 (0.346%)  
Edward

Wealthy guard

English

#169 (0.1644%)  
Eli

Ascension

Hebrew

#58 (0.4387%)  
Elias

My God is Yahweh

Hebrew

#67 (0.3865%)  
Elijah

My God is Yahweh

Hebrew

#7 (0.9379%)  
Emery

Home strength

English

#738 (0.0186%)  
Emmett

Universal

English

#114 (0.2481%)  
Eric

Everlasting ruler

Scandinavian

#160 (0.1727%)  
Ethan

Enduring and strong

Hebrew

#12 (0.8628%)  
Eugene

Well-born, noble

Greek

#826 (0.0146%)  
Evan

God is gracious

Welsh

#86 (0.3171%)  
Evander

Good man

Greek

#977 (0.0104%)  
Everett

Brave boar

English

#95 (0.2912%)  
Ezekiel

God will strengthen

Hebrew

#87 (0.3139%)  
Ezra

Help

Hebrew

#59 (0.4367%)  
Fateh

Success

Indian (Sanskrit)

#1,758 (0.002%)  
Felix

Happy and lucky

Latin

#226 (0.1186%)  
Fernando

Brave journey

Spanish

#307 (0.0769%)  
Frederick

Peaceful ruler

German

#489 (0.0389%)  
Gabriel

God is my strength

Hebrew

#35 (0.6067%)  
Gavin

Little white falcon

Welsh

#111 (0.2503%)  
Gentry

Of gentle, good breeding, or high social position

English

#1,234 (0.0058%)  
George

Farmer

Greek

#127 (0.2221%)  
Gideon

Tree cutter

Hebrew

#305 (0.0782%)  
Grant

Great

English

#182 (0.1564%)  
Hassan

Good-looking, handsome

Arabic

#721 (0.0194%)  
Hector

Steadfast

Greek

#324 (0.0713%)  
Henry

Home ruler

English

#16 (0.7751%)  
Hugo

“An intellectual,” from the Germanic hugu, the mind.

Latin

#417 (0.051%)  
Isaac

He will laugh

Hebrew

#34 (0.6127%)  
Isaiah

God is salvation

Hebrew

#51 (0.4808%)  
Jabari

Valiant

African

#789 (0.016%)  
Jack

God is gracious

English

#28 (0.643%)  
Jacob

Supplanter

Hebrew

#13 (0.8567%)  
Jamal

Handsome

Arabic

#708 (0.02%)  
James

Supplanter

English

#4 (0.9844%)  
Jason

To heal

Greek

#100 (0.2794%)  
Jasper

Treasurer

English

#154 (0.1799%)  
Jensen

Son of Jens

Scandinavian

#289 (0.0852%)  
Jeremy

God will exalt

English

#204 (0.141%)  
Jett

Black

English

#300 (0.081%)  
Joaquin

Lifted by God

Spanish

#347 (0.0657%)  
Joel

Yahweh is God

Hebrew

#188 (0.1531%)  
John

God is gracious

Hebrew

#27 (0.6637%)  
Joseph

Jehovah will increase

Hebrew

#23 (0.6955%)  
Josiah

God supports

Hebrew

#53 (0.4806%)  
Jude

Praise

English

#157 (0.1788%)  
Julian

Young at heart

Latin

#36 (0.6039%)  
Kai

Sea

Polynesian

#113 (0.2484%)  
Kareem

Generous, giving

Arabic

#664 (0.0223%)  
Kenji

Intelligent second son; strong, vigorous

Japanese

#1,158 (0.0068%)  
Kingston

King's town

English

#118 (0.2419%)  
Kiran

Beam of light

Indian (Sanskrit)

#1,469 (0.0036%)  
Kota

Happiness, Good Fortune

Japanese

#2,414 (0.0006%)  
Landon

Long hill

English

#61 (0.4241%)  
Leonidas

Lion strength

German

#491 (0.0386%)  
Levi

Joined together

Hebrew

#33 (0.6143%)  
Liam

Helmet of will

Irish

#1 (1.4439%)  
Logan

Small hollow

Scottish

#10 (0.8991%)  
Louis

Famous warrior

French

#260 (0.0981%)  
Lucas

From Lucania

Latin

#8 (0.916%)  
Luke

From Lucania

Greek

#29 (0.6243%)  
Makari

Blessed

Greek

#1,923 (0.0015%)  
Malik

King

Arabic

#368 (0.0606%)  
Martin

Of Mars

Latin

#272 (0.0917%)  
Mason

Stoneworker

English

#9 (0.9051%)  
Matthew

Gift of God

Hebrew

#20 (0.7223%)  
Maximilian

Greatest

Latin

#439 (0.0463%)  
Maxwell

Mack's stream

English

#134 (0.2089%)  
Micah

Who is Like God?

Hebrew

#103 (0.2703%)  
Michael

Who is Like God?

Hebrew

#14 (0.8458%)  
Miles

Soldier

Latin

#97 (0.2885%)  
Nasir

Supporter

Arabic

#357 (0.064%)  
Nathan

He gave

Hebrew

#48 (0.4934%)  
Nicholas

Victory of the people

Greek

#74 (0.3487%)  
Noah

To rest

Hebrew

#2 (1.3296%)  
Nolan

Child of nobility

Irish

#64 (0.4081%)  
Oliver

Olive tree

English

#5 (0.9745%)  
Omar

Flourishing life

Arabic

#238 (0.1134%)  
Omari

God the highest

African

#457 (0.0432%)  
Otto

Wealth

German

#426 (0.0491%)  
Owen

Noble born

Welsh

#25 (0.676%)  
Patrick

Nobleman

Latin

#186 (0.1533%)  
Pax

Peace

Latin

#1,897 (0.0015%)  
Rafael

God heals

Spanish

#258 (0.0992%)  
Rashad

Good judgment

Arabic

#962 (0.0107%)  
Raymond

Protector

English

#298 (0.0814%)  
Rhett

Advice

English

#167 (0.1661%)  
Ricardo

Brave ruler

Spanish

#303 (0.0796%)  
Richard

Brave ruler

German

#185 (0.1534%)  
Ryan

Little king

Irish

#46 (0.5026%)  
Ryder

Mounted warrior

English

#131 (0.2168%)  
Salem

Peace

Hebrew

#1,197 (0.0063%)  
Samuel

Name of God

Hebrew

#21 (0.7085%)  
Santiago

Saint James

Spanish

#82 (0.337%)  
Sebastian

Venerable or honorable

Greek

#18 (0.7318%)  
Sekou

Wise, educated

African

#2,220 (0.0009%)  
Shaan

Peaceful; pride

Indian (Sanskrit)

#1,579 (0.0028%)  
Silas

Man of the forest

Latin

#110 (0.2526%)  
Simon

He has heard

Hebrew

#251 (0.1029%)  
Smith

Blacksmith

English

#1,250 (0.0056%)  
Solomon

Peace

Hebrew

#388 (0.056%)  
Taj

Crown

Indian (Sanskrit)

#1,073 (0.0081%)  
Theo

God's gift

Greek

#240 (0.1113%)  
Thomas

Twin

Greek

#49 (0.4934%)  
Timothy

Honoring God

Greek

#164 (0.1692%)  
Tobias

God is good

Hebrew

#271 (0.0919%)  
Valentino

Strong, healthy

Latin

#623 (0.0261%)  
Victor

Champion

Latin

#177 (0.1594%)  
Vincent

Conquer

Latin

#107 (0.258%)  
Walker

Fuller of cloth

English

#263 (0.0959%)  
William

A willing protector

German

#3 (1.0566%)  
Wyatt

Brave in battle

English

#26 (0.6643%)  
Xavier

New house

Spanish

#88 (0.3123%)  
Yahir

Handsome

Spanish

#774 (0.0169%)  
Zachary

God remembers

Hebrew

#108 (0.2563%)  
Zahir

Blossoming, flourishing

Arabic

#900 (0.0123%)  
Zayn

Beautiful

Arabic

#331 (0.0701%)  

Good boy names come in a variety of styles, offering great meanings, sounds, and more. You’ll find classic picks and modern monikers among them, as well as names associated with great men. There are sweet boy names  aplenty like Noah and Liam, as well as strong boy names like Andrew and Alexander. While “good” is subjective and each name is lovely in its own way, we see loads of potential in these monikers especially.

If you’re looking for good baby boy names, we strongly suggest paying close attention to meanings. Many of history’s most popular names have wonderful meanings behind them like Matthew, a beloved name meaning “gift of God,” and Ryan meaning “little king.” Less common names win us over with theirs too, like Rafael’s “God heals” and Rhett’s “advice.” Some meanings reflect wonderfully on the wearer, like Evander’s “good man,” and Beau’s “handsome.”

Classic monikers easily fall within the good boy names grouping, as they offer timeless elegance and widespread appeal. Since they’re well-known, they rarely encounter spelling or pronunciation issues, and most work well in multiple languages. William and James are two classics that are still dominating on the charts, while John and Luke aren’t too far behind. This doesn’t mean modern finds aren’t good boy names, however. Jett and Ryder are recent favorites that are just as lovely as the classics.

Good boy names don’t just look good – they sound great too! Stylish and sometimes trendy, good baby boy names turn heads and are easy on the ear. Santiago and Cedric have our attention, as does Amias, a less popular alternative to Elias. As the surname style continues to trend upwards, names like Walker and Smith offer the same fashionable feel as Jackson and Carter with added freshness.

In your search for good boy names, keep your eyes open. You never know what name will tickle your fancy next!