Unique Baby Boy Names & Meanings

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Abram

High father

Hebrew

#430 (0.048%)  
Abrams

Father of a multitude (of nations)

Hebrew

Ace

Number one

English

#253 (0.1028%)  
Adlai

God is just

Hebrew

Adlar

Noble strength

German

Adonis

Lord

Greek

#363 (0.0617%)  
Ajax

“The birdman,” from the Greek aia.

Greek

Alaric

Noble, regal ruler

German

#910 (0.0119%)  
Alcott

The old cottage

English

Alden

Old friend

English

#627 (0.0257%)  
Aldo

Old one, elder

Spanish

#827 (0.0146%)  
Alessandre

Man's defender, warrior

Greek

Alessandro

Man's defender, warrior

Greek

#584 (0.0305%)  
Amadeo

God's love

Latin

#2,514 (0.0004%)  
Amado

God's love

Latin

#1,667 (0.0024%)  
Ambrose

Immortal

Greek

#1,350 (0.0045%)  
Amo

Little eagle

French

Anchor

Stability

English

Andre

Manly

French

#273 (0.0916%)  
Arlo

Armed hill

English

#275 (0.0907%)  
Asa

Doctor, healer

Hebrew

#507 (0.0367%)  
Ashby

Ash tree home

English

Aston

East town; ash tree settlement

English

#1,286 (0.0052%)  
Atlas

Enduring

Greek

#284 (0.0869%)  
Atwood

At the wood

English

Banks

Edge of the River

English

#1,063 (0.0083%)  
Barlow

The bare hillside

English

Baron

Young warrior

Hebrew

#1,243 (0.0057%)  
Baxter

Baker

English

#1,962 (0.0014%)  
Bishop

Bishop

English

#922 (0.0116%)  
Blaze

Stutter

Latin

#801 (0.0154%)  
Boaz

Strength

Hebrew

#1,052 (0.0085%)  
Bridger

Lives near the bridge; bridge-worker

English

#898 (0.0124%)  
Briggs

Bridges

English

#618 (0.0266%)  
Buzz

American

Callahan

“The wattled cock,” based on the Greek kallaia (wattles) and the Anglo-Saxon hana (a cock).

#1,000 (0.0099%)  
Callum

Dove

Scottish

#545 (0.0335%)  
Campbell

Crooked mouth

Scottish

#1,088 (0.0077%)  
Cassian

Latin

#1,230 (0.0058%)  
Cecil

Blind; sixth

Welsh

#1,453 (0.0036%)  
Creed

Belief; guiding principle; I believe

Latin

#880 (0.0127%)  
Crosby

At the cross

Scandinavian

#671 (0.0218%)  
Crossley

Meadow of the cross

English

Cruz

Holy cross

Spanish

#322 (0.0722%)  
Dale

Valley

English

#1,373 (0.0043%)  
Damon

One who tames, subdues

Greek

#421 (0.0496%)  
Dante

Enduring

Latin

#313 (0.0754%)  
Dash

Diminutive of Dashiell

English

#760 (0.0175%)  
Dashiell

Unknown

English

#1,384 (0.0042%)  
Daven

Beloved

Hebrew

#2,922 (0.0004%)  
Dax

Place name

French

#448 (0.0451%)  
Deacon

Dusty one; servant; messenger

Greek

#478 (0.0406%)  
Desmond

From South Munster

Irish

#317 (0.0729%)  
Dex

Right-handed, fortunate; one who dyes

Latin

Dorian

Descendant of Dorus; from Doris

Greek

#514 (0.0358%)  
Eamon

Wealthy protector

Irish

#1,140 (0.0071%)  
Elon

Oak tree

Hebrew

#885 (0.0126%)  
Enzo

From Laurentum

Italian

#227 (0.1182%)  
Ephraim

Fruitful

Hebrew

#905 (0.0122%)  
Evander

Good man

Greek

#977 (0.0104%)  
Everest

English

#1,081 (0.0079%)  
Everton

Boar settlement

English

Fitz

Son of

French

#2,236 (0.0009%)  
Foster

Woodsman

English

#1,002 (0.0098%)  
Fox

Fox

English

#770 (0.017%)  
Gibson

Son of Gilbert

English

#908 (0.012%)  
Gideon

Tree cutter

Hebrew

#305 (0.0782%)  
Hale

Hero; from the hall

English

Harlan

Army land

English

#720 (0.0194%)  
Hartley

Stag meadow

English

#2,483 (0.0005%)  
Heath

Heath

English

#921 (0.0117%)  
Hendrix

Son of Hendrick

English

#318 (0.0728%)  
Horizon

Apparent Edge of Land

American

Hugh

Soul, mind, intellect

German

#794 (0.0158%)  
Huxley

Hugh's meadow

English

#643 (0.0245%)  
Indigo

Blue-purple color

English

#1,735 (0.0021%)  
Isidro

Gift of Isis

Greek

#1,552 (0.003%)  
Jacoby

He who supplants

Hebrew

#813 (0.0151%)  
Jagger

English

#701 (0.0204%)  
Jazz

Modern

Jericho

City of the moon

Arabic

#934 (0.0115%)  
Jett

Black

English

#300 (0.081%)  
Kazimir

Famous destroyer (of peace)

Slavic

Kellen

Slender

Gaelic

#669 (0.0219%)  
Kieran

Black

Irish

#484 (0.0397%)  
Knight

Knight's meadow

English

#1,892 (0.0015%)  
Lazlo

Glorious rule

Slavic

Lev

A Russian form of Leo, “the lion.”

Russian

#998 (0.01%)  
Lex

Man's defender, warrior

Greek

#1,724 (0.0022%)  
Madden

Little Dog

Irish

#755 (0.0177%)  
Marsden

Swampy valley

English

Marshall

Caretaker of horses

English

#346 (0.0659%)  
Miller

One who grinds grain

English

#831 (0.0144%)  
Montez
#2,709 (0.0004%)  
Nazir

Observant, spectator. Alternate spelling: Naazir.

Arabic

#978 (0.0103%)  
Nico

Greek

#376 (0.0587%)  
Nigel

Champion

Spanish

#1,278 (0.0052%)  
Night

Evening

American

Norcross

From the north cross roads

English

Odell

Woad hill

English

#2,620 (0.0004%)  
Ogden

Oak valley

English

Orion

Boundary

Greek

#296 (0.082%)  
Orton

Shore settlement

English

Osiris
#1,029 (0.0092%)  
Oswald

God's power

German

#2,701 (0.0004%)  
Otis

Wealth; son of Otto

German

#719 (0.0194%)  
Otto

Wealth

German

#426 (0.0491%)  
Oxford

Ford of the oxen

English

Pierce

A variant form of Peter.

Greek

#482 (0.0402%)  
Porter

Door keeper

English

#412 (0.0516%)  
Quillan

Cub

Irish

Quinton

Queen's settlement

English

#589 (0.0297%)  
Ralph

Wolf counsel

English

#912 (0.0119%)  
Ranger

Forest guardian

French

#1,779 (0.0019%)  
Rhodes

Where roses grow

German

#1,547 (0.003%)  
Rocco

Rest

Italian

#477 (0.0408%)  
Ross

Headland, cape

Scottish

#1,156 (0.0068%)  
Russell

Little red

English

#406 (0.0533%)  
Sailor

Boat Man

American

#2,948 (0.0004%)  
Saxon

From Saxonny

German

#1,964 (0.0014%)  
Seamus

Irish

#1,016 (0.0095%)  
Shepherd

Shepherd

English

#676 (0.0215%)  
Shiloh

His gift

Hebrew

#707 (0.0201%)  
Slater

Hewer of slates

English

#1,492 (0.0033%)  
Smith

Blacksmith

English

#1,250 (0.0056%)  
Talon

English

#740 (0.0184%)  
Tex

Modern

#2,490 (0.0005%)  
Thornton

Thorn-bush settlement

English

Timber

Wood, Strong

American

#2,538 (0.0004%)  
Uzziah

The Lord is my strength; strength, power

Hebrew

#2,256 (0.0008%)  
Valen

Strong, healthy

Latin

#1,660 (0.0025%)  
Wade

To ford

English

#354 (0.0646%)  
Walter

Commander of the army

German

#268 (0.0929%)  
Wayland

Land by the road

English

#2,212 (0.0009%)  
Webster

Weaver

English

Winslow

Friend's hill

English

#2,579 (0.0004%)  
Wolf

Wolf

German

#1,550 (0.003%)  
Woodrow

Row of houses by the wood

English

#1,959 (0.0014%)  
Wright

Carpenter

English

Xadrian

Created Name

American

Xandros

Hungarian

Xannon

Ancient God

American

Xavion
#1,894 (0.0015%)  
Xenos

Hospitality

Greek

Yael

Mountain goat; heights, upland; fertile moor

Welsh

#876 (0.0128%)  
Yahir

Handsome

Spanish

#774 (0.0169%)  
Zacchaeus

The Lord recalled

Hebrew

#2,552 (0.0004%)  
Zahar

Shine, sparkle, bloom

Arabic

Zahir

Blossoming, flourishing

Arabic

#900 (0.0123%)  
Zaid
#573 (0.0312%)  
Zale

Sea-strength

Greek

Zamir

Song bird

Hebrew

#981 (0.0103%)  
Zasha

Defender of the People

Russian

Zaylor

Tailor; to cut

French

Zephyr

West wind

Greek

#1,593 (0.0028%)  
Zeppelin
#1,233 (0.0058%)  

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Uncommon baby boy names will continue to be in demand as trends dominate the charts. With these unique boy names, you’re sure to have a name that won’t be heard on every playground.