Vowel Baby Names for Boys

Baby names that start with vowels are growing the most in popularity. Here, some of the best baby names for boys starting with A, E, I, O, and U.
  • Aaron

    Gender: M Love Dislike

    Aaron has been in and around the Top 50 for two decades, and is still an attractive, timeless choice. The softness of Aaron's initial double vowel gives it an appealing gentleness.

    In... Read More 

  • Abel

    Gender: M Love Dislike

    Abel, the name of Adam and Eve's unfortunate younger son, compensates with positive connotations: capable, competent, ready and willing.

    Abel has literary connections to the novels of... Read More 

  • Abner

    Gender: M Love Dislike

    This neglected Biblical name--it was the name of the commander of Saul's army and appears twice in the New Testament--is ready to flee Dogpatch. It was regularly used in the nineteenth century,... Read More 

  • Abraham

    Gender: M Love Dislike

    Abraham was the first of the Old Testament patriarchs and is considered the founding father of the Jewish people. He was originally named Abram, until, according to Genesis, he was told, "No... Read More 

  • Ace

    Gender: M Love Dislike

    No longer tied to the hapless Ace Ventura, this jaunty, high-flying nickname name is starting to take flight among celebrity and other parents, with its countless positive references to doing well... Read More 

  • Adlai

    Gender: M Love Dislike

    Adlai is an Old Testament name long associated with 1950's liberal presidential candidate Stevenson, who was named after his grandfather, who was Grover Cleveland's vice president in the... Read More 

  • Adrian

    Gender: M Love Dislike

    Adrian has in the past been neglected due to its similarity to the feminine Adrienne, but is now being reconsidered. Well used in England since the 1950s, and the name of one Pope and several... Read More 

  • Adriano

    Gender: M Love Dislike

    Adriano is a dashing Italian name which gets around the possible gender confusion of Adrian.Read More 

  • Aidan

    Gender: M Love Dislike

    Aidan is an appealing Irish saint's name that zoomed up the popularity lists, jumping four hundred places in a decade. Though it has been overtaken by variant spelling Aiden, the original Aidan is... Read More 

  • Alfie

    Gender: M Love Dislike

    Alfie is the eleventh most popular boys' name in England and Wales, where retro nickname names are ultratrendy, but it hasn't really been picked up on in the U.S.

    Thanks to some louche... Read More 

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