German Boy Names

German names for boys range from traditional names long popular in the English-speaking world, such as William and Charles, to names that still carry a distinctive German accent, such as Ludwig and Sigmund. Boys’ names with German roots are well-established in many Western cultures and rank among the most classic male names in common use.

In modern Germany, the most popular names for boys include both those used throughout Europe and North America, such as Ben, Finn, and Noah, and those used mostly within Germany, such as Fiete. Here you can browse our complete roster of German names for boys.