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Boy Names Ending in A

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Boy names ending in A include one of the most popular names of the past generation, Joshua.
And while longtime Number 1 boys' name Noah may not technically end in A, it does carry the A sound at the end.
Along with Joshua, boy names ending with the letter A in the US Top 1000 include Luca, Dakota, Ezra, Ira, Asa, and Koa.

Extending the concept, along with Noah, boy names ending in the A sound include Elijah, Josiah, Jeremiah, and Isaiah.

While A used to be seen as too soft an ending for boys' names, today it's as acceptable as gender-neutral names or girl names borrowed from the boys.

Browse our entire roster of A-ending boys' names here.The top names below rank among the current US Top 1000 Baby Names and are ordered by popularity.Unique names rank below the Top 1000 and are listed alphabetically.
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Top Boy Names Ending in A

  • Joshua

    Joshua was derived from the Hebrew name Yehoshu’a, from the roots yeho, referring to God, and yasha’, meaning “to save.” Joshua shares origins with the name Jesus, which comes... Read More 

  • Ezra

    Ezra is potentially an abbreviation for the Hebrew phrase Azaryahu, meaning “Yah helps.” In the Bible, Ezra led a group of fifteen hundred Israelites out of slavery in Babylon and back to... Read More 

  • Luca

    If there was once a bias against this charming and venerable Italian name for possibly sounding too feminine, consider it gone. Since Luca entered the Read More 

  • Luka

    Not quite as popular as cousin Luca, but both have been rising in recent years.Read More 

  • Dakota

    An early and still one of the most popular unisex names, also a place name and name of a Native American people in the northern Mississippi... Read More 

  • Asa

    A short but strong biblical name with multicultural appeal, Asa is enjoying new visibility thanks to hot young actor Asa Butterfield of "Hugo" fame.

    Asa was the name of an important... Read More 

  • Hamza

    Hamza was the legendary uncle of the Prophet Muhammad, hero of The Hamzanama, the Story of Hamza. Read More 

  • Lucca

    Lucca first entered the US Top 1000 in 2012 and has been trending upwards.

    For those of you who are musically inclined, Lucca (with the double c) is the birthplace of Giacomo... Read More 

  • Koda

    This Japanese last-name-first-name reentered the US Top 1000 in 2016. It had one prior appearance on the charts, in 2004. Read More 

  • Santana

    Santana was most recently heard on a female character on hit television show Glee. Nonetheless, this name ranks higher for boys, which can be credited to Grammy Award-winning musician... Read More