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Top Boy Names Ending in B

Boy names ending in B are a bodacious bunch.

Jacob is the most popular boy name ending with B right now. Along with Jacob, the only other B-ending boy names in the US Top 1000 are Caleb, Kaleb, and Jakob.

But unique B-ending names are much more plentiful for boys than girls, with such options as Seb, Jeb, and Leib worth a look. And of course there's always the classic Bob and Rob!

Here are all Nameberry’s boy names that end with the letter B. 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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JacobHeart

  • Origin:

    Hebrew
  • Meaning:

    "supplanter"
  • Description:

    Jacob comes from the Latin name Iacobus, which was ultimately derived from the Hebrew name Ya’aqov. In the Old Testament, Jacob was one of the most important patriarchs of the tribes of Israel. He was the youngest son of Isaac and Rebecca and the twin brother of Esau, as well as the husband of both Leah and Rachel. The 12 tribes of Israel evolved from his 12 sons.

CalebHeart

  • Origin:

    Hebrew
  • Meaning:

    "devotion to God"
  • Description:

    Caleb has two potential derivations, the first being from the Hebrew kelev, meaning “dog,” and the second from the Hebrew components kal and lev, together meaning “whole heart.” In the Old Testament Caleb is one of only two ancient Israelites (Joshua was the other) who set out from Egypt to finally enter the promised land.

KalebHeart

  • Origin:

    Spelling variation of Caleb
  • Meaning:

    "devotion to God"
  • Description:

    Kaleb is one of several boys' names starting with k that started life as a classic C name, Caleb. Kevin Federline named his boy Kaleb Michael Jackson.

JakobHeart

  • Origin:

    Spelling variation of Jacob
  • Description:

    After cracking the Top 200 in the early 2000s, fueled by Jacob's rise, this name has been losing steam in recent years.
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