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Boy Names Ending in N

by Pamela Redmond

There are more boy names ending in N than in any other letter, with over a third of all names for boys ending with the letter N.
The US Top 10 includes no fewer than three boys' names ending in N: Benjamin, Mason, and Logan.

Along with Benjamin, Mason, and Logan, boys' names ending in N that make the US Top 50 include Ethan, Aiden, Sebastian, Jackson, John, Jayden, Dylan, And Grayson.

The trend for N-ending boys' names is not as strong in the UK.Along with the names mentioned above, the top boys' names that end with N in England and Wales includes Reuben and Jaxon.In Germany, the top N-ending boy name is Ben, followed by Leon and Finn.N-ender Daan is the top boys' name in The Netherlands.

There's a boys' name ending in N to suit every style and taste, classic to modern, widely-used to unique.The N-ending boys' names we recommend range from the Presidential Lincoln to the Biblical Reuben to the saintly Cassian to the new-fangled Tobin.

N is a last letter that works well with many surnames.It provides a firm demarcation if your last name starts with a vowel, and is compatible with many consonant-starting surnames as well.

The thousands of boys' names ending in N on Nameberry are collected 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 N

  • Benjamin

    Benjamin is derived from the Hebrew name Binyamin, from the elements ben, meaning “son” and yamin, “right hand.” In the Old Testament, Benjamin was the youngest of the twelve... Read More 

  • Mason

    Mason has become mega-popular; it hit as high as the Number 2 spot in 2011 and has stayed near the top of the charts since.

    Mason is an occupational surname that's been heating up for... Read More 

  • Ethan

    Ethan derives from the Hebrew name Eitan. There are several Ethans in the Old Testament, the most prominent of whom, Ethan the Ezrahite, is praised for his wisdom. International variations include... Read More 

  • Logan

    Logan originated as a Scottish surname which was derived from a place of that name in Ayrshire. The place name came from lagan, a Scottish Gaelic diminutive of lag, meaning... Read More 

  • Jackson

    Cool name Jackson is one of the celebrisphere's top favorite boy names, having been chosen by, among others, Spike Lee, Poppy Montgomery, Carson... Read More 

  • Sebastian

    Sebastian is derived from the Greek Sebastianos, meaning “from Sebastia.” Sebastia was a city in Asia Minor—modern day Sivas, Turkey. Sebastian is a name with a substantial history, first as the... Read More 

  • Aiden

    Aiden is a variation of Aidan, the anglicized version of the Irish Aodhán. Aidan/Aodhán was originally a pet form of the Irish name Aodh (pronounced 'ee'), who was the old Celtic god of the sun... Read More 

  • Owen

    Owen was derived from two names—the Welsh Owain and the Celtic Eoghan. Each are connected to Eugene, which ultimately came from the Greek word eugenes, comprised of the elements... Read More 

  • John

    John is an English derivative of the Hebrew name Yochanan via the Latin name Iohannes, itself coming from the Greek Ioannes. John was a key name in early Christianity, borne by John the Baptist,... Read More 

  • Julian

    Julian was derived from Iulianus, which in turn came from Julius, a Roman family name. Its origin is shrouded in history, but possible roots include Latin iuvenis, meaning "youthfu";... Read More