Top Boy Names Ending in R

by Pamela Redmond

Boy names ending in R are one of the style leaders of the current baby-naming era, with many r-ending names for boys topping the popularity lists in the US and around the world.

Alexander is the top boy name ending in R today, lying just outside the Top 10 in the US.

Along with Alexander, r-ending boys' names in the US Top 100 include Carter, Asher, Hunter, Connor, Xavier, Parker, and Sawyer.

Many of the boys' names that end in R originated as surnames drawn from occupational names — Carter carts things for a living, Hunter hunts, and Sawyer is a carpenter.

Unique and appealing boys names ending in R are plentiful, both in the occupational class and not. Our favorites include Booker, Abner, Eleazar, Gardener, Sayer — the list goes on and on.

If you're looking for a name ending in R for your baby boy, here's a complete collection of our thousands of choices. 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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