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.