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Baby Boy Names

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Baby boy names come in many different varieties. Along with traditional boy names such as James and Henry, there are modern classics like Oliver and Asher and new and unique boy names such as Phoenix and Kai.

That makes choosing the right name for your son a challenging task, but Nameberry is here to help. We’re your personal guide to thousands of boy names, from popular to rare, including their meanings and origins.

Start your search here for the perfect name for your little boy.

Unique Boy Names

Unique names – and by that we mean both rare names and unconventional ones – are becoming more, well, popular for boys all the time. There are thousands more unique boy names in use now than ever before, with more baby boys receiving names that lie outside the Top 1000.

Unique boy names might be nature names or place names, ancient names or invented names. Unique boy names might stretch international or gender boundaries, or the very definition of what can be a name. Here are some of our favorite unique names for boys:

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Search Boy Names by Letter

Browse all of our baby boy names by first letter by clicking on the alphabet below.

Browse Boy Names by Style

The Nameberry database contains boy names across the style map. We have dozens of lists organizing boy names by style, including Bold Bohemian Names, Vintage Names, and Attitude Names for Boys. Find new names that match your style with our curated collections of fashionable boy names.

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Search Boy Names by Origin

Search boy names by origin to find new international options or dig deeper into the roots of names in the established English lexicon. Many centuries-old boy names have Latin, Greek, or Hebrew roots, while new names are immigrating to the US in increasing numbers from cultures as diverse as Irish, African, and Russian.

On Nameberry, we have boy names from all over the world. Whether you’re looking for a Native American or Norwegian name, we’ve got you covered. Browse our lists of boy names by origin to find an international favorite or culturally-significant name for your son.

Join the Conversation

Looking for advice about naming your baby boy, or just want to talk about boy names? On Nameberry’s forums, you can discuss baby names with name experts, enthusiasts, and parents-to-be. Visit our forums to see what the Berry community is saying about boy names.

Baby Name Generator

Our baby name generator uses baby boy names you like to help you discover new names you might love.