Invented Boy Names

  1. Jermajesty
    • Origin:

      Invented name
    • Description:

      Jermajesty is a slightly bizarre name created by Jackson brother Jermaine, making his son a royal version of himself.
  2. Kaidyn
    • Origin:

      Spelling variation of Kayden, American invented name
    • Description:

      Aiden has spawned a legion of offshoots used mostly for boys but sometimes for girls too: Brayden, Caden, Kayden, Zaiden and so on. There are currently nearly 100 boys and 20 girls given the name Kaidyn in the US. As an invented name, it has no traditional gender and so may be considered truly nonbinary.
  3. Dox
    • Origin:

      Invented name
    • Description:

      Dox may sound like a modern invention but it actually has a notable historical bearer. Malagasy poet Jean Verdi Salomon Razakandrainy was known mononymously as Dox, inspired by a nickname he received in art school.
  4. Briley
    • Origin:

      Modern invented name
    • Description:

      Brian meets Riley.
  5. Joriel
    • Origin:

      American invented name
    • Description:

      Though it sounds like it should be an old Hebrew name -- like Adriel and Jorah -- it seems to have been invented in recent times. It was one of the fastest-rising boys' names of 2017.
  6. Kyron
    • Keniel
      • Origin:

        Invented name
      • Description:

        A uniquely Puerto Rican choice. Keniel is a modern creation with the appearance of history, thanks to the biblical -iel ending.
    • Payson
      • Origin:

        Modern invented name
      • Description:

        Pay-names are ultra-hot for girls these days, but they're also fairly popular for boys, in no small part thanks to Peyton Manning.
    • Cyaire
      • Origin:

        English invented name
      • Description:

        A modern combination of the cool Cy- beginning and -aire ending sounds, given to 22 baby boys in 2022. May also be a creative spelling of Sire.
    • Dangelo
      • Origin:

        Spelling variation of Deangelo
      • Description:

        Even less popular than the rarely-used Deangelo. This spelling is likely helped by singer-songwriter and record producer D'Angelo.
    • Rhyett
      • Origin:

        Variation of Riot; English word name
      • Meaning:

        "a violent disturbance of the peace by a crowd"
      • Description:

        Rhyett is a surnamey respelling of the word name Riot, along the lines of Wyatt.
    • Deshawn
      • Origin:

        American invented name, variation of Shawn
      • Meaning:

        "God is gracious"
      • Description:

        Classically, the De- prefix indicates "son of," so any variation of this name could work for the child of a dad named Shawn or Sean.
    • Steveland
      • Origin:

        Modern invented name
      • Description:

        Stevie Wonder was born Steveland, but it's not likely that many other babies will follow.
    • Kylin
      • Origin:

        Modern invented name
      • Description:

        What do you call it when you're acting like a Kyle? Kylin'.
    • Braeden
      • Origin:

        Spelling variation of Braydon
      • Description:

        Braeden was one of the many -aiden names that we heard everywhere just a few years ago. Now it's fading, along with Aiden, Jayden, and company.
    • Jedah
      • Origin:

        Invented name
      • Description:

        The -ah ending makes Jedah read feminine, but it was actually created for a male character in the video game Darkstalkers. One of the many unique baby names inspired by the gaming world.
    • Kellam
      • Origin:

        Modern invented name
      • Description:

        Definite twenty-first- century possibilities, with its stylish K opening, strong first syllable, and softer second.
    • Brayan
      • Origin:

        Modern invented name
      • Description:

        Adding another 'a' to the conventional Bryan has given this creative invention a life of its own.
    • Jayvion
      • Origin:

        Modern invented name
      • Description:

        It's a little bit Jay, and a little bit J.V., and a little bit any name ending with -ion. A few hundred parents choose this name each year for their baby boys, placing it in the Top 1000, but we think there are better choices out there.
    • Zarren
      • Origin:

        Modern invented name
      • Description:

        On the other hand, Zarren is an improvement on Darren.