Invented Boy Names

  1. Kentrell
    • Zayvion
      • 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.
      • 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.
      • Zerrick
        • Origin:

          Modern invented name
        • Description:

          Updates the tired Derek or Eric.
      • Kylin
        • Origin:

          Modern invented name
        • Description:

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

          Modern invented name
        • Description:

          Jaxon with a twist.
      • Lakelyn
        • Origin:

          American invented name or variation of Lachlan
        • Description:

          Lakelyn is a fast-rising girl name of the last decade, combining a nature word with the ever-fashionable -lyn suffix. It is occasionally given to baby boys too (eight of them in 2020), no doubt helped by the similarity to Lachlan.
      • Makhi
        • Origin:

          Spelling variation of Mekhi
        • Description:

          Lagging about 400 slots behind the original.
      • Raylen
        • Zarren
          • Origin:

            Modern invented name
          • Description:

            On the other hand, Zarren is an improvement on Darren.
        • Tab
          • Origin:

            Modern invented name
          • Description:

            A Hollywood agent created the name Tab Hunter and poof. -- the former Arthur Gelien became a fifties teen idol. We don't advise trying this at home.
        • Alijah
          • Origin:

            Spelling variation of Elijah
          • Description:

            This version of the name changes the nickname from Eli to Ali.
        • Zeffirelli
          • Origin:

            Italian invented name
          • Description:

            A clear reference to the Italian film director Franco Zeffirelli, known for his adaptations of Shakespearean plays such as The Taming of the Shrew, Romeo and Juliet, and Hamlet. Zeffirelli was born out of wedlock, meaning he couldn't have either of his parents' surnames. His mother wanted it to be Zeffiretti, meaning "little breezes," taken from Mozart's opera Idomeneo. It was misspelled as Zeffirelli on his birth certificate.
        • Jermajesty
          • Origin:

            Invented name
          • Description:

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

            Invented name
          • Description:

            Though it's a new name, sounds almost as dated as GARY and DARREN.
        • Tuff
          • Origin:

            Invented name
          • Description:

            Tuff, a corruption of "tough," has been given to approximately 50 baby boys each year for the past few years. Tough, on the other hand, has never charted as a baby name.
        • Zaidyn
          • Oaklee
            • Origin:

              Variation of Oakley, English
            • Meaning:

              "oak clearing"
            • Description:

              While Oakley is remarkable even in terms of girl-boy distribution, the Oaklee spelling variation is used much more often on girls.
          • Imari
            • Origin:

              Modern invented name
            • Description:

              Name with an Asian feel, thanks to a Japanese city and Imari porcelain.