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American Boy Names

  1. TokabiHeart
    • Origin:

      Choctaw, Native American
    • Meaning:

      "has killed"
    • Description:

      Derived from the Choctaw elements tok, meaning "has" and abi, "killer."
  2. HakanHeart
    • Origin:

      Turkish
    • Meaning:

      "emperor, ruler"
    • Description:

      A Turkish twist on the trend for ruler names.

  3. BudHeart
    • Origin:

      English nickname
    • Description:

      This is a name you get stuck with, not (we hope) one your parents choose for you.
  4. EnoliHeart
    • Origin:

      Cherokee
    • Meaning:

      "black fox"
    • Description:

      Perky Cherokee boy name with a great meaning. Foxes symbolize cleverness and playfulness in Cherokee culture.
  5. WaalisHeart
    • Origin:

      Choctaw, Native American, meaning unknown
    • Description:

      Of unknown origins, but speculated to be influenced by English names such as Wallace.
  6. HoktaHeart
    • Origin:

      Choctaw, Native American, meaning unknown
    • Description:

      Name bestowed upon Choctaw men.
  7. ChashwiHeart
    • Origin:

      Choctaw, Native American, meaning unknown
    • Description:

      A masculine name in Choctaw culture.
  8. YanceyHeart
    • Origin:

      Native American
    • Meaning:

      "yankee"
    • Description:

      A fancy TV western name that didn't catch on like fellow cowboys Luke and Josh, but definitely has a certain amount of charm. It is also spelled Yancy, as in the 1950s series Yancy Derringer. It was first spotted in the Edna Ferber novel Cimarron, which became a popular movie.
  9. ChahtaHeart
    • Origin:

      Choctaw, Native American
    • Meaning:

      "Choctaw"
    • Description:

      The Choctaw name for their own tribe, occasionally bestowed as a given name.
  10. ChaanHeart
    • Origin:

      Choctaw, Native American, meaning unknown
    • Description:

      A name from the Choctaw tribe of Mississippi and Alabama.
  11. KodyHeart
    • Origin:

      Spelling variation of Cody
    • Description:

      Both Kody and Cody are in decline, although more people are choosing Cody than Kody.
  12. WohaliHeart
    • Origin:

      Cherokee
    • Meaning:

      "eagle"
    • Description:

      Cherokee name that honors the eagle, a sacred symbol in Native American culture.
  13. ToonaHeart
    • Origin:

      Choctaw, Native American, meaning unknown
    • Description:

      Masculine name in the Choctaw tradition.
  14. IilisHeart
    • Origin:

      Choctaw, Native American, meaning unknown
    • Description:

      Male name in Choctaw culture.
  15. AtohiHeart
    • Origin:

      Cherokee
    • Meaning:

      "woods"
    • Description:

      Atohi is related to the name Adahy, both of which are derived from the Cherokee word adohi, meaning "woods."
  16. CharlestonHeart
    • Origin:

      American place-name
    • Description:

      Lovers of the languid South Carolina city might be attracted to this rich-sounding name. Could make an interesting update on Charles -- and can certainly work for a girl too. Actor Joey Lawrence used it for his daughter.
  17. MontanaHeart
    • Origin:

      Spanish place-name; "mountainous"
    • Meaning:

      "mountainous"
    • Description:

      Relaxed western place-name that still has some masculine punch, but be warned: this whole posse of similarly trendy names, like Sierra and Dakota, will soon ride toward the sunset.
  18. HattakHeart
    • Origin:

      Choctaw, Native American
    • Meaning:

      "man"
    • Description:

      The double Ts are pronounced with a slight pause between them like in "nighttime."
  19. JaxtonHeart
    • Origin:

      Modern invented name
    • Meaning:

      "Jack's town"
    • Description:

      We've had Jackson, Jaxcon and Jaxon, and now we have Jaxton.
  20. BraylenHeart
    • Origin:

      Modern invented name
    • Description:

      Brayden meets Jalen to make Braylen, another entry in this trendy group of names.