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Best Two Syllable Boy Names

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The best two syllable boy names can be found at the top of the list, with Liam and Eli, and among unique names like Drummer and Osgood .

Top two syllable boy names such as Noah and Asher are lovely, but we love rare two syllable names for boys too, from Abner to Zion. You can find a great two syllable name for your daughter to fit any taste and style.

Two syllable boy names can be sleek and modern, like Aiden and Leo. They can also be traditionally masculine such as Andrew or Walter,

Two syllable names for boys can be found in many languages and cultures, from the Spanish Teo to the Hebrew Boaz to the Japanese Kenzo. Two syllable boy names can be formal like Harold or friendly like Harry, strong like Magnus or sweet like Sayer.

Here, a diverse collection of our favorite two syllable names for boys.

  • Abel

    Abel, the name of Adam and Eve's unfortunate younger son, compensates with positive connotations: capable, competent, ready and willing.

    Abel has literary connections to the novels of... Read More 

  • Abner

    This neglected Biblical name--it was the name of the commander of Saul's army and appears twice in the New Testament--is ready to flee Dogpatch. It was regularly used in the nineteenth century,... Read More 

  • Adler

    Adler is a German surname that is beginning to be used occasionally as a first and is among the stylish new German names for... Read More 

  • Aiden

    Aiden is a variation of Aidan, the anglicized version of the Irish Aodhán. Aidan/Aodhán was originally a pet form of the Irish name Aodh (pronounced 'ee'), who was the old Celtic god of the sun... Read More 

  • Amir

    A common Middle Eastern name, the general title for an elevated official, it was chosen for his son by actor Omar Epps. Read More 

  • Andrew

    Andrew is a variant of the Greek name Andreas, ultimately derived from the element aner, meaning “man.” In the New Testament, Andrew was one of the twelve apostles and the first disciple... Read More 

  • Ansel

    Ansel, primarily associated with the great western photographer Ansel Adams, famed for his magnificent photographs of the Yosemite Valley, could make a creative artist-hero choice. For Adams it... Read More 

  • Anton

    Cultured and cultivated in an old-style, Old World way. Sometimes associated with the classic writer Anton Chekhov. Al Pacino has a son with this name.Read More 

  • Archer

    Archer is an Anglo-Saxon surname that feels more modern than most because of its on-target occupational and Hunger Games associations. And it's a nice way to bypass the clunky Archibald... Read More 

  • Archie

    Archie made global news as the surprise first name of the newborn royal baby, son of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex aka Harry and Meghan. Archie has now officially transcended Archie Bunker and... Read More 

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