909 Boy Names That Start With A (with Meanings and Popularity)

909 Boy Names That Start With A (with Meanings and Popularity)

Boy names that start with A are led by the classic name Alexander, which makes the US Top 20. A is the second most common initial for baby boy names, following J. A is the most popular initial for baby girl names.

Along with Alexander, other boy names starting with A in the US Top 300 include Asher, Aiden, Adriel, Axel, Abel, August, Arlo, Atticus, and Atlas. In the UK, popular boy names beginning with A include Arthur, Archie, and Alfie, all of which are on the rise in the US.

Many rising boy names beginning with A have international origins, such as the Sanskrit Aarav and Arjun, Scandinavian Anders, and Scottish Alistair. Unique boy names starting with A we have our eye on include the biblical Azriel, surname names Arden and Auden, and soft-but-masculine choices Ansel and Ames.

Here, our full selection of boy names that start with A, ordered by their current popularity on Nameberry.

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  1. ArloHeart
    • Origin:

      Irish or English
    • Meaning:

      "between two hills"
  2. AugustHeart
    • Origin:

      German form of Latin Augustus
    • Meaning:

      "great, magnificent"
  3. AtticusHeart
    • Origin:

      Latin
    • Meaning:

      "from Attica"
  4. AtlasHeart
    • Origin:

      Greek
    • Meaning:

      "bearer of the heavens"
  5. ArthurHeart
    • Origin:

      Celtic
    • Meaning:

      " bear"
  6. AsherHeart
    • Origin:

      Hebrew
    • Meaning:

      "fortunate, blessed, happy one"
  7. AmbroseHeart
    • Origin:

      Latin
    • Meaning:

      "immortal"
  8. ArcherHeart
    • Origin:

      English
    • Meaning:

      "bowman"
  9. AureliusHeart
    • Origin:

      Latin
    • Meaning:

      "the golden one"
  10. AzrielHeart
    • Origin:

      Hebrew
    • Meaning:

      "God is my help"
  11. AlexanderHeart
    • Origin:

      Greek
    • Meaning:

      "defending men"
  12. AlistairHeart
    • Origin:

      English spelling of Alasdair, Scottish version of Alexander
    • Meaning:

      "defending men"
  13. AsaHeart
    • Origin:

      Hebrew; Japanese
    • Meaning:

      "healer; born in the morning"
  14. ArchieHeart
    • Origin:

      Diminutive of Archibald, Teutonic
    • Meaning:

      "truly brave"
  15. ApolloHeart
    • Origin:

      Greek mythology name
    • Meaning:

      "destroyer"
  16. AdrianHeart
    • Origin:

      Latin
    • Meaning:

      "man of Adria"
  17. AlaricHeart
    • Origin:

      German
    • Meaning:

      "all-powerful ruler"
  18. AldenHeart
    • Origin:

      English
    • Meaning:

      "old, wise friend"
  19. AriHeart
    • Origin:

      Diminutive of Ariel, Hebrew
    • Meaning:

      "lion of God"
  20. AndrewHeart
    • Origin:

      Greek
    • Meaning:

      "strong and manly"