Baby Boy Eggar- "A" List

Classic, Old English, Scottish, & Irish
  1. Alastair
    • Origin:

      Scottish
    • Meaning:

      "defender of men"
    • Description:

      To Americans, a quintessential British name, introduced to the U.S. public by suave journalist/PBS Masterpiece Theater host Alastair Cook. Sometimes used in the U.S. by parents with Scottish heritage.
  2. Callan
    • Origin:

      Gaelic
    • Meaning:

      "descendent of Cathalan"
    • Description:

      An Anglicized form of the Irish surname Ó Cathaláin. It's a highly popular name in Scotland.
  3. Kendrick
    • Origin:

      English and Scottish
    • Meaning:

      "royal ruler, champion"
    • Description:

      Punchy surname name that found some favor in the last couple of decades—potentially due to rapper Kendrick Lamar. It was one of the quickest rising boy names in 2013 when it reached its high point at #318.
  4. Kian
    • Origin:

      Irish; Persian
    • Meaning:

      "ancient; king"
    • Description:

      A friendly Irish and Persian name chosen by Geena Davis for one of her twin boys, whose father is Iranian.
  5. Kiran
    • Origin:

      Sanskrit
    • Meaning:

      "ray of light"
    • Description:

      Though it sounds like a modern invention, Kiran is a traditional Hindu name from India; chosen for her son by actress Kelli Williams. Author Kiran Desai is a woman and this name, which bears a resemblance to both the Irish (male) Kieran and the fifties favorite Karen, certainly works as well for a girl.
  6. Liam
    • Origin:

      Irish short form of William
    • Meaning:

      "resolute protection"
    • Description:

      Liam is the top boys' name in the US, holding the Number 1 spot for the past seven years and also ranking as one of the most popular boys' names around the western world.
  7. Weston
    • Origin:

      English
    • Meaning:

      "from the western town"
    • Description:

      Weston has gone from being a Jane Austenish British surname to a first name with a relaxed American western cowboy feel. Along with other trendy 'n'-ending boys’ names, Weston is rising in popularity, and is now more popular than ever, ranking in the Top 100 since 2021.