Riahs Personal List of Boy Names

This is a list for my own personal use... I'm generally just using it to nickname my pokemon (yes, I'm "that person :P) or to use for my writing. Other than that it'll be completely random for now. Basically names that catch my interest.
  1. Acacius
    • Origin:

      Greek
    • Meaning:

      "thorny; or, innocent, not evil"
    • Description:

      Acacius is a Latinized form of the Ancient Greek Akakios and can be interpreted to relate to the same root as the name Acacia, for the thorn bush, or Akakios which means "not evil." With the modern taste for ancient names that end in "us," this obscure but attractive choice may have a chance of new life. Acacius is the name of three early saints.
  2. Aedan
    • Alessio
      • Origin:

        Italian variation of Alexis
      • Meaning:

        "defender"
      • Description:

        Alessio, simpler than the related Alessandro, would be a welcome settler here.
    • Ambrose
      • Origin:

        Latin
      • Meaning:

        "immortal"
      • Description:

        Gentle but grandiose and beloved by British novelists including Evelyn Waugh and P. G. Wodehouse, Ambrose was a fast rising name in 2022. Entering the UK Top 1000 for the first time and proving popular among Nameberry users, its elegance, softness, and vintage style means it fits in with popular Theodore, Sebastian, and Jeremiah.
    • Aro
      • Origin:

        Finnish diminutive of Aaron
      • Description:

        Aro is a cute name from Scandinavia which, given the popularity of similar names like Milo, Arlo etc might be ripe for more usage outside of the Nordic countries.
    • Aryeh
      • Origin:

        Hebrew
      • Meaning:

        "lion"
      • Description:

        Aryeh, which can also be spelled Arye or Arieh, is a Biblical name sometimes heard in modern Israel. In the US, this is the most popular spelling by far, given to 100 boys last year. But the girls' form Ariyah is much more popular than that, given to nearly 500 baby girls.
    • Auryn
      • Origin:

        Celtic
      • Meaning:

        "gold"
      • Description:

        An unusual name for a child with golden hair. Auron is a Welsh female name with the same meaning.
    • Avreliy
      • Ayden
        • Origin:

          Variation of Aidan
        • Meaning:

          "little and fiery"
        • Description:

          Aidan in all its many splendored varieties, particularly Aiden, had a spectacular rise up the list, and the phonetic Ayden came along for the ride. It is also used in Turkey.
      • Cabot
        • Origin:

          French
        • Meaning:

          "to sail"
        • Description:

          Cabot is an attractive English surname associated with the daring early Italian-born British explorer known as John Cabot; his birth name was Giovanni Caboto.
      • Cassander
        • Origin:

          Greek
        • Meaning:

          "light of man"
        • Description:

          Cassander is the masculine form of Cassandra, and the name of an ancient king of Macedon from the 3rd century BC. It could make a nice alternative to Alexander or a refreshing way to honour a female relative named Cassie/Cassandra/Sandra.
      • Cassian
        • Origin:

          Latin, variation of Cassius
        • Meaning:

          "hollow"
        • Description:

          Rugged but gentle at the same time, Cassian is a saintly and stylish choice that was derived from the name Cassius. Before 2017, it was an obscure choice, given to a tiny handful of boys each year. As of 2023, however, it's become one of the top ten fastest-rising names in the US, more than doubling in usage since 2022 and edging closer towards the Top 500.
      • Conan
        • Origin:

          Irish
        • Meaning:

          "little wolf"
        • Description:

          The fierce image of the Barbarian made a complete turnaround thanks to amiable talk show host O'Brien, making Conan one of the newly desirable Irish choices, a perfect alternative to Conor/Connor.
      • Cricket
        • Origin:

          Nature name
        • Description:

          Typically used for girls, but Disney Channel show Big City Greens made it wearable for boys as well.
      • Crow
        • Origin:

          Bird name
        • Description:

          From Haruki Murakami's Kafka on the Shore, the story of a boy named Kafka -- crow in Czech.
      • Cyprian
        • Origin:

          Greek
        • Meaning:

          "man of Cyprus"
        • Description:

          With a long and noble history -- Cyprian was one of the great Christian Latin writers -- this could make a highly unusual but meaningful choice.
      • Drummer
        • Origin:

          Occupational word name
        • Description:

          Drummer entered the baby name lexicon thanks to blogger No Big Dill, who chose it for her newborn son, who joins five older sisters. Drummer is right in step with other occupational names in vogue now, from Archer to Gardener. Let's just hope Drummer doesn't prefer to play the piano.
      • Ely
        • Origin:

          Russian variation of Eli
        • Meaning:

          "ascended, uplifted, high"
        • Description:

          Russian form of Eli mainly used today by families with Russian Jewish heritage.
      • Emry
        • Origin:

          Variation of Emery, German
        • Meaning:

          "industrious"
        • Description:

          Emry is an abbreviated form of Emery but might also be considered a relative of the Welsh Emrys. Emry was used for only 35 baby boys in the US last year and about 150 girls, placing it well below the Top 1000.
      • Evan
        • Origin:

          Welsh variation of John
        • Meaning:

          "God is gracious"
        • Description:

          Evan has a mellow nice-guy image that has kept it popular, while it has been widely used in Wales since the nineteenth century. And interestingly—and surprisingly—enough, Evan charts highly for boys in France.