Huge list of rare boy names

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    • Alfie
      • Origin:

        Diminutive of Alfred, English
      • Meaning:

        "wise counselor"
      • Description:

        Alfie is a Top 20 name throughout the British Isles, where retro nickname names are mega-popular, but it hasn't really been picked up in the US yet. Both Alfie and rising star Archie are spunky nickname possibilities with a bit of an English accent.
    • Amias
      • Origin:

        Latin
      • Meaning:

        "loved"
      • Description:

        Amias or Amyas is a unique name with an attractive sound and feel and a lovely meaning. Though it might sound like a Biblical name, it is not, but is a surname that may be related to Amadeus or even be a male version of Amy--which would make it one of the few boys' names to be derived from a girls'.
    • Angelo
      • Origin:

        Italian
      • Meaning:

        "angel, messenger"
      • Description:

        Old-school Italian name that could find new fans thanks to singer Adele, who chose it for her son after months of baby name mystery. Angelo is in the same name category as Rocco, the name of Madonna's son, and may get a fresh coat of cool.
    • Ansel
      • Origin:

        German
      • Meaning:

        "with divine protection"
      • Description:

        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 was a family name – he was named after his uncle, Ansel Easton. And, in turn, Adams was the namesake of young heartthrob Ansel Elgort, son of a photographer.
    • Arioch
      • Origin:

        Hebrew
      • Meaning:

        "lion-like"
      • Description:

        In the Book of Genesis, Arioch is the King of Ellasar.
    • Arlo
      • Origin:

        Irish or English
      • Meaning:

        "between two hills"
      • Description:

        Quirky cool Arlo is now well and truly back. Last year it broke into the US Top 200 boy names and consistently ranks among the most popular boy names on Nameberry.
    • Ash
      • Origin:

        Diminutive of Asher, English
      • Meaning:

        "ash tree"
      • Description:

        Ash has Southern charm plus the arboreal-nature appeal. Plus your little boy will prize Ash as the name of the hero of the Pokemon cartoons. Ash can also be a dashing short form of Asher, Ashton, or any other "Ash" name.
    • Ashby
      • Origin:

        English
      • Meaning:

        "ash tree farm"
      • Description:

        This Ashley-like surname name actually made the US Top 1000 around the turn of the 20th century. Used very quietly today in equal numbers -- about a dozen each -- for boys and girls. Ashby is a major thoroughfare in Berkeley, California.
    • Aslan
      • Origin:

        Turkish
      • Meaning:

        "lion"
      • Description:

        Aslan, derived from the Old Turkic for "lion," is best known in the West as the name of the heroic lion in C.S. Lewis' "Chronicles of Narnia" series, who serves as an allegorical stand-in for Jesus Christ. It was also used as a positive epithet for several Turkish emperors in the Middle Ages.
    • Atlas
      • Origin:

        Greek
      • Meaning:

        "bearer of the heavens"
      • Description:

        Atlas is one of those names that was previously thought too powerful for a baby boy, who would have to be strong enough to carry the world on his shoulders. Now Atlas has joined the pantheon of Greek and Roman god and goddess names in the realm of possibility, along with Mars, Zeus and Apollo.
    • Azariah
      • Origin:

        Hebrew
      • Meaning:

        "helped by God"
      • Description:

        Azariah is a rarely used biblical name that moves way beyond Adam and Abraham; its pleasant sound makes it no surprise that parents have discovered it in recent years.
    • Aetherion
      • Alchem
        • Amatheon
          • Andris
            • Annon
              • Anstall
                • Antonie
                  • Aphelion