Boys Names Beginning With N

A very long list of boys names beginning with the letter N. I hope it comes in handy.
  1. Nana
    • Origin:

      Ghanaian
    • Meaning:

      "king"
    • Description:

      Nana, most often used for girls as a a short form of Anna or Nancy, is an African name for boys meaning king or in some translations, "born on Tuesday." Isaac Hayes used the name for his son.
  2. Nandor
    • Origin:

      Hungarian, Scandinavian
    • Meaning:

      "bold voyager"
    • Description:

      Interesting and energetic international form of Ferdinand.
  3. Nash
    • Origin:

      English
    • Meaning:

      "by the ash tree"
    • Description:

      Nash is an English surname whose sound puts it right in step with currently trendy names like Cash, Dash and Ash. It first came to prominence via TV character Nash Bridges, portrayed by Don Johnson in the late nineties, and also via mathematician John Nash, played by Russell Crowe in the acclaimed film A Beautiful Mind.
  4. Nestor
    • Origin:

      Greek
    • Meaning:

      "traveler, voyager"
    • Description:

      A wise ruler of legend--his sage advice helped the Greeks win the Trojan War--whose name is a possibility for the adventurous, though related in sound to the dated Lester-Hester family.
  5. Nicholas
    • Origin:

      Greek
    • Meaning:

      "people of victory"
    • Description:

      Nicholas is derived from the Greek Nikolaos, a name that evolved from the components nikē, meaning "victory", and laos, "people." It shares origins with Nike, the name of the Greek goddess of victory. Nicholas is also a New Testament name that is well-used in literature, such as in Dickens's Nicholas Nickleby.
  6. Nick
    • Origin:

      English, diminutive of Nicholas and Dominick
    • Description:

      The classic strong-yet-friendly nickname name, much used for charming movie characters.
  7. Nico
    • Origin:

      Italian diminutive of Nicholas, Greek
    • Meaning:

      "people of victory"
    • Description:

      Nico is one of the great nickname names, full of charm, energy and effortless cool -- a neo Nick.
  8. Nicola
    • Origin:

      Italian, Greek
    • Meaning:

      "people of victory"
    • Description:

      Nicola may be more familiar as a female name in English-speaking countries, but it's a popular classic choice for Italian baby boys – currently just outside the Top 50 there. A historic bearer is Nicola Pisano, a renowned and influential thirteenth century sculptor.
  9. Nicolas
    • Origin:

      Spelling variation of Nicholas
    • Meaning:

      "people of victory"
    • Description:

      Nicolas is the French and Spanish form, or streamlined spelling, of Nicholas, popularized by actor Nicolas Cage. Nicolas has been consistently on the charts since Social Security began releasing data, but the name did not truly take off until around the 70s. Today Nicolas is popular among Spanish and Portuguese-speaking parents, ranking in the Top 30 in Spain, Brazil, and Chile.
  10. Night
    • Origin:

      Word name
    • Description:

      An ubercool and mysterious name, brought to you by director M. Night Shyamalan.
  11. Nightingale
    • Origin:

      Bird name from German
    • Meaning:

      "night singer"
  12. Niko
    • Origin:

      Finnish variation of Nichoals; diminutive of Nikolaos, Greek
    • Meaning:

      "victory of the people"
    • Description:

      Niko has been rising up the US popularity list for boys since the early 2000s, and floated lazily along at the bottom of the list since the 1980s.
  13. Nine
    • Origin:

      English word name
    • Meaning:

      "number nine"
    • Description:

      Never officially on the baby name charts, but British soccer player Andy Carroll has a son named Wolf Nine, after the number on his football shirt at the time. Nine doesn't have the on-trend sounds of Seven, but as a long monosyllable it has potential as a strong, surprising middle name.
  14. Noaz
    • Origin:

      Hebrew
    • Meaning:

      "bold"
    • Description:

      Love the popular Noah but want to make it more distinctive? You can vary it to Noam, and going all the way to Noaz takes it from distinctive to unique.
  15. North
    • Origin:

      English word name
    • Meaning:

      "cardinal direction of north"
    • Description:

      A lot of attention was drawn to this name when Kim Kardashian and Kanye West announced it as the name of their baby daughter, making it instantly unisex.
  16. Nanako
    • Neylan
      • Nighthawk
        • Nightsky
          • Nineteen