A-Z of Favourite Baby Boy Names

Struggling to think of a name for your little one? Or just curious to find out what my favourite baby boy names are? Here’s my A-Z of favourite baby boy names and their origins.
You can read my A-Z of Favourite Baby Girl names here & read about how we chose our daughters names here.

A – Aiden

ORIGIN
Irish: Fiery one

B – Bobbie

ORIGIN
English: Abbreviation of Robert.

C – Charlie

ORIGIN
English ‘ceorl‘ meaning man.

D – Dexter

ORIGIN
Latin: Right

E – Ellis

ORIGIN
English: The Lord is my God; variant of Elijah

F – Freddie

ORIGIN
German: Peaceful ruler; variant of Frederick

G – George

ORIGIN
Greek: Farmer

H – Harry

ORIGIN
English: Familiar form of Herald or Henry.

I – Isaac

ORIGIN
Hebrew: He laughs

J – James

ORIGIN
Hebrew: Supplanter, heel-grabber

K – Kameron

ORIGIN
American: Crooked
Scottish: Crooked nose

L – Lucas

ORIGIN
English: Light giving; a form of Luke
French: Light; form of Luke
Gaelic: Light

M – Magnus

ORIGIN
Danish: Great
Latin: Great; the name of several kings of Norway and Sweden
Norse: Great
Swedish: Great

N – Nathan

ORIGIN
Hebrew: Gift from God

O – Olly (Oliver)

ORIGIN
English: Peaceful or the olive tree
Latin: Peaceful or the olive tree
Norse: Affectionate

P – Parker

ORIGIN
English: Park keeper

Q – Quentin

ORIGIN
English: From the Queen’s place, town
Latin: Born fifth; Quentin is the name of numerous religious and political leaders throughout history.

R – Ralph

ORIGIN
English: Wolf counsel; An old name from Scandinavian and Germanic elements.

S – Samuel

ORIGIN
Hebrew: Told by God

T – Tommy (Thomas)

ORIGIN
German: Medieval short form of all German male names beginning with the prefix Diet (as in Dietrich)
Teutonic: People’s rule

U – Ungus

ORIGIN
Latin: One, unity, together
Native American: Remember
Welsh: White wave

V – Valentino

ORIGIN
Italian: Strong; valiant.
Latin: Brave

W – William

ORIGIN
German: Resolute or brilliant

X – Xander (Alexander)

ORIGIN
Greek: Defender of the people

Y – Yavin

ORIGIN
Arabic: Easy, simple, homely, small; masculine version of Taysir

Z – Zacharias

ORIGIN
Greek: The Lord has remembered

Did you hear a few names you’ve never heard of before? I’m interested to hear your favourite boys names too.

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