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500 Most Popular Baby Boy Names With Meanings

By on November 16, 2017 in Baby, Parenting Tips, uncategorised with 0 Comments

Everyone eagerly wait for a baby and rejoice after they are born. But the tricky part comes now; what will you name him? Is it an old name, funky name, modern, or any other significant name? You will be confused with these thoughts while searching for names to name your baby boy. If you are vexed with these ideas of how to name your baby boy, here are some points to consider while naming your baby.

How to select a baby name?

There is no exact way of naming a baby. But it will be great and good if you consider the following things while naming your baby.

  1. The sounding of the name is the first thing you need to consider. The name should sound nice and should go well with your last name.
  2. It is always better if the name is unique. With unique name you have to face some problems like mispronunciations and unwanted attention.
  3. It’s always good to check what the name means. A name with significance always sounds great.
  4. Check how the name goes with the initials or it will end up as a hilarious nickname at school.
  5. Pick a name that ages well and which sounds professional & good in future.

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If you are still having problems in naming your baby boy, here are 500 most popular baby boy names with meanings.

500 Popular Baby Boy Names and their Meanings

      Baby Names

            Meaning

             Category

AaronExalted oneAmerican
AbileneA plainAmerican
AdamRed EarthAmerican
AckleyDwells at the oak tree meadowAmerican
AdrianDarkAmerican
AekleyFrom the oak tree meadowAmerican
AlisonTruthfulAmerican
AlwinNoble friendAmerican
AndreaManlyAmerican
AnneGraciousAmerican
ArwynThe people’s friendAmerican
AndyManly; Brave; Variant of English AndrewAmerican
ArikRuler of All; Sacred Ruler; Noble Leader; Ever RulerAmerican
AaronExalted One; High MountainAmerican
AkiraAnchorAmerican
AlbieHighborn; BrilliantAmerican
AlvanSublime; Noble Friend; Wise FriendAmerican
AnakinWarriorAmerican
ArchibaldBold PrinceAmerican
ArcherBowmanAmerican
AlstonFrom the Old ManorAmerican
AmbroseImmortalAmerican
AubreyRuler of the ElvesAmerican
AxelMan of PeaceAmerican
AldrichOld Wise LeaderAmerican
BlayzeA spitfire.American
BradenFrom the Broad ValleyAmerican
BrianHigh, Noble, StrongAmerican
BertBrightAmerican
BlairMan of FlatlandsAmerican
BarnabyProphetAmerican
BasilKing-likeAmerican
BryantStrongAmerican
BrookeA streamAmerican
BaileyLaw enforcer or bailiffAmerican
BalderPrinceAmerican
BarretBrave as a bearAmerican
BarrickGrain farmAmerican
BeckyBoundAmerican
BernardBrave as a bearAmerican
BirtleFrom the bird hillAmerican
BlythCheerfulAmerican
BronsonSon of the dark manAmerican
BryanHonorableAmerican
BurtonFrom the fortified townAmerican
BeckyAbbreviation of RebeccaAmerican
BallardMightyAmerican
BambiLittle child; bambino. Pet nameAmerican
BarneycomfortAmerican
BaronNoble fighterAmerican
CalderStreamAmerican
CahilYoungAmerican
CalebFaithful, boldAmerican
CalistoMost beautifulAmerican
CalvinBaldAmerican
CaradocBelovedAmerican
CarganLittle rockAmerican
CarneyVictoriousAmerican
CarstenAnnointedAmerican
CrispinCurly HairedAmerican
ConroyWise ManAmerican
CuthbertFamous and BrilliantAmerican
CulbertCool and BrilliantAmerican
ConradAble in CounselAmerican
CollierMinerAmerican
ConnellFriendshipAmerican
CurtShort or LittleAmerican
ChrisPet form of the name ChristopherAmerican
ChuckMainly US based term of endearmentAmerican
ClaytonFrom people who lived in the clay settlementAmerican
CyrilLord like from Greek name KyrillosAmerican
CarltonFree men’s town.American
CalvexShepherdAmerican
CaddarikBattle leaderAmerican
CadbyFrom the warrior’s settlementAmerican
DaceySouthernerAmerican
DagwoodFrom the bright one’s forestAmerican
DalbertBright or shiningAmerican
DalenHollow or valleyAmerican
DallasWaterfall near the fieldAmerican
DalynHollow or valleyAmerican
DamonTo tameAmerican
DanielGod is my judgeAmerican
DanteEnduringAmerican
DaranGreatAmerican
DarenceBlend of Darell and ClarenceAmerican
DariusWealthyAmerican
DarnallHidden placeAmerican
DaroldBlend of Daryl and HaroldAmerican
DarrelDarlingAmerican
DarwinDear friendAmerican
DavianBelovedAmerican
DavionBrilliant FinnAmerican
DaytonSunny townAmerican
DedrickRuler of the peopleAmerican
DeemsJudge’s sonAmerican
DelbertBright as dayAmerican
DelvonGood friendAmerican
DenleyFrom the valley meadowAmerican
DennisGod of wineAmerican
EdyStrife for Wealth; Rich in WarAmerican
EdikWealthy Defender; Rich Protector; Wealthy GuardianAmerican
EricRuler; Peaceful Ruler; Ever-powerful; Forever RulerAmerican
EwinLaw’s FriendAmerican
EarleNobleman; Chief; LeaderAmerican
EdrikWealthy RulerAmerican
ElvisAll Knowing; All WiseAmerican
EmoryIndustrious Ruler; Brave; Home RulerAmerican
EvaldPowerful in the Law; Good Worship; Boar Battle; Law-powerfulAmerican
EvertStrong as a Boar; ShepherdAmerican
EadgarAn Old English Name; Rich; HappyAmerican
EaldunFrom the Elves ValleyAmerican
EarvinFriend of the Sea; Sea Friend; Green; Fresh WaterAmerican
EawartShepherdAmerican
EdisonSon of EdwardAmerican
EdmondProsperous Protector; Wealthy Defender; Wealthy ProtectorAmerican
EgbertBright Sword; Name of a KingAmerican
EldredOld and Wise Adviser; Old CounselAmerican
ElbertNoble; Highborn; Brilliant; ShiningAmerican
EllardBrave; Noble; Noble and ValorousAmerican
ElrickThe KingAmerican
ElwellFrom the Old SpringAmerican
ErwinnBoar FriendAmerican
EadburtWealthyAmerican
EgertonFrom the Town on the RidgeAmerican
GabrielMan of GodAmerican
GaleA StrangerAmerican
GalvinSparrowAmerican
GavinWhite HawkAmerican
GarretSpear ChampionAmerican
GarrickSpear KingAmerican
GarthHerdsmanAmerican
GrantGreatAmerican
GlennValleyAmerican
GayleCheerful; Happy; StrangerAmerican
GeorgGerman Form of George; EarthAmerican
GarreyMighty with a Spear; SpearAmerican
GaagiiRavenAmerican
GaalContempt, abominationAmerican
GaarwineFriend with a spearAmerican
GaashTempest, commotionAmerican
GabbaiThe backAmerican
GabbathaHigh, elevatedAmerican
GabbyWoman of God. A feminine form of the Hebrew name GabrielAmerican
GabiGod is my strengthAmerican
GabinoGod is my strengthAmerican
GabrielaGod’s able-bodied one. Feminine of GabrielAmerican
GadA band, a troopAmerican
GadaraFrom the top of a mountainAmerican
GaelStrangerAmerican
HaddenFrom the MoorAmerica
HadleyHeath Covered MoorlandAmerica
HadwinFriend in WarAmerica
HalbertBright StoneAmerica
HaldenHalf-DaneAmerica
HaleRobustAmerica
HalseyResidence NameAmerica
HamlinRuler of the HomeAmerica
HanleyFrom the High MeadowAmerica
HardyStrongAmerica
HarleyArmy MeadowAmerica
HenryRuler of the HouseAmerica
HerbertBright WarriorAmerica
HermanWarriorAmerica
HowardStrong MindedAmerica
HubertBright MindedAmerica
HumphreySupporter of PeaceAmerica
HaleighField of hay. Usually a surnameAmerica
HamiltonFrom the mountain townAmerica
HamptonPlace-name and surnameAmerica
HamzaLion. Sour leavesAmerica
HankRules an estateAmerica
HannaGraceAmerica
HannahFavor; grace. Biblical mother of the prophet SamuelAmerica
HayleyHay field. From the hay meadow.America
IasusFire bringerBritish
IbraheemFounding Father of Many’British
IcarusHe followsBritish
IdrisFiestyBritish
IestynRighteousBritish
IeuanGod is graciousBritish
IfanGracious LordBritish
IgorWarriorBritish
IhsanPerfectionBritish
IllyriusCyclopsBritish
IlyasGods Name is JehovahBritish
ImamLeaderBritish
ImranGlorious nationBritish
IoloHandsome lordBritish
IsaacTo laughBritish
IsaiahSalvation of the LordBritish
IshaanGiver of richesBritish
IshaqMerrimentBritish
IsmaeelGod will HearBritish
IzaakMerrimentBritish
IbhanLord GaneshHindu
IdhantLuminousHindu
IhamExpectedHindu
IhsaanBeneficenceHindu
IjayLord VishnuHindu
JackGodlyAmerican
JacobConquerorAmerican
JamesSupplanterAmerican
JasonGod is my SaviourAmerican
JasperBearer of TreasureAmerican
JedBeloved of the LordAmerican
JeffreyPeace BringerAmerican
JeremyExaltedAmerican
JeromeOf Sacred NameAmerican
JesseGift GiverAmerican
JohnGod is GraciousAmerican
Joseph,God MultipliesAmerican
JoshuaGod is my SalvationAmerican
JustinJustAmerican
JoeGod MultipliesAmerican
JabariBraveAmerican
JacalynFeminine of Jacques derived from James and Jacob.American
Jacea healingAmerican
JackieSupplanter. Feminine form of Jacques (Jacob).American
JacksonGod has been gracious; has shown favor.American
JaclynAbbreviation of Jaqueline which is the feminine of JacquesAmerican
JacqueAbbreviation of Jacqueline which is the feminine of JacquesAmerican
JacquesHe grasps the heel. SupplanterAmerican
JadeJewelAmerican
JadenJehovah has heard. A Biblical nameAmerican
KadenFighterAmerican
KonnerAlternate Spelling: Conner.American
KadalynnUnknownAmerican
KadynFighterAmerican
KaitlinnUnknownAmerican
KaityVariant of Cathrine.American
KaraselMusicalAmerican
KaydanceJoyful rythm.American
KellieWarrior or DefenderAmerican
KendeleEnglish, Royal valley referring to Kent in England)American
KyndraVariant of Kindra.American
KaneHonorAmerican
KeeganFieryAmerican
KelseyIsland of ShipsAmerican
KelvinFriend of the SeaAmerican
KendrickRulerAmerican
Kenneth,HandsomeAmerican
KentBright WhiteAmerican
KenwayCourageous in BattleAmerican
KenyonBlonde HairedAmerican
KevinHandsomeAmerican
KimballRoyally BraveAmerican
KyleHandsomeAmerican
KodyHelpfulAmerican
KaceyForm of the Irish name CaseyAmerican
LambertLand BrightAmerican
LamontLawyerAmerican
LancelotLandAmerican
LandonOwnerAmerican
LandryRuler of the PlaceAmerican
LarsVariant of LawrenceAmerican
LeithWideAmerican
LeeMeadowAmerican
LeroyPowerful KingAmerican
LesterCamp of the LegionAmerican
LewisWarriorAmerican
LowellBelovedAmerican
LukeLuminousAmerican
LutherWarriorAmerican
Laceya French Nobleman’s surnameAmerican
LakeishaJoyful; happyAmerican
LalaEquivalent of English Lara: famous;cheerfulAmerican
LamarOf the seaAmerican
LaneFrom the long meadow ‘Path; roadwayAmerican
LanetteFair; good-lookingAmerican
LaraFamousAmerican
Larainemeaning from LorraineAmerican
LaureenLaurel tree or sweet bay tree (symbols of honour and victory)American
LaurettaLaurel tree or sweet bay tree (symbols of honour and victory)American
Laurynthe place of the laurel trees; place of honor and victory. Feminine of LawrenceAmerican
MaddoxBeneficientAmerican
MagnusGreatAmerican
MalcolmRoyal BloodAmerican
MelvinServantAmerican
MartinWarlikeAmerican
MarvinSeaAmerican
MatthewGift of the LordAmerican
MauriceDark SkinAmerican
MaxwellGreatAmerican
MedwinPowerful FriendAmerican
MelvilleForm of MalvinAmerican
MichaelLike GodAmerican
MilesSoldierAmerican
MorganFrom the Sea’s EdgeAmerican
MortonFrom the Farm or MoorAmerican
MurraySeamanAmerican
MabelBeautiful, loving, lovable.American
MabelleLovableAmerican
MacSon ofAmerican
MacKenzieFair; favored one. ‘Son of the fair man’ or ‘Son of KenzieAmerican
MaceyDerived from medieval male form of MatthewAmerican
MackSon ofAmerican
MadalynFrom the towerAmerican
MadeleineFrom the towerAmerican
MadgeChild of light.American
NealChampionAmerican
NathanGift of GodAmerican
NicholasPeople TriumphAmerican
NigelBlackAmerican
NoelTo be BornAmerican
NormanNorsemanAmerican
NorrisCaretakerAmerican
NelsonSon of NeilAmerican
NelwinBright friendAmerican
NewtonFrom the new farmAmerican
NicksonVictory of the peopleAmerican
NolanNobleAmerican
NormanFrom the northAmerican
NortinFrom the northtownAmerican
NorvynFriend from the northAmerican
NygelDark nightAmerican
NyleChampionAmerican
NadaHopeAmerican
Nancimeaning favor; graceAmerican
NanetteGraceAmerican
NapoleonOf the new cityAmerican
NataleeBirthday; especially the birthday of ChristAmerican
NathanaelThe gift of GodAmerican
NeilChampionAmerican
NestorThe History of Troilus and Cressida’ A Greek commanderAmerican
OakdenFrom the oak tree valleyAmerican
OdellOtterAmerican
OliverOlive treeAmerican
OmarLong LivingAmerican
OrfordFrom the cattle fordAmerican
OwenWell-BornAmerican
OswaldOf God-Like PowerAmerican
OscarSpear of GodAmerican
OrvynBrave friend or spear friendAmerican
OsbertDivinely brilliantAmerican
OsminServant of GodAmerican
OsrickDivine rulerAmerican
OsridDivine counselorAmerican
OxfordFrom the ox fordAmerican
OxleyFrom the ox enclosureAmerican
OzDivineAmerican
OakleyFrom the oak – tree meadowAmerican
OctaveBorn eighthAmerican
OdeliaWealthyAmerican
OdessaWrathfulAmerican
OlafRelicAmerican
OlgaHolyAmerican
OranWhiteAmerican
OrsonOrmond’s sonAmerican
OsborneDivine bearAmerican
PaulSmallAmerican
PaxtonTravelling TraderAmerican
PerryPear TreeAmerican
PeterRock or StoneAmerican
PeytonForm of PatrickAmerican
PhilbertIllustriously BrilliantAmerican
PhilipHorse LoverAmerican
PhineasBrazen MouthAmerican
PierceRock or StoneAmerican
PabloLittle; smallAmerican
PaigeAttendantAmerican
PalmaPalm treeAmerican
PalmerPilgrim; bearing a palm branchAmerican
PalomaDoveAmerican
Pamelainvented in the 16th century for a heroine of the book ‘Arcadia’,American
PansyFlowerAmerican
PaolaSmallAmerican
ParisSon of PriamAmerican
ParkerKeeper of the forest; forest ranger.American
ParrishLives near the churchAmerican
PartheniaVirgin; chasteAmerican
PasqualeBorn on EasterAmerican
PatricenobleAmerican
PatrickPatrician, noble. Romans society was divided into plebeians:American
PatsyNoble. St. Patricia was a 7th century patron saint of NaplesAmerican
RafaelGod has healedAmerican
RainaStrongAmerican
RaleighFrom the roe deer meadowAmerican
RalphStrongAmerican
RamiroJudiciousAmerican
RamonWise protectorAmerican
RamonaWise defenderAmerican
RandalWise powerAmerican
RandolphHouse wolf, protector.American
RamseyIsland of RavensAmerican
RandolphStrong ShieldAmerican
RaymondWise GuardianAmerican
ReginaldPowerAmerican
RenfredPeacemakerAmerican
RexKingAmerican
RichardPowerful RulerAmerican
RobinBright FameAmerican
RoderickFamous RulerAmerican
RodneyFamousAmerican
RogerFamous WarriorAmerican
RolandFame of the LandAmerican
RonaldOf Mighty PowerAmerican
RoryRed KingAmerican
RoyKingAmerican
RufusRed-HairedAmerican
SamsonBright as the SunAmerican
SamuelAnswer to PrayersAmerican
SeanHeavenly GenerosityAmerican
SebastianMajesticAmerican
SethAppointed OneAmerican
ShamusSupplanterAmerican
ShawnGod’s Gracious GiftAmerican
SheridanThe Wild ManAmerican
SherlockFair-HairedAmerican
SherwinA FriendAmerican
SidneyEarthyAmerican
SinclairThe IllustriousAmerican
SpencerStewardAmerican
StephenCrownAmerican
SterlingHigh QualityAmerican
SamirJovial. Entertaining companionAmerican
SammySun child; bright sunAmerican
SampsonThe Tragedy of Romeo And Juliet’ Servant to CapuletAmerican
SandersDefender of manAmerican
SanfordFrom the sandy fordAmerican
SawyerCuts timberAmerican
ScarlettRed. One who wears or sells scarlet clothAmerican
SchuylerShelter; ScholarAmerican
ScottyFrom Scotland; a GaelAmerican
SeymourTailorAmerican
ShaneGift from GodAmerican
ShannonOld. Surname and river nameAmerican
SharleneFemininemeaning manlyAmerican
SharonHis plain; his songAmerican
ShaunIrish: God is gracious; gift from GodAmerican
TheoboldPatrioticIslam
TheodoreGift of GodAmerican
ThomasDependableAmerican
TitusThe SafeAmerican
TimothyHonour GodAmerican
TonyBeyond PraiseAmerican
TrentTorrentAmerican
TristanSorrowfulAmerican
TrumanA Faithful, Loyal ManAmerican
TalmadgeTall.. SurnameAmerican
TalonSharpAmerican
TammieThomasina and TamaraAmerican
TammyA feminine name beginning with ‘Tam-American
TannerWorker in leatherAmerican
TarikMorning starAmerican
TariqNightcomer. Morning starAmerican
TatumBrings joyAmerican
TaureanBull-like. Refers to the saint TaurinusAmerican
TavonTwinAmerican
TaylorTailorAmerican
TeaganGood-lookingAmerican
TeddyProsperous protector rich or happy, and protectionAmerican
TerenceSmoothAmerican
TerranceRoman clan nameAmerican
TevinTwinAmerican
UdolfProsperous Wolfamerica
UnwinNonfriendamerica
UriahGod is my Lightamerica
UdaleFrom the Yew Tree ValleyBritish
UlmarWolf FamousBritish
UrsonLike a BearBritish
UdayleFrom the Yew Tree ValleyBritish
UrbaneFrom the City; City Dweller; CourteousBritish
UlbrichtHighborn; BrilliantBritish
UlricWolf powerBritish
UmairIntelligent OneBritish
UmarThrivingBritish
UriLightBritish
UriahGod is lightBritish
Udayto riseHindu
Udayanup risingHindu
Udbhavcreation, to arise fromHindu
Uditgrown, shining, awakenedHindu
Ujjwalbright, clearHindu
UmangenthusiasmHindu

So select a name which suits your baby boy the best and also which you feel is significant. Don’t just rush in naming your baby boy. Take time, because the name will last for a lifetime.

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