Your Son’s Name Should Be as Amazing as He Is, so Find His Perfect Fit in These 350 Unique Baby Boy Names

Finding the right name for your brilliant baby boy can be a challenge. First, there’s crossing off the names that bring up bad associations (y’know, exes, bullies, infamous criminals). Then, there’s eliminating the popular names that will guarantee he'll be one of five kids with the same name in his class. Oh, and if you have a partner, you have to consider their opinions about names (so inconvenient). Fortunately, we have amazing options to inspire you with these 350 unique baby boy names!

A name holds so much. It can pay homage to a significant figure from the past or someone you admire in the present. It can set an intention for your baby’s future. A name can embrace a sense of the masculine or transcend any limits of gender. It can instill cherished values and carry on a lasting legacy.

A name is one of the first and most important gifts you will give your baby boy. That’s why it should be as unique as he is. We have uncommon baby names like Rhodes, Han, Rumi, Laird, Salinger and so many more to share!

We pulled inspiration from all corners of the globe to bring you this collection of 350 unique baby boy names. And if you’re still searching for inspiration after you scroll this whole list, check out our other roundup of 300+ unique baby names.

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1. Rhodes — British naming meaning “where roses grow."

2. Cerulean — Latin, meaning "dark blue." Also, objectively the best crayon in the box.

3. Myer — Hebrew name, meaning "bringer of light."

4. Denarius — The denarius was a silver coin in ancient Rome. The name can also be spelled Daenerys, as Game of Thrones fans know.

5. Chadwick — A name of British origin meaning "town of Chad," as well as a tribute to Black Panther star, Chadwick Boseman.

6. Reggie — A shortened version of Reginald, meaning "king."

7. Ole — A Norwegian and Danish name derived from Old Norse, meaning "ancestor's descendant."

8. Alfie — Short for Alfred, meaning "wise counselor." An excellent choice for Batman fans, as this is the name of Bruce Wayne's butler and confidant.

9. Oz — A Hebrew name meaning "strength" and "courage."

10. Ferris — Irish name meaning "strong man or ironworker." Quite a different picture from Ferris Bueller.

11. Rufus — Although the name means "redhead," many men named Rufus have not had red hair.

12. Arnold — Old English and German name meaning "eagle power."

13. Walter — "Ruler of the army."

14. Bernie — Short for Bernard, this name means "strong and brave bear."

15. Ramy — An Arabic name that means "loving."

16. Schmidt — The German equivalent of the name Smith, this name means "blacksmith" or "metalworker."

17. Azure — A French name meaning "sky blue."

18. Carmine — Italian name that means "song" or "vivid red."

19. Cyan — Another color name, this one means "greenish-blue."

20. Elton — A tribute to the Rocketman himself, this English name means "from the old town."

21. Han — Before it was synonymous with Harrison Ford in Star Wars, it was a Scandinavian name, meaning "God is gracious."

22. Zephyr — A Greek name meaning "west wind."

23. Ash — From the Hebrew name Asher, meaning "happy."

24. Glenn — This Irish and Scottish name means "valley."

25. Guy — Popular in midcentury America, this French name means "guide" or "leader."

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26. Alton — Similar to Elton, this name means "old town."

27. Andreas — This Greek name means "man" and is associated with strength and bravery.

28. Dirk — "Gifted ruler."

29. Seneca — A name of Native American origin from a tribe that is part of the Iroquis confederacy, it means "people of the standing rock."

30. Rava — "A father."

31. Kent — Another popular midcentury name, this one means "edge."

32. Kirk — From Old Norse and German, this name means "church," a good choice for a family of faith.

33. Ion — A short and sweet name that means "God is good."

34. Timon — A values-laden name that means "respect" and "honor."

35. Zeno — For Greek mythology readers, this name means "gift of Zeus."

36. Bartholomew — For farmers and gardeners, this name means "son of Talmai" (a farmer).

37. Basil — "Royal, kingly."

38. Judd — This name means "flowing down," but might be better known as the name of popular comedy director, Judd Apatow or the surname of Naomi, Wynona and Ashley.

39. Kenji — A Japanese name meaning "strong."

40. Niall — A confidence-boosting name of Irish origin that means "champion."

41. Crispin — It's not the only name in this list about hair, but this one means "curly-haired."

42. Cyril — "Lordly."

43. Florian — A name with Latin origins that means "flowering" or "flourishing."

44. Gerard — An intense choice that means "brave spear."

45. Kilian — Depending on whether it's in Irish or German, this name means "church" or "bright-headed."

46. Lucius — A name that means "light" can represent wisdom, hope, divinity, or happiness.

47. Macarius — "blessed; fortunate."

48. Justus — As you might expect, this name means "just" or "upright."

49. Tiernan — An Irish name meaning "lord."

50. Rumi — The name of one of the all-time best-selling poets in the U.S., 13th-century Persian poet, Sufi philosopher and Muslim scholar, Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Rumi.

51. Niran — A Thai name meaning "eternal."

52. Sheldon — An English name meaning "steep-sided valley." Also a good choice for fans of the sitcom Big Bang Theory.

53. Ender — A Turkish name meaning "extremely rare" is the perfect choice for your one-of-a-kind little boy.

54. Booker — A good choice for the child of bookish types, this British name means "someone concerned with books," "binder" or "scribe."

55. Brick — The name of a character from the Tennessee Williams play Cat on a Hot Tin Roof and a character from the tv show, The Middle, this name has various potential meanings, including "freckled," "good guy, "mason," "bridge," and "dweller from a hilly place." Take your pick.

56. Crane — A fitting choice for a long baby, this name means "long-necked bird."

57. Fitzgerald —An Irish name meaning "son of the spear-ruler."

58. Percy — We're not sure what "one who pierces the valley" means, but we do like this name's associations with popular young adult fiction characters like Percy Weasley and Percy Jackson.

59. Dodger — A term coined from "trolley dodgers," this name might appeal to baseball fans from Brooklyn or Los Angeles.

60. Fenway — This name perfect for Boston Red Sox fans also means "through the marsh."

61. Kauffman — This German name that means "merchant" is also a fitting choice for Kansas City Royals fans.

62. Wrigley — A charming name for Chicago Cubs fans, this English name means "clearing by the river bend."

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63. Beck — From the Old Norse word bekkr, this name means "brook." A wonderful choice for fans of soothing nature and music.

64. Gulliver — Sure, the name means "glutton," but its better association is with travel. If you want to instill an adventurous spirit in your son, this is a lively pick.

65. Hammett — A name that means "village" or "home," this one helps him carry his roots with him wherever he goes.

66. Truman — "Loyal one."

67. Homer — This name that means "security" or "pledge" has been made most famous by the Greek poet credited for the Iliad and the Odyssey.

68. Jarrell — "Spear ruler"

69. Jersey — This name that means "grassy island" may bring to mind the "garden state" of New Jersey but has English roots.

70. Keats — Primarily used as a surname with the meaning "shed worker," this name evokes poetry.

71. Laird — This name means much like its sound, "lord."

72. Loch — A Scottish name meaning "lake."

73. Lowell — Encourage his wild side with a name that means "young wolf."

74. Macon — Give him a sense of groundedness with a name that means "stone worker" or "marsh dweller."

75. Mcewen — This name means "son of Ewan" and Ewan means "born of the yew tree."

76. McKay — Who wouldn't want to give their baby a name that means "happy" or "rejoicing."

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77. Misha — A sacred choice for families of faith, this name means "who resembles God."

78. Morrison — This name means "dark-skinned" and several notable people have had this surname including Jim Morrison and Toni Morrison.

79. Munro — Another name that brings to mind flowing streams, this one means "mouth of the river Ro" and is the surname belonging to Nobel Prize-winning writer, Alice Munro.

80. Pip — Best known as a character in Charles Dickens' Great Expectations, This short, lively name means "lover of horses."

81. Poe — Known best as the surname of Edgar Allen Poe, this name means "peacock."

82. Raleigh — A peaceful English name meaning "deer's meadow."

83. Rainn — This name means "shower of blessings from above" and is the first name of the actor who played Dwight Schrute on the U.S. version of the tv comedy, The Office.

84. Roald — A good choice for parents with big aspirations for their child, this name means "famous ruler." The best-known Roald is probably Roald Dahl, the bestselling author of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Matilda, James and the Giant Peach and more children's classics.

85. Salinger — Surname of the author of Catcher in the Rye, this name means "man of peace."

86. Sweeney — A name meaning "the little hero" or "pleasant."

87. Taft — "building site" or "homestead," this name is a good choice for families in construction or building trades.

88. Tad — A name meaning "gift of God" given to Abraham Lincoln's son. A great choice on its own or as a nickname for Thaddeus or Theodore.

89. Lad — Give him an air of youth forever with a name that means "young man"

90. Tennyson — Best known as the surname of Alfred Lord Tennyson, a Victorian English poet, this name means "son of Dennis."

91. Thoreau — A name meaning "strength of a bull," this name is best known for American Transcendentalist naturalist, essayist, poet, and philosopher Henry David Thoreau.

92. Ulysses — Parents may not want to give their son a name that means "wrathful" but more people will be familiar with the use of the name in Homer's epic, Odyssey.

93. Wolf — A strong choice for the newest member of your pack.

94. Bronco — Another name that doesn't try to tame your baby's wild streak, this name means "wild horse."

95. Zahn — A German name that means "tooth" is a good way to wish him good dental health.

96. Conan — This Irish name that means "hound" or "wolf" isn't just for barbarians or late-night talk show hosts.

97. Finch — A name that means "songbird" is a good fit for a musical family.

98. Falcon — This bird of prey is the fastest animal on earth and a great hunter.

99. Hawthorne — "Lives where Hawthorne hedges grow"

100. Hollis — Another name referring to proximity to bushes, this name means "dweller at the holly trees."

101. Laramie — Perhaps best known as a city in Wyoming, this name means "canopy of leafy boughs."

102. Liev — A Yiddish name meaning "heart," given as a middle name to actor Liev Schreiber.

103. Lynx — If you're drawn to names like Wolf, but you're more of a cat person, this name that means "wild cat" is a good alternative.

104. Mars — Roman god of war, this name is also good for parents interested in space exploration.

105. Slate — A name that means "gray-green rock" is a unique choice for fans of the mountains.

106. Sylvan — A peaceful name meaning "of the forest."

107. Ever — A name that means "always," nodding at how long you'll love him.

108. Lysander — For social justice-inclined parents, this name means "liberator."

109. Bond — Surprisingly, the name of suave British agent James Bond means "farmer."

110. Kendrix — An alternative spelling to Kendrick, this name means "greatest champion."

111. Laker — Depending on your preferences, you could choose this name because it means "one who lives by a stream" or because it's the name of the legendary basketball team, the Lakers.

112. Rainier — Old Norse name meaning "judgment warrior" and a beautiful mountain in Washington state.

113. Ranger — A good name for nature enthusiasts that means "forest guardian."

114. Taj — A name with Sanskrit, Arabic, and Hindi origins that means “crown.”

115. Teo — This name could be short for Theodore or Mateo and means "divine gift."

116. Arrow — This name brings to mind images of shooting straight and true.

117. Callaway — A name that means "pebbly place," this one can easily be shortened to Cal.

118. Ellington — This name that means "Ellis' town" is a swinging choice for jazz fans of Duke Ellington.

119. Fable — "Story with a moral or lesson."

120. Halcyon — Halycyone was a Greek mythic bird who calmed the seas. This name bestows calm and tranquility on your baby.

121. Honor — A virtuous name that means "dignity" or "reputation."

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122. Indiana — This name means "land of the Indians" referring to Native Americans. It is also the first name of the well-known movie character, Indiana Jones.

123. Kazumi — Japanese name meaning "beautiful place."

124. Kehinde — Best known because of American painter Kehinde Wiley, this Nigerian, Yoruba name means "second-born of twins."

125. Kendry — Malagasy for "wise man."

126. Pax — Appealing for its modern ending with 'x,' this name means "peace."

127. Puck — The name of a Shakespearean sprite.

128. Tamari — Depending on the language, this name means "date palm tree" or "puddle."

129. True — A virtuous name for an honest kid.

130. Wynn — With a name that means "friend" or "fair," who wouldn't want to get to know your little one.

131. Linus — A Greek name that means "flax," known best as a blanket-toting Peanuts character, but also the son of the Greek god Apollo.

132. Boaz — A Hebrew name that means "swiftness."

133. Artemas — A Greek name meaning "gift of Artemis, goddess of the hunt."

134. Jamin — This name that means "son of James" is a unique alternative to Jaime or Jamison.

135. Kenan — This Hebrew name means "to acquire" but is perhaps best known for beloved Saturday Night Live cast member, Kenan Thompson

136. Kel — A good match with Kenan, this variant of Kelly means "lively."

137. Ram — "Pleasing" or "supreme."

138. Urban — This name that means "from the city" is an interesting choice whether you live in the city, the country or somewhere in between.

139. Zebulon — This Hebrew name meaning "exaltation" would make a great choice for frequent visitors to Pike's Peak in Colorado, named for Zebulon Pike.

140. Reeve — This medieval English name that means "bailiff" is a good alternative to names like Reed and Reese.

141. Knowles — It makes sense that Beyoncé's surname means "at the hill or summit" because she's always at the top of her game. This is an auspicious name whether you're a member of the Beyhive or not.

142. Baldwin — A suitable choice for fans of the Baldwin brothers or for anyone who likes the meaning, "bold, brave friend."

143. Cosmo — A Greek name meaning "order" and "beauty."

144. Huck — Short for Huckleberry, this name means "someone who is sweet."

145. Knight — "Noble" or "soldier," this name brings to mind bravery and chivalry.

146. Rocket — A powerful name for the adventurous and aerospace-minded.

147. Rogue — Parents who embrace the chaos of having a child might be into a name that means "unpredictable."

148. Viggo — From the Old Norse, meaning "war" or "battle."

149. Zevon — For fans of Warren Zevon, American rock singer, songwriter and musician, best known for his song, "Werewolves of London."

150. Adi — A short and sweet name meaning "jewel" or "first."

151. Evron — This Hebrew name meaning "fruitful" or "productive" is a variation on Ephraim.

152. Haskel — If you want to encourage your kid's brainy side, choose a name that means "wisdom" or "intellect."

153. Moishe — A variation on Moses, this name means "delivered from the water."

154. Dewey — This name that means "beloved" is a great choice for library goers, a nod to the Dewey decimal system.

155. Drystan — If you can get over the meaning of "sad, melancholy," this is a great alternative to Tristan.

156. Edwyn — Give them a prosperous future with a name meaning "wealth."

157. Griffith — A Welsh name meaning "strong lord" or "chief."

158. Kimball — Similar to Griffith, this Welsh name means "warrior chief."

159. Price — "Son of Rhys."

160. Yale — This name that means "fertile upland" has Ivy League written all over it.

161. Titian — A nod to the Italian Renaissance painter, this name is an artistic choice.

162. Yael — Is your baby going places? Give him a Hebrew name meaning "to ascend."

163. Birch — A beautiful nature name for the kid who feels at home in the trees.

164. Busby — A name meaning "shrub farm" that is also the name of the tall fur hats worn by palace guards in England.

165. Cornel — an intellectual choice, thanks to Dr. Cornel West.

166. West — A unique choice for fans of western movies or music.

167.  Clifton — If you're looking for a picturesque name, this one means "place on a cliff."

168. Frazier — A name meaning "of the forest men" or "strawberry," depending on the source.

169. Rye — Whiskey drinkers and bread bakers will appreciate that this name means "king."

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170. Wellesley — A surname that makes a dignified and handsome first name.

171. Arno — "Eagle."

172. Astor — If you're into mythological names, this one means "hawk" or "thunder god."

173. Bertrand — If you like a name with an air of mystery, how about this one that means "magnificent crow."

174. Byrd — Not surprisingly, this one means "bird-like." Take that however you want.

175. Crawford — Continuing a theme, this name means "ford of the crows."

176. Corbett — Doth name the "raven."

177. Dove — A name that brings to mind peace, love, soap and Prince.

178. Efron — "Bird; lark."

179. Faulkner — Bird-adjacent, this name means "falcon trainer."

180. Bard — This name that means "singer-poet" brings to mind Shakespeare.

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181. Briar — This name means "a thorny patch" associated with roses.

182. Kenyon — An Irish name meaning "blond."

183. Mercer — A name with French origins meaning "merchant."

184. Pratt — A playful name meaning "clever trickster."

185. Webster — A name that means "weaver" is a good choice for parents into textile crafts.

186. Wright — Another craft-driven name, this one means "craftsman" or "maker."

187. Baer — "Bear."

188. Lloyd — A Welsh name meaning "gray," this is an unexpected alternative to names like Grayson.

189. Angus — A singular name that means "one choice" or "one strength"

190. Conroy — Less commonly used than Connor, this Irish Gaelic name means "hound of the plain."

191. Barnes — Related to "barns," this name is a solid choice for country dwellers.

192. Iver — If you're into bows and arrows, this name means "archer."

193. Humphrey — "Peaceful warrior."

194. Norris — A directional moniker that's not quite as obvious as North, South, East or West, this name means "northerner."

195. Dino — An Italian name that means "little sword," sometimes used as a nickname for Dean.

196. Lang — Great for a lanky kid, this name means "tall."

197. Akshara — The name means "imperishable, strong" in Sanskrit.

198. Jaren — With a name that means "cry of rejoicing," and "to sing out," you know he'll be exuberant about his happiness.

199. Dudley — An English name that means "people's field" evokes the countryside.

200. Lex — This name is short for Alexander and means "defender of men."

201. Neal — This Irish name either means "champion" or "cloud." Take your pick.

202. Reef — A name that brings to mind clear blue waters and brightly-colored coral.

203. Tak — A Dutch name that means "tree branch," this is a good choice if you like a strong, short name with a punch.

204. Sly — Short for Sylvester, this name means "cunning."

205. Brandt — Old Norse for "sword" or "fiery torch."

206. Kamal — Arabic name meaning "perfection."

207. Deonte — An American name that is a combination of Deon and Dante.

208. Rohr — "Someone from a place thickly grown with reeds."

209. Erwin — This German name meaning "respected friend" is sure to give your kid's social life a boost.

210. Algernon — It might be a few years off, but your boy could grow into a "mustached man."

211. Bayard — It may be hard to tell whether this name suits your son from the beginning, but this name means "auburn-haired."

212. Burke — A surname turned first name that means "from the fortress."

213. Lebron — A name that means "brown-haired one," its most famous bearer is LeBron James

214. Pascal — If you've got a spring baby, you might consider a name that means "of the Passover; Easter."

215. Rupert — You might have a future star in the family with a name that means "bright fame."

216. Saber — French name that means "sword."

217. Sinclair — This unique unisex name works, no matter that you're probably not "from the town of St. Clair."

218. Davit — A version of David, this Armenian name means "beloved."

219. Ferdinand — If you want to instill a sense of adventure and wanderlust in your little one, try a name that means "bold voyager."

220. Che — "God will increase."

221. Dacey — This Irish name means "from the south."

222. Kaax — Mayan name for "lord of the forest."

223. Yuri — "Farmer."

224. Saed — Wish good fortune on your child with this Arabic name that means "blessed, lucky, happy."

225. Toheeb — For spiritual and religious families, a name that means"holiness" or "purity" is a good choice.

226. Kamau — This Kenyan name means "quiet warrior."

227. Akin — "Brave boy."

228. Ernst — A shortened version of Ernest with associations to combat.

229. Lord — Big fans of bread in your family? Why not use a name that means "loaf-keeper."

230. Anchor — Give your boy a grounded name that means "strength and stability."

231. Alwin — This German name that means "noble friend" or "friend of the elves" has the added bonus of using "Win" as a nickname.

232. Anthem — A musical name for an uplifting song.

233. Bram — Related to Abraham, this name means "father of multitudes."

234. Ashford — With this name, you could give your kid the nickname "Ash" or "Ford."

235. Beto — Short for Alberto, Roberto, Humberto, etc.

236. Castor — A Greek name for "beaver," this name would be good for a little builder.

237. Cyprian — Another Greek name, this one means "man of Cyprus."

238. Dennison — Like Tennyson, this name means "son of Dennis."

239. Eames — This name made famous by designers Charles and Ray Eames either means "wealthy protector" or "son of the uncle."

240. Eaton — A serene name that means "riverside."

241. Ennis — An Irish name meaning "from the Island.

242. Escher — A good alternative for parents who want a less common version of Asher, this name means "person from Eshe" and is best known because of artist M.C. Escher.

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243. Gable — For parents interested in architecture, this French name means "triangular feature in architecture."

244. Guthrie — An Irish name meaning "windy place," made famous by singer-songwriter Woody Guthrie.

245. Hale — This English name means "someone who lives in a hollow."

246. Hari — "Lion" or "dark, tawny."

247. Helix — This name is a good choice for science nerds.

248. Hewitt — With meanings like "descendant of Hugh" or "someone who lives near the wood clearing," your son could make his own significance for the name.

249. Pruitt — "Brave one."

250. Hughes — Gift your little smarty with a name that means "mind" or "intellect."

251. Joss — Buffy fans will appreciate this unique name that means "the merry one."

252. Langdon — Both casual and sophisticated, this name means "long hill."

253. Kiefer — This name that means "barrel maker" or "pine" is best known because of actor Kiefer Sutherland

254. Louden — A Scottish name meaning "from Loudoun, Scotland."

255. Macallister — A version of the name shared by famed Home Alone character Kevin McCallister, this name can be shortened to Mac or Al.

256. Maguire — This name that means "son of the beige one" is best known for the sports movie Jerry Maguire.

257. Malone — For religious families, a name that means "a disciple of Saint John" could be a reverent choice.

258. Whit — This name means "white" and is short for Whitaker, Whitney or Whitman.

259. Powell — "Eminent."

260. Romulus — "man of Rome"

261. Saunders — This brave and benevolent name means "man's defender or warrior."

262. Tao — This name is the Chinese word for the underlying harmony of the universe.

263. Thurston — For fans of Norse legends, this name means "Thor's stone."

264. Topher — A shortened version of Christopher, this name means "bearer of Christ."

265. Torin — Instill leadership qualities in your son with an Irish name meaning "chief."

266. Tuck — Short for Tucker, this name means "fabric pleater."

267. York — "From the yew estate."

268. Stark — Beyond being Iron Man's surname, this name means "firm and unyielding," a good choice for a stubborn little guy.

269. Chevy — This name that's more famous for manufacturing vehicles and for being a comedic actor actually means "horseman."

270. Lorne — "Fox."

271. Horatio — This name of Latin origin means "timekeeper."

272. Taran — A Gaelic name meaning "thunder."

273. Shia — If he's the answer to your prayers, give him a name that means "gift from God."

274. Kulture — An American name that signifies the art and customs of a community.

275. Sailor — "Boat man."

276. Keen — A sharp name for a kid with wit and wisdom.

277. Bingham — An English name that means "homestead at a hollow."

278. Spike — An ultra-cool American name made famous by Spike Lee and Spike Jones.

279. Vince — This name that means "conquering" is short for Vincent and can be further shortened to Vinny.

280. Hopper — If your family likes to boogie or brew beer, this name that means "leaper," "dancer," or "hop grower" is for you.

281. Rock — Famously used by Rock Hudson and Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, this name clearly communicates strength.

282. Chi — A Chinese name that means "younger energy."

283. Copland — The surname of American composer Aaron Copland, this name means "bought land."

284. Duncan — A Scottish name meaning "dark warrior."

285. Gibbs — We love the idea of naming your baby "bright promise."

286. Hutton — An Old English name that means "settlement on a bluff" or "ridge enclosure." This name feels like a less common alternative to Hudson.

287. Jennings — This adorable name means "little John," perfect for a family with a dad named John.

288. Smith — This name that means "metal worker" is very common as a surname but very rare as a first name.

289. Wiley — A Scottish name that means "resolute protection."

290. Arden — An English name that means "valley of the eagle."

291. Noble — Give your baby a classy touch with a name that means "aristocratic."

292. Barney — A diminutive version of Bernard, this name means "son of comfort."

293. Mattias — A Hebrew name meaning "gift from God."

294. Bartlett — Not just a pear, this name means "son of the earth" and is perfect for nature lovers, farmers, and anyone who cares about the planet we call home.

295. Chip — A nickname for Charles or Christopher.

296. Reuben — What name could be more fitting than one that means "behold, a son."

297. Carey — A name of Irish origin meaning "dark, black."

298. Kelly — Irish for "war."

299. Mort — Short for Mortimer, this is an English name meaning "dead sea."

300. Marty — The Back to the Future protagonist's name means "of Mars," the god of war.

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301. Dashiell — A Scottish name with charm and verve, this one can easily be shortened to Dash.

302. Ansel — Keep your little one safe and secure with a name that means "with divine protection."

303. Seymour — An English name that means "marshy land near the sea."

304. Timber — If you can't decide between other tree-inspired names, like Ash, Birch or Oak, this one covers them all and means "wood," or "strong."

305. Skip — Short for the sea captain term 'skipper,' this name has an active and fresh feel.

306. Stryker — Another active name like Dash, Archer and Axel.

307. Stuart — If you want to raise a responsible young man, this Scottish name means "steward."

308. Trip — An adventurous name for a jet-setting family that is often but not exclusively used for a third son.

309. Neville — If you happen to be moving around the time of your baby's arrival, a name that means "new village" could be a fitting choice.

310. Ripley — Believe it or not, this name means "strip of clearing in the woods."

311. Tyrion — A name coined by George R.R. Martin in his book, Games of Thrones.

312. Redford — This name means "red ford," a place where a river can be crossed.

313. Mariner — For beach babies, this name means "lives by the sea."

314. Anish — A Sanskrit name meaning "supreme."

315. LeVar — Similar to "Lamar," this name brings to mind the beloved actor LeVar Burton.

316. Lando — A Portuguese moniker that means "famous throughout the land," this name could be a Star Wars nod or a shortened version of Orlando.

317. Roarke — Give your baby a confident name that means "illustrious and mighty."

318. Cyprus — This Mediterranean island name would be perfect for a family with Greek heritage.

319. Aleskey — If you want to encourage your child to stand up for others, choose a name that means "defender."

320. Asuma — A Japanese name meaning "tomorrow truth."

321. Baron — "Noble landowner."

322. Cael — A name with Irish origins meaning "slender."

323. Coda — A musical name for your future vocalist or instrumentalist.

324. Cypher — Give your boy an air of mystery or a techy edge with a name that means "code."

325. Deckard — An occupational name that means "roofer," this name could symbolize shelter and safety.

326. Eon — More unusual than Ian, this Scottish name means "God is gracious."

327. Ezri — "Helper"

328. Futura — The "future" looks bright with a baby like yours in the world.

329. Future — If you like the last name but prefer to keep it simple.

330. Kitai — A Japanese word that means "expectation," "anticipation" or "hope."

331. Niander — "New man."

332. Niobe — This name means "fern," which symbolizes family and hope for future generations to the Japanese and symbolized humility and sincerity to the Victorians.

333. Xenon — A striking 'x' name that happens to be a chemical element.

334. Hero — Encourage your child's brave and selfless streak with this bold name.

335. Cliff — Short for Clifton or Clifford, this name means "cliff-side slope."

336. Clive — A subtler choice with the same meaning as Cliff.

337. Errol — An English name meaning "nobleman; warrior."

338. Gus — This approachable form of Augustus means "majestic, exalted."

339. Herschel — A Hebrew name that means "deer."

340. Ike — Short for Isaac, this joyful name means "laughter."

341. Jarvis — This French name means "servant spear."

342. Monty — If you're a seeker of higher altitudes, this name that means "mountain" could be the pinnacle for your child.

343. Morris — A name shared by several early Christian saints that means "dark-skinned."

344. Murray — A Scottish name that means "from the sea."

345. Orson — "Bear cub."

346. Ralph — This name of English origin means "wolf-counsel." Just don't ask us what wolf-counsel means.

347. Roscoe — "Deer forest."

348. Sidney — From the Old English word sidan meaning "wide" and eg meaning "island in a river" or "riverside meadow."

349. Terrance — Sometimes spelled 'Terrence,' this French name has an air of dignity and sophistication.

350. Woodrow — This substantial name means "row of houses by the woods."

If you're still on the hunt for a baby boy name, try our list of 125 long names for boys.