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Popular names for boys

Brad Male name English names Short form of Bradley, Bradford, and other names beginning with Brad. A famous bearer is American actor Brad Pitt (1963-).

Craig Male name English names From a Scottish surname that was derived from Gaelic creag meaning "crag" or "rocks", originally indicating a person who lived near a crag.

Jiahao Male name Chinese names 家豪 From Chinese 家 (jiā) meaning "home, family" combined with 豪 (háo) meaning "brave, heroic, chivalrous". This name can be formed from other character combinations as well.

Shohei Male name Japanese names 翔平 From Japanese 翔 (shō) meaning "soar, glide" and 平 (hei) meaning "level, even, peaceful", in addition to other combinations of kanji that are pronounced the same way.

Colt Male name English names From the English word for a young male horse or from the surname of the same origin. It may be given in honour of the American industrialist Samuel Colt (1814-1862) or the firearms company that bears his name.

Cash Male name English names From an English occupational surname for a box maker, derived from Norman French casse meaning "case". A famous bearer of the surname was American musician Johnny Cash (1932-2003).

Isagani Male name Filipino names Meaning unknown. This is the name of a character in the novel El Filibusterismo (1891) by José Rizal.

Ed Male name English names Short form of Edward, Edmund, and other names beginning with Ed.

Donald Male name English names From the Gaelic name Domhnall meaning "ruler of the world", composed of the old Celtic elements dumno "world" and val "rule". This was the name of two 9th-century kings of the Scots and Picts. It has traditionally been very popular in Scotland, and during the 20th century it became common in the rest of the English-speaking world. This is the name of one of Walt Disney's most popular cartoon characters, Donald Duck. It was also borne by Australian cricket player Donald Bradman (1908-2001).

Davis Male name English names From a surname that was derived from the given name David. A famous bearer of the surname was Jefferson Davis (1808-1889), the only president of the Confederate States of America.

Souta Male name Japanese names 颯太 Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji 颯太 (see SŌTA).

Duane Male name English names From an Irish surname, an Anglicized form of the Gaelic surname Ó Dubhán meaning "descendant of Dubhán".

Babis Male name Greek names Μπάμπης Diminutive of Charalampos.

Alon Male name Filipino names Means "wave" in Tagalog.

Min-jun Male name Korean names 민준, 敏俊, 旼俊 From Sino-Korean 敏 (min) meaning "quick, clever, sharp" or 旼 (min) meaning "gentle, affable" combined with 俊 (jun) meaning "talented, handsome". Other hanja combinations are possible.

Hoyt Male name English names From an English surname that was derived from Middle English hoit "stick", originally a nickname for a thin person.

Donny Male name English names Diminutive of Donald.

Hanzo Male name Japanese names 半蔵 From Japanese 半 (han) meaning "half" and 蔵 (zō) meaning "to hide". This name was borne by the noted samurai Hattori Hanzou (1542-1596). The name can also be formed from other kanji combinations.

Seo-joon Male name Korean names 서준, 瑞俊, 舒俊 Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul 서준 (see SEO-JUN).

Achilles Male name Mythology names From the Greek Ἀχιλλεύς (Achilleus), which is of unknown meaning, perhaps derived from Greek ἄχος (achos) meaning "pain" or else from the name of the Achelous River. This was the name of a warrior in Greek legend, one of the central characters in Homer's Iliad. The bravest of the Greek heroes in the war against the Trojans, he was eventually killed by an arrow to his heel, the only vulnerable part of his body.

Aoi Male name Japanese names 葵, 碧 From Japanese 葵 (aoi) meaning "hollyhock, althea" or an adjectival form of 碧 (ao) meaning "green, blue". Other kanji with the same reading can form this name as well.

Al Male name English names Short form of Albert and other names beginning with Al. A notable bearer is American actor Al Pacino (1940-).

Sho Male name Japanese names 翔, 奨 Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji 翔 or 奨 (see SHŌ).

Gohar Male name Indian names گوہر From Persian گوهر (gohar) meaning "jewel, gemstone". This name is typically feminine in Iran and Armenia, but masculine in Pakistan.

Ju-won Male name Korean names 주원, 周元, 周媛 From Sino-Korean 周 (ju) meaning "circumference" combined with 元 (won) meaning "first, origin" or 媛 (won) meaning "beautiful woman". Other hanja character combinations are possible.

Min-su Male name Korean names 민수, 民秀, 旼洙 From Sino-Korean 民 (min) meaning "people, citizens" or 旼 (min) meaning "gentle, affable" combined with 秀 (su) meaning "luxuriant, beautiful, elegant, outstanding" or 洙 (su), which refers to a river in China. Other hanja combinations are possible.

Motel Male name Yiddish names מאָטל Yiddish diminutive of MORDECAI. This is the name of a character in the musical Fiddler on the Roof (1964).

Amadi Male name African names Means "free man" in Igbo.

Abiah Male name Biblical names אֲבִיָה Variant of Abijah, which also appears in the English Bible.

Zhihao Male name Chinese names 志豪, 智豪 From Chinese 志 (zhì) meaning "will, purpose, ambition" or 智 (zhì) meaning "wisdom, intellect" combined with 豪 (háo) meaning "brave, heroic, chivalrous". Many other character combinations are possible.

Adolphe Male name French names French form of Adolf, rarely used since World War II.

Mandlenkosi Male name African names From Zulu and Ndebele amandla "strength, power" and inkosi "king, chief".

Yijun Male name Chinese names 怡君 From Chinese 怡 (yí) meaning "joy, harmony" combined with 君 (jūn) meaning "king, ruler". This name can also be formed from other character combinations.

Sandeep Male name Nepali names सन्दीप Alternate transcription of Hindi/Marathi संदीप, Bengali সন্দীপ, Gurmukhi ਸੰਦੀਪ, Gujarati સંદિપ, Kannada ಸಂದೀಪ್, Malayalam സന്ദീപ്, Telugu సందీప్, Tamil சந்தீப் or Nepali सन्दीप (see SANDIP).

Walker Male name English names From an English surname that referred to the medieval occupational of a walker, also known as a fuller. Walkers would tread on wet, unprocessed wool in order to clean and thicken it. The word ultimately derives from Old English wealcan "to walk".

Caner Male name Turkish names From Turkish can meaning "soul, life" and er meaning "brave man".

Vaast Male name French names Flemish, Norman and Picard form of Vedastus.

Goro Male name Japanese names 五郎 Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji 五郎 (see GORŌ).

Anselme Male name French names French form of Anselm.

Gena Male name Russian names Гена Diminutive of Gennadiy.

Wiley Male name English names From a surname that was derived from various English place names: towns named WILLEY or the River WYLYE.

Arun Male name Thai names อรุณ Modern masculine form of Aruna.

Vien Male name Vietnamese names From Sino-Vietnamese 院 (viện) meaning "courtyard, institution".

Nobu Male name Japanese names 信, 延 From Japanese 信 (nobu) meaning "trust", 延 (nobu) meaning "prolong, stretch", or other kanji and kanji combinations. It is sometimes a short form of longer names beginning with this sound.

Bishan Male name Indian names बिशन Variant of Vishnu.

Darius Male name English names Roman form of Δαρεῖος (Dareios), which was the Greek form of the Persian name Dārayavahush meaning "possessing goodness", composed of the elements dâraya "to possess" and vahu "good". Three ancient kings of Persia bore this name, including Darius the Great who expanded the Achaemenid Empire to its greatest extent. His forces invaded Greece but were defeated in the Battle of Marathon.

Suresh Male name Nepali names सुरेश Modern form of Suresha.

Givi Male name Georgian names Გივი Meaning unknown, possibly from Persian گیو (Giv), the name of a hero from the 10th-century epic the Shahnameh.

Valentino Male name Italian names Italian form of Valentinus (see Valentine).

Vien Male name Vietnamese names Means "round, full, complete" in Vietnamese.

Alban Male name French names From the Roman cognomen Albanus, which meant "from Alba". Alba (from Latin albus "white") was the name of various places within the Roman Empire, including the city Alba Longa. This name was borne by Saint Alban, the first British martyr (4th century). According to tradition, he sheltered a fugitive priest in his house. When his house was searched, he disguised himself as the priest, was arrested in his stead, and was beheaded. As an English name, Alban was occasionally used in the Middle Ages and was revived in the 18th century, though it is now uncommon.

Danni Male name English names Diminutive of DANIELLE (English) or DANIEL (Danish).

Taro Male name Japanese names 太郎 Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji 太郎 (see TARŌ).

Habib Male name Arabic names حبيب Means "beloved, darling" in Arabic.

Armel Male name French names Breton and French form of the Brythonic name Arthmael, which was composed of the elements arth "bear" and mael "prince, chieftain". This was the name of a 6th-century Welsh saint who founded abbeys in Brittany.

Jingyi Male name Chinese names 静怡 From Chinese 静 (jìng) meaning "quiet, still, gentle" combined with 怡 (yí) meaning "joy, harmony". Other character combinations are possible as well.

Gohar Male name Armenian names Գոհար From Persian گوهر (gohar) meaning "jewel, gemstone". This name is typically feminine in Iran and Armenia, but masculine in Pakistan.

Stephanus Male name Biblical Latin names Latin form of Stephen.

Suman Male name Nepali names सुमन Means "well-disposed, good mind", derived from the Sanskrit prefix सु (su) meaning "good" combined with मनस् (manas) meaning "mind".

Rudi Male name Hungarian names Diminutive of Rudolf.

Elnur Male name Azerbaijani names Means "light of the people" in Azerbaijani, ultimately derived from Turkic el meaning "country, society" and Arabic نور (nur) meaning "light".

Valter Male name Italian names Form of WALTER used in several languages.

Tu Male name Vietnamese names From Sino-Vietnamese 秀 (tu) meaning "luxuriant, beautiful, elegant, outstanding".

Udo Male name German names Newer form of Odo (see OTTO).

Duri Male name Korean names 두리 Means "two" in Korean (Gyeongsang dialect).

Eli Male name English names Means "ascension" in Hebrew. In the Books of Samuel in the Old Testament he is a high priest of the Israelites. He took the young Samuel into his service and gave him guidance when God spoke to him. Because of the misdeeds of his sons, Eli and his descendants were cursed to die before reaching old age.

Uhtric Male name Ancient names Derived from the Old English elements uhta "pre-dawn" and ric "ruler, mighty".

Minh Male name Vietnamese names From Sino-Vietnamese 明 (minh) meaning "bright". A famous bearer was the communist revolutionary Ho Chi Minh (1890-1969).

Albano Male name Italian names Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Albanus (see ALBAN).

Ganymedes Male name Mythology names Greek form of Ganymede.

Otobong Male name African names Means "from God" in Ibibio.

Muhammad Male name Tajik names Муҳаммад Means "praised, commendable" in Arabic, derived from the root حَمِدَ (hamida) meaning "to praise". This was the name of the prophet who founded the Islamic religion in the 7th century. According to Islamic belief, at age 40 Muhammad was visited by the angel Gabriel, who provided him with the first verses of the Quran. Approximately 20 years later he conquered Mecca, the city of his birth, and his followers controlled most of the Arabian Peninsula at the time of his death in 632.

Zane Male name English names From an English surname of unknown meaning. It was introduced as a given name by American author Zane Grey (1872-1939). Zane was in fact his middle name - it had been his mother's maiden name.

Lacy Male name English names From a surname that was derived from Lassy, the name of a town in Normandy. The name of the town was Gaulish in origin, perhaps deriving from a personal name that was Latinized as Lascius.

Dariush Male name Persian names داریوش Modern Persian form of Dārayavahush (see DARIUS).

Gaston Male name French names Possibly from a Germanic name derived from the element gast meaning "stranger, guest". This is the usual French name for Saint Vedastus, called Vaast in Flemish, and alternatively the name may be connected to it. The name was also borne by several counts of Foix-Béarn, beginning in the 13th century.

Isador Male name English names Variant of Isidore.

Ste Male name English names Short form of Stephen.

Toms Male name Latvian names Latvian form of Thomas.

Alex Male name Italian names Short form of Alexander, Alexandra, and other names beginning with Alex.

Muhammad Male name Arabic names محمّد Means "praised, commendable" in Arabic, derived from the root حَمِدَ (hamida) meaning "to praise". This was the name of the prophet who founded the Islamic religion in the 7th century. According to Islamic belief, at age 40 Muhammad was visited by the angel Gabriel, who provided him with the first verses of the Quran. Approximately 20 years later he conquered Mecca, the city of his birth, and his followers controlled most of the Arabian Peninsula at the time of his death in 632.

Grey Male name English names Variant of Gray.

Varg Male name Norwegian names Means "wolf" in Old Norse.

Nur Male name Arabic names نور Means "light" in Arabic. In Islamic tradition النور (al-Nur) is one of the 99 names of Allah.

Gela Male name Georgian names Გელა Possibly from Georgian მგელი (mgeli) meaning "wolf".

Laxmi Male name Indian names లక్ష్మి, लक्ष्मी Alternate transcription of Telugu లక్ష్మి or Marathi/Hindi लक्ष्मी (see LAKSHMI), as well as the most common Nepali transcription.

Arnulf Male name German names Germanic name derived from the elements arn "eagle" and wulf "wolf".

An Male name Mythology names Means "heaven, sky" in Sumerian. An was the supreme Sumerian god of the heavens, the father of Enlil and Enki. His cuneiform sign 𒀭 (dingir) was prefixed to the names of other deities in writing, though it was not pronounced.

Chen Male name Hebrew names חֵן Means "grace, charm" in Hebrew.

Dar Male name Hebrew names דַּר Means "mother-of-pearl, nacre" in Hebrew.

Iban Male name Spanish names Spanish form of Iban.

Anath Male name Biblical names עֲנָת, Ἀνάθ Means "answer" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is the name of the father of Shamgar.

Vakha Male name Chechen names Ваха Derived from Nakh vakha meaning "to live".

Yuuta Male name Japanese names 優太, 悠太, 勇太, 雄大 Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji 優太 or 悠太 or 勇太 or 雄大 (see YŪTA).

Suriya Male name Thai names สุริยา Thai form of SURYA, as well as an alternate Tamil transcription.

Baihu Male name Mythology names From Chinese 白 (bái) meaning "white, pure" and 虎 (hǔ) meaning "tiger". This is the Chinese name of the White Tiger, associated with the west and the autumn season.

Asa Male name Hebrew names אָסָא Possibly means "healer" in Hebrew. This name was borne by the third king of Judah, as told in the Old Testament.

Piripi Male name Maori names Maori form of Philip.

Roshan Male name Nepali names रोशन Means "light, bright" in Persian.

Joachim Male name German names Contracted form of JEHOIACHIN or JEHOIAKIM. According to the apocryphal Gospel of James, Saint Joachim was the husband of Saint Anne and the father of the Virgin Mary. Due to his popularity in the Middle Ages, the name came into general use in Christian Europe (though it was never common in England).