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How To Name A Boy? Male Names And Their Meanings

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Are you expecting the birth of a boy? Our list of male names – ancient and modern, popular among different nations – will help to name the boy by the meaning or inspiration of the name and your family traditions. So, famous and rare names for boys – and the purpose of these names.

BOY NAMES IN LETTER A

 

Abram (Abramy, Abraham, Abraham, Abram) – Hebrew: “father of all nations, heavenly father.”

August – Latin: “majestic, great, sacred.”

Avtandil – Georgian: “the heart of the motherland.”

Adam – Hebrew: “first man” or “red clay”.

Adolf – Old German: “a noble wolf.”

Akbar – Arabic: “the greatest, oldest.”

Akim (Ekim) – Hebrew: “God offers.”

Aladin – Arabic: “sublime faith.”

Alexander – Ancient Greek: “protector of people.”

Alex – ancient Greek: “protector.”

Ali – Arabic: “sublime.”

Alonso – Spanish: “courage, resourcefulness, wisdom.”

Albert – German: “noble brilliance.”

Alfred – Old German: “free, unencumbered.”

Anatoly – Greek: “Eastern.”

Anwar – Persian: “radiant.”

Andrew – Greek: “courageous, brave.”

Andronicus – Ancient Greek: “winner.”

Anisim – Greek: “fulfillment, fulfillment.”

Anton (Anthony, Antonin) – Latin: “entering the battle, competing in force.” In Rome, it was recognized by a generic name.

Apollon (Apollinaris, Apollonius) – ancient Greek: “belonging to Apollon – the god of the Sun.”

Arkady – the Greek name for “blessed or resident of the country of Arcadia.”

Armen – Greek: “resident of Armenia.”

Arnold – Old German: “soaring eagle.”

Arseny (Arsen) – Greek: “courageous, strong.”

Artemy (Artamon, Artem) – Greek: “unscathed, healthy.”

Arthur – Celtic: The Bear.

Arkhip (Arkhip) – Greek: “the chief of the cavalry.”

Askold – Old Norse: “golden voice, singer.”

Aslan – Arabic: “the mighty lion.”

Athanasius (Athanas, Atanas Athanasius) – Greek: “immortality.”

Ahmad – Turkic: “a glorified man.”

Ashot – Turkic: “fire.”

There are some occasions where you may have to choose two names for your babies, such as when you got twins. 

Next, we will have a look at names start with letter B.

BOY NAMES FOR LETTER B

 

Bogdan – Slavic: “given by God.”

Bonifatius (Boniface) – Latin: “good fate.”

Boris – Slavic: “wrestler”.

Bronislav – Slavic: “a glorious protector.”

Bruno – German: “swarthy.”

Basil (Vasil, Vasiliy, Vasilid) – Greek: “royalty.”

Benjamin – Hebrew: “son of the right hand.”

BOY NAMES FOR LETTER C

 

Castor – Greek: “beaver.”

Cyril – Greek: “master, lord, master.”

Christian – Latin: “he who belongs to Christ.”

Conon – Latin: “wit, quick-witted.”

Constantine – Latin: “persistent, permanent.”

Casimir – Polish: “peaceful, serene.”

Chariton – Greek: “generous, showered with favors.”

Christopher – Greek: “carrying the faith of Christ,” 

Caesar – Latin: “dissecting.”

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BOY NAMES WITH THE LETTER D

 

David – Hebrew: “beloved, long-awaited.”

Daniel – Hebrew: “my judge.”

Demian – Latin: “subjugating, humble.”

Denis – ancient Greek: “belonging to the god Dionysus, inspired.”

Dmitry – Greek: “dedicated to the goddess of fertility Demeter.”

Dobrynya is a Slavic name with the meaning “daring, adroit.”

Dorotheus – Greek: “God’s gift.”

Damask steel – Turkic: “strong, steel, rod.”

BOY NAMES FOR LETTER E

 

Eugene – Greek: “noble, noble.”

Eusebius (Eusebius, Eusebius) – Greek: “pious, spiritual.”

Egor – Greek: “farmer.” It can be perceived as a common oral form of the name of George (extremely rare).

Elisha – Hebrew: “the savior of the living.”

Emelyan – Greek: “flattering.”

Erofei – Greek: “sacred.”

Ephraim is a variant of the name Ephraim.

Edward is a variant of the name Edward.

Edwin – Old German: “brought victory with a sword.”

Edgar – Old German: “guardian of the city.”

Edward – Old German: “cares for wealth, thirsts for wealth.”

Eldar – Arabic: “divine gift.”

Emil – Latin: “diligent, accurate.” The Roman Empire was considered a generic name.

Emanuel – Hebrew: “God is with us.”

Eric – Old Norse: “nobility, leadership.”

Ernest – Old German: “serious, strict, thorough.”

BOY NAMES WITH THE LETTER F

 

Fazil – Arabic: “worthy, excellent, best.”

Farhat (Farhad, Farhid) – Persian: “intelligent, clear.”

Fedor – Greek: “donated by God.”

Felix – Latin: “happy, sunny.”

Fidel – Latin: “devotee, disciple.”

BOY NAMES FOR THE LETTER G

 

Gabriel – Hebrew: “firmness of faith in God,” literally: “my power is God.”

Galaction – Greek: “milk.”

Gennady – Greek: “noble.”

George – Greek: “tiller.”

Gerasim – Greek: “respectable, respected.”

German – Latin: “bloody, dear.”

Gleb – Old Norse: “favorite of the gods.”

Gogi (Gochi) – Georgian: “brave, brave.”

Gordey is the Greek name for the famous king of Phrygia.

Gorislav – Slavic: “burning, burning glory.”

Gregory – Greek: “awake, alert.”

Gustav – German: “military adviser.”

Groin – Greek: “broad-shouldered, healthy.”

 

NAMES FOR BOYS FOR THE LETTER H

 

Henry – Old German: “powerful, rich.”

Hamlet – Old German: “twin, double.”

Hector – Greek: “Almighty, Keeper.”

Hakim – Arabic: “wise.”

Hilarion – Greek: “cheerful, joyful, carefree.”

 

NAMES FOR BOYS FOR THE LETTER I

 

Ivan is Hebrew: “gracious” and “God Yahweh had mercy.”

Ignatius (Ignat) – Latin: “fiery, red-hot to fire.”

Igor – Old Norse: “militant, strong.”

Israel is Hebrew: “God rules here.”

Izyaslav – Slavic: “attained glory.”

Ilya – Hebrew: “fortress, impregnability” and “Yahweh is my God.”

Innocent – Latin: “innocent, virgin.”

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NAMES FOR BOYS STARTING WITH LETTER J

 

Jacob is a form of the name Jacob.

Jan – Slavic: “Given by God.”

Jamal (Jamil) – Arabic: “beautiful, pleasant.”

Joseph – Hebrew: “God will increase, add.”

Jesus is Hebrew: “God will help everyone.”

Jacob is the same as Jacob.

Julian – Latin, denoting belonging to Julius.

Jeremiah – Hebrew: “crowned by God.”

Julius – Latin: “curly, soft, fluffy.” Recognized by the Roman family name.

  

BOY NAMES FOR LETTER K

 

Kamal – Arabic: “perfection.”

Karen – Arabic: “generosity, generosity.”

Karim – Arabic: “gracious, generous.”

Karl – Old German: “bold.”

Klim – Greek: “vine.”

Kuzma – Greek: “tamer.”

 

BOY NAMES FOR LETTER L

 

Laurel – Latin: “laurel tree, wreath, victory, triumph.”

Lion – Greek: “lion, king of beasts.”

Leonid – Latin mastered by the Russians: “like a lion.”

Leopold – Old German: “bold as a lion.”

Luke – Latin: “bright.” 

 

BOY NAMES WITH THE LETTER M

 

Makar – Greek: “blessed, happy.”

Maxim – Latin: “the greatest, the largest.”

Mark – Latin: “hammer.”

Martin – Latin: “dedicated to Mars” or “warlike, strong.”

Matvey – Hebrew: “God’s man, a gift from God.”

Mahmoud – Arabic: “glorious, kind.”

Miron – Greek: “fragrant.”

Mitrofan – Greek: “found my mother.”

Michael is Hebrew: “similar to God.”

Micah – Hebrew: “equal to God.”

Mstislav – Hebrew: “avenges gloriously.”

Murad (Murat) – Arabic: “the desired, achieved goal.”

Muslim – Arabic: “conqueror.”

Mukhtar – Arabic: “chosen one.”

 

BOY NAMES FOR THE LETTER N

 

Nathan – Hebrew: “God has given.”

Naum – Hebrew: “comforter, sedative.”

Nestor – Greek: “returning to his homeland.”

Nikita – Greek: “winner.”

Nicephorus – Greek: “victorious, hero.”

Nicholas – Greek: “winner of the nations.”

  

BOY NAMES WITH THE LETTER O

 

Oleg – Old Norse: “holy, sacred.”

Omar – Arabic: “remembering everything.”

Orestes – Greek: “mountain.”

Osip is a variant of the name Joseph.

Oscar – Old Norse: “divine chariot.”

Otto – German: “owning something.”

 

NAMES FOR BOYS LETTER P

 

Paul – Latin: “small, small.”

Peter – Greek: “stone, rock, stronghold.”

Plato – ancient Greek: “broad-shouldered.”

Prokhor – Greek: “leading in a dance, dancing.”

Philip – Greek: “loving horses.” 

 

BOY NAMES FOR LETTER Q

 

Qasim – Turkic: “distributing, dividing, delimited.”

 

BOY NAMES FOR LETTER R

 

Ramadan – Arabic, comes from the name of the post of Muslims

Ramon – Spanish: “skillfully defending oneself.”

Rashid (Rashit) – Arabic: “going the right way.”

Rezo – Arabic: “favor, mercy.”

Renat – two origin: Latin – “reborn, risen”

Richard – Old German: “smashing, subjugating without a miss.”

Robert – Old German: “unfading, eternal glory.”

Rodion – Greek: “rose hips, roses, thorns.”

Roman – Latin: “Roman, Roman, resident of Rome.”

Rostislav – Slavic: “growing glory.”

Ruben – Hebrew: “pointing to the son” – or Latin: “blushing.”

Rudolph – Old German: “red wolf.”

Ruslan (Arslan) – Turkic: “lion, lion”.

Rustam (Rustem) – Turkic: “mighty.”

Relight – Slavic: “brightest, luminous, very bright.”

Roots – Latin: “horn or dogwood berry.”

  

BOY NAMES FOR LETTER S

 

Savva – Aramaic: “old man.”

Saveliy – Hebrew: “begged from God.”

Svyatoslav – Slavic: “holy glory.”

Sevastian – Greek: “highly esteemed, sacred, wise.”

Semyon (Simeon, Simon) – Hebrew: “heard, listening, hearing.”

Seraphim – Hebrew: “burning, fiery angel, fiery.”

Sergey – Latin: “clear, highly esteemed, noble.” 

Solomon – Hebrew: “peaceful, without enmity.”

Stanislav – Slavic: “the most glorious.”

Stepan – Greek: “wreath.”

Sultan – Arabic: “power.”

Siegfried – Old German: “favorite of the Gods.”

 

BOY NAMES WITH THE LETTER T

 

Taras – Greek: “troublemaker, rebel.”

Theodore – Greek: “gift of God.”

Timothy – Greek: “worshiping God,” “God-fearing.”

Timur – Turkic: “iron.”

Tikhon – Greek: “successful, bringing happiness.”

Trofim – Greek: “breadwinner.”

Thomas – Hebrew: “twin.”

  

BOY NAMES FOR LETTER V

 

Vadim – Latin: “healthy.” 

Valentine (Valent) – Latin: “strong, strong, healthy, powerful.”

Valery – Latin: “strong, rich.” In Rome, it was considered a generic name.

Walter – Old German: “managing people, patron.”

Victor (Victorin, Victoria) – Latin: “winner”, “conquering all.”

Vissarion – Greek: “gorge, valley, forest, forest resident.”

Vitaliy (Vit) – Latin: “vital, life.”

Vladimir is Slavic: “master of the world,” “who owns the world.”

Vladislav – Slavic: “owning glory.”

Vlas – ancient Greek: “lethargy, slowness.”

Vsevolod – Slavic: “owning everything and everyone.”

Vyacheslav (Wenceslas, Wenceslas) – Slavic: “great, glorious.”

 

BOY NAMES FOR THE LETTER W

 

Waldemar – Old German: “famous ruler.”

Wilhelm – Old German: “Knight.”

William – German: “welcome.”

  

BOY NAMES FOR THE LETTER Y

 

Yuri – Latin: “tiller”; a form of the name of George.

Yefim – Greek: “pious.”

Yaroslav – Slavic: “strong, glorious.”

  

NAMES FOR BOYS STARTING WITH LETTER Z

 

Zahar – Hebrew: “God remembers.”

Zinovy – ancient Greek: “the life that Zeus gave.”

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