If you are looking for a unique but not too unique baby boy name for your son, then check out this list. Each of the following dapper baby boy names has risen tremendously on the charts for names used in the US. You should consider one of these baby boy names as they are unique but not so weird that they will cause a ruckus. Although, who cares right? It's your baby name, and you are the ones who choose it. You're opinion matters the most. If you need help selecting a name please refer to our tips for determining a baby name.
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25 Baby Boy Names
W E L L S
This is a baby boy name meaning ‘spring,' ‘stream,' it is commonly a last name.
K A I R O
An Arabic baby boy name that is hugely unusual meaning ‘Victorious.'
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C A S P I A N
A unique boy name many of us remember from Geography class (Caspian Sea) or possibly from C.S. Lewis's “Chronicles of Narnia.”
N O V A
An English baby name meaning ‘new,' that has mostly been used as a baby girl name but has been rising in popularity rank for a baby boy names.
C O L S O N
This unique name dropped in popularity from 2017-2018 but increased tremendously from 2016-2017 that I included it. It is an English name derived from cole and means ‘black'.
K A C E
An Irish, Gaelic name meaning ‘Alert, Watchful.'
K A S H T O N
Is this name a real name or a made up name? Does it even matter, because it has raised in rank and popularity despite its origin?
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K O A
Hawaiian name meaning ‘Brave,' this is one name on the list that we feel genuinely stands out as a unique baby boy name that everyone could love.
G A T L I N
This baby boy name that has steadily risen in popularity has unknown origins, and therefore the meaning is uncertain. It could be a derivative of the name Gadling meaning ‘Companion or Kinsman.'
B J O R N
German boy name meaning ‘bear.'
J U E L Z
Another Millennial invented baby boy name with an uncertain meaning and origin but pretty darn cool none the less.
R E I G N
Reign is a baby boy name made famous by Kourtney Kardashian and Scott Disick when they used it for their baby boy. This name means ‘kingdom' or ‘to hold royal office.'
J A X T O N
Way to go America. The baby boy name Jaxton is American made, tried and true. You guessed it, no official meaning for this boy name.
Z A Y D
Arabic boy name meaning ‘to prosper'.
L E D G E R
The name Ledger is an English surname. Think Heath Ledger.
A Y A N
Ayan is a Somalian name traditionally used for a baby girl. However, it increased in popularity for boys, especially between 2016-2017. This name means
C A I R O
Arabic meaning ‘victorious', a place- the capital of Egypt.
M A R C E L O
A robust Italian baby boy name derived from the name Marcellus meaning ‘hammer.'
K H A N I
An Arabic baby girl name that is rising in popularity as a boy name and means ‘hidden.'
G I A N L U C A
This Italian boy name meaning ‘ God is gracious, of Luciana.'
R O W A N
A unisex Gaelic name meaning ‘mountain ash tree producing white flowers and red berries.' Ideally suited to a little redhead baby boy.
M E R R I C K
Merrick is a prevalent surname with multiple origins and meanings. It's a strong, unique baby boy name.
W I L D E R
Wilder is a German originated name meaning ‘Hunter.' Don't you love this unique baby boy name?
R I D G E
Ridge is an old English name, meaning…you guessed it, ‘ridge.'
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