25 Insanely Rare Baby Boy Names for the uncommon mom!

June 21, 2019

Ok mama, Are you looking for a rare baby boy name? I am all about helping you choose the perfect boy name. I have named 5 boys. Lol yep, 5 out of my 7 are boys. Which you probably know this if you are hanging out with me and my almost 200k followers over on Instagram, where I teach pregnancy and birth education (plus postpartum hacks!). If you didn't come hang with me and let's be friends!

I'm guessing you are not the run of the mill, traditional parent looking for Steve or Bob? (I'm not knocking those, I'm married to a Steve!)

If you came here for a rare baby boy name then guess what?

This is the start of a series of eight! Each list will contain 25 rare baby boy names with meanings. 

Be sure to comment and let me know your thoughts! Are they too rare? Are they not rare? Do you know ten Caspians? (no me either but sometimes what is a rare baby boy name to one person or culture is a common one to another!

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WELLS

Wells is a surname it is of English origin but is sometimes used as a first name too. It means spring or stream.

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Cathan

Cathan is a boy name originating in Ireland and it means "little battler".

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Koa

Hawaiian word which means "brave."

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Lawson

A surname meaning 'Son of Laurence'.

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Sander

A possible smaller form of Alexander, meaning 'protector'.

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Dorian

A  potential origin of the name Dorian is from the Greek "Dorios", and means 'child of the sea'.

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Nova

Two meanings for this adorably rare baby boy name. The first is a Native American one meaning 'chases butterfly'.

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The second is in astronomy and it is a star that suddenly becomes thousands of times brighter and then gradually fades to its normal intensity. That's pretty cool for a rare baby boy name.

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Kace

An Irish name meaning 'Courageous and vigilant; always on the watch'.

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Burke

An English name, more specifically and Old English word meaning 'fortification', 'fortified manor'. This is a very strong and rare baby boy name!

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Pearson

This is a very common surname in Ireland and is a form coming from Peter.

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Reign

This is a very uncommon baby boy name in the US. It means 'to hold office'. It hasn't ranked in popularity. However, it has been made more known by Kourtney Kardashian who named her son Reign Aston Disick!

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Caspian

This is a name taken from the Caspian Sea.

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Tierney

The Gaelic version is translated to 'Lord'.

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Colson

This name comes from Nicholas which means "people of victory". 

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Corbin

A French and English origin, more like a nickname, meaning 'Crow' or 'Little Raven'.

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Ledger

This name was made popular by a 7th-century bishop of Autun. It is composed of words meaning 'people', 'tribe', and 'spear'.

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Rowen

A common Irish name but a rare baby boy name in the US. It means Red Haired!

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Merrick

A surname that has multiple possibly meanings. Possibly Gaelic meaning 'a fork in a river or road'.

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Ayan

A Muslim name meaning 'time', 'era'. In English, it means 'A gift of god'.

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Cullen

It is taken from a surname that is spelled Cuileann, and is an Irish name meaning “holly.”

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Briar

An English word meaning 'thorned shrub'.

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Kannon

In Japan, it is a form of Kuan-yin who was the Chinese Buddhist deity of mercy.

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Adonis

The name Adonis means 'Lord'. I love this name for a boy!

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King

This is the title of the male ruler who is a member of the royal household. Would you be daring enough to use this for your little royal man?

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Jasiel

Jasiel is a Biblical name meaning 'The strength of God'

Remember this is Part 1 of a series of rare baby boy names for the parent who doesn't want a common name for their son.

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