Ok mama, Are you looking for a rare baby boy name?
I’m guessing you are not the run of the mill, traditional parent looking for Mike or Bob? (I’m not knocking those, I’m married to a Mike!)
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!
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 is a boy name originating in Ireland and it means “little battler”.
Hawaiian word which means “brave.”
A surname meaning ‘Son of Laurence’.
A possible smaller form of Alexander, meaning ‘protector’.
A potential origin of the name Dorian is from the Greek “Dorios”, and means ‘child of the sea’.
Two meanings for this adorably rare baby boy name. The first is a Native American one meaning ‘chases butterfly’.
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.
An Irish name meaning ‘Courageous and vigilant; always on the watch’.
An English name, more specifically and Old English word meaning ‘fortification’, ‘fortified manor’. This is a very strong and rare baby boy name!
This is a very common surname in Ireland and is a form coming from Peter.
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!
This is a name taken from the Caspian Sea.
The Gaelic version is translated to ‘Lord’.
This name comes from Nicholas which means “people of victory”.
A French and English origin, more like a nickname, meaning ‘Crow’ or ‘Little Raven’.
This name was made popular by a 7th-century bishop of Autun. It is composed of words meaning ‘people’, ‘tribe’, and ‘spear’.
A common Irish name but a rare baby boy name in the US. It means Red Haired!
A surname that has multiple possibly meanings. Possibly Gaelic meaning ‘a fork in a river or road’.
A Muslim name meaning ‘time’, ‘era’. In English, it means ‘A gift of god’.
It is taken from a surname that is spelled Cuileann, and is an Irish name meaning “holly.”
An English word meaning ‘thorned shrub’.
In Japan, it is a form of Kuan-yin who was the Chinese Buddhist deity of mercy.
The name Adonis means ‘Lord’. I love this name for a boy!
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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?
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.