Top 20 Baby Boy Names of 2021

Trish ~ Labor Nurse Mama
August 27, 2022

Thinking of the RIGHT name for your baby boy is a make-it-or-break-it moment for any mama!

I’ve got you covered! Here’s a list I compiled for the top 20 baby boy names of 2021.

P.S. The names are ranked according to their popularity. Read on what each name means and find out which name suits your little one best!

Why I am here and who I am:

Hey mama, I am Trish— AKA Labor Nurse Mama. I am a labor and delivery nurse with over 15 years of high-risk OB experience. I am also a mama to 7 kids and have given birth to 6. This means I am quite familiar with the postpartum period and how to navigate it. I am the online birth class educator for Calm Labor Confident Birth and The VBAC Lab birth classes and the mama expert inside our Calm Mama Society a pregnancy & postpartum membership community!. I am passionate about your birth and motherhood journey! You can find me over on IG teaching over 230k mamas daily. I am passionate about your birth and motherhood journey!

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1. Liam

strong-willed warrior

2. Noah

rest or repose

3. Oliver

olive tree which symbolizes fruitfulness, beauty, and dignity

4. Elijah

Yahweh is my God

5. James

supplanter or replacer

6. William

resolute protector or strong-willed warrior

7. Benjamin

son of the right hand

8. Lucas

bringer of light

9. Henry

house ruler

10. Theodore

gift of God or divine gift

11. Jack

God is Gracious

12. Levi

joined in harmony

13. Alexander

defender of men

14. Jackson

God is Gracious / Merciful

15. Mateo

gift of God

16. Daniel

God is my judge

17. Michael

who is like God or gift from God

18. Mason

a tradesman or artisan who works in stone

19. Sebastian


20. Ethan

strong, safe, solid, and firm

Liked our list? Let me know which one caught your eye!

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