100 Boy Names You Haven’t Heard Of

We’ve complied a list of 100 boy names you haven’t heard of because we know finding a great rare and unique name for a boy can be a challenge. It’s exhausting reading list after list only to come up empty-handed. So we found 100 rare gems for boys, that might pleasantly surprise you!

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1. ACEYN

Invented name

 

2. ALBAN

Latin
Meaning: “Of Alba”

 

3. ALCOTT

English
Meaning: “From the old cottage”

 

4. ALVAR

English
Meaning: “Magical army”

 

5. AMMERLIN

Unknown meaning

 

6. ANTHEM

Word name

 

7. ARISTON

Greek
Meaning: “Best”

 

8. ARLEY

English
Meaning: “Hare’s meadow”

 

10. ARTHAN

French
Meaning: “Little Arthur”

 

11. AYRTON

English
Meaning: “Farmstead on the river”

 

12. BALAN

Romanian surname

 

13. BARDO

Sanskrit
Meaning: “Transitional state”

 

14. BASEL

Arabic
Meaning: “Brave”

 

15. BERWIN

English
Meaning: “Bear friend”

 

16. BREYON

Invented name

 

17. BRIXTON

English place name

 

18. BRUIN

Dutch
Meaning: “Brown”

 

19. CAINAN

Biblical
Meaning: “Possessor”

 

20. CASTON

Anglo-Saxon
Meaning: “Lives near a chestnut tree”

 

21. COLSON

English from Greek
Meaning: “Victory of the people” from Nicholas

 

22. DAKSON

Invented name

 

23. DALLAN

Irish
Meaning: “Blind”

 

24. DARROW

Scottish
Meaning: “Spear”

 

25. DARWIN

English
Meaning: “Dear friend”
Popularity in 2016: #860

 

26. DIGGORY

English from French
Meaning: “Astray”

 

27. DODGE

English from German
Meaning: “Famous warrior”

 

28. DONATELLO

Italian from Latin
Meaning: “Gift”

 

29. EBEN

Hebrew
Meaning: “Stone of help”

 

30. ENVER

Slavic from Arabic
Meaning: “Luminous”

 

31. EXANDER

Greek
Meaning: “Defender of men”

 

32. GARNETT

English
Meaning: “Pomegranate”

 

33. GARRITY

Irish surname

 

34. GETHIN

Welsh
Meaning: “Dark-skinned”

 

35. HANNO

German
Meaning: “God is gracious”

 

36. IESTYN

Welsh from Latin
Meaning: “Just”

 

37. ILARIO

Italian from Latin
Meaning: “Cheerful”

 

38. JAINUM

Hindi
Meaning: ” Victorious”

 

39. JOSS

English from German
Meaning: “Member of Gaut’s tribe”

 

40. KEMP

English
Meaning: “Champion”

 

41. KENDREW

Scottish surname

 

42. KENNAN

English from Irish
Meaning: “Ancient”

 

43. KYLIEB

Invented name

 

44. LAITH

Arabic
Meaning: “Lion”

 

45. LEOTIN

French surname

 

46. LOIC

French
Meaning: “Form of Louis”

 

47. MADOC

Welsh
Meaning: “Fortunate”

 

48. MANNIS

Invented name

 

49. MARL

Word name

 

50. MASTIN

Anglo-Saxon
Meaning: “From Marsden”

 

51. MATIX

Invented name

 

52. MAVEN

Hebrew
Meaning: “Knowledgeable”

 

53. MAYER

English
Meaning: “Mayor”

 

54. NEDRY

Surname, unknown origins

 

55. NIEKO

English from Greek Nicholas
Meaning: “Victory of the people”

 

56. OLEN

Scandinavian
Meaning: “Relic”

 

57. ONIX

Greek
Meaning: “Gemstone” spelling variation of Onyx

 

58. ORRAN

Armenian
Meaning: “Shelter”

 

59. ORISON

Anglo-Saxon and French from Latin
Meaning: “Prayer”

 

60. OSHIN

Hindi
Meaning: “Ocean”

 

61. OSWIN

English
Meaning: “Divine friend”

 

62. PADEN

English
Meaning: “Fighters estate”

 

63. REDDING

Anglo- Saxon topographic surname

 

64. RENNON

English surname

 

65. REVERDY

French
Meaning: “Spring”

 

66. ROPER

English
Meaning: “Rope maker”

 

67. RORICK

German
Meaning: “Famous power”

 

68. ROVAN

Invented name

 

69. RUNE

Norweigan
Meaning: “Secret”

 

70. RYNE

Irish
Meaning: “Little king”

 

71. SEVERUS

Latin
Meaning: “Stern”

 

72. SHEADON

Invented name

 

73. SPENSE

English from French
Meaning: “Dispense”

 

74. STRATTON

English
Meaning: “Homestead on the Roman road”

 

75. SUTTER

English from Greek
Meaning: “Cobbler”

 

76. TAOS

Native America
Meaning: “Place of the red willows”

 

77. TEAK

Word name

 

78. TEVIN

Invented name

 

79. THANE

Scottish
Meaning: “Chief of a clan”

 

80. THISBE

Greek mythology
Meaning: “Lover”

 

81. TOMER

Hebrew
Meaning: “Palm tree”

 

82. TOREC

Invented name

 

83. TORRIN

Irish
Meaning: “Little hills”

 

84. TORSTEN

Scandinavian
Meaning: “Thor’s stone”

 

85. TOWNES

English and Scottish surname

 

86. TYCE

Invented name

 

87. VANDER

Dutch
Meaning: “From the family of”

 

88. WEXLER

German
Meaning: “Moneychanger”

 

89. WILEY

Scottish surname

 

90. WINTON

English
Meaning: “Friends settlement”

 

91. WYSTAN

English
Meaning: “Battle-stone”

 

92. YORDAN

Bulgarian
Meaning: ” Flows down”

 

93. YUMA

Native American
Meaning: “Chiefs son”

 

94. ZABIAN

Arabic
Meaning: “One who worships the stars”

 

95. ZADOCK

Hebrew
Meaning: “Righteous”

 

96. ZALIN

Invented name

 

97. ZAYD

Arabic
Meaning: “Abundance”

 

98. ZEALAND

Dutch
Meaning: “Sea-land”

 

99. ZERECK

Invented name

 

100. ZETH

Invented name

 

We hope you found a name on our list of 100 boy names you havent heard or at the very least found it entertaining. What are some boy names you haven’t heard of, let us know in the comments below!