This list of boys names is for those that want something rare with just the right amount of character. We hope these uncommon and invented names at the very least inspire you.

 

ANAKIN

Fictional name
Popularity in 2017: #738

 

AUBURN

Color name

 

AVERETT

English from German
Meaning: “Brave as a boar” spelling variation of Everett 

 

AVEN

Flower name

 

BAYLEN

Invented name

 

BRAXLEY

Invented name

 

BRISTAN

Invented name

 

BRISTOL

English place name
Popularity in 2017: #483

 

BRYDEN

Scottish surname

 

CAINEN

Biblical
Meaning: “Possessed”

 

CASTON

English
Meaning: “Lives near a chestnut tree”

 

COLTER

English
Meaning: “Colt-herder”

 

COPELAN

English from Norse
Meaning: “Bought land”

 

CROSLEIGH

English surname
Meaning: “Dweller at the cross”  spelling variation of Crosley 

 

CYLER

Invented name

 

DAXON

Invented name

 

DEASON

Scottish surname

 

EMERIC

German
Meaning: “Power”

 

ESTIN

English
Meaning: “East town” spelling variation of Easton

 

FINLAN

Irish surname

 

GAIGE

Invented name

 

HARBOR

Word name

 

HOLLAND

Dutch place name
Popularity in 2017: #953

 

HOXLEY

English surname

 

JETT

French surname
Popularity in 2017: #301

 

KADE

English surname
Meaning: “Round” spelling variation of Cade
Popularity in 2017: #412

 

KAILOR

Invented name

 

KELLAN

German
Meaning: “Powerful”
Popularity in 2017: #552

 

KENZEL

Invented name

 

KESDEN

Surname, unknown origin

 

KYLO

Invented name

 

LINDEN

Tree name

 

MATTEN

English surname

 

MAXTON

English surname
Popularity in 2017: #672

 

MCKINNON

Irish and Scottish surname
Meaning: “Fair born”

 

PAXON

Invented name

 

PHINEO

Invented name

 

RHORDYN

Irish
Meaning: “Royal poet”  spelling variation of Riordan 

 

RUGER

German surname

 

RYDER

English surname
Meaning: “Knight”
Popularity in 2017: #122

 

THEODEN

Literary name

 

VINN

Latin
Meaning: “Conquering”  from Vincent 

 

WARLOW

Welsh
Meaning: “Lookout hill”

 

WYLDEN

Invented name

 

XERIN

Invented name

 

ZEVLIN

Invented name