Looking for a unique boys name you won’t hear on the playground. These uncommon names are just the fit, they are cool and edgy without being too popular.



ACE

Latin
Meaning: “Unity”
Popularity in 2017: #290

ALBER

German
Meaning: “Noble and bright”

ANDERS

Scandinavian
Meaning: “Brave”
Popularity in 2017: #792

 

APOLLO

Greek mythology name
Meaning: “God of the sun”
Popularity in 2017: #535

ARGENTO

Italian
Meaning: “Silver-haired”

ARLO

Anglo-Saxon
Meaning: “Army”
Popularity in 2017: #316

ARROW

Word name

ARSEN

Armenian from Greek
Meaning: “Virile”

ASTRO

Greek
Meaning: “Of the stars”

ATLAS

Greek
Meaning: “Titan”
Popularity in 2017: #329

AUGUST

German from Latin
Meaning: “Majestic”
Popularity in 2017: #191

AXEL

German
Meaning: “Father of peace”
Popularity in 2017: #105

BALE

English
Meaning: “Valley”

BATES

English surname

BAYLOR

English
Meaning: “Horse trainer”
Popularity in 2017: #753

BENZ

English
Meaning: “Blessed”

BERLIN

German
Meaning: “Borderline”

BLAZE

French
Meaning: “Stutter”
Popularity in 2017: #813

BODHI

Sanskrit
Meaning: “Awakened”
Popularity in 2017: #303

BOWIE

Gaelic
Meaning: “Fair-haired”

BREES

Invented name

BRIDGER

English
Meaning: “Lives near the bridge”
Popularity in 2017: #944

BRODERICK

Irish
Meaning: “Descendant of Bruadar”

CABE

Irish surname

CALIXTO

Spanish
Meaning: “Most beautiful”

CAMILO

Latin
Meaning: “Temple servant”
Popularity in 2017: #932

CASH

Word name
Popularity in 2017: #285

CASIMIR

Polish and Salvic
Meaning: “Proclamation of peace”

COLSON

English from Greek
Meaning: “Victory of the people”

CRUZ

Spanish
Meaning: “Cross”
Popularity in 2017: #348

DALLAS

Scottish
Meaning: “Meadow dwelling”
Popularity in 2017: #260

DAMARI

Latin
Meaning: “Gentle”
Popularity in 2017: #796

DASH

Meaning: Unknown
Popularity in 2017: #743

DAVON

Invented name

DELANO

French
Meaning: “Wetlands”

DIAZ

Latin
Meaning: “Days”

DIESEL

German surname

DILLINGER

German surname

DRACO

Latin
Meaning: “Dragon”

DREXEL

German
Meaning: “Turner”

DRIES

Dutch short form of Andries
Meaning: “Manly”

DRIVER

Word name

EAST

Word name

EASTON

English
Meaning: “From east town”
Popularity in 2017: #66

ELIAN

Dutch from Hebrew
Meaning: “Jehovah is God”
Popularity in 2017: #565

ELISEO

Italian and Spanish
Meaning: “God is my salvation”
Popularity in 2017: #854

ELVIS

Meaning: Unknown 

ENOCH

Hebrew
Meaning: “Dedicated”
Popularity in 2017: #761

ENZO

Italian
Meaning: “Rules the home” variation of Henry
Popularity in 2017: #257

EWING

Scottish from Gaelic
Meaning: “Children of Eoghain”

FALL

Word name

FELIX

Latin
Meaning: “Lucky”
Popularity in 2017: #246

FINCH

Word name

FINLO

Manx
Meaning: “Fair Lugh”

FOX

Animal name

FRANCISO

Spanish from Latin
Meaning: “Freeman”
Popularity in 2016: #251

FRANCO

Italian from Latin
Meaning: “Free man”
Popularity in 2017: #728

FREY

Norse
Meaning: “God of weather”

GRAINGER

English surname
Meaning: “Farm bailiff”

GROVER

English
Meaning: “Grove dweller”

GUNNER

Swedish
Meaning: “Battle strong”
Popularity in 2017: #262

HANAN

Hebrew
Meaning: “Gracious”

HARLEY

English
Meaning: “Meadow wood”
Popularity in 2017: #202

HART

English
Meaning: “S
tag”

HAWKE

English surname

HAWTHORNE

English and Scottish surname and place name

HAZE

Word name

HENDRIX

Scandinavian
Meaning: “Rules the home”
Popularity in 2017: #349

HERON

Greek
Meaning: “Hero”

IDRIS

Arabic
Meaning: “Islamic prophet”

INIGO

Basque
Meaning: “Fiery”

IVER

Scottish from Scandinavian
Meaning: “Yew wood”

JAGGER

English
Meaning: “Carter”
Popularity in 2017: #662

JAMISON

English
Meaning: “Son of James”
Popularity in 2017: #434

JAYCE

Invented name
Popularity in 2017: #139

JENSON

Scandinavian
Meaning: “Son of Jens”

JEX

English surname

JOZIAH

Hebrew
Meaning: “God has healed”
Popularity in 2017: #774

JUDE

Hebrew
Meaning: “Praise”
Popularity in 2017: #157

KACPER

Polish
Meaning: “Treasure”

KADE

Scottish 
Meaning: “From the wetlands” spelling variation of Cade
Popularity in 2017: #412

KAI

Hawaiian
Meaning: “Sea”
Popularity in 2017: #127

KAILOR

Invented name

KEIR

Gaelic
Meaning: “Dark-haired”

KELSO

Scottish surname and place name

KENDRY

Scottish
Meaning: “Son of Henry”

KIPLING

English surname

LAURENT

French from Roman
Meaning: “Laurentium”

LAZER

Hebrew 
Meaning: “God help’s” short form of Lazarus

LEANDER

Greek
Meaning: “Lion man”

LEIB

Hebrew
Meaning: “Lion”

LENNOX

Gaelic
Meaning: “Elm field”
Popularity in 2017: #408

LIEV

Russian
Meaning: “Lion-like”

LINC

English
Meaning: “Town by the lake” short form of Lincoln 

LOCH

Gaelic and Scottish
Meaning: “Lake”

LUTHER

German
Meaning: “People army”

MACKSON

English surname
Meaning: “Son of Mack”

MADDOX

Welsh
Meaning: “Son of Madoc”
Popularity in 2017: #136

MARLOWE

English
Meaning: “Driftwood”
Popularity in 2017: #981

MAVERICK

American
Meaning: “Independent”
Popularity in 2017: #85

MAXTON

English surname
Popularity in 2017: #672

MERCURY

Greek from Latin mythology

MILO

Latin
Meaning: “Soldier”
Popularity in 2017: #224

MOROCCO

Place name

MOSS

English surname

NEO

Greek
Meaning: “New”

NICASIO

Spanish from Greek
Meaning: “Victory”

NIXON

English
Meaning: “Son of Nicholas”
Popularity in 2017: #482

NOAM

Hebrew
Meaning: “Pleasantness”

NOBLE

Word name

OCTAVION

Latin
Meaning: “Born eighth”

OGDEN

English
Meaning: “Oak valley”

OSIAS

Greek
Meaning: “Salvation”

PASCAL

French
Meaning: “Easter”

PHOENIX

Greek
Meaning: “Mythical bird”
Popularity in 2017: #268

PRYOR

English from Latin
Meaning: “Superior”

POET

Word name

QUAKE

Word name

QUINTON

English surname
Meaning: “Queen’s estate”
Popularity in 2017: #548

RACER

Word name

RALSTON

English
Meaning: “Ralph’s town”

RENLY

Invented name

REX

Latin
Meaning: “King”
Popularity in 2017: #609

RHETT

English from Dutch
Meaning: “Advice”
Popularity in 2017: #180

ROCCO

Italian from German
Meaning: “R
est”
Popularity in 2017: #457

ROMAN

Latin
Meaning: “A citizen of Rome”
Popularity in 2017: #91

ROSCOE

Norse
Meaning: “Deer forest”

RYDER

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

RYLAND

Irish
Meaning: “Island meadow”
Popularity in 2017: #534

SABER

Word name

SADLER

English from German
Meaning: “Saddle maker”

SATCHEL

English from French
Meaning: “Maker of bags”

SENDER

Word name

SILAS

Latin
Meaning: “Of the forest”
Popularity in 2017: #120

STEELE

English
Meaning: “Steel”

STELLAN

Scandinavian
Meaning: “Calm”

STETSON

American surname
Popularity in 2017: #644

TAJ

Sanskrit
Meaning: “Crown”

THORN

English surname

TORIN

Irish
Meaning: “Chief”

URBAN

Word name

VAUGHAN

Welsh
Meaning: “Little”

VIGGO

Scandinavian
Meaning: “War”

XENO

Greek
Meaning: “Foreign”

XERXES

Persian
Meaning: “Hero among rulers”

YORK

English place name

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