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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: “Stag”

 

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: “Rest”
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