Whimsical and enchanting names for boys are romantic and playful.The names on this list have origins from Old English to ancient Greece,and are as diverse as their meanings. Still, almost all of them have an enchanting charm about them just like the baby boys that may carry them one day.

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ABRIEL

“Father of multitude”

 

ALLEGRO

“Quickly”

 

ARIES

“The ram”

 

ASLAN

“Lion”

 

ATLEY

“From the meadow”

 

ATREYU

German literary name

 

AURELIAN

“Golden”

 

BASTIEN

“From Sebastia”

 

BARNABY

“Son of exhortation”

 

BAYARD

“Foolhardy”

 

BEOWULF

“Beewolf”

 

BRAVERY

Word name

 

BRECCAN

“Freckled”

 

BROMLEY

“Broom woodland clearing”

 

CALEDON

“Scotland”

 

CALLUM

“Dove”

 

CAIUS

“Rejoice”

 

CASPIAN

Place name

 

CASTOR

“He who excels”

 

CONSTANTINE

“Constant”

 

CORNELIUS

“Horn”

 

CYRUS

“Lord”

 

DAGAN

“Grain”

 

DANTE

“Enduring”

 

DARROW

“Oaktree”

 

DASHIELL

French surname

 

DEMPSEY

“Proud”

 

DORIAN

“Tribe”
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DRACO

“Dragon”

 

DMITRI

“Devoted to Demeter”

 

EERO

“Eternal ruler”

 

ELEAZAR

“God helps”

 

EMILIEN

“Rival”

 

EMRYS

“Immortal one”

 

EVANDER

“Manly”

 

EVERARD

“Strength of a wild boar”

 

EVREN

“Universe”

 

EWAN

“Born of the yew tree”

 

FABIAN

“Bean grower”

 

FINBAR

“Fair-haired”

 

FINNEGAN

“Little fair one”

 

FLORIAN

“Flowering”

 

FLYNN

“Red-haired”
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FOXEN

English locational name

 

GABLE

Word name

 

GABRIEN

“God is my strength”

 

GALLIEN

“Of Gaul”

 

GARNET

“Pomegranate or red gemstone”

 

GASTON

“The Foreigner”

 

GIDEON

“Hewer”

 

GOLDING

“Friend of gold”

 

GULLIVER

“Glutton”
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HALLORAN

“A foreigner from beyond the sea”

 

HAMISH

“Supplanter” 

 

HANSEL

“God is gracious”

 

HAWTHRONE

“Lives near the hedge”

 

HUGO

“Bright in mind”

 

HURON

“Bristle-haired”

 

HUXLEY

“Hucc clearing”
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INGRAM

“Angel raven”
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ISIDORE

“Gift of Isis”

 

JESPER

“Treasure”

 

JULIUS

“Downy-bearded”

 

KENELM

“Brave helmet”

 

LARK

Bird name

 

LEANDER

“Lion-man”
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LEOPOLD

“Bold people”

 

LINUS

“Flax”

 

LORCAN

“Fierce”

 

LOXIAS

“Crooked”

 

LOXLEY

“Woodland clearing”

 

LUCIUS

“Light”

 

LYNX

Animal name

 

LYSANDER

“Liberator”

 

MALACHI

“My messenger”

 

MARIUS

Roman family name

 

MATADRIN

Unknown meaning

 

MATTEO

“Gift from God”

 

MICAH

“He who is like God”

 

MORDECAI

“Servant of Marduk”

 

NOEL

“Christmas”

 

OCTAVIUS

“Eighth”

 

OLEANDER

Botanical name

 

ORLOW

“Eagle”

 

OSIRIS

Egyptian God of the afterlife

 

OTHELLO

Shakespearean tragedy

 

PEREGRIN

“Wanderer”

 

PHINEAS

“Oracle”

 

QUILLEN

Irish surname

 

QUINTUS

“Fifth”

 

RAPHAEL

“God has healed”

 

RHODRI

“Wheel king”

 

ROBIN

Bird name

 

ROMEO

“Pilgrim to Rome”

 

RONAN

“Little seal”

 

ROWLEY

“Overgrown clearing”

 

RUDYARD

“Red guarded”

 

RUNE

“Secret”

 

RUSLAN

“Lion”

 

SEAMUS

“Supplanter”

 

SEVERN

Place name

 

SILVIUS

“Wood”

 

SINCLAIR

Scottish clan from Saint Claire

 

SOREN

“Stern”

 

SORLEY

“Summer Wanderer”

 

STERLING

” Highest quality”
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TAGUS

River name

 

THERON

“Hunter”
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THOR

“God of Thunder”

 

TIBERIUS

“Of the Tiber”

 

TOBIAS

“God is good”

 

TOLLIVER

“Metalworker”

 

TOMLIN

“Twin”

 

TRISTAN

“Sorrowful”
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TRITON

“Son of Poseidon”

 

ULYSSES

“Wrathful”

 

VALOR

Word name

 

VIGGO

“Battle”

 

WEAVER

Occupational name

 

WILBUR

“Wild boar” or “resolute”

 

WILLOUGBY

“Willow settlement”

 

WINDSOR

English place name

 

WOLFGANG

“Travelling wolf”
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WYNN

“Friend”

 

XAVIER

“New house”

 

YARROW

Botanical name

 

ZENITH

“Highest point”
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ZEPHYR

“A breeze from the west”

 

ZEUS

“God of the heavens”

 

ZEV

“Wolf”

 

 

We hope you enjoyed this list of whimsical and enchanting names for boys. What are your favorite whimsical and enchanting names for boys? Let us know in the comments below.