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If you love fairy tales and all things romantic and playful then this list of baby boy names is for you! With origins from Old English to ancient Greece, the names on this list 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. See our list of Whimsical & Enchanting Names for Girls

 

Abriel

Hebrew, variation of Abraham meaning “father of multitude

 

Allegro

Italian, quickly

 

Aries

Latin, the ram

 

Aslan

Turkish, lion

 

Atley

English, from the meadow

 

Atreyu

German literary name

 

Aurelian

French form of Aurelius meaning “golden”

 

Bastien

French diminutive of Sebastien meaning “from Sebastia

 

Barnaby

English from Aramaic, son of exhortation

 

Bayard

English from Old French, foolhardy

 

Beowulf

Old English, bee wolf

 

Bravery

Word name

 

Breccan

Irish, freckled

 

Bromley

English, broom woodland clearing

 

Caledon

From Latin Caledonia, meaning Scotland

 

Callum

Scottish, dove Popularity in 2017: #611

 

Caius

Latin, rejoice

 

Caspian

Place name

 

Castor

Greek, he who excels

 

Constantine

Latin, constant

 

Cornelius

Latin, horn

 

Cyrus

Greek, Lord Popularity in 2017: #427

 

Dagan

Hebrew, grain

 

Dante

Italian from Latin, enduring

Popularity in 2017: #318

 

Darrow

Scottish, oak tree

 

Dashiell

French surname

 

Dempsey

Irish, proud

 

Dorian

Greek tribe name

 

Draco

Latin, dragon

 

Dmitri

Greek, devoted to Demeter

 

Eero

Finnish variation of Eric meaning “eternal ruler”

 

Eleazar

Hebrew, God helps

 

Emilien

French from Latin, rival

 

Emrys

Welsh from Greek, immortal one

 

Evander

Greek, manly

 

Everard

English from German, strength of a wild boar

 

Evren

Turkish, universe

 

Ewan

Scottish from Gaelic, born of the yew tree

 

Fabian

Latin, bean grower Popularity in 2017: #388

 

Finbar

Irish, fair-haired

 

Finnegan

Irish, little fair one

 

Florian

Latin, flowering

 

Flynn

Irish, descendant of red-haired one

 

Foxen

English locational name

 

Gable

Word name

 

Gabrien

Variation of Gabriel meaning “God is my strength”

 

Gallien

Italian from Latin, of Gaul

 

Garnet

English, pomegranate or red gemstone

 

Gaston

French from German, the foreigner

 

Gideon

Hebrew, hewer Popularity in 2017: #304

 

Golding

English, friend of gold

 

Gulliver

French, greedy

 

Halloran

Irish from Gaelic, foreigner from beyond the sea

 

Hamish

Scottish variation of James meaning “supplanter”

 

Hansel

German & Dutch, pet form of Hans meaning “God is gracious”

 

Hawthrone

English, lives near the hedge

 

Hugo

German, Latinization of Hugh meaning “bright in mind” Popularity in 2017: #418

 

Huron

English from French, bristle-haired

 

Huxley

English, insult clearing

 

Ingram

English from German, Ing’s raven

 

Isidore

Greek, gift of Isis

 

Jesper

Danish from Persian Jasper meaning “treasure”

 

Julius

Roman from Greek, downy-bearded Popularity in 2017: #336

 

Kenelm

English, brave helmet

 

Lark

Bird name

 

Leander

Greek, lion-man

 

Leopold

German, bold people

 

Linus

Greek, flax

 

Lorcan

Irish, fierce

 

Loxias

Greek, crooked

 

Loxley

English, woodland clearing

 

Lucius

Latin, light

 

Lynx

Animal name

 

Lysander

Greek, liberator

 

Malachi

Hebrew, my messenger

 

Marius

Roman family name

 

Matadrin

French, unknown meaning

 

Matteo

Italian variation of Matthew meaning “gift from God”

 

Micah

Hebrew, he who is like God

 

Mordecai

Hebrew, servant of Marduk

 

Noel

French, Christmas

 

Octavius

Latin, eighth

 

Oleander

Botanical name

 

Orlow

German & Polish variation of Russian Orlov meaning “eagle”

 

Osiris

Egyptian God of afterlife

 

Othello

Shakespearian tragedy

 

Peregrin

Latin, wanderer

 

Phineas

Hebrew, oracle

 

Quillen

Irish surname

 

Quintus

Latin, fifth

 

Raphael

Hebrew, God has healed

 

Rhodri

Welsh, wheel king

 

Robin

Bird name

 

Romeo

Italian, pilgrim to Rome

 

Ronan

Irish, little seal

 

Rowley

English, overgrown clearing

 

Rudyard

English from German, red guarded

 

Rune

Old Norse, secret

 

Ruslan

Russian, lion

 

Seamus

Irish variation of James meaning “supplanter” Popularity in 2017: #977

 

Severn

Place name

 

Silvius

Latin, wood

 

Sinclair

Scottish clan from Saint Claire

 

Soren

Scandinavia from Latin, stern Popularity in 2017: #580

 

Sorley

Irish, summer wanderer

 

Sterling

English, of the highest quality Popularity in 2017: #435

 

Tagus

River name

 

Theron

Greek, hunter

 

Thor

Scandinavian mythology God of thunder

 

Tiberius

Latin, of the Tiber

 

Tobias

Greek from Hebrew, God is good Popularity in 2017: #273

 

Tolliver

English, metal worker

 

Tomlin

English short form of Thomas meaning “twin”

 

Tristan

Welsh, noise Popularity in 2017: #121

 

Triton

Greek mythology God of the sea, son of Poseidon

 

Ulysses

Latin from Greek, wrathful

 

Valor

Word name

 

Viggo

Scandinavian, battle

 

Weaver

Occuptional name

 

Wilbur

English & German, wild boar or resolute

 

Willougby

English, willow settlement

 

Windsor

English place name

 

Wolfgang

German, wolf path

 

Wynn

English, friend

 

Xavier

Basque, new house Popularity in 2017: #89

 

Yarrow

Botanical name

 

Zenith

Word name

 

Zephyr

Greek, a breeze from the west

 

Zeus

Greek God of the heavens

 

Zev

Hebrew, wolf

 

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