Take a look at these super cute & handsome, strong, unique boy names with meanings to finally fall in love with your new baby’s name! You’re sure to love these beautiful and uncommon baby boy names.
Unique names are the BEST names for 2021 and 2022, especially with almost everyone wanting to stand out as their own person and try to be different from one another. Give your baby boy a perfect name that will let him stand out amongst his peers as he grows!
I know you’ve probably read a bunch of unique and rare boy names by now and you probably came across the WEIRDEST names. I went ahead and filtered out all the super weird names, so sit back, relax, and let’s find you that unique baby boy names that isn’t weird!
Unique Boy Names Starting with A, B, C, D
Ace is probably a name we’ve all heard before, and we’ve probably all seen the movie Ace Ventura. This Hebrew name is starting to rise on the popularity scale, however, it’s still very uncommon. Ace means “number one,” which makes sense.
Alden is super cute and handsome for a baby boy and it sounds like a version of “Aiden.” This English name means “old friend,” and has remained on a steady line of uniqueness.
Amadeo, meaning “God’s love,” is a Latin name and is pretty uncommon in the United States.
Arlo is one of the cutest boy names on this list (in my opinion). Just picture a little newborn baby boy named Arlo– so adorable! The name Arlo is English and means “armed hill.” While this name is rising on the popularity charts, it’s still a unique name for a baby boy.
Atlas, a name I wanted to name my son, but my husband wouldn’t let me, means “enduring,” and is of Greek origin.
Banks means “edge of the river,” and is of English origin. I really like this strong-sounding name. I think giving your baby this powerful name will definitely make him stand out from the crowd.
Bishop is an English name and literally means “bishop.” Surprisingly, the name Bishop is rising on the popularity charts!
Callum is a very unique and strong boy name that I really love. This name means “dove,” and is of Scottish origin.
Creed is a name some of us might recognize (calling all ‘The Office’ fans- comment below if you are one!). The name Creed is of Latin origin and means “belief.”
Damon is of Greek origin and means “one who tames.”
Dax is a handsome name for a boy and is of French origin.
Unique Boy Names Starting with E, F, G H
Elon— like Elon Musk– is an extremely powerful, unique name for a boy. The name Elon means “oak tree” and is of Hebrew origin.
Everest is of English origin and comes from Mount Everest. If you have young children, siblings, or nieces/nephews, you more than likely recognize this name from ‘Paw Patrol.’
Foster means “woodsman” and is of English origin.
Gibson means “son of Gilbert,” and is of English origin.
Hale is SUCH a cute name for a boy (and girl, too!) Hale means “hero,” and is of English origin. Almost no one is name Hale, so Hale might be the most unique and rarest boy name out there!
Horizon is a unisex name and almost doesn’t exist as a baby name at all. It’s of American origin and means “apparent edge of land.”
Huxley is of English origin and means “Hugh’s meadow.”
Unique Boy Names Starting with I, K, L, M
Indigo, like the color, is a unique boy name that is of English origin.
Kieran is of Irish origin and is rising on the popularity charts, but still remains as a very unique name.
Lex means “man’s defender and warrior” and is of Greek origin.
Marshall, another name from the children’s show ‘Paw Patrol,’ means “caretaker of horses” and is of English origin.
Miller means “one who grinds grains” and is of English origin.
Unique Boy Names Starting with N, O, P, Q
Nigel means “champion” and is of Spanish origin.
Night means “evening” and is of American origin.
Odell, like Odell Beckham, is of English origin and means “woad hill.”
Orion, like the Orion belt, is of Greek origin and means “boundary.”
Osiris is a name I’ve never heard before, but I really love it. It sounds like a Greek God and is a super strong name for a boy.
Otto is of German origin and means “wealth.”
Pierce is of Greek origin and a variation of “Peter.”
Quinton means “queen’s settlement” and is of English origin.
Unique Boy Names Starting with R, S, T, V, W, Z
Ross means “cape” and is of Scottish origin.
Russell is of English origin and means “little red.”
Sailor is such a cute name and could be for a girl or boy. The name Sailor means “boat man” and is of American origin.
Seamus is a name I have heard before, but not in a very long time, which tells me this name used to be popular but is now more uncommon and unique. Seamus is of Irish origin.
Smith is a first name that came from the last name “Smith.” This name means “blacksmith” and is of English origin.
Thornton is of English origin and means “thorn bush settlement.”
Valen is of Latin origin and means “strong and healthy.”
Wayland means “land by the road” and is of English origin.
Winslow means “friend’s hill” and is of English origin.
Wolf is of German origin and means well, “wolf.”
Zahar means “shine and sparkle” and is of Arabic origin.
Zale means “sea-strength” and is of Greek origin.
Zasha, which sounds like Sasha, means “defender of the people,” and is of Russian origin.
Zaylor means “to cut” and is of French origin.
Zeppelin, like Led Zeppelin, means “airship,” and is of English origin.
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