Baby boys' names

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Wondering what to call your baby boy? We’ve got thousands of beautiful baby boys’ names to choose from. Whether you’re looking for classic biblical names, names inspired by myths and legends or sweet and short names for your little one, we’ve got it covered.

UK’s most popular baby boys’ names

Wondering what’s hot in the baby name charts right now? Take inspiration from the UK’s most popular baby boys’ names for 2016 and 2015. Plus, see a rundown of the decade’s most popular baby boys’ names.
Traditional boys' names
Classic and timeless baby boys' names

Boys’ names inspired by myths and legends

Why not go for something truly impressive and unique with our selection of mythological and legendary names for boys.

20 unusual boys’ names

These name choices are sure to help your baby boy stand out from the crowd. From Achilles to Ziggy, here are some quirky options for your baby names list.
American boys' names
Look across the pond for baby names inspiration

Shortened baby boys’ names

These adorable short names are perfect for baby boys, and you can use the longer version when your little one grows up.

Baby boys’ names inspired by the great outdoors

Whether you want your little one to grow up to be an intrepid explorer, or a sensitive soul at one with nature, you’re sure to find a firm favourite with these names inspired by the natural world.
Popular boys' names
Find the perfect choice for your baby boy

Biblical boys’ names

A hit with parents for centuries, biblical names never seem to go out of date! Find the perfect biblical names for your son with our top 20 choices.

Baby boys’ names inspired by the seasons

Taking inspiration from when your little boy is born is a great way to find a unique and interesting baby name. Take a look at our top choices for baby boys born in spring, summer, autumn and winter.

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Last reviewed: October 2016

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