So, you’re expecting and you’re looking for a short, unique baby boys name for your new baby. Our extensive list of names, and their meanings, make strong first names, or perfect middle names too.
A little boy being welcomed into the world, needs a strong, short name to drive him through life. What’s the perfectly powerful name? We’ve created an equally strong list of 31 names for your bouncing new baby boy.
From English origin, the name Beck means “small stream” and is a unisex name, with popularity growing for males.
Meaning “advice” the boy’s name Rhett is of English and Dutch origin. In the past Rhett has been a popular choice for middle names, but is growing in popularity as a strong first name.
Want a good sleeper? Perhaps the name Cody will help. The name with English origins, means “helpful, pillow”.
The name Max is a boy’s name with a German, English, Aboriginal origin means”greatest”.
This name has never left the top 1000 names in the USA, because it’s not trendy or cool, and doesn’t go out of fashion. With an English origin, it’s meaning is “at the river crossing”.
The Herbrew name meaning “the Lord has remembered”, has generally been a shortened version of Zachary, but now this version, Zak, it’s storming ahead as a strong name itself.
The Scandinavian originating name, meaning “heir, descendant”, its a nature name associated with the word leaf.
With this name having an alternate meaning in Australia (undies, anyone?), this name hasn’t taken off with great speed, but this strong French name is slowly getting more traction.
Otis hit popularity with the release of the movie Milo and Otis, and is a great strong name with German origins. It means “wealthy”.
Meaning “soldier or merciful”, Miles is a short and straight-forward Latin name.
While this might have been a more popular dog name in the past, Rex is a strong choice for parents wanting a short name. The meaning is “king”.
Meaning “guide, leader”, Guy is a French originating name, that makes a good middle or first name.
Meaning “flowing down”, Judd is a strong, short name that can easily fit as a first name, or as a good middle name choice too.
The name Trey is a unique boy’s name of English origin meaning “three”.
Want a little coastal name flare? The name Kai is a boy’s name of Hawaiian origin meaning “sea”.
Expecting a red head? The name Rowan is a boy’s name of Scottish, Irish origin meaning “rowan tree; little redhead”.
Appearing on the top 1000 names every year since 1927, it gained it’s most popularity in 1975, and now again with celebrities like Hamish Blake and Zoë Foster-Blake naming their son Sonny as well.
The name Jet is a boy’s name, with a shortened variation of the popular name Jett.
With Scottish and Irish origin, the name Mack means “son of”. It can also be Mac, for a shorter version.
The name Kit is a boy’s name of English origin, rising in popularity with actor Kit Harington, Jon Snow on Game of Thrones, has given this nickname-name new style and appeal for boys. Actress Jodie Foster used it for her son. For girls, it’s an updated diminutive of Katherine.
Meaning “soldier or merciful”, the name Milo is of German origin. It can also be spelt Mylo.
Derived from Elijah, and the Greek name Elias, the name Ellis is a boy’s name of English, Welsh origin meaning “benevolent”.
While Jessie has long been a popular name for girls, the name Jesse is a boy’s name of Hebrew origin meaning “gift”.
With a beautiful meaning. the name Beau is a boy’s name of French origin meaning “handsome”.
With a nod to the strong animal, the name Rudy is a boy’s name of German origin meaning “famous wolf”.
Parents will remember the movie, Ace Ventura, but with time passing and this movie easing in popularity, the name Ace is having more positive references. The name Ace is a boy’s name of Latin origin meaning “one, unity”.
Sometimes spelt Remi, Remy is a boy’s name of French and Latin origin meaning “oarsman”.
A strong Celtic name that works for both boys and girls, it’s of Irish origin meaning “descendant of Conn, chief leader, intelligence”.
With predictions of this name rising in popularity in Australia with gold medal BMX rider Logan Martin, the name Logan is a boy’s name of Scottish origin meaning “small hollow”.
The name Iggy is a boy’s name of Latin origin meaning “fiery”. Iggy has always had a bit of a pop star feel to it
The name Jude took a rise in popularity thanks to Jude Law. The name Jude is a boy’s name of Latin origin meaning “praised”.