Get ready for some fun – because you’re having a boy! Whether you’ve just had an ultrasound that announced this exciting news, or he’s already swaddled in your arms, it’s time to choose a baby boy name that will perfectly capture his handsome little features, adorable sounding coos, and rapidly emerging personality.
The Bump has a wide range of resources available to help parents discover the best baby boy names. To make this important decision, all you need to do is browse our lists of baby boy names – which include the most popular, unique, top, uncommon and completely cool boy names that scream “athlete”, “brainiac”, or “all-around nice guy”. With our easy-to-use tools, it is a breeze to search potential baby boy names by first letter or research cute boy names by origin. If you’re interested in learning the meanings and popularity of your favorite baby boy names, we’ve got you covered there, too.
While this parenting thing may feel a bit overwhelming right now, we’re sure you’ll figure it all out in time. With such a range of available baby boy names, there’s no doubt you’ll soon discover the perfect match for your precious bundle.


Whether you are seeking a cool boy name filled with enthusiasm and energy, or prefer a cute boy name that’s a little more low-key or off-the-beaten path, our lists of unique, uncommon and most popular baby boy names will help you find the right fit.


Take a look at these lists of top boy names that include some of the most cute boy names out there – along with their ethnicities and meanings.


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Many new parents seek a balance between finding a unique baby boy name or choosing one that is easily recognizable and won’t be difficult to pronounce or spell. Of course, the commonality of a name can change over time – with some names holding a lasting appeal, and others enjoying only a brief period in the limelight. Whether you’re looking for a cute boy name that will stand the test of time or a more unusual one that will really make your boy stand out, these lists of popular top boy names can help you decide on the right one for your new baby.
Be sure to explore the Social Security Administration’s list of the most popular baby names in 2018 – featuring Liam, Noah, and William in the top three spots. Check out the full list alphabetically:


Fortunately, The Bump is here with top boy name lists to help you find the most cool boy names ever. Or, use our simple online tool, the Baby Name Finder, to sort through by category and discover your favorite cute baby boy names. Either way, we are here to point you towards thousands of baby boy names.


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What to Consider When Choosing a Baby boy Name

There are so many things to factor in when deciding on a name. To start, you want to make sure you and your partner both like it and that it doesn’t remind either of you of someone you don’t like. It’s also helpful to coordinate the first name with the last name, along with any middle name(s) being considered.
Beyond that, it’s a good idea to choose a baby boy name that matches your family identity and holds some sense of meaning or personal appeal. We suggest you spend some time listening to how your potential baby boy name syllables sound together, asking around to see how hard the name is to pronounce, and thinking about what the initials spell out, if anything. Some couples narrow things down to a couple of favorites in advance of the birth, then see which of the names best suits their baby after he is born. In recent times, some parents are avoiding baby boy names altogether, preferring to select gender-neutral names. Ultimately, choosing a name is a personal decision that is up to you and your partner.


Explore these popular pages to find even more baby girl and baby boy names and their meanings.