Congratulations if your baby has just arrived! After having delivered your bundle of joy, we’re sure you are now on the lookout for that perfect name. And if your baby is a boy and you wish to choose a name with a tough meaning, then you’ve come to the right place. Here, Here, we present you 200 unique baby boy names, list of uncommon baby boy names with meanings:
Uncommon Baby Boy Names
Aavir: This beautiful name has many meanings and all of them are strong. It means “The one who fights for peace,” “Brave forever,” and “Strong”.
Aksheen: Aksheen means “Mighty”, “Powerful”, and “Strong” in Hindi.
Boone: This unique baby boy’s name of English origin is nice, short, and cute. Yet, it has a strong meaning that is “Good” and “Blessing.”
Damon: This name of Greek origin means “To tame”. Damon can also be used as a middle name or surname too.
Dikshith: This Hindi name means “Confident” and “Initiated.”
Ezekiel: If your family is quite spiritual, you can for this name. Ezekiel is a name of Hebrew origin and means “God strengthens.”
Finn: Another cute baby boy name with a strong meaning. Finn is of Gaelic origin and means “Small blond soldier.”
Hamza: This name of Arabic origin means “Strong,” “Steadfast,” and “Brave as a Lion.”
Haytam: Another baby boy name of Arabic origin, it means “Young Eagle,” “Young Hawk,” and “Lion” – all of them reflecting power, strength, and majesty.
Jedrek: This name sounds quite unusual and is unique as well. It is of Polish origin and means “Strong” and “Manly”. You can go with ‘Jed’ as a cute short name should you decide on it.
Kane: This is a very popular name for boys and rightly so. It has several origins but the meaning is the same in most of them. It means “warrior.”
Liam: This name is of Irish origin. It means “Strong-willed warrior” and “Protector.”
Lex: Don’t let this short yet cute name deceive you. In reality, Lex has a very strong meaning. It is of a Greek origin and means “Defending men” – like a savior of sorts.
Mikin: This unique name is of Hindi origin. It means “Strong” and “Mighty.”
Maximus: We’ve heard this name in movies like “Gladiator”. And why not? This name sounds unique and has a tough meaning too. It is of a Latin origin and means “Greatest”. This name is a great combination of a tough-sounding name with an equally strong meaning.
Neev: This short name for baby boys has different origins but has a strong meaning in most of the. For instance, in Hindi, Neev means “Foundation” whereas in Persian it means “Hero” or “Strong person.”
Owen: Owen is a name of Welsh origin and means “Noble,” “Young warrior,” or “Wellborn.” Quite tough meanings for a name as short as this.
Riyah: Riyah is believed to be of African origin as well as English. However, in both, it means “Sunshine.”
Ryder: This popular name as a smart ring to it. It is also not very common and is quite unique. The name has its origin in English and means “Horseman” or “Knight.”
Rocco: Rocco has is a name with some serious swag. It has its origin in German as well as Italian. It means “Roar” and “Battle cry.”
Taksheel: This name originates from Hindi. It is not very common, is unique, and has a meaning that packs a punch. It means “One with a strong character.”
Tapish: This name has a poetic feel to it. It originates from Hindi and Urdu. It has the same meaning in both which is “Warmth of the sun.”
Yuvan: If you are looking for a name that sounds soft and tough all at once, then this is the name to go for. It originates from Sanskrit and means “Strong,” “Healthy,” and “Youthful.”
Zander: Zander can also be spelled as Xander. It is of Greek origin and means “Protector of men.”
We hope our list of tough baby boy names has given you enough inspiration to name the little ‘toughie’ who is in your arms right now. You can also experiment with the spellings of these names to make them sound unique.
This Hebrew name, meaning ‘lofty, exalted’ was once used to describe the position of nobility in the society.
This moniker is rapidly climbing the popularity charts. Abner means ‘Father is light’.
Aidan, meaning ‘fire or born of fire’, entered the mainstream via St. Aidan of Iona, the founder of the monastery on Lindisfarne.
Albert is currently one of the highest-ranking names in Europe. It’s derived from German name Adalbert, which means ‘noble’.
It seems that Europe is ahead of America in terms of choosing chic baby names. This moniker is sweeping through Sweden, Denmark, and Canada. It means ‘elf counsel’.
Another modernized version of an Old English name, Alvin means ‘wise friend’.
Ambrose was once a favorite of British novelists, including P.G. Wodehouse. This name means ‘immortal one’.
This Latin name has had several historical namesakes, in the form of both Antony and Anthony. It means ‘highly praiseworthy’.
Anton, inspired by old Latin name, Antonius, would make a lovely name for your son. It means ‘priceless’.
Beautiful, And Cute Baby Boy Names
Anwyll is a Welsh name, meaning ‘one who’s loved by all’, which we’re sure your son will be.
When your child grows up, he will be excited to share his name with NASA’s space mission. Apollo means ‘strength or father of light’.
Do you wish for a name that reflects the love you have for nature? Aquila could be the one for you. It means ‘eagle’.
Arlo sounds genuine, unique, and amiable. It means ‘fortified hill’.
This name has been considered one of the most beautifully romantic names since the first release of Armand Assante. It means ‘soldier’.
African-American U.S. Open winner Arthur Ashe, King Arthur, and Arthur Miller – the playwright, are few of the many notable bearers of this name. It means ‘bear’.
Asher is one of our personal favorites. Meaning ‘happiness’, this moniker will fill your child’s world with laughter and love.
We love this name for the prefix ‘ash’. The popularity of this English surname, meaning ‘from the town of Ash’, could be credited to Ashton Kutcher, the Hollywood actor.
This name, meaning ‘man of Attica’, holds a special place in the world of fiction. It’s the name of a famous character in “To Kill a Mockingbird’.
This summertime month name, meaning ‘great’ is full of warmth and happiness – perfect for an August born baby.
If you’re a huge Guns ‘N’ Roses fan, you might want to name your son after its leading band member. Axel is a spelling variant of Axl and means ‘father of peace’.
Honestly, it’s difficult not to conjure the television characters, Barney Stinson and Barney – the dinosaur on hearing this name. Barney means ‘son of comfort’.
History has witnessed several saints and rulers bearing the name Basil. This Biblical name means ‘regal’.
Baxter is a prim and proper English surname, meaning ‘baker’. We love this name for its ‘x’ appeal.
Bernard has given rise to a host of trendy and beautiful boy names like Brian, Brandon, and Braden. But nothing can take the place of the original. Branden means ‘hardy or brave’.
This name just tugs at our heartstrings. Bertram means ‘bright raven’.
A beautiful name with roots going back to the Bible, Caleb means ‘devotion to God’.
This name fits well with both the sexes, but sounds masculine to the ears. This Latin name means ‘crooked mouth’.
The biggest plus point of this beautiful boy name is that it can be shortened to super charming Tony or super stylish Carl. Carlton means ‘free men’s town’.
This North American name, meaning ‘a skillful tradesman’ will inspire your son to work hard to achieve success in whatever career or trade he chooses.
One of the most romantic geographical names in our opinion, this is the name of the sea between Europe and Asia.
Cool Baby Boy names
Cecil is derived from the Latin word caecus, which means ‘blind or dim-sighted’. The meaning may not be very appealing, but the name definitely looks and sounds beautiful.
Chester is a quirky and cuddly name meaning ‘walled town’.
Even after ages, this diminutive of Christopher continues to have a stronghold on the baby name charts. It means ‘bearer of Christ’.
One of the most beautiful and least common ‘Christ’ name, Christensen means ‘son of Christ’.
The geographical name, meaning ‘ford near a slope’ came into regular usage after the 16th century.
This Scottish name has a beautiful feel to it, just like the River Clyde running through Glasgow in Scotland.
This English occupational name witnessed a rapid growth in 1982 and never looked back since. Cooper means ‘barrel maker’.
This traditional name comes with a long list of nickname options like Kai, Neil, Corey, and Connie. It means ‘horn’.
This Irish name, meaning ‘village with crosses’ was borne by a character in “Parenthood’.
Cyril is a modern variation of Greek name Kyrillos, which means ‘lord’. It is found in the Greek Bible, referring to Jesus.
Damian, meaning ‘to tame’, is usually given to baby boys in Poland, France, and many other European countries.
This beautiful name has its namesake in Damon Salvatore, the super talented actor. Damon means ‘the one who tames’.
Dashiell is one of the hottest and most beautiful baby boy names right now. It’s the anglicized version of de Chiel, but has an unknown meaning.
This is a name that was on the tip of every girl’s tongue in the 90s because of its association with the Titanic protagonist Leonardo DiCaprio. Dawson means ‘son of David’.
Dewey is the Welsh variation of David and means ‘beloved’.
Dmitri is the Russian form of Greek name Demetrius and means ‘earth lover’.
This name doesn’t just sounds nice, but has a spiritual connect as well. Dominic means ‘belonging to God’.
Duke, meaning ‘nobleman’, could be the ideal name for your little prince.
In Welsh mythology, Dylan is the name of the God associated with the sea. The name means ‘great wave’.
Earl isn’t just a beautiful and cute name, but also an aristocratic title. It means ‘warrior or nobleman’.
It’s a pity that a name as beautiful as Ebenezer is not much used. Ebenezer means ‘rock or stone of help’.
This name is basically a derivative of Elijah, but has the potential to stand on its own. It means ‘Jehovah is God’.
A religious name packed with a powerful punch, Elijah means ‘Jehovah is God’.
Elmer is a charming, yet quirky name, derived from the Old English name Aedelmaer, which means ‘noble and renowned’.
This name will make everyone grab your child’s chubby cheeks. It is a variation of Latin name aemulus and means ‘rival’.
Another favorite, Emmanuel means ‘god is with us’ in Latin and Hebrew language.
This traditional name is saturated with culture and history. Ephraim means ‘fruitful’.
Its claim to fame is Ernest, the lead of Oscar Wilde’s “Importance of Being Earnest”, and Ernest Hemingway, the American writer. Ernest means ‘resolute’.
This name hasn’t looked back ever since the 20th century. Ethan means ‘strong or firm’.
If you want something mellow and unique for your son, pick Evan, which means ‘God is gracious’.
What could be better than having a cheerful son? Felix is a Latin name, meaning ‘happy and lucky’.
Finley is a Scottish royal name, which also belonged to Macbeth’s father. It means ‘white warrior’.
Fletcher is a strong name with a catchy sound. It also comes with the nickname option of Fletch. Fletcher means ‘seller of arrows’.
Ford is simple, beautiful, and masculine. It’s an Old English surname meaning ‘someone living near a ford’.
This English name is strong, elegant, and masculine. It means ‘hawk or battle’.
This Old French name, meaning ‘shining pledge’ reached its highest point in the year 1930.
This sophisticated and beautiful name has begun catching up in the US. It means ‘gravelly homestead’.
A handsome name with a straightforward meaning – ‘the gray-haired one’.
This Russian diminutive of Gregorius, meaning ‘watchful’, would make an excellent name for your son.
This beautiful baby boy name gained recognition via the book and movie “The Fault in Our Stars”, in which Gus was the name of the main lead. Gus means ’great’.
Harmon is an Irish name with a harmonic feel. It means ‘soldier or warrior’.
Harvey, the French version of Herve, was brought to England by the Normans. It means ‘battle worthy’.
There’s something beautifully mysterious about this rare name. It means ‘heath near a cliff’.
A favorite of the royalty centuries after centuries, Henry means ‘estate ruler’.
If you want a name ending in ‘bert’ except Albert or Robert, you can consider Hebert, which means ‘bright’.
Unique Boy Names
This ancient Greek name is now majorly associated with “The Simpsons”. Homer means ‘pledge or hostage’.
This name with Germanic roots is used widely in France and the UK Hugh Jackman and Hugh Grant pushed its popularity higher in the US. Hugh means ‘mind’.
Currently, Beverly Mitchell’s son would be the only Hutton in his school, but this name has the potential to catch on. It means ‘settlement’.
This cute baby boy name has different meanings in different countries. In Wales, it means ‘white river’ and in Irish, it means ‘handsome’.
Hebrew names are definitely on the rise now. And one of the hottest Hebrew names is Isaiah, which means ‘Yahweh is salvation’.
Even after centuries of usage, the sheen of Jacob has not faded a wee bit. It means ‘supplanter’.
Classic and beautiful in the truest sense, James means ‘supplanter’.
Jan is the German variation of John and means ‘God is gracious’.
This biblical name can never lose its charm. Jason means ‘the one who cures’.
Despite being unusual and unconventional, Jasper is an extremely wearable name. It’s a Persian name and means ‘treasure keeper’.
If you’re confused between Jacob and Aidan, you can settle with Jayden. It is a modern invented name with unknown meaning.
This charming and boyish Hebrew name means ‘God exists’.
Jett is a dynamic, no-nonsense and beautiful name, meaning ‘protection or purification’.
This strong name, with Biblical roots, meaning ‘God is gracious’, has featured in the Social Security Administration list for 40 years. And it is currently one of the top 30 contenders.
In the Old Testament, Joseph was the name of the favorite son of Jacob. This name means ‘May God increase’.
Joshua, meaning ‘Lord is my salvation’, ranks 33rd in the US. But it’s even more popular in Ireland, Wales, and Australia.
This high-spirited and dapper name also happens to be the title of a Beatles’ song. It means the ‘praised one’.
It’s hard to believe that this modern variant of Lawrence, meaning ‘victory’, has been absent on the US chart lists since 1880.
A beautiful name with a European flair, Laurent means ‘from Laurentum’.
Lawrence is one of those names that can never go out of style. It’s taken from the Latin name Laurentius and means ‘man from Laurentum’.
An uncommon yet beautiful Biblical name, Lazarus means ‘God is my helper’.
This three-syllable name is beautiful and ferocious at the same time. As a diminutive of Latin name Leonardo, Leo means ‘lion’.
Lloyd is originally a Welsh surname meaning ‘gray’ It is used as a nickname for someone with gray hair.
The real name of Wolverine means ‘little hollow or dweller at a little hollow’ in the Gaelic language.
This exotic Roman name has several religious and literary associations. It means ‘light’.