The world is a pretty crowded place, babies are everywhere and your baby is going to be one of a plus 7 billion people on the planet. So in order for your pride and joy to stand out in the world, you better give him a unique name. For that purpose, we’ve created this list of 15 unusual boy names that you can give to your son. He won’t have to say his name twice to people in his life.
Is there a more fitting name for a boy than a word that refers to a type of a stone fort, a castle. Yet the name itself sounds pretty soft, so it’s a great contrast.
Common name in France, it derrives from the Late Latin name Paschalis, which meant “relating to Easter”, the happiest Christian holiday.
Nicandro is not only a nice combination of common names Nick and Andrew but is an original name of Spanish and Greek origin with the meaning “man of victory”.
With the Game of Thrones huge popularity, knight-sounding names are back in fashion, and which better name to give your son than that of a Knight of Flowers.
A very powerful name, with origins in Germany and the meaning behind it is “rich”. Remember that it doesn’t has to mean material rich.
One of the strongest names out there, connected to a beloved genius Orson Wells, but it’s still somehow an unusual boy name. And it means “bear cub”.
An ancient Rome evoking name, Cosimo is a very mellow-sounding, singable name that has a beautiful meaning behind it – “universe”.
Most of the unusual boy names are usual at some place outside of the United States. Ivar is sort of common in Scandinavia and it derives from Old Norse words that mean “archer; bow warrior.”
Another Scandinavian name that is little less out there and especially fitting when you find out the meaning behind it is “calm.”
A name derived from Greek mythology, wore by a young sun god who rode across the sky in his chariots pulled by four horses. It literally means “sun” in Greek.
Another Scandinavian name but definitely an unusual boy name, Tore is derived from the Old Norse name Thórir, meaning “thunder warrior” or “Thor’s warrior”, you know, the Norse god.
A Celtic name for a change, it means “warrior” or “warlike” and is definitely manly and unique enough for your boy.
A very manly name, it comes from the Scandinavian culture, it comes from the word “dreki” which means “dragon” but the exact form of the name is closer to what people called the black longships of Vikings because they resembled dragons.
An Italian name that sounds familiar to everybody because of Dante Alighieri yet is rarely used today. “Enduring” is the meaning of Dante.
It seems strong if you don’t know how to pronounce it, but it’s so soft and pleasant when you do it properly – TEE-bow. Coming from France it means “courageous people” and is often used as a last name too.
Which of these boy names did you like the most?
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