200+ Uncommon And Unusual Boy Names That No One Has!

Choosing a name for your baby is one of the most important decisions you’ll make.

And what a tough decision that is!

Before I had my boys, I knew one thing, I wanted unusual boy names for them. And I naively thought the process would be easy.

I didn’t count on my husband disagreeing with every single name I liked!

This is one of the reasons naming our babies can be such a tedious process.

One person loves “Abel”, the other does not. The other partner loves “Joe” and the other doesn’t.

What’s a girl to do?

I’m here to the rescue!

Uncommon baby boy names

In such instances, it helps when you have a lot of names to browse through.

That way, the probability is higher that you both will find THAT charming NAME you’ll absolutely fall in love with. And, more importantly, agree over.

This is my hope for you as you go through these uncommon baby boy names.

I’m quite certain you have not seen many of these unusual boy names anywhere. Most of them are as rare as they come!

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Some of the names listed below are alternative spellings of more common names. While others are rare boy names all on their own- names not commonly used.

Still, others are surnames that are now being used as first names!

If you are struggling with how to pick the perfect name for your baby, I found a great article for you.

It is short, fun, and filled with realistic steps to help you pick your baby’s name.

Here are 200+ unique boy names that no one has in alphabetical order.

245 UNCOMMON, UNIQUE, AND UNUSUAL BABY BOY NAMES

baby boy with an uncommon name- Albie

A

Adair

Adair is a rare boy name of English origin. Pronounced “ad-Dare’, It means rich owner of spears and symbolises wealth and fortune.

It has been used as a girl’s name on occasion. Adair will make the perfect name for your strong and masculine son.

Albie

Albie is an English masculine name that’s a shortened form of Albert. Albert means noble and bright.

Alternatively, Albie is the short form of the Latin name, Alby, which signifies something from Alba.

Whatever origin you go with, Albie remains a cute and unusual name for a boy.

Aldous

An uncommon boy name that probably means old and wise. Aldous has English roots. Al, Aldis, Aldo, Aldus are great potential nicknames.

The great British writer, Aldous Huxley was a famous bearer of the name. He died on the same day as the assassination of J.F Kennedy, thus his death was completely overshadowed.

Aldrian

Aldrian is a rare name of German and English origins. It means landing place by the alders.

Aldrin

This English name means old and wise ruler. It’s also used as a surname.

Aldrin is the last name of Buzz Aldrin, the famous astronaut who landed on the moon alongside Neil Armstrong.

Aled

Aled means defender of man, child, river. It’s a Welsh boy name. Aled is a short boy name that is quite uncommon these days.

Algar

Another English name, Algar means elf spear. It is a forgotten baby boy name with a strong sound.

Alphonzo

A rare form of Alfonso. It means noble and ready. Alphonzo is definitely a weird-spelt boy name that you’re sure not to find anywhere!

Alvey

Alvey is derived from a surname. It means elf, war, battle. Though an unusual name for a boy, Alvey sounds cute and cool.

Amery

This Old German name has a great meaning. It means indutrious ruler. It is a variant of the name, Emery. Some spell it Amory. And it’s a gender-neutral name.

Amias

Amias is a beautiful and uncommon baby boy name that means friend. Pronounced AM-ee-us, it’s of English origin. Amyas is a variation of this name.

Ansel

Ansel is a handsome boy name of Old French roots. It means follower of a nobleman. It’s a different boy name.

Ansel Adams, the famous photographer was a known bearer of this name. Alternate spellings are Ancell, Ansell.

Anselm

A German name that means divine protection. It is pronounced AHN-selm. Many Saints were named Anselm including a Pope.

So, if you are looking for a godly name for your son that isn’t too common, Anselm may be the name for you!

Arin

This unique name seems to be derived either from Erin (which means peace) or Aaron (meaning exalted).

It is a unisex name that lends itself well as a middle name.

Asrar

Asrar is an Arabic name that means secrets or mysteries.

Aston

This unique English name means ash tree settlement. It is a cool non-binary name that might have become popular due to the sports car, Aston Martin.

Astor

Astor is a beautiful Scandinavian name that means thunder god. If you love Norse Mythology but aren’t too keen on the name, Thor, Astor is an uncommon great alternative.

Auberon

Auberon is the Old French for Aubrey. It means blond ruler or elf ruler. Auberon is a strong and beautiful name that can be shortened to Aube or spelt Oberon.

Augus

Similar to August but missing the ‘t’, Augus means dignified or imposing. It’s an unusual boy name that can be nicknamed Auggie.

Axle

This cute boy name is a play on the spelling of the more popular Axle. Axle means father of peace. It is Hebrew in origin.

Axle Whitehead, the Australian Tv host and singer is a famous bearer of this name. Axsel, Aksel, Ax, Axe are some other variants of the name, Axle.

B

Barnaby

Barnaby is a cute and unique spin on the name, Barnabas (which means son of prophecy).

If you’re looking for a one-of-a-kind name, Barnaby is definitely it!

Beaumont

You’re probably used to the name, Beau. Well, Beaumont is an aristocratic name from a French surname. It means beautiful mountain.

Potential nicknames are Beau, Bo or Monty.

Besson

Besson is derived from a surname. It’s of Southern French origin and means twice. It’s often used as a nickname for a twin.

Biff

Biff is a rare English name. It came about from a nickname that signifies to punch, hit or strike.

Blythe

This Old English name is gotten from a surname. It means cheerful. It is a unisex name. Other ways it’s spelt are Blithe, Blyth.

Boaz

This biblical boy name means swiftness in Hebrew. He married Ruth and became the great grandfather to King David in the Old Testament.

Bos

Derived from a surname, Bos means woods or forest. It’s origin is in the Netherlands.

Brix

Brix is a short and unusual baby boy’s name. It means stone of Brixi. It’s derived from a place in London called, Brixton.

Brox

Brox is a cool and handsome boy name. It’s derived from a surname that is popularly used in Germany, Norway and the United States.

C

Caelan

Caelan means slender. It’s a Gaelic name. Though uncommon in England, it’s quite popular in Ireland.

Other ways to spell Caelan are Caolan, Cayla, Kaelan, Kaolan, Kaylan.

Carver

Carver is a strong boy name that means wood carver. It is originally a surname. It is a boy’s name that isn’t over-used.

George Washington Carver, an American agricultural scientist and inventor bore this name.

Cas

This beautiful 3-lettered name is of Dutch origin. It’s the short form of Casper – one of Santa’s Reindeers.

Caspian

Caspian is a handsome boy name that means sea. English n origin. Prince Caspian is one of the characters in the famous C.S Lewis books, The Chronicles of Narnia.

Cedar

Cedar is a seriously cool, very unique male name. The name is derived from the cedar tree. It has also being used for girls, making it a unisex name.

Cherokee

Cherokee is a non-binary name that’s from the name of a native American tribe. It’s also the name of a brand of jeep SUVs.

Cian

Short and cute, Cian is Irish for ancient. It’s a very popular name in Irish legends. Alternate spellings include Kean, Keane,Kian.

Cillian

Cillian is another Irish name on this list. It means fiesty. Other ways to spell Cillian are Cillyan, Killian.

Cobie

Cobie means supplanter. It’s a diminutive of Jacob. Kobe, Cobee, Coby are other cute ways to spell this name.

Collyn

A rare English name that is derived from the name, Colin. It’s pronounced Kah-LEEN or KAHL-in and means young creature.

Corin

This rare Latin name means spear. It’s been used as a character in Shakespeare’s As You Like It. As well as C.S Lewis, The Horse and His Boy.

Cove

It’s from an English surname which means small coastal inlet.

Cree

Cree is from the name of a native tribe in Canada. Cree is a sweet boy name that can also be used for females.

Creighton

Creighton is the name of a place and also a surname.

Crispin

Crispin is a somewhat weird boy name. It means curly-haired. It was the name of a Roman Saint who was martyred in the 3rd century.

Cuthbert

This posh boy name has hardly been used since the 19th century. It means brightly famous and is the name of a character in the adventures of Tin Tin.

Cyan

Cyan is a cool but unusual name. It means greenish blue like the colour.

Cyprian

Cyprian is an uncommon name that means from Cyprus. It’s of Greek origin. Other spellings are Ciprian, Siprian.

Czar

An Old Russian name, derived from Caesar.

D

Daedric

Daedric is a unique fantasy boy name that mean, people’s ruler. It’s a cool alternate form of the Danish name, Diedrick.

Dashiell

Dashiell is a beautiful rare unisex name. It most likely originated from an English surname.

Celebrities, Milla Jovovich and Paul Anderson named their daughter Dashiel Edan Anderson.

Dash is a cool nickname for Dashiel.

Dass

Dass is a cute Hindu boy name that means servant or loving.

Deakon

Deakon is a different way of spelling the more popular, Deacon. Deacon is a word name which means servant.

Delan

Delan is the masculine form of Delaney which is English for from the alder grove.

Delroy

This rare English name has a majestic undertone. It means the king.

Dene

This gender-neutral name is a variant of the more common Dean which means valley.

Derren

A variant of Darren, which was made popular by the American actor Darren McGavin.

Dex

Dex is a cute short form of Dexter which means one who dyes.

Diggory

Diggory is a very unusual name that is probably an Anglicized form of Degaré.

Domenico

Domenico is the Italian form of Dominic which means of the Lord.

Dunstan

Dunstan is an Old English name that means dark stone. It was the name of the archbishop of Canterbury, a 10th-century saint.

E

Edric

Edric is an Old English name that means wealthy ruler.

Edris

An alternative spelling of Idris, which means interpreter in Arabic. The actor, Idris Elba has popularised the name in recent times.

Edwyn

A variant form of Edwin which means rich friend in Old English.

Eliott

Rare in the United States, but popular in France, Eliott is a variation of the more popular surname, Elliott.

Emmerson

This non-binary name is derived from a surname that means son of Emery.

Emrys

Emrys is the Welsh form of Ambrose. It means immortal.

Ericks

This unusual boy name is of German origin and means always ruler.

Eriq

Eriq is a cute variant of Eric. It means ever ruler.

Erix

Short and beautiful name of Norse origin, that means eternal ruler.

Eryx

From Greek mythology, Eryx means boxer. Eryx was the son of Poseidon and Aphrodite.

Esmond

A rare old English name that means grace and protection.

Everard

This strong masculine name means brave boar. It’s also commonly used as a surname.

Everitt

Everitt is an alternative spelling of Everett.

F

Farley

Fenris

Fenry

Feyo

Fitz

Flick

Floki

G

Gervase

Gore

Gulliver

H

Hadyn

Hendric

Hewie

Horan

Howitt

Huxley

I

Irie

Isadol

J

Jaxsun

Jeb

Jedediah

Jenson

Jepson

Jethro

Joby

Jocelin

Jordi

Julyan

Baby boy with a unique name - Kaizar

K

Kaelan

Kairo

Kaizar

Kaydon

Kaziah

Keadan

Keir

Keiran

Kelcey

Kemp

Kenelm

Kester

Kevyn

Kieser

Klaus

Knoxley

Koby

Kodey

Kofi

Kol

Kota

Krew

Kru

Kylo

L

Lachlan

Lake

Larc

Lark

Leith

Lemoine

Leroi

Leyton

Lochlin

Lorcan

Lorrin

Lyndon

M

Malone

Marvyn

Meade

Mylo

N

Natti

Niall

O

Ocean

Oran

Orson

Osbert

Osian

Osmond

Oswin

Ovi

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P

Pace

Pacey

Paden

Parris

Patton

Pearce

Percival

Peregrine

Philemon

Philo

Pierce

Piers

Q

Quin

Quincy

R

Raayan

Rafe

Raiden

Raif

Rain

Raine

Rainier

Ranier

Rastus

Rastus

Rauri

Ravi

Rayne

Read

Redd

Rege

Reign

Rem

Renz

Reynard

Rhyley

Rodolph

Rolo

Rolph

Romilly

Royale

Roydon

Rudi

Rudolf

Rudyard

Rupert

Ryler

S

Saxon

Seavey

Selwyn

Shaw

Shaye

Sheard

Silver

Sinjin

Skipper

Sonnie

Sorren

Sparrow

Spike

Stirling

Symon

T

Talbot

Tatton

Teagan

Temple

Teo

Thane

Theobald

Tiger

Tylar

Tyrrell

U

Ulric

Upton

Uther

V

Valor

Vere

Vesper

Baby boy with an unusual name - Wolfe

W

Wallis

Warrick

Warwick

Whitaker

Wilf

Windsor

Winslow

Wisdom

Wolfe

Wynne

Wystan

X

Xavi

Xavior

Z

Zaman

What’s your favourite unusual baby boy name?

There you have it! 245 uncommon boy names.

Did you find your favourite unusual name amongst the boy names above?

If you did, that’s awesome!

And if you didn’t, would you care to share in the comment section below so I can add it to this ever-growing list of unique boy names?

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Above all, I hope you find the uncommon baby boy name you are looking for!

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