The 10 Most Popular Boy Names for 2018 ( And 10 You’d Never Think Of)

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Congratulations on having a baby boy!

Now that you know the gender, one of the most common questions you are going to hear is, “Do you have a name picked out?” Names can be so fun to choose unless you are out of ideas. Don’t worry though, we’ve got you covered with the ten most popular baby names for boys and ten unique boy names as well! Trust me; these are names you’ll want to consider.

Ten Popular Baby Boy Names for 2018

Liam

This is an Irish name that means strong-willed warrior. It comes from the name William.

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Noah

Here is a classic Hebrew name we are all familiar with. The name means peaceful, rest, or comfort.

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Elijah

Another Hebrew name that means “Jehovah is God” or “My God is Yahweh.”

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Logan

This popular Scottish name means “small hollow.”

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Mason

This is a French name that means “stone worker.” It is said to be the “Jason” of our generation.

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James

A Hebrew name and the brother of Jesus, this is a timeless name that means “supplanter.”

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Aiden

The name means “little fire” in Gaelic or “fiery” in Celtic.

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Ethan

Here we have another Hebrew name, but one that is not typically thought of as a biblical name. It means “strong.”

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Lucas

This name is derived from Latin and means “light” or “bringer of light.”

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Jacob

A popular name from Hebrew descent, this name was number 1 for 14 years in a row, and even though it hasn’t been the number one for a couple of years, it is still a popular choice. It means “Yahweh will protect.”

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Ten Unique Baby Boy Names

Atlas

This is a Greek name that is slowly becoming more popular. But for now, it is still pretty unique.

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Kingsley

Here is an old English name that means “from the king’s wood/meadow.”

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Arlo

There are a couple of meanings to this name. The Spanish meaning is “Barberry tree,” while the old English meaning is “army hill.” In Italian, it is a variant of the name Carlos.

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Odin

This is a name from English Norse Mythology. According to Mythology, Odin was the highest of the gods, presiding over art, war, wisdom, and death.

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Adonis

A Greek name from Greek Mythology, this name means handsome.

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Jensen

This is a Scandinavian name that means “God is gracious.” It is used for either a boy or a girl.

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Lennox

Here is a Gaelic name that means “from the field of elm trees.”

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Kaiser

This is a German name that means “emperor.”

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Asher

This Hebrew name means “happy” or “blessed.”

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Fletcher

Here is an English and Scottish name that means “arrow maker.”

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I hope you’ve found a boy’s name that sparked your interest. Whether you choose one of the best boy names of 2018 or find something a little more unique, you’re bound to find one that fits. Good luck!

For even more names, check out our list for girls!

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