Boy Names

Classic Boy Names (2021)

Are you looking for some classic names for your newly born baby boy? Then do go through our article below as we are going to help you find the perfect name for your child. Even though there are countless modern and famous Classic Boy Names to select from, classical names have their elegance and charm that will forever remain in style. We have included names that are classic and cool at the same time. Also, these names will sound respectable and dearly in adulthood.

These classic boy names include the best choices from ancient cultures, the Bible, and other literature too. Here is our list of classic boy names that will perfectly match your little boy.

A

Aaron – Exalted

Abe – Father Of Nations

Abraham – father of a multitude

Achilles – thin-lipped

Adam – Of The Earth

Adonis – handsome

Adrastea – inescapable

Adrian – man of Adria

Aeneas – the praised one

Aeolus – changeable

Aeson – Father of Jason

Agamemnon – working slowly

Ahab – uncle

Albert – noble

Albertine – noble

Albus – white

Alcott – the old cottage

Alec – defending men

Alex – warrior

Alexander – protector of man

Alexi – man’s defender

Alfred – wise counselor

Alvin – Noble Friend

Amadeus – lover of God

Ambrose – immortal

Amory – home strength

Amos – borne by God

Anakin – Warrior

Andreas – strong and manly

Andrew – strong

Andy – manly

Anthony – priceless one

Anton – Highly praiseworthy

Antonio – Worthy of praise

Apollo – destroyer

Apollos – destroyer

Aramis – Fictional swordsman

Arathorn – eagle king

Archer – Bowman

Archibald – truly brave

Archie – truly brave

Ares – ruin

Argus – vigilant guardian

Aristaeus – Best

Arthur – bear

Artie – Artie

Asher – happy

Ashley – sh tree meadow

Athos – immortal

Atlas – to carry

Atticus – from Attica

Auden – old friend

Augustus – majestic

Aureliano – golden

Aurelius – golden

Auric – gold

Austin – magnificent

Axel – father is peace

Axton – sword stone

B

Bacchus – God of wine

Barley – grower or seller of barley

Barnaby – son of consolation

Barrett – bear strength

Barton – From The Barley Town

Bastian – man of Sebastia

Beale – handsome man

Beckett – bee hive

Ben – son

Benjamin – son of the south

Benji – Son Of My Right Hand

Benny – Son Of My Right Hand

Benvolio – good-will

Bernard – bear-hard

Bertie – Intelligent

Bertram – bright raven

Blake – dark

Bradley – broad wood

Brandon – broom-covered hill

Brett – from Brittany

Brick – Good Guy

Brom – meadow where broom grows

Brontes – thunder

Bruce – from the brushwood thicket

Bruno – Brown

Buck – male deer

Buford – ford near the aviary

Burke – from the fortress

Byron – at the byres or barn

C

Caesar – long-haired

Caius – rejoice

Caleb – faithful

Caliban – black

Calixto – beautiful

Calvin – bald

Carl – free man

Carlisle – from the walled city

Caspar – treasurer

Cassius – hollow

Castor – beaver

Cato – all-knowing

Caulfield – cold open country

Cecil – blind

Cephalus – head

Cepheus – Father of Andromeda

Cerberus – spotted

Chadwick – town or village of Chad

Charles – free man

Charlie – free man

Charon – of keen gaze

Ches – Loving-Kindness

Chester – camp of soldiers

Chet – camp of soldiers or fortress

Christian – my father is a light

Christopher – bearer of Christ

Chryses – golden

Chuck – free man

Cicero – chickpea

Clarence – one who lives near the River Clare

Clark – scribe

Claude – limping

Claudius – crippled

Clayton – place with good clay

Cleo – glory

Cleon – glorious

Cliff – cliff-side slope

Clifford – ford by a cliff

Clive – slope

Clyde – the famed one

Cody – helpful

Colin – people’s victory

Connor – Lover of Wolves

Conrad – bold counsel

Corin – spear

Cornelius – horn

Cosmo – beauty

Crow – unknown

Cullen – good-looking lad

Cyrus – sun

D

Dartagnan – Person From Artagnan

Daedalus – craftsman

Dalbert – Bright one

Damocles – fame of the people

Daniel – God is my judge

Danny – God is my judge

Darcy – dark

Dardanos – to devour

Darl – unknown

Dashiell – heaven or sky

David – beloved

Decimus – tenth

Demetrius – Belonging to corn

Dewey – beloved

Dionysius – Divinely touched

Dominic – belonging to the lord

Don – World Leader

Dorian – people of the gift

Dougie – dark water

Douglas – dark water

Dunstan – brown stone

Dylan – son of the sea

E

Earl – nobleman

Ed – Rich in friendship

Edbert – wealthy

Eddie – Wealthy Guardian

Edgar – wealthy spearman

Edison – son of Edward

Edmund – prosperity

Edward – Prosperous guardian

Edwin – rich friend

Elbert – noble

Eldric – Old and rich ruler

Eli – high

Elijah – Yahweh is God

Elliot – With Strength and Right

Elliott – the Lord is my God

Elmer – famous

Elrond – star dome

Elvis – All Wise

Elwood – noble woods

Elwyn – white

Emmerich – Ruler

Emmett – universal

Ephraim – being fruitful

Ephrem – fruitful

Eric – eternal ruler

Ernest – serious

Ernie – battle to the death

Eros – love

Errol – nobleman

Essie – star

Ethan – Strong

Ethel – noble

Etienne – garland

Eudes – Grateful

Eugene – noble

Evander – strong man

Everett – brave

Ezra – help

F

Falmouth – foul mouth

Felix – successful

Fenno – Blessed baby for my new family

Fenwick – village on the marsh

Ferdinan – bold voyager

Fern – The wing of comfort

Fielding – the field

Firth – Forest

Fitzgerald – son of Gerald

Fitzwilliam – son of William

Flavius – yellow

Fleury – flowered

Floyd – gray-haired

Francis – frenchman

Francoise – free man

Frank – free man

Frankie – frenchman

Franklin – Free Landowner

Fred – peaceful ruler

Frederick – peaceful ruler

Frodo – wise

G

Gabe – God is my strength

Gabriel – God is my strength

Gaius – happy

Galahad – Pure

Garfield – From the triangular field

Garland – land of the spear

Garrett – spear strength

Gaston – man from Gascony

Gatsby – from Gaddesby

Gene – noble

Geoffrey – God’s peace

George – farmer

Gerald – rule of the spear

Gideon – hewer

Gil – bright promise

Gilbert – bright promise

Glaucus – bluish grey

Gogol – wild duck

Gordon – large fortification

Gordy – From Gordon

Graham – grey home

Grantham – From the great meadow

Grover – grove of trees

Gulliver – glutton

Gus – Great

H

Hadley – heather meadow

Hal – Army Ruler

Hamilton – flat-topped hill

Hank – home ruler

Hannibal – Baal is Gracious

Hardwin – courageous friend

Harold – army power

Harry – home ruler

Harvey – blazing

Hayden – hedged valley

Heathcliff – cliff near a heath

Hector – restrain

Helios – Sailor Moon

Henrik – Ruler Of The Home

Henry – lord

Herbert – army-bright

Hercule – Glory Of Hera

Hermes – Interpreter

Herschel – Deer

Hobart – High

Holden – hollow valley

Homer – security

Horace – timekeeper

Horatio – timekeeper

Howard – high guardian

Hubert – mind-bright

Huckleberry – Sweet Berry

Hugh – Spirit

Hugo – mind

Huntley – meadow of the hunter

Huxley – Hugh’s meadow

I

Iacchus – to shout

Ian – God is gracious

Ichabod – the glory is gone

Ira – watchful

Irving – fresh water

Isaac – He Will Laugh

Isaiah – Yahweh is salvation

Ishmael – God listens

Ivo – yew wood

J

Jack – God is gracious

Jacob – supplanting

Jacques – Supplanter

James – supplanter

Jamieson – son of James

Japhy – he expands

Jared – he descends

Jarvis – Spear Man

Jason – Healer

Jasper – Treasurer

Jay – A Bird In The Crow Family

Jean – God is gracious

Jeffrey – pledge of peace

Jeremiah – YHWH will raise

Jesse – the Lord exists

Joachim – raised by Yahweh

Joe – Jehovah increases

John – Yahweh has been gracious

Jolyon – Youthful

Jonah – pigeon

Jonathan – God has given

Jorge – earth-worker

Joseph – increase

Joshua – YAHWEH is salvation

Josiah – Jehovah has heale

Juan – God is gracious

Jude – praised

Jules – youthful

Julian – youthful

Jupiter – the supreme god

Justus – upright

K

Kaddish – heir

Kafka – jackdaw

Keats – kite

Kelvin – friend of ships

Kendrick – A royal ruler

Kenley – the king’s meadow

Kenneth – Handsome

Kermit – without envy

Kirk – church

Koios – questioning

Kreios – Lord

L

Laird – lord

Lamar – the water

Lancelot – servant

Landon – long hill

Lawrence – man from Laurentum

Lazarus – God has helped

Leander – lion man

Legolas – green leaves

Lem – devoted to God

Lemuel – belonging to God

Lennie – lion strength

Leo – lion

Leon – lion

Leonard – lion strength

Liam – Desire

Linus – flax

Lionel – lion

Loch – lake

Lorien – dream flower

Louie – famous warrior

Louis – Famous warrior

Lucas – illumination

Lucius – light

Luke – Light

Luther – army people

Lycus – wolf

Lyle – the island

M

Mabel – loveable

Macon – marsh dweller

Magnus – Great

Malcolm – devotee of St. Colomba

Manuel – God with us

Marcellus – young warrior

Marcus – dedicated to Mars

Marion – star of the sea

Marius – Warlike

Mark – Of Mars

Marshall – horse servant

Martin – Of Mars

Matteo – gift of god

Matthew – Gift of Yahweh

Max – the greatest

Maximus – greatest

Melanthios – black

Melchior – city of the king

Merrill – sparkling sea

Mervyn – marrow

Micah – Who is like God

Michael – Who is like God?

Mickey – who resembles God?

Miguel – Who Is Like God?

Mike – Who is like God?

Miles – soldier or servant

Milo – soldier

Mingus – tenants of a manor

Misha – who resembles God

Mitchell – who is like God

Morpheus – Fashioner

Morris – dark-skinned

Morton – town near the moor

Moses – son

Muhammad – praised

Murray – lord and master

N

Napoleon – lion of the new city

Nathan – Gave

Nathaniel – God has given

Ned – wealthy

Neil – champion

Neoptolemus – new warrior

Nero – stern

Neville – new village

Newton – new town

Nicholas – victory of the people

Nick – Victory Of The People

Nicolas – Victory of the people

Noah – comfort

Noble – aristocratic

Norris – Caretaker

O

Octavius – eighth

Odysseus – wrathful

Okeanos – ocean

Oliver – olive tree planter

Ollie – olive tree

Orion – Mountain Dweller

Orlando – famous throughout the land

Orno – Honest Man

Orson – bear

Orville – gold town

Oscar – Spear of God

Oskar – spear of the gods

Oswald – divine power

Othello – wealth

Otis – wealth

Otto – wealthy

Ovid – Sheep Herder

Owen – young warrior

Ozias – Strength from the Lord

P

Paris – wallet

Parvaiz – lucky

Patrick – ruler

Paul – small

Percy – Pierce Valley

Perseus – Avenger

Peter – stone

Phil – Lover Of Horses

Philip – fond of horses

Philippe – horse lover

Phillip – dear

Philo – love

Phineas – oracle

Pierre – Stone

Porthos – honest

Poseidon – husband

Praxis – practical

Prescott – From The Priest’s Cottage

Presley – forest clearing

Preston – priest’s town

Primus – the first

Proteus – first

Q

Quebec – narrow passage

Quentin – the fifth

Quillen – cub

Quincy – estate of the fifth son

Quintus – fifth

R

Radcliff – red cliff

Radegonde – war counsel

Rainer – Army Counsel

Ralph – Counsel wolf

Ramsay – garlic island

Ramses – the sun god

Randall – Protected

Randolph – House wolf

Ray – wise protector

Raymond – Counseling protector

Reginald – King

Reid – red-haired

Remington – place on a riverbank

Remus – oar

Reuben – to behold a son

Rex – king

Rhett – advice

Rhodes – where roses grow

Richard – hard ruler

Richie – powerful leader

Riddle – small hill

Riley – valiant

Robert – fame-bright

Robin – bright fame

Rodion – song of the hero

Rodney – Roda’s island

Roger – Famous spear

Roland – famous land

Romanus – citizen of Rome

Romeo – Roman

Romulus – man of Rome

Ron – Mountain of Strength

Ronald – advice

Rosoe – deer forest

Roy – king or red

Royce – son of the king

Rudy – famous wolf

Rufus – red-haired

Russell – red-haired

Ryan – little king

S

Sam – told by God

Samson – sun

Samuel – God has heard

Santiago – supplanter

Saul – ask/question

Sawter – woodcutter

Sawyer – sawer of wood

Sean – God is gracious

Sebastian – venerable

Seneca – people of the standing rock

Septimus – seventh

Severus – stern

Shane – beautiful

Shaun – God is gracious

Shawn – God is gracious

Sheldon – steep valley

Sherlock  bright hair

Sherman – Cuts the nap of woolen cloth

Sigmund – Protective Victory

Silas – forest

Simon – he has heard

Sirius – burning

Spencer – house steward

Stanislas – careful

Stanley – stony meadow

Stephanus – crown

Stephen – crowned

Steven – Crown

Stuart – guardian

Sullivan – black-eyed one

T

Tad – heart

Taft – homestead

Tamerlane – Iron Lame

Tarquin – Strong soldier

Tarzan – White skinned person

Ted – gift of God

Telemachus – Decisive Battle

Thaddeus – courageous heart

Thanatos – Death

Thane – clan chieftain

Theodore – God’s

Theon – hunter

Theseus – one who is available

Thomas – twin

Thor – thunder

Thormund – protection of Thor

Tiberius – Near The Tiber River

Timothy – honouring

Titus – title of honour

Tobias – God is good

Toby – God is good

Tom – innocence

Tonks – twin

Tony – priceless one

Tripp – The Third

Tristan – sorrowful

Tristram – noise

Troy – foot soldier

Twist – To bend

U

Urban

Utah

V

Valentino – strong

Vaughn – little

Vernon – Alder Tree 

Victor – conqueror

Vince – prevailing

Vincent – winning

Vivaldi – Abundance of Life

Vivaldo – who dominates the will

W

Waldo – rule

Wallace – Welshman

Wally – ruler of the army

Walt – Army Ruler

Walter – warrior

Warren – watchman

Watson – Son of Walter

Werther – worthy warrior

Wesley – western meadow

Whitman – white man

Wilbur – resolute

Wiley – crafty

Wilkes – resolute protection

Will – resolute protector

Willard – strong desire

William – Strong-willed warrior

Willie – resolute protector

Wilson – son of Will

Wilton – well settlement

Windsor – well settlement

Winslow – friend’s hill

Wintergreen – Unknown

Wolfgang – Path of the Wolf

Woodland – wood land

Wyatt – brave in world

Wyntreaux – Winter Rose

X

Xander – defending men

Xavier – new house

Xerxes – monarch

Y

Yancey – yankee

York – yew settlement

Z

Zachariah – God Has Remembered

Zachary – God remembers

Zanzibar – the Negro Coast

Zeke – God strengthens

Zephyr – west wind

Zeus – living

Zooey – life

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