100 Modern and Stylish Baby Boy Names With Meanings

A list of baby boy names

Choosing a name for the baby is an important task. After all, you only name your baby once, so it should be done after considering all possible options. You must have decided different names for your baby, your family and friends may have also suggested some, but you feel that those names are just not reaching your heart. Some even suggested Old-fashioned names and sure they are charming but you just don’t feel them good for your baby. Do you now?

As a first-time parent, you want to set the trend by opting for some unique baby name. Parents today envision a lot for their children even before they are born. Parents want to project and reveal a modern and contemporary image when it comes to raising their children. And this game starts with naming the baby. Parents want their children to become a style icon and what better way to start than giving them a stylish name. The name of a child even displays the sophistication and attitude of the parents. Exquisite, unique and rare names are like precious jewels that sparkle in a crowd and leave an indelible mark on people’s mind. Parents want an edgy, stylish name that has a good meaning. Some parents go for the names that have deep-rooted association and significance to their culture, mythology, and history.

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100 Modern Baby Boy Names

Undoubtedly it is an exciting task to find the right name for your little one, it could also become daunting when you find the name is not clicking. It is hard to name baby boys, and stylish names for boys are more preferred as they would love it when they grow up to be fine gentlemen. A plethora of options are available to parents, but these options might confuse you. You may feel that the name is perfect, but it would not go very well with your surname. If it goes well with the surname, your family astrologer may not agree to the letter it starts with owing to the unfavourable positions of the planets. So, are you looking for contemporary names for boys that will be apt for your bundle of joy? The Hindu Dharma, Bible and the Quran offer names with deep meanings and significance that would fill your hearts with pride. You can find a list of curated names cherry-picked for your baby boy, and we promise that the variety will leave you spoilt for choice. Take a look at the list below and make your pick for that perfect name to create the impact you desire.

NAME                                                      MEANING
Aadavan Literally meaning the sun, let your son shine like its radiance
Aakav Short and simple it means a “form or shape.”
Abhibhava Victorious, powerful, and overpowering
Abhimand Gladdening
Alec Defender of mankind
Alif The first character in Hijaiyah
Amr An old Arabic name
Aranya Originating from Sanskrit, the name means forest
Bashir A harbinger of good and positive things
Barun Lord of the Sea, the name brings a tranquil effect
Bhadrak King of Anga according to the Puranas, the name also means handsome, brave, and kind
Bishr Joy, Happiness, and gaiety
Bryant Strong, powerful
Chahel Cheerful and happy
Chaitya Perceivable
Charun A great alternative to the common name Varun it means “ one who has beautiful eyes”.
Cole Prince of Red Roses
Chitral It means of a variety of colours
Chitrarath Another name for the Sun
Daniel God is my Judge
Danish To be merciful, forgiving, and clever
Daiwik  Grace of God
Deekshant  Gift of God
Dhir Your child will value patience and persistence if named this name as it means, “perseverance”
Ebadaah “Prayer to the omniscient Allah.”
Ehit If your little one is a Prince Charming in the looks department, then this should add smiles to his persona. Ehit means “ever-smiling”
Ekachith Someone with just one mind, this name is an ideal Hindu name
Ekadant Another name of Lord Ganesha
Erish To cherish
Faaris Horseman and knight, this name will bring a sense of valour to your little one
Fanishwar Another name for the Lord of Serpents – Vasuki, it has a deep significance to the Supreme Lord in Hinduism
Fravash Name your angel as the “guardian angel”
Frey With its Scandinavian origin, it means the “exalted one”
Fuad Heart
Gadin One of the many names of Lord Krishna, it is a different and unusual name if you want to name your child after a Lord
Garry Meaning “a spear”
Grahish One who is the Lord of the Planets, this name could help your star write his own destiny
Granthik An astrologer or a narrator
Gulzar Meaning a gardener, this name would be ideal for that child who brightens up his parent’s life
Haarith Derived from Arabic, the name means a ploughman
Hariaksh One among the many names of Lord Shiva
Harishva  It is another name for Lord Shiva
Harin Meaning “pure”, the name is fast gaining popularity in the charts
Haroon A name of a prophet
Ibhanan It is another name for the Elephant God
Idhant Luminous and effervescent
Iham Meaning “expected” the name has a certain uniqueness to it
Ikshan Originating from Sanskrit, it means “sight or superintendence”
Irish No, don’t be baffled. Irish refers to someone from Ireland but also means “Lord of the Earth” in Hinduism.
Jaabir A consoler and comforter
Joshit It means pleased and delightful
Jyran It means “lost love” and could bring a lot of love and warmth with its authenticity
Kahan Another name for the Lord Krishna
Kanal It means “shining” and could brighten up your child’s life forever
Kanav A name that sounds pleasant yet has a lot of depth, it means “an old yet wise sage”
Labeeb Means sensible and intelligent
Lakshan Auspicious marks
Leon Another name for a lion
Maharth Truthful
Mahin A name that means “Earth” unifies with your creator
Manayu Devoted and desirous
Mayin Derived from the Rig Veda, the name means “ one who has the skill to enchant”
Naksh Means “features” or “the moon”
Nakul Named after a famous character from Mahabharata, twin brother of Sahadev, it is also another name for Lord Shiva
Naman Originating from Hindu mythology, it means good fundamental nature
Nayan Means “Eye”
Neer It means “water” in Sanskrit
Onain Meaning “vision”, this name has quintessential masculinity to it
Orman A seaman
Omkar Derived from the Hindu syllable “Om” and has religious sentiments to it
Pathin A traveller
Posha Growth and prosperity
Pravir Brave
Purav Keep the direction towards the positive with this name which means “the east.”
Qays Meaning “firm”, this name has a resounding effect
Qaisar Born to rule the name means an “emperor”
Rakshan Meaning the “protector and preserver”, it could ward off the evil eye
Rathik “Rider of the chariot or loved one”, this name will steal all hearts
Rodas The contemporary name meaning “heaven and earth”
Sabhya Refined
Sahas Means bravery and courage and it is not meant for the weak-hearted people
Sahir An Urdu name meaning charming and enchanting
Salil Means water
Sankalp It means “determination”
Sarin The helpful one
Taizeen Meaning “encouragement”, it provides the needed nudge
Tanay It means a son
Taraksh It means a “mountain” and your kid will scale up new heights
Tarosh  Heaven
Tavish Strong and energetic
Udit Rise
Ved A scripture or text
Vihaan It means “the time of dawn just when the Sun is rising”
Vyan Originating from Sanskrit word “Vyana” it means “breath of life or giving”
Waahid Means unequal and unique
Wuar Fire
Xander Abbreviated from “Alexander” and pronounced as Zander, it means “to defend”
Yajvan A Sanskrit name that means “calm and peaceful”
Yuvan Means healthy and young
Zev Meaning a deer or wolf, it sounds different yet appealing


Trends keep changing, and you want to stay with the tide. Hope this compilation helps you narrow done names for your little one. Short names for babies are also common these days. Stay updated and enjoy the process of naming your son!

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