Baby Names

250 Excitingly Romantic Names for Boys

Every parent is looking for the right name for their baby. But in doing so, many go for names that aren’t popular for whatever reason. However, this is a costly mistake because you can’t change the name later.

We’ve all heard stories where parents name their child something that the child ends up growing up to hate it. How can you avoid that? Do some research and check out some popular romantic boy names to get better idea.

Roland

  • Meaning: “land”
  • Origin: “French”
  • Description: made famous by the supposedly eight-foot-tall romantic hero and nephew of Charlemagne, celebrated in medieval poetry and song
  • Spelling and Variations: Rolando, Roldán, Role, Roli, Rolie, Rolin, Rolo, Rolon.
  • Famous people with name: Roland (bishop of Treviso) Roland Bailey, American football cornerback known as “Champ”.

Sylvan

  • Meaning: “Of the Forest”
  • Origin: “French”
  • Description: the name of the Roman forest god, and a little-used member of the freshly stylish Sylv- family of names. Silvan is the sleek German and Dutch form.
  • Spelling and Variations: Silas, Sylas and Silvio
  • Famous people with name: English footballer, Sylvan Barnet, American literary critic.

Apollo

  • Meaning: “Manly beauty”
  • Origin: “ancient Indo-European name”
  • Description: Greek god of the sun.
  • Spelling and Variations: sun, medicine and healing, music, poetry, light, truth — even archery.
  • Famous people with name: Apollo Robbins, Apollo Bolton in Kindergarten, Apollon in Movie-Mania, Apollo Forte in Broadway Danny Rose as Actor

Deary

  • Meaning: “noisy or troublesome person”
  • Origin: “Anglo-French”
  • Description: topographic for someone who lived by a deer enclosure.
  • Spelling and Variations: Dear, Deare, Dere, Deer, Dearie, Deir.
  • Famous people with name: William Terence Deary.

Byron

  • Meaning: “from the barns. Lord byron”
  • Origin: “Lancashire and Yorkshire”
  • Description: Had a romantic, windswept image due to its strong connection to the poet Lord Byron, who inspired its use as a first name.
  • Spelling and Variations: Byrom, Byren, Byran, Buiron, Biryn, Biron, Biren, Beyron, Byryn, Byrone, Byram, Beyren.
  • Famous people with name: Byron Adams American composer, Byron Allen American comic and television personality, Byron Alvarez, Mexican football player.

Captain

  • Meaning: “He who is in charge”
  • Origin: “Latin caput, capit- ‘head”
  • Description: In English Baby Names the meaning of the name Captain is: He who is in charge.
  • Spelling and Variations: Captaen, Captaenn, Captain, Captainn, Captaon, Captaonn, Captayn, Captaynn.
  • Famous people with name: Captain Jack Sparrow, Captain America, Captain Morgan.

Blaise

  • Meaning: “Lisp; stutter”
  • Origin: “Saint Blaise”
  • Description: is the patron saint of wild animals and those with sore throats.
  • Spelling and Variations: Blaise, Blase, Blaize, Blaze. French: Blaise.
  • Famous people with name: Blaise Alexander American race car driver, Blaise Cendrars Franco-Swiss novelist and poet, Blaise Compaoré President of Burkina Faso.

Valentino

  • Meaning: “Strength, Health”
  • Origin: “Italian”
  • Description: primarily a male name of Italian origin.
  • Spelling and Variations: Valentina, Santino, Valentin.
  • Famous people with name: Bobby Valentino (American singer), Bobby Valentino (British musician), Henri Valentino French conductor.

Dragon

  • Meaning: “Fire-breathing Creature”
  • Origin: “American”
  • Description: The name Dragon is primarily a male name of American origin.
  • Spelling and Variations: Dragen, Dragenn, Dragin, Draginn, Dragon, Dragonn, Dragyn, Dragynn.
  • Famous people with name: Daryl Dragon, Richard Dragon, Carmen Dragon.

Diamond

  • Meaning: “Brilliant Gem”
  • Origin: “Irish, English, and Jewish”
  • Description: is primarily a gender-neutral name of English origin.
  • Spelling and Variations: Diamanda, Diamanta, Diamante, Diamonique.
  • Famous people with name: Dion Diamond American civil rights activist, Dustin Diamond American actor, Fred Diamond English mathematician.

Sunshine

  • Meaning: “light from the sun”
  • Origin: “English”
  • Description: derived from the Old English word ‘sunnanscima’
  • Spelling and Variations: Sundarama , Sunayana , Sundiata , Sunel , Sun , Sunday , Sundari , Sundaran , Sune , Sundara.
  • Famous people with name: Sunshine Dizon, Sun Wen professional football (soccer) player.

Antoine

  • Meaning: “highly praise-worthy”
  • Origin: “Latin Antonius”
  • Description: From a Roman clan name. In the 17th century, the spelling Anthony was associated with the Greek anthos meaning flower.
  • Spelling and Variations: Antjuan, Antoan, Antoin, Antowain, Antuan, Antwaan, Antwan, Antwaun, Antwon, Antwoine, Antwone, Antwuan.
  • Famous people with name: Antoine Alexandre Barbier a French librarian and bibliographer, Antoine Arbogast a French mathematician.

Champ

  • Meaning: “warrior”
  • Origin: “English and French”
  • Description: the name given to the legendary lake monster (also known as Tatoskok) which supposedly lives in Lake Champlain.
  • Spelling and Variations: Champion, Champa, Champak, Champakavathi, Champakmala, Champamalini, Champika, Champaka Champabati.
  • Famous people with name: Champ Bailey, Champ Summers.

Percival

  • Meaning: “Pierces the valley”
  • Origin: “French”
  • Description: was invented in the twelfth century by a poet named Chretien de Troyes.
  • Spelling and Variations: Percival, Percivall, Percyval, Percyvall, Persival, Persivall, Persyval.
  • Famous people with name: Alexander Perceval British politician, Anne Mary Perceval daughter of Sir Charles Flower, Armand-Pierre Caussin de Perceval French orientalist.

Stud Muffin

  • Meaning: “attractive young man”
  • Origin: “North American”
  • Description: a man perceived as sexually attractive, typically one with well-developed muscles.
  • Spelling and Variations: Studnation, Stuedemann, Stuhardman, Stukeytown, Stuntqueen, Stupidgoon, Stussssorn,Stvalentin.
  • Famous people with name: McLoven the Stud Muffin.

In the past, some parents have named their child after celebrities or fictional characters. Sometimes the parents themselves will choose a name that is not typical. Other times they will choose a name that is not common at all.

Some parents are so overwhelmed with the task of naming their child, they opt for a one-word baby name. And although this has been a popular choice, it’s not always the best decision.

In many cultures around the world, a name is considered an important part of a child’s identity. Besides, it’s a good idea to avoid naming your child the same as their father, which might lead to confusion. So, what should the perfect baby’s name be? Let’s dive into the list of awesome romantic boy names.

Delmont

  • Meaning: “from the mountain”
  • Origin: “Catalan”
  • Description: In French Baby Names the meaning of the name Delmont is: Of the mountain.
  • Spelling and Variations: “Delmont”
  • Famous people with name: Andrew Hartley Delmont.

Lazarus

  • Meaning: “God has helped”
  • Origin: “Hebrew”
  • Description: the Bible, there are two people named Lazarus, the better known being the brother of Mary and Martha of Bethany whom Jesus raised from the dead.
  • Spelling and Variations: Lasarhus, Lasarus, Lazarhus
  • Famous people with name: Abraham Lazarus British politician, Arnold Lazarus South African-born clinical psychologist,Bob Lazarus American comedian.

Gerard

  • Meaning: “spear brave”
  • Origin: “British”
  • Description: Normans introduced this name to Britain. It was initially much more common than the similar name Gerald [1], with which it was often confused
  • Spelling and Variations: Garland, Gaspard, Gerrard, Godfred, Garfield, Graceland.
  • Famous people with name: Bobby Sands Given name Gerard, Gerard Butler. Surname: Butler, Gerard ‘t Hooft.

Rhett

  • Meaning: “advice”
  • Origin: “Dutch raet”
  • Description: From the Dutch surname, “de Raedt.” Rhett Butler, character from novel and movie GONE WITH THE WIND.
  • Spelling and Variations: “Rhette”
  • Famous people with name: Rhett Bernstein American soccer player, Rhett Biglands former Australian rules footballer, Rhett Davies.

Tancred

  • Meaning: “well-thought advice”
  • Origin: “Germanic”
  • Description: masculine given name of Germanic origin that comes from thank- (thought) and -rath (counsel).
  • Spelling and Variations: “Tankred”
  • Famous people with name: Tancred of Hauteville minor Norman lord, founder of the Hauteville family.

Alaric

  • Meaning: “noble, regal ruler”
  • Origin: “Germanic”
  • Description: Last king of the Goths who overthrew Rome.
  • Spelling and Variations: Alarich, Alarik, Alaric.
  • Famous people with name: Alaric I and IIKings of the Visigoths, Alariclegendary king of Sweden, Alaric Tay (Liang Hoong)Singaporean film director.

Rhett

  • Meaning: “advice”
  • Origin: “Dutch raet”
  • Description: From the Dutch surname, “de Raedt.” Rhett Butler, character from novel and movie GONE WITH THE WIND.
  • Spelling and Variations: “Rhette”
  • Famous people with name: Rhett Bernstein American soccer player, Rhett Biglands former Australian rules footballer, Rhett Davies.

Lawrence

  • Meaning: “man from Laurentum”
  • Origin: “Latin”
  • Description: Lawrence is a masculine given name. It is an Anglicisation of the French Laurent.
  • Spelling and Variations: Larence, Larennce, Larense, Laurence, Laurennce, Laurense, Lawrennc, Lawrennse, Lawrense.
  • Famous people with name: Lawrence Brownlee American opera singer, Lawrence Gray American actor.

Bucky

  • Meaning: “Little Buck”
  • Origin:American”
  • Description: Originally a nickname for someone who was buck-toothed.
  • Spelling and Variations: Buckee, Buckeigh, Buckey, Bucki, Buckie, Buck, Bukee, Bukeigh, Buki, Bukie, Buky.
  • Famous people with name: Bucky Baxter American multi-instrumentalist from New Jersey, Bucky Bockhorn retired American basketball player, Bucky Brandon American former Major League Baseball player.

Romantic Names for Boys

Magnus

  • Meaning: “Great”
  • Origin: “Latin”
  • Description: has a Scandinavian feel. It dates back to Charlemagne being called Carolus Magnus, or Charles the Great.
  • Spelling and Variations: Magahet , Magaley , Magalie , Magaly , Magali , Magaere , Mag , Magal.
  • Famous people with name: Magnus I of Norway, Magnus II of Norway.

Good Looking

  • Meaning: “very handsome”
  • Origin: “French”
  • Description: Biblical origin meaning ‘handsome, adorned. ‘ Calix: From the Greek meaning ‘very handsome.
  • Spelling and Variations: alluring, appealing, charming, cunning, delightful, engaging, fascinating, glamorous.
  • Famous people with name: Meghan Markle (Rachel Meghan Markle), Rihanna (Robyn Rihanna Fenty).

Soul Mate

  • Meaning: “a person who is perfectly suited to another in temperament”
  • Origin: “English”
  • Description: an 1822 letter from English poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge to “a Young Lady” in which he writes, “To be happy in Marriage Life, nay.
  • Spelling and Variations: alter ego, confidante.
  • Famous people with name: Madelaine Petsch, Chris Hemsworth.

Orlando

  • Meaning: “Glorious Land”
  • Origin: “Italian”
  • Description: From Glorious Land. City in Florida, U.S. Orlando Bloom, actor.
  • Spelling and Variations: Oarlando, Oarlanndo, Oarllando, Orlanndo, Orlland, Orllanndo.
  • Famous people with name: Orlando Baccino Argentine judoka, Orlando Bloom British actor.

Endymion

  • Meaning: “dive into”
  • Origin: “Greek”
  • Description: derives from the Greek name Endumion, meaning ‘pull’ or ‘draw’. According to Greek mythology, Endymion was the name of a mortal who was the lover of Selene, the goddess of the moon.
  • Spelling and Variations: Endimien, Endimion, Endymien, Endymyen, Enndimionn, Enndymienn, Enndymionn, Enndymyonn.
  • Famous people with name: Endymion Porter.

Vincent

  • Meaning: “conquering, winning”
  • Origin: “Roman”
  • Description: popular name during the Middle Ages, when the French brought it to England.
  • Spelling and Variations: Vinncennt, Vinnsennt, Vinsent, Vyncent, Vynncennt, Vynsent.
  • Famous people with name: Vincent Cassel French actor, Vincent Corazza Canadian voice actor.

Cornelius

  • Meaning: “Strong willed or wise”
  • Origin: “Dutch, Danish, and German”
  • Description: Cornelius is sometimes used as a translation of the name Conchubhar meaning High Desire.
  • Spelling and Variations: Coarnelius, Coarnellius, Coarnelyu, Coarnnelius, Cornelius, Cornellius, Cornellyus, Cornelyus.
  • Famous people with name: Andreas Cornelius Danish footballer, Bernard Cornelius English cricketer, Billy Cornelius English footballer.

Caspian

  • Meaning: “white”
  • Origin: “Iran”
  • Description: Caspii was the name of the people of Central Asia who were originally from Caucasus.
  • Spelling and Variations: Caspiann, Caspyan, Caspyann.
  • Famous people with name: CaspianCanadian rapper, Caspian Julius Polis, Caspian Field.

Lysander

  • Meaning: “liberator”
  • Origin: “Greek”
  • Description: comprises the elements “lysis” (freedom) and “andros” (man).
  • Spelling and Variations:  Lisander, Lisannder, Lizander, Lysander, Lysannder, Lyzander, Lyzannder.
  • Famous people with name: Lysander Button American inventor, Lysander Farrar New York politician.

Gabriel

  • Meaning: “God is my strength”
  • Origin: “Hebrew”
  • Description: popularized by the association with the archangel Gabriel.
  • Spelling and Variations:  Gabriael, Gabriaell, Gabriail, Gabrial, Gabrialle, Gabriayl, Gabriel, Gabriel, Gabryael.
  • Famous people with name: Gabriel García Márquez, Gabriel Byrne.

Adonis

  • Meaning: “Lord”
  • Origin: “Greek mythology”
  • Description: especially approved for ‘Boys’ Gender. … Greek mythology; a youth beloved of Aphrodite.
  • Spelling and Variations:  Adoneys, Adonies, Adonnis, Adonnys, Adonys.
  • Famous people with name: Adonis (musician), Frank Adonis in Raging Bull as ActorJason, Adonis in The Hole as Actor.

Peach

  • Meaning: “particularly admirable or pleasing person or thing”
  • Origin: “Latin Persicum”
  • Description: Derived from the name of the fruit, which is itself derived from the Latin Persicum, literally, meaning “Persian apple.
  • Spelling and Variations: Peace ,  Peada ,  Peace ,  Peachy ,  Peadair ,  Peace ,  Peabody ,  Peach.
  • Famous people with name: Alan Peach English cricketer, Ben Peach British geologist, Charles William Peach’s son.

Pookie

  • Meaning: “cute and cuddly girl”
  • Origin: “French”
  • Description: represents a tendency to exhibit extremes in terms of material success.
  • Spelling and Variations: Paislee, Paislie, Paizlee, Paizlie, Pascal, Patrice, Pauline, Payslee.
  • Famous people with name: Mr. Pookie rapper, Pookie (vehicle) a Rhodesian mine-detecting vehicle.

Delmont

  • Meaning: “from the mountain”
  • Origin: “Catalan”
  • Description: In French Baby Names the meaning of the name Delmont is: Of the mountain.
  • Spelling and Variations: “Delmont”
  • Famous people with name: Andrew Hartley Delmont.

Stunna

  • Meaning: “stunning beauty”
  • Origin: “British”
  • Description: represents a tendency to exhibit extremes in terms of material success.
  • Spelling and Variations: “stunner”
  • Famous people with name: “Stunna 4 Vegas”

Pretty

  • Meaning: “Beautiful”
  • Origin: “British”
  • Description: Further research revealed that the name is derived from the Old English word prætig, which meant crafty.
  • Spelling and Variations:
  • Famous people with name: Angelina Jolie, Eva Longoria, Alexis Bledel.

Lover Boy Names

Honey

  • Meaning: “Sweet”
  • Origin: “American”
  • Description: nickname for Honora. A term of endearment.
  • Spelling and Variations:  Honee, Honei, Honeigh, Hone, Honi, Honi, Honnee, Honnei.
  • Famous people with name: Honey IraniIndian actress, Honey Rose VargheseIndian actress, Honey Langtreedrummer of English band The Honeycombs.

Ulric

  • Meaning: “power of the wolf”
  • Origin:English”
  • Description: boy’s name of English origin meaning “rich and noble heritage; wolf power.
  • Spelling and Variations:  Ullric, Ullryc, Ulric, Ulryc.
  • Famous people with name: Jean Auguste Ulric Scheler Belgian philologist born in Switzerland, John Ulric Nef, a Swiss-born American chemist.

Darling

  • Meaning: “Beloved One”
  • Origin: “Scottish”
  • Description: derivative of deor ‘dear’, ‘beloved’. This was quite a common Old English byname.
  • Spelling and Variations:  Darling, Darlinng, Darlling, Darllinng, Darllyng.
  • Famous people with name: Bobby Darling, Indian actress, David Darling (musician) American cellist and composer,Erik Darling  American songwriter and folk music artist.

Honey

  • Meaning: “Sweet”
  • Origin: “American”
  • Description: nickname for Honora. A term of endearment.
  • Spelling and Variations:  Honee, Honei, Honeigh, Hone, Honi, Honi, Honnee, Honnei.
  • Famous people with name: Honey IraniIndian actress, Honey Rose VargheseIndian actress, Honey Langtreedrummer of English band The Honeycombs.

Darcy

  • Meaning: “Dark One”
  • Origin:French”
  • Description: originally derived from the French “d’Arcy.” D’Arcy indicated a family from Arcy, France. Mr. Darcy is the famous love interest in Jane Austen’s novel, Pride and Prejudice.
  • Spelling and Variations: Darcy, Darcey, Darcye, Darsie.
  • Famous people with name: Darcy Blake Welsh footballer, Darcy Dallas Canadian ice hockey defenceman, Darcy Daniher Australian rules footballer.

Hubby

  • Meaning: “informal term for husband”
  • Origin: “West Ridings”
  • Description: descended through the generations from the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture.
  • Spelling and Variations: husband, man, mister, old man.
  • Famous people with name: Keith Urban, Adam Levine, George Clooney.

Rupert

  • Meaning: “fame-bright”
  • Origin: “Western Europe”
  • Description: Old High German form of the name evolved from Germanic Hrothi.
  • Spelling and Variations: “Rupert” and “Robert”
  • Famous people with name: Saint Rupert of Bingen, Rupert Brooke English poet, Rupert Bunny Australian painter.

Looker

  • Meaning: “occupational name for someone who had to watch or look after something”
  • Origin: “English”
  • Description: The surname from this source is first recorded in the mid 13th Century. In the “modern” idiom, the name is spelt Looker, Loker and Luker.
  • Spelling and Variations: Luker, Lukar, Looker, Lookar.
  • Famous people with name: Dane Looker American football player, David Looker British bobsledder, Othniel Looker American politician.

Homie

  • Meaning: “Hostage”
  • Origin: American”
  • Description: slang term for a close friend.
  • Spelling and Variations: Homies, Homey, Hommie, Howie, Hojie, Zandah, Jonie, Homi, Jomie.
  • Famous people with name: Vin Diesel — Mark Sinclair Vincent, Natalie Portman — Neta-Lee Herschlag.

Manfred

  • Meaning: “man of peace”
  • Origin: “German and Dutch”
  • Description: personal name was common in Lombardy, and Italian sources derive the first element from magin ‘strength’.
  • Spelling and Variations:  Mannfred, Mannphred, Manphred.
  • Famous people with name: Manfred RommelGerman politician, Manfred von ArdenneGerman physicist, Manfred HoneckAustrian conductor.

Apollo

  • Meaning: “Destroyer”
  • Origin: “Greek”
  • Description: Greek mythology Apollo was the son of Zeus and Leto and the twin of Artemis.
  • Spelling and Variations: Apolinary ,  Apolena ,  Apollina ,  Apollon.
  • Famous people with name: Apollo Robbins in What You Don’t Know asJacques, Apollo Bolton in Kindergarten Cop as ActorDave, Apollon in Movie-Mania.

Evander

  • Meaning: “good man”
  • Origin: “Greek”
  • Description: Evander, Trojan War hero who founded the city of Pallantium, where Rome was later built.
  • Spelling and Variations: Eva,  Evadeam ,  Evacsa ,  Evacska ,  Eva ,  Eva ,  Evaan.
  • Famous people with name: Evander Holyfield American retired world champion heavyweight boxer, Evander Ziggy Hood American National Football League player.

Superman

  • Meaning: “superhero”
  • Origin: “German”
  • Description: Superman is a superhero who appears in American comic books published by DC Comics.
  • Spelling and Variations: Sabastian, Sadielynn, Sarahlynn, Scottlynn, Sebastain, Sebastian, Sebastien, Sebastion.
  • Famous people with name: Bud Collyer, Kirk Alyn, George Reeves.

Roderick

  • Meaning: “glory” and “ruler”
  • Origin: “Germanic”
  • Description: Germanic name, recorded from the 8th century onward.
  • Spelling and Variations: Roderick, Rodrick or Roderic.
  • Famous people with name: Roderic, 8th-century king of the Visigoths in Visigothic Kingdom of Spain, Saint Roderick one of the Martyrs of Córdoba.

Jack

  • Meaning: “God is Gracious”
  • Origin: “Celtic”
  • Description: Jack is a given name which was originally a diminutive of John.
  • Spelling and Variations: Jock, Jacob, Jakke, John.
  • Famous people with name: Jack Nicholson, Jackie Robinson.

Clement

  • Meaning: “merciful”
  • Origin: “Latin”
  • Description: primarily a male name of English origin that means Gentle, Merciful.
  • Spelling and Variations: Clements, Clement, Clemens, Climer.
  • Famous people with name: Adolphe Clément-Bayard French industrialist, Aeron Clement, Albéric Clément, Albert Clément, Alberto Vallarino Clement.

Baller

  • Meaning: “excellent”
  • Origin: “German”
  • Description: variant of the Germanic personal name Balther (from bald ‘bold’, ‘strong’)
  • Spelling and Variations: Babacar, Basheer, Brasher, Breaker, Brecker.
  • Famous people with name: Jay Baller, Adolph Baller, Kristian Baller.

Romantic Male Names

Head Turner

  • Meaning: “Someone or something that catches the eye”
  • Origin: “English”
  • Description: “the looks of whom/which causes people to look much”
  • Spelling and Variations: turned-on, turner, Turner, Turner, Nat, Turner’s syndrome, Turner’s tooth, turnery.
  • Famous people name: Mary Kathleen Turner is an American actress.

Armand

  • Meaning: “army’s man”
  • Origin: Northern Europe”
  • Description: masculine given name and surname, the French form of Herman.
  • Spelling and Variations: Hermann, Herman, Harman.
  • Famous people with name: Abraham Armand Roman Catholic priest, David Armand English actor, Émile Armand French anarchist.

Gawain

  • Meaning: “white falcon or little falcon”
  • Origin: “Welsh”
  • Description: courteous Knight of the Round Table, the nephew of King Arthur, has long been superseded by its Scottish form, Gavin.
  • Spelling and Variations:  Gauaen, Gauain, Gauainn, Gauaon, Gauayn, Gawaen.
  • Famous people with name: Gawain VincentBritish handball player, Gawain Christopher B. JonesEnglish chess champion,Gawain Westray BellBritish Governor of Northern Nigeria.

Alistair

  • Meaning: “the one who repels men”
  • Origin: “Scottish Gaelic”
  • Description: is a masculine given name. It is an Anglicised form of the Scottish Gaelic Alasdair.
  • Spelling and Variations: Alister, Alyster, Alystair, Allystair, Allyster.
  • Famous people with name: Alistair Abell Canadian voice actor, Alistair Appleton television presenter, Alistair Begg American pastor author and speaker.

Blondie

  • Meaning: “Fair-haired”
  • Origin: “English”
  • Description: Blondie are a New York based band, Debroah Harry is their front woman.
  • Spelling and Variations: Blondy, Blondi, Blondey, Blondelle, Blonde.
  • Famous people with name: Amanda Seyfried, Scarlett Johansson, AnnaSophia Robb.

Horatio

  • Meaning: “hour’, ‘season’, or ‘time”
  • Origin: “Latin”
  • Description: variation on the Latin Horatius, but its Shakespearean and optimistic Horatio Alger pedigree makes it an attractive up-and-comer.
  • Spelling and Variations:  Hoaratio, Hoaratyo, Horatyo.
  • Famous people with name: Horatio Thomas Austin British Royal Navy officer and arctic explorer, Horatio Ross Scottish sportsman and pioneering amateur photographer.

Lucius

  • Meaning: “light”
  • Origin: “Latin”
  • Description: derives from Latin word Lux (gen. lucis), meaning “light” (<PIE *leuk- “brightness”, Latin verb lucere “to shine”), and is a cognate of the name Lucas.
  • Spelling and Variations: Lucius, Annaeus, Seneca.
  • Famous people with name: Lucius of Alexandria Patriarch of Alexandria, Lucius of Britain a 2nd century Christian king, Lucius of Cyrene Roman church founder.

Hugh

  • Meaning: “Mind, Spirit”
  • Origin: England”
  • Description: is the English-language variant of the masculine given name Hugues, itself the Old French variant of Hugo.
  • Spelling and Variations: Hugues,Matthew, Hugo, Huig, Hauke, Huw, Ugo.
  • Famous people with name: Hugh Beaumont American Actor, Hugh Bonneville English actor, Hugh Cornwell English musician, guitarist.

Prince

  • Meaning: “Royal Son”
  • Origin: “Anglo-Saxon”
  • Description: comes from the Old and Middle French word prince, which means first.
  • Spelling and Variations:  Prinnce, Prinnse, Prinse.
  • Famous people with name: Prince Royce, Prince Royce, Prince Edward, Prince Philip.

Thaddeus

  • Meaning: “a heart”
  • Origin:Greek “
  • Description: As of the 1990 Census, ‘Thaddeus’ was the 611th most popular male name in the United States, while ‘Thad’, its diminutive version, was the 846th most popular.
  • Spelling and Variations: Thaddaeus, Tadeusz, Tadeo, Taddeo, Tadas, Tadzio.
  • Famous people with name: haddeus Bullard American professional wrestler better known as Titus O’NThaddeus Cahill, American inventor of the telharmonium Thaddeus.

Octavian

  • Meaning: “Eighth”
  • Origin:Latin origin”
  • Description: Octavian “Agustus” ancient ruler of Rome.
  • Spelling and Variations:  Octaviann, Octavyan, Octavyann.
  • Famous people with name: Octavian Goga, Octavian Kaul in Operation Mongoose.

Rocky

  • Meaning: “Rest”
  • Origin: “Italian”
  • Description: unusual as the connotations of the name are that of strength and resilience.
  • Spelling and Variations:  Rockee, Rockeigh, Rockey, Rocki, Rockie, Rock, Rokee, Rokeigh.
  • Famous people with name: Rocky Agusta Italian race car driver, Rocky Anderson former mayor of Salt Lake City Utah, Hiroaki Aoki Japanese-born American restaurateur.

Sailor

  • Meaning: “Boat Man”
  • Origin: “German”
  • Description: works aboard a watercraft as part of its crew, and may work in any one of a number of different fields.
  • Spelling and Variations: Saellor, Saeloa, Saelor, Sailloar, Saillor, Sailoar, Sailor.
  • Famous people with name: Sailor Brown, Sailor Bailey, Sailor Leyla.

Apollo

  • Meaning: “Manly beauty”
  • Origin: “ancient Indo-European name”
  • Description: Greek god of the sun.
  • Spelling and Variations: sun, medicine and healing, music, poetry, light, truth — even archery.
  • Famous people with name: Apollo Robbins, Apollo Bolton in Kindergarten, Apollon in Movie-Mania, Apollo Forte in Broadway Danny Rose as Actor

Athens

  • Meaning: “goddess of wisdom and courage”
  • Origin: “Athena”
  • Description: origin myth explaining how Athens acquired this name through the legendary contest between Poseidon and Athena was described by Herodotus, Apollodorus, Ovid, Plutarch, Pausanias and others.
  • Spelling and Variations: Athanasia, Athan, Athalee, Athalia, Athamas.
  • Famous people with name: Pericles, Socrates, Peisistratos, Thucydides, Themistocles.

Gideon

  • Meaning: “Hewer, feller”
  • Origin: “Hebrew”
  • Description: interpreted as “One who has a stump in place of a hand” or “One who cuts down”.
  • Spelling and Variations: Gideone, Guideon, and Gidieon.
  • Famous people with name: Gideon Emery English actor jazz musician and voice actor, Gideon Gartner Israeli entrepreneur and philanthropist.

Marius

  • Meaning: “male”
  • Origin: “Roman Empire”
  • Description: derived from either the Roman war god Mars or from the Latin root mas or maris meaning “male”. It may also derive from the Latin word mare meaning “sea”, the plural of which is maria.
  • Spelling and Variations: Mario, Mário, Marios, Mariusz, Marian.
  • Famous people with name: Marius Amundsen Norwegian footballer, Marius Antonescu Romanian rugby union player, Marius Bianchi French politician.

Florimond

  • Meaning: “prosperous, flourishing”
  • Origin: “Latin florens”
  • Description: combined with the Germanic element mund meaning “protection”. This is the name of the prince in some versions of the fairy tale Sleeping Beauty.
  • Spelling and Variations: Fitzgerald.
  • Famous people with name: Florimond Rooms.

Dear

  • Meaning: “beloved”
  • Origin: “ancient”
  • Description: dating from the times of the Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain.
  • Spelling and Variations: Dear, Deare, Dere, Deer, Dearie, Deir.
  • Famous people with name: Brian Dear English footballer, Cleveland Dear American politician, Greg Dear Australian rules footballer.

Romantic Baby Boy Names

Romeo

  • Meaning: “pilgrim to Rome”
  • Origin: “Italian”
  • Description: character in Shaespeare’s play Romeo and Juliet. Romeo is also the name of the son of David Beckham, England footballer.
  • Spelling and Variations: Romain, Romaine, Romaine, Romaine, Romal, Roma.
  • Famous people with name: Romeo Alaeff American visual artist, Romeo Anaya Mexican boxer, Romeo Antoniazzi Italian violin maker.

Sebastian

  • Meaning: “venerable” or “revered”
  • Origin: “Greek”
  • Description: refer to a person from Sebaste, the name of a town in Asia Minor that is now the city of Sivas in Turkey)
  • Spelling and Variations:  Sebastiann, Sebastyan, Sebastyann.
  • Famous people with name: Sebastian Stan in Captain America, Sebastian in The Dance of Dragons as ActorSebastian Roché in The Adventures of Tintin as Actor.

Teddy

  • Meaning: “wealthy protector”
  • Origin: “English”
  • Description: diminutive form (nickname) for the name Theodore or sometimes Edward.
  • Spelling and Variations:  Teddee, Teddeigh, Tedde, Teddi, Teddie.
  • Famous people with name: Teddy Atlas boxing trainer and fight commentator, Teddy Bourne British Olympic epee fencer, Teddy Bridgewater Minnesota Vikings quarterback.

Orion

  • Meaning: “boundary, limit”
  • Origin:Greek”
  • Description: primarily a gender-neutral name of Greek origin that means Mountain Dweller. A Hunter in Greek Mythology.
  • Spelling and Variations:  Oarien, Oarion, Oarionn, Orien, Orienn, Orionn.
  • Famous people with name: Orion of Thebes, Orion M, Orion Ben British-Israeli actress.

Carl

  • Meaning: “free man”
  • Origin: “Germanic”
  • Description: North Germanic male name meaning “free man”. The name originates in Old West Norse.
  • Spelling and Variations: Karl, Kaarel, Karel, Charles, Carlos, Kalle, Karol.
  • Famous people with name: Carl L. Boeckmann, Carl Bradford American football player, Carl “Charlie” Brandt American serial killer.

Living Doll

  • Meaning: “strikingly beautiful infant or young child”
  • Origin: “English”
  • Description: Sunday morning in October 1958 while reading a newspaper and seeing an advert for a child’s doll. The doll was said to “kneel, walk, sit and sing”.
  • Spelling and Variations: “Living doll”
  • Famous people with name: Amanda Seyfried, Anya Taylor-Joy, Judy Garland.

Ferdinand

  • Meaning: “brave in peace”
  • Origin: “Germanic”
  • Description: popular in German-speaking Europe only from the 16th century, with Habsburg rule over Spain.
  • Spelling and Variations:  Ferdinand, Ferdinnannd, Ferdynand, Ferdynnann, Pherdinand, Pherdinnann, Pherdynand.
  • Famous people with name: Ferdinand Marcos, Ferdinand Magellan, and Ferdinand de Saussure.

Falco

  • Meaning: “falcon”
  • Origin: “Italian and Catalan”
  • Description: generally a metonymic occupational name for a falconer or a nickname for someone thought to resemble a hawk.
  • Spelling and Variations:  Falco,Fallco, Phalco, Phallco.
  • Famous people with name: Ben Falcone in Enough Said as ActorIndio, Falconer Downey in Kiss Kiss Bang Bang as ActorEric, Falconer in Blue Mountain State as Writer.

Pelleas

  • Meaning: “A Fisher king”
  • Origin: “Arthurian”
  • Description: In Arthurian Legend Baby Name.
  • Spelling and Variations: Pelageya ,  Pelayo ,  Pelagie ,  Pelagia ,  Pelageia.
  • Famous people with name: Maurice Maeterlinck’s.

Moneybags

  • Meaning: “wealthy person”
  • Origin: “Roman”
  • Description: known in Rome as Dives, meaning “The Rich” or “Moneybags”
  • Spelling and Variations: Makinchanger, Makingenemies, Makingmoves, Makingupnumbers, Makingupthenumbers, Makinmoves.
  • Famous people with name: Money purse,Shekel sack.

Inigo

  • Meaning: “my little (love)”
  • Origin: “Castilian rendering”
  • Description: medieval Basque name Eneko Ultimately.
  • Spelling and Variations: Inis, Inis,  Ini-herit,  Inina,  Iniko.
  • Famous people with name: Inigo Campioni Italian admiral, Inigo Gallo Swiss comedian and actor, Inigo Jackson British actor.

Isambard

  • Meaning: “iron-bright”
  • Origin: “Germanic”
  • Description: first element comes from isarn meaning iron (or steel). … Isambard Kingdom Brunel (1806–1859), British engineer, son of Marc Isambard Brunel.
  • Spelling and Variations: “isambard kingdom brunel”
  • Famous people with name: Marc Isambard Brunel French-born engineer, Isambard Kingdom Brunel British engineer, son of Marc Isambard Brunel.

Edward

  • Meaning: “wealth’, ‘fortune”
  • Origin: “English”
  • Description: derived from Old English words ead.
  • Spelling and Variations: Ed, Eddy, Eddie, Ted, Teddy and Ned.
  • Famous people with name: Edward I of England, Edward the Confessor, Edward Gibbon.

Prince

  • Meaning: “Royal Son”
  • Origin: “Anglo-Saxon”
  • Description: comes from the Old and Middle French word prince, which means first.
  • Spelling and Variations:  Prinnce, Prinnse, Prinse.
  • Famous people with name: Prince Royce, Prince Royce, Prince Edward, Prince Philip.

Chico

  • Meaning: “small’, ‘young”
  • Origin: “Spanish and Portuguese”
  • Description: nickname for Francisco in the Portuguese language.
  • Spelling and Variations: Chiana, Chiara, Chia, Chi, Chiamaka, Chianna.
  • Famous people with name: Alfred “Chico” Alvarez Canadian trumpeter, Chico Anysio Brazilian actor comedian, writer and composer.

Leander

  • Meaning: “lion man”
  • Origin: “Greek”
  • Description: male name of Greek origin that means Lion Man.
  • Spelling and Variations: Lea, Lea, Lea.
  • Famous people with name: Leander of Seville, Leander Babcock United States Representative from New York.

Toussaint

  • Meaning: “French”
  • Origin: “saints”
  • Description: wishing to invoke the blessing and protection of all the saints.
  • Spelling and Variations:  Toussaennt, Toussaent, Toussainnt, Toussaint, Toussaynnt, Toussaynt.
  • Famous people with name: Allen Toussaint American musician songwriter and record producer, André Toussaint Haitian singer and guitarist.

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Rafael

  • Meaning: “God has healed”
  • Origin: “Hebrew”
  • Description: Raphael is the name of one of the seven archangels.
  • Spelling and Variations: Raphael, Raphaël, Rafael, Raffael, Raffaello, Raffiel, Refoel, Raffaele, or Refael.
  • Famous people with name: Rafael Nadal, Rafael Viñoly, Rafael Kubelík.

Eros

  • Meaning: “love’ or ‘passion”
  • Origin: “Greek”
  • Description: primarily a male name of Greek origin that means God of Love.
  • Spelling and Variations: Eroiqua, Eros, Erol, Eron, Eroica, Eroique.
  • Famous people with name: Eros Ramazzotti, Eros Capecchi, Eros Djarot.

Hunk

  • Meaning: “a large piece or lump”
  • Origin: “Greek”
  • Description: a handsome man with a well-developed physique.
  • Spelling and Variations: block, gobbet, clod, wad, gob.
  • Famous people with name: Jake Gyllenhaal, Harry Styles, David Beckham, Bradley Cooper.

Cookie

  • Meaning: “Sweet Biscuit”
  • Origin: “English”
  • Description: derived from Dutch koekje “little cake,” which is a diminutive of “koek” (“cake”), which came from the Middle Dutch word “koke”
  • Spelling and Variations: Cadance, Cadence, Cadynce, Caliope, Calirae, Camarie.
  • Famous people with name: Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother given by the Duchess of Windsor, Cookie Belcher American basketball player.

Pumpkin

  • Meaning: “melon”
  • Origin: “Greek”
  • Description: belongs to the family Cucurbitaceae and is grown primarily as a vegetable or ornamental plant.
  • Spelling and Variations: Paighton, Paislynn, Peighton, Peighty, Peregri, Peterson, Philemon.
  • Famous people with name: The Fairy Tales of Charles Perrault, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow.

My Bae

  • Meaning: “Inspired”
  • Origin: “Korean”
  • Description: American-created term of endearment, short for “baby.”
  • Spelling and Variations: baeness and baedom.
  • Famous people with name: Beatrice Danger, Navy Rome.

Tristan

  • Meaning: “sad” or “sorrowful”
  • Origin: “Welsh”
  • Description: Tristom, Tristão, etc. Tristan or Tristram or Tristen is a given name of Welsh origin.
  • Spelling and Variations: Tristen, Triston, Tristin, Tristian, Trystan, and Trysten.
  • Famous people with name: Tristan Burcroff Spelling Genius, Tristan Bernard French playwright and novelist, Tristan Borges Canadian soccer player.

Romeo

  • Meaning: “pilgrim to Rome”
  • Origin: “Italian”
  • Description: character in Shaespeare’s play Romeo and Juliet. Romeo is also the name of the son of David Beckham, England footballer.
  • Spelling and Variations: Romeryo, Romeris, Romerio, Romer, Romeoh, Romeiro, Romarrio, Romaro, Romarius, Romario, Romar, Romah, Romero, Romere.
  • Famous people with name: Romeo Acop, Romeo Acquarone Monegasque tennis player, Roméo Affessi Ivory Coast-born footballer.

Valentin

  • Meaning: “strong, healthy, power, rule”
  • Origin: “Latin”
  • Description: Commonly found in Romania, France, Italy, Russia, Ukraine, Scandinavia etc.
  • Spelling and Variations: Valentine, Valentín, Valentinus, Valentino, Bálint.
  • Famous people with name: Valentin Abel German politician, Valentin Alexandru Romanian footballer, Valentin Blass German basketball player.

Perseus

  • Meaning: “avenger”
  • Origin: “ancient Greek”
  • Description: Perseus of Macedon was the name of the last king of the Antigonid dynasty.
  • Spelling and Variations: Perach, Per, Pera, Perce, Perah, Perahta, Perceval.
  • Famous people with name: Perseus, the last king of the Antigonid dynasty.

Diamond

  • Meaning: “Brilliant Gem”
  • Origin: “Irish, English, and Jewish”
  • Description: a solid form of the element carbon with its atoms arranged in a crystal structure called diamond cubic.
  • Spelling and Variations: Diamanda, Diamanta, Diamante, Diamonique.
  • Famous people with name: Dion Diamond American civil rights activist, Dustin Diamond American actor, Fred Diamond English mathematician

Arthur

  • Meaning: “bear”
  • Origin: “ancient Celtic”
  • Description: solid form of the element carbon with its atoms arranged in a crystal structure called diamond cubic.
  • Spelling and Variations: Artaxiad, Art, Artegal, Arte, Artemas, Arta, Artair.
  • Famous people with name: Arthur or Arthur Melo Brazilian footballer, Arthur “Man” Agee Jr. American former Chicago-area high school basketball player, Arthur Ahmed Ghanaian politician.

Auberon

  • Meaning: “royal bear”
  • Origin: “German”
  • Description: as a boys’ name is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Auberon is “noble or royal bear”
  • Spelling and Variations:  Auberen, Auberenn, Auberin, Auberinn, Auberon, Auberonn, Auberyn, Auberynn.
  • Famous people with name: Auberon Alexander “Bron” WaughEnglish jounralist; eldest son of novelist Evelyn Waugh, Auberon Edward William Molyneux HerbertEnglish author, theorist, and politician.

Heathcliff

  • Meaning: “cliff near a heath”
  • Origin: “English”
  • Description: original passionate macho hero of Emily Bronte’s Wuthering Heights, and also of the cartoon cat.
  • Spelling and Variations: Heathecliff,  Heethcliff,  Hethcliff,  Heithcliff.
  • Famous people with name: Heathcliff “Heath” Andrew LedgerAustralian actor, Heath “Heathcliff” SlocumbAmerican baseball pitcher.

Humphrey

  • Meaning: “Peaceful Warrior”
  • Origin: “English”
  • Description: from the Old French personal name Humfrey, introduced to Britain by the Normans.
  • Spelling and Variations: Humphrys, Humphrey.
  • Famous people with name: Doris Humphrey dancer, Earl Humphrey American jazz trombonist brother of Willie and Percy, Jake Humphrey television presenter.
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Tips to Naming Your Babies

There are millions of baby names out there, and while most parents decide on a name and stick with it for the rest of their lives, there are some who wish the best for their future child, but don’t have a clue how to choose a name. These parents may be confused about why they can’t come up with a name for their baby, or they may have tried several times and have given up on the idea.

If you are considering giving your child a name, there are some things you should know:

1.       Pick the name you love, even if it is popular.

It is popular and you love it. Anything else you need to think upon? Nope. Go for it. If you want to give it uniqueness, think of a great middle name.

Here are some popular romantic boy names out there:

Edmé

  • Meaning: “rich protector”
  • Origin: “French derivation”
  • Description: as a name for girls is of Old French derivation, and the meaning of the name Edme is “esteemed; to love”.
  • Spelling and Variations: Edmée (feminine form), Edmund, Edmond, Esmé.
  • Famous people with name: Edmé Bouchardon French sculptor, Edmé Boursault French writer and dramatist, Edme Castaing  French physician.

Lovey Dovey

  • Meaning: “expressing much love or sentimentality”
  • Origin: “English”
  • Description: Extended form lovey-dovey attested from 1819 (n.), 1847 as an adjective.
  • Spelling and Variations: Lovey Dovey.
  • Famous people with name: Dick Dale, The Coasters.

Astro

  • Meaning: “The Stars”
  • Origin: “Greek”
  • Description: primarily a male name of Greek origin that means Of The Stars.
  • Spelling and Variations: Astroh, Astroe.
  • Famous people with name: Astro Boy (character).

Chewbaca

  • Meaning: “gentle, hairy, non-English-speaking co-pilot”
  • Origin: “Russian”
  • Description: inspired by George Lucas seeing his own dog sitting up on the passenger seat of his car. It is said that Chewbacca’s name is derived from собака (sobaka), the Russian word for dog.
  • Spelling and Variations: Caitrionaarmelin, Carmelita, Caroleena, Cassandra, Cathaleya.
  • Famous people with name: JAGUAR’S CHEWBACA JAMEL.

Dave

  • Meaning: “beloved”
  • Origin: “Biblical Hebrew”
  • Description: primarily a male name of English origin that means Beloved. Diminutive form of David.
  • Spelling and Variations: Davina, Davinia, and Davida.
  • Famous people with name: Dave Bautista, Dave Chappelle, Dave McCary.

Sparky

  • Meaning: “to scatter”
  • Origin: “Latin”
  • Description: Sparky is an alternate spelling of Spark (Latin).
  • Spelling and Variations: Sparkie, Sparki, Sparkey, Sparkee, Spark.
  • Famous people with name: Sparky Adams American Major League Baseball player, Sparky Anderson American Major League Baseball manager, Sparky McEwen American football player.

Leonidas

  • Meaning: “lion strength”
  • Origin: “Greek”
  • Description: an Spartan King famous for his 300 soldiers defense of the pass of Thermopylae.
  • Spelling and Variations:  Leoneydas, Leoniedas, Leonnidas, Leonnydas, Leonydas.
  • Famous people with name: Leônidas da Silva Brazilian football player, Leonidas Kestekides founder of the Belgian chocolate company, Leonidas Alaoglu American mathematician of Greek descent.

Smarty Pants

  • Meaning: “a person who talks and behaves like someone who knows everything”
  • Origin: “English”
  • Description: reminders of a time when the word smarty was used to mean a know-it-all or someone who is too smart for his own good or overconfident.
  • Spelling and Variations: smarty-pants.
  • Famous people with name: Elizabeth Banks, Sacha Baron Cohen, Kristen Wiig.

Dreamboat

  • Meaning: “very attractive”
  • Origin: “French”
  • Description: defined as a slang term for someone who is very attractive.
  • Spelling and Variations: Dreamsnight, Dreamstree, Drebensted, Dreuillault, Drevenstedt, Drovencou, Drurystreet.
  • Famous people with name: Roberts David, DREAMBOAT ACE.

Brownie

  • Meaning: “Small, Playful”
  • Origin: “English”
  • Description: early 16th century (in brownie (sense 3)): diminutive of brown (a ‘wee brown man’ often appears in Scottish ballads and fairy tales).
  • Spelling and Variations: Browne, Brownei, Browneigh, Browney, Browni, Brownie, Brownnee.
  • Famous people with name: Brownie Wise, Brownie Mary, Brownie McGhee.

Hazel Eyes

  • Meaning: “The Hazel Tree”
  • Origin: “iris”
  • Description: The term hazel comes from the color of a hazelnut and is recorded describing eyes as early as the 1690s.
  • Spelling and Variations: Hazeel, Hazul, Hazelnut, Hazeleyes.
  • Famous people with name: Angelina Jolie, Katie Holmes, Demi Moore, Jennifer Garner, and Mandy Moore.

Marcus

  • Meaning: “the god Mars”
  • Origin: “Ancient Rome”
  • Description: Mars was identified as the Roman god of War, the name ‘Marcus’ can by extension be taken to refer to Ares in the Greek pantheon.
  • Spelling and Variations: Marcos, Markus, Markos, Marcas, Margus, Marcellus, Marquis.
  • Famous people with name: Marcus Garvey. Civil Rights Activist, Marcus Luttrell. War Hero/Author, Marcus Mariota. Football Player.

Stunner

  • Meaning: “the ability to persuade others effortlessly”
  • Origin: “United States”
  • Description: Stunner is a name that indicates a gift of gab – the ability to persuade others effortlessly.
  • Spelling and Variations: Salinger, Salvador, Schuyler, Shahryar, Shalimar.
  • Famous people with name: Alfred Stunner, Henry Stunner.

2.       Do not skip lovely romantic boy names even if they are unique, unusual, and different.

Sometimes, parents will not go for unusual, unique, and different baby names. They consider it weird. Let me tell you that being attractive and thought provoking is the game these days.

How would you like these romantic boy names:

  • Old sport – “like buddy”
  • Mr. Wikipedia – “master”
  • Leopold – “brave”
  • Lucian – “light”
  • Prince – “Royal Son
  • Ride or Die – “colloquial expression of extreme loyalty to someone or something”
  • WHAT’S HOT – “sexually attractive”
  • Edmund – “protector”
  • Dmitri – “devoted to, dedicated to, or follower of Demeter”
  • Stud-muffin – “sexually attractive young man”
  • Julian – “young at heart”
  • Julius – “devoted to Jove”
  • Lyulph – “flame’ and ‘wolf”
  • Sigurd – “guardian of victory”
  • Henry – “house ruler”

3.       Be confident if you want to go toward personalized spellings for your baby’s name.

SURE. You should be confident when giving personalized spellings to your baby’s name. However, it is important that you do not make it weird. Adding or removing an alphabet would be enough here.

Try changing these baby names spellings into personalized ones:

Mr. Cool

  • Meaning: “self-possessed”
  • Origin: “English”
  • Description: a person who is ideally or excessively self-possessed, poised, or reserved (sometimes used with Miss, Ms., or Mrs. instead of Mr.
  • Spelling and Variations: Mrebel, Mredul, Mribel, Mridul, Mrinal.
  • Famous people with name: Mr. Brilliant, Mr. Bump, Mr. Cheeky.

Hottie

  • Meaning: “sexually attractive”
  • Origin: “Britain”
  • Description: (slang) A person who is sexually attractive.
  • Spelling and Variations: Hottle, Hotvle, Houane, Houbie, Houdee.
  • Famous people with name: Scarlett Johansson, Adriana Lima, Jessica Alba.

Amaury

  • Meaning: “work power”
  • Origin: “French”
  • Description: Amaury is a boy’s name of German, French origin meaning “work power”.
  • Spelling and Variations:  Amary, Amauree, Amaureigh, Amaurey, Amauri, Amaurie, Amaury.
  • Famous people with name: Amaury Duval French writer, Amaury-Duval French painter.

Ghost

  • Meaning: “guest or visitor”
  • Origin: “status”
  • Description: describe a stranger or newcomer to a community. The derivation is from the pre 7th century Old Norse word “gestr” meaning a guest or visitor, but withe more specific translation of a stranger.
  • Spelling and Variations: apparition, phantom, phantasm, wraith, revenant; shade, spook.
  • Famous people with name: Amanda Ghost, Grey Ghost (musician), Joe Ghost.

Papi

  • Meaning: “buddy”
  • Origin: “French”
  • Description: patronymic from a pet form of the personal name Iacopo, Giacopo, Italian equivalents of Jacob.
  • Spelling and Variations: Pari, Pas, Pati, Paui, Pavi, Pawi.
  • Famous people with name: Papi Oviedo Cuban musician, Papi Sanchez Dominican merengue singer and rapper, Jiang Yilei Chinese comedian online moniker “Papi Jiang”.

Emrys

  • Meaning: “Immortal”
  • Origin: “Welsh”
  • Description: Emrys Wledig was a Romano-British warlord, who was the uncle of King Arthur and Merlin Ambrosius, or Myrddin Emrys in Welsh, was the mythical wizard figure.
  • Spelling and Variations: Emrys, Emris, Emric, Emryk.
  • Famous people with name: Emrys Jones English actor, Emrys Roberts Welsh Liberal politician and businessman

Robin

  • Meaning: “Fame-bright”
  • Origin: “France, Germany”
  • Description: originally a diminutive masculine given name or nickname of Robert, derived from the prefix Ro- (hrod, Old Germanic, meaning “fame” and berht, meaning “bright”), and the suffix -in (Old French diminutive).
  • Spelling and Variations: Robinson, Robbin, Robine, Roben, Robyn, Robbyn, Robben, Robert.
  • Famous people with name: Robin Williams, Robin van Persie, Robin Söderling.

Everest

  • Meaning: “Dweller On The Eure River”
  • Origin: “English”
  • Description: derivation of the name Devereaux, a French version of the Celtic name Eburovices, meaning “Dwellers on teh Ebura or Eure River.”
  • Spelling and Variations: Evelia, Evelene, Evelina, Eve, Evel, Evelake, Evelin, Eveleen.
  • Famous people with name: Mark Everest in Adrift as DirectorBarbara, Everest in Gaslight as ActressErica, Everest in Sextrospective as Actress

Jack

  • Meaning: “God is Gracious
  • Origin: “Celtic”
  • Description: derivative of John, which originated in medieval England. The name went from John to Johnkin to Jankin to Jackin to, you guessed it, Jack.
  • Spelling and Variations:  Jac, Jacc, Jak.
  • Famous people with name: Jack London. Surname: London. Initials: JL, Jack Kerouac. Surname: Kerouac. Initials: JK, Jack Nicholson. Surname: Nicholson.

Olivier

  • Meaning: “olive tree”
  • Origin: “French”
  • Description: it became a common medieval name in England.
  • Spelling and Variations: Olivier, Olivér, Oliwer, Oliwier.
  • Famous people with name: Olivier Messiaen, Olivier Delaître.

Hallam

  • Meaning: “at the rocks”
  • Origin: “English”
  • Description: surname of the beloved Cambridge friend whose death Alfred, Lord Tennyson, mourns in his famous poem In Memoriam.
  • Spelling and Variations: Hallam, Hallum and Hallums.
  • Famous people with name: Albert Hallam English cricketer, Anthony Hallam British palaeontologist, Arthur Hallam poet.

Bumpkin

  • Meaning: “little barrel”
  • Origin: “Dutch”
  • Description: bumpkin is ashamed when he comes into good company.
  • Spelling and Variations: “bumkin”
  • Famous people with name: Louise Bumpkin.

4.       Crossing your favorite romantic boy names on the feedback on friends and family members.

Feedback is important. But it does not mean to listen to every other person’s opinion. You will hardly find romantic boy names that everybody would like. Therefore, get feedback but still know your choice.

Consider getting feedback on these baby names from your friends and family members:

My Love – “Female Wolf”

Damien – “subdue”

Big Guy – “a powerful, wealthy, or prominent person”

Studly – “attractively”

Beefcake – “men who are muscular and attractive”

Raphael – “God has healed”

Brown eyes –“Duncan”

Athens – “a symbol of wisdom, power and glory”

Created – “Rachita”

Poker face – “any expression that can be interpreted”

Bardo – “Ploughman”

Cyprian – “From Cypress”

Casimir – “of peace”

Rock Star – “a famous rock musician”

Sugar Baby – “Sweet Crystal Spice”

5.       Do a little research and find what is out there.

Research is important step for the first-time parents as well for those who do not know what sort of names people pick. You will be all good once you do a little internet research. You will also be able to find some great romantic boy names that you might consider now or in the future.

Here are some common baby names examples to help you:

Chief

  • Meaning: “the head or leader”
  • Origin: Latin”
  • Description: organized body of people; the person highest in authority: the chief of police. the head or ruler of a tribe or clan: an Indian chief.
  • Spelling and Variations: chief, chef.
  • Famous people with name: Chief Wilson, Chief Judge Fargo, Chief Johnson.

Ambrose

  • Meaning: “immortal”
  • Origin: “English”
  • Description: It comes from the same Greek root as ‘ambrosia’, the food of the gods, said to confer immortality.
  • Spelling and Variations: Ambarlie, Ambeeka, Ambeika, Ambe, Ambar, Amber, Amba.
  • Famous people with name: St Ambrose of Milan, Ambrose Akinmusire Nigerian-American jazz trumpeter, Ambrose Bierce American author.

Oliver

  • Meaning: “olive tree”
  • Origin: “French”
  • Description: it became a common medieval name in England.
  • Spelling and Variations: Olivier, Olivér, Oliwer, Oliwier.
  • Famous people with name: Olivier Messiaen, Olivier Delaître.

Sugar

  • Meaning: “Sweet Crystal Spice”
  • Origin: “Sanskrit”
  • Description: primarily a female name of American origin that means Sweet Crystal Spice. Used as an American nickname to indicate someone is “sweet.”
  • Spelling and Variations: Sir, Sair, Sher, Shir, Sirr, Star.
  • Famous people with name: Sugar Cain Major League Baseball pitcher, Rashad Evans American mixed martial artist nicknamed “Sugar”Jessica Kiper Survivor contestant, nicknamed “Sugar”.

Darcy

  • Meaning: “Dark One”
  • Origin:French”
  • Description: originally derived from the French “d’Arcy.” D’Arcy indicated a family from Arcy, France. Mr. Darcy is the famous love interest in Jane Austen’s novel, Pride and Prejudice.
  • Spelling and Variations: Darcy, Darcey, Darcye, Darsie.
  • Famous people with name: Darcy Blake Welsh footballer, Darcy Dallas Canadian ice hockey defenceman, Darcy Daniher Australian rules footballer.

Antony

  • Meaning: “priceless one’ ‘highly praiseworthy”
  • Origin: “Latin”
  • Description: Antony is a kind of name that is originating from the Latin ancestry.
  • Spelling and Variations: Antony, Antonio, Anton, Antonis, Antoine, Antun, Ante, Anto, Anton, Tonini.
  • Famous people with name: Anthony Hopkins, Anthony Ramos, Anthony Michael Hall.

Zorro

  • Meaning: “sly’ and ‘fox”
  • Origin: “Spanish”
  • Description: primarily a male name of Spanish origin that means Sly, Fox.
  • Spelling and Variations: Zafiro, Zeferino.
  • Famous people with name: Douglas Fairbanks, Tyrone Power.

Meriadec

  • Meaning: “In Front”
  • Origin: “Welsh”
  • Description: uncommon baby name in France, although it has been in use since 1945 but could not make beyond the top 800.
  • Spelling and Variations: “Meriadoc or Meriadec”
  • Famous people with name: Hercule Poirot, Hercule Mériadec Duke of Rohan-Rohan, Hercule Mériadec Prince of Guéméné.

Sweetie Pie

  • Meaning: “term of endearment”
  • Origin: “American”
  • Description: used for someone who you like a lot and think is a very nice, kind person.
  • Spelling and Variations: darling, dear, dearest, love, beloved.
  • Famous people with name: Gâteau Alexandra, Amundsen’s Dessert.

Sweetie

  • Meaning: “a person you love very much”
  • Origin: “Anglo-Saxon”
  • Description: an Old English word used to describe a sweet or gentle person.
  • Spelling and Variations: Sweetee, Sweetei, Sweeteigh, Sweetey, Sweeti, Sweety.
  • Famous people with name: Henry Sweet, Robert Sweet (botanist), Darrell Sweet (musician).

Lionel

  • Meaning: “The little lion”
  • Origin: “French”
  • Description: Diminutive of the name Leon. Lionel Hampton, musician.
  • Spelling and Variations:  Lionael, Lionail, Lionale, Lionayl, Lionnael, Lionnal, Lionnel.
  • Famous people with name: Lionel an American radio talk show host, Lionel of Antwerp son of King Edward III of England.

6.       Consider names of the subsequent children.

Maybe, you are first time parents and figuring out some cool romantic boy name. It is a good idea to consider the names of subsequent children too.

7.       Avoid names with bad meanings.

Baby names with bad meanings can be a cause of embarrassment for you and your kid. Be sure to know the meaning of the name you are gonna pick and be sure it is encouraging and positive.

Here are some of the cool romantic boy names with meanings:

Eglamour – “Agent for Silvia in her escape”

Orpehus – “the darkness of the night”

Eye Candy – “highly attractive to look”

Fun Size – “smaller than the standard or usual size”

Winslow – “friend’s hill”

Fella – “informal way of saying fellow”

Cyrus – “Sun”

King – “ruler”

Handsome – “adorned”

Philemon – “loving”

Orion – “boundary, limit”

Caradoc – “Beloved”

Frederick – “fred ‘peace’ + ric ‘power”

Lancelot – “Land”

Desmond – “From South Munster”

8.       Pick up good people names from history.

The name of person has effect on his/her personality, it is said. Maybe, that’s the reason why people choose names from history. You can consider this as well. I am sure you have heard about many legends from the past. I bet you’d find some awesome and useable romantic boy names if you look into it.

We have a small list of romantic boy names here for you to check out and know if you have heard them before:

Robin Hood

  • Meaning: “person or group likened to a heroic outlaw”
  • Origin: “Mythology”
  • Description: applied to a man apparently because he had been outlawed.
  • Spelling and Variations: Robyn Hode, Robin of Sherwood, Robin of Loxley (Locksley) Robert Fitzooth, Robin de Courtenay.
  • Famous people with name: Robin van Persie, Robin Wright, Robin Yount.

Smiley

  • Meaning: “a person of a happy disposition”
  • Origin: “England and Scotland”
  • Description: originated in England and Scotland and from there spread to Ireland, Wales, Europe and the new world.
  • Spelling and Variations: Smylie, Smyly, Smiles, Smilly and Smily.
  • Famous people with name: Brett Smiley American singer, Charles Hugh Smiley American astronomer, Forbes Smiley American map thief.

Dumpling

  • Meaning: “a small ball of dough”
  • Origin: “uncertain”
  • Description: authority says that the word dumpling goes back to 1600 in the United Kingdom in the Norfolk area.
  • Spelling and Variations: dumple, dumpling,  dumpling, dumplings, dumps.
  • Famous people with name: Yulia Babkina/Alamy.

Hector

  • Meaning: “to hold”
  • Origin: “Greek”
  • Description: Greek mythology Hector was a Trojan Prince, he was a fierce warrior who was slain by Achilles.
  • Spelling and Variations: Eachann, Hector.
  • Famous people with name: Héctor Ávila, Dominican boxer, Héctor Ballesteros, Colombian weightlifter, Héctor Bellerín Spanish football (soccer) player.

Viggo

  • Meaning: “battle, fight”
  • Origin: “Nordic”
  • Description: latinised form of the Old Norse name Vigge, which is also found in the form of other Germanic names, such as Ludvig.
  • Spelling and Variations: Wiggo, Vigidis, Vigilio, Vignette, Vigilia, Vigdis.
  • Famous people with name: Viggo Brodersen Danish composer and pianist, Viggo Brun Norwegian mathematician.

Cassian

  • Meaning: “empty” and “vain”
  • Origin: “Latin”
  • Description: derived from the Roman family name Cassianus, which in turn derived from Cassius.
  • Spelling and Variations:  Cassiann, Cassya, Cassyann.
  • Famous people with name: Saint Cassian of Imola4th century martyr and bishop of Brescia, Saint Cassian of Autun4th century bishop of Autun, Saint Cassian of Tangier3rd century martyr.

Shasta

  • Meaning: “Praised, Commended”
  • Origin: “Indian”
  • Description: Shasta are a Native American Tribe of Northern California, they live in the region of Mount Shasta, which is the second highest peak in the Cascade Mountain range.
  • Spelling and Variations: Shabab, Shabat, Shaaban, Sha-, Sha, Shabaka.
  • Famous people with name: Shasta in Babewatch 11 as Actress.

Aurelius

  • Meaning: “the golden one”
  • Origin: “Latin”
  • Description: Since Aurelius was given the supermodel seal of approval by Elle Macpherson, this is one of the Roman emperor names, like Augustus, now in the realm of possibility.
  • Spelling and Variations:  Arelius, Aureliu, Aurellius, Aurellyus, Aurelyus, Awrelius.
  • Famous people with name: AureliusKing of Asturias, (Sextus) Aurelius VictorRoman historian, Aurelius BattagliaAmerican illustrator.

Kenelm

  • Meaning: “Defends the family”
  • Origin: “English”
  • Description: 9th century, St. Kenelm was murdered by his sister after the death of his father, King Coenwulf of Mercia.
  • Spelling and Variations:  Kenellm, Kennellm, Kennelm.
  • Famous people with name: Kenelm Digby was an English courtier and diplomat, Saint Kenelm was an Anglo-Saxon saint.

Kiddo

  • Meaning: “a child or young person”
  • Origin: “South Africa”
  • Description: an informal way to refer to or address a child or a person who’s younger than the speaker.
  • Spelling and Variations: kid, kiddie, kindly.
  • Famous people with name: Kid Marvelman, Kid Amazo.

Lamoral

  • Meaning: “Kind, Enormous, Dynamic”
  • Origin: “Dutch”
  • Description: derived from French “L’Admiral” [lamiral], as has been recorded for another person with the name and as Egmont was sometimes referred to in his lifetime.
  • Spelling and Variations: Lampell, Lamphel, Lampoul, Lamuail, Lamykal, Lanabel.
  • Famous people with name: Lamoraal Ulbo de Sitter Dutch geologist, Lamoraal Ulbo de Sitter Dutch sociologist son of the above.

Dreamboat

  • Meaning: “very attractive”
  • Origin: “French”
  • Description: defined as a slang term for someone who is very attractive.
  • Spelling and Variations: Dreamsnight, Dreamstree, Drebensted, Dreuillault, Drevenstedt, Drovencou, Drurystreet.
  • Famous people with name: Roberts David, Dreamboat Ace.

Wookie

  • Meaning: “the first Star Wars film”
  • Origin: “Scotland”
  • Description: originated in George Lucas’s first movie, THX 1138, in a line ad-libbed by actor Terry McGovern: “I think I just ran over a Wookiee.”
  • Spelling and Variations: Wookje, Wookse, Woolee, Woolfe, Woolie.
  • Famous people with name: Bowdaar the Deathmountain, Black Krrsantan.

9.       Make sure the first and second name fit with each other.

This happens rarely that the first and seconds names do not fit and meet each other well. It is, however, something you would not want.

Check out romantic boy names and try to make full names that fit each other nicely:

Anselm – “protection”

Chunky Monkey – “A mildly obese person”

Aimone – “fatherland”

Heartthrob – “a hunky guy”

Cutie Patootie – “An attractive girl; a girlfriend”

Lancelot – “Land”

Caspian – “white”

Gustave – “staff of God”

Prince Charming – “a man of often specious charm toward women”

Sparky – “to scatter”

Rafael – “God has healed”

Caspian – “white”

Faramond – “traveler’s protection”

Orlando – “Glorious Land”

Edward – “wealth”

10.   Avoid names with too many syllables.

Baby names with too many syllables are complex. They are hard to remember. They should be avoided.

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Sharjeel Sial

Sharjeel Sial is passionate about learning new things; technology, automation, and AI. He helps the NamesFrog team in research and writing.

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