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Looking for Cool Names for Your Kid? These Baby Boy Names Have Real Swagger

Kim Grundy is a mom, writer, expert laundry folder and sandwich maker, not necessarily in that order. Raised in Oklahoma, she is now a West Coast gal and lives in California with her husband and two sons, along with one dog, two fish (oo...

Seriously underrated baby boy names you could be missing out on

Boy names with cool meanings

Some parents are looking for a baby boy name that also has a great meaning. We have rounded up names that have it all. These names sound cool and have some depth.

  • Bryant: Celtic name meaning “strong”
  • Chasin: Hebrew name meaning “strong”
  • Kemen: Spanish name meaning “strong”
  • Donovan: Celtic name meaning “strong fighter”
  • Griffin: Welsh name meaning “strong in faith”
  • Felix: Latin name meaning “lucky”
  • Faust: Italian name meaning “lucky”
  • Chance: English name meaning “good fortune”
  • Frederik: German name meaning “leader”
  • Brendan: Gaelic name meaning “brave”
  • Farrell: Celtic name meaning “brave”
  • Hardwin: English name meaning “brave friend”
  • Baldwyn: German name meaning “brave friend”
  • Sebastian: Greek name meaning "revered"
  • Dustin: English name meaning "valiant"
  • Neron: Spanish name meaning "strong"

Celebrity boy names

Celebrities always seem to have their fingers on the pulse of cool and unique baby names. Many recent celebrity baby boys have been given names that have a classic or old-fashioned sound to them. For inspiration, check out the following:

  • Ace: Singer and actress Jessica Simpson
  • Cruz: Singer Victoria Beckham and athlete David Beckham
  • Magnus: Actress Elizabeth Banks
  • Saint: Rocker Pete Wentz
  • Apollo: Singer Gwen Stefani
  • Milan: Singer Shakira and Gerard Pique
  • Mason: Reality star Kourtney Kardashian
  • Axl: Fergie and Josh Duamel
  • Milo: Actress Alyssa Milano
  • Duke: E! News host Giuliana Rancic
  • Camden: Actress Vanessa Lachey
  • Oliver: Actress Ginnifer Goodwin
  • Jaxon: Laguna Beach alum Kristin Cavallari
  • Otis: Actress Olivia Wilde and Jason Sudeikis
  • Kase: Singer Jewel
  • Marcelo: Actress Ali Landry
  • Colt: John Rich of the band Big & Rich
  • Xander: Actress January Jones
  • Arlo: Actress Toni Collette
  • Milo: Actress Alyssa Milano
  • Felix: Actress Elizabeth Banks
  • Max: Actress Cynthia Nixon
  • Leo: Actress Penelope Cruz
  • Flynn: Actor Orlando Bloom
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