Just because a baby name is thought to be for a particular gender does not mean you can’t use it for the opposite! In fact, who the heck made it a rule to only use “boy” names for sons and “girl” names for daughters?
Soo technically Briar is associated with a really sleepy princess (Briar Rose), but that doesn’t mean it’s not a good option for a little boy. English for “thorny patch,” Briar is one of those baby names that makes you think happy thoughts.
Ashe is a derivative of Ashley (which, back in the day, was considered a boy’s name!), and it also happens to be an Old English surname. Derived from æsc (ash trees), Ashe is a baby name with flavor and so much chill.
In Greek mythology, Nyx was a goddess who embodied night. The daughter of Chaos, she is believed to have birthed powerful entities — including sleep and punishment. Is all of this going over you head? That’s okay. Just know the name Nyx is powerful and a unique choice for your little boy.
Have you been looking for a cool baby name for your son? If so, we have one for ya. Baize. This French name has a bit of mystery to it that helps to distinguish it from all the other baby names.
Hey little Aniston! A Latinate variation of the French Anne, Aniston is a beautiful baby name for your son.
Even though there’s not a ton of information about the name Novi, that doesn’t mean it’s not awesome. Latin for “acquainted” or “aware of,” Novi is a cool choice for your little man.
Here’s a super cute baby name for ya. (You can thank us later.) Hailing from the Hebrew yarden (descend), Jordy is a playful name that was quite popular during the Middle Ages.
Swahili for “faith,” Imani (pronounced i-MAH-nee) is a stylish baby name with a ton of flavor.
A variation of Eden, derived from the Hebrew ‘ēdhen (delight), Eaden is an uncommon but pleasant baby name for your bundle of joy.
If you’re a fan of Old Hollywood, there’s a pretty good chance you’ve heard of actress Jean Harlow. Even if you haven’t, the name Harlow is a charming baby name option for your son that also happens to be an English surname (meaning “army”).
A variation of the name Lauren, this baby name might be common with the girls, but is still an awesome choice for the gents.
Certain baby names put a smile on your face, and my, how this is one of them. Arly comes from the Hebrew eravon, which means a “pledge,” or “promise to pay.”
Pulling inspiration from the classic Katherine, Kady is connected to the Greek Aikaterinē, which comes from katharos(pure).
Thought to be a modern-invented baby name, Jacey is a high-spirited choice for your little boy.Jacey. Yeah, it has a nice ring to it.
English for “king’s victory,” this baby name is way too lovable to pass up. Kinsey (pronounced KIN-zee) is super fun name idea that is great for your little prince.
A variation of Linda (Spanish for “pretty”), this baby name is just too darling to pass up. Linnie is truly an amusing nickname that works as the perfect baby name for your son.
Inspired by the Gaelic word forqueen, Rion is a sweet baby name for any little boy. Doesn’t it sound charming? Rion. Yeah, it’s a good one.
While many of us aware the name Simone has French roots, did you know it also comes from the Hebrew Shimon? (It’s aderivitaive of shim’ōn, meaning “heard.”)
Hey little Tejal! This baby name is a variant of the Arabic Taja that means “to mention” or “to name.”
Three-letter baby names are so great. Hailing from the Japanese Umeko (plum-blossom child), the name Ume is a wonderful baby name that’s so unique and perfect for your little boy.
Come on, who doesn't love the name Winnie -- and that cuddly, honey-loving bear who's besties with Christopher Robin? In case you didn't know, Winnie is a fun nickname for Winifred that also comes from Welsh Gwenfrewi (a fusion of "blessed" and "peace").