101+ Short Names for Baby Boys (Meaning)

Short names are so much in trend and they leave a great impact behind. Short names are very cute and cool to speak and hear. Besides, it’s very easy for one to remember. So, here’s a list of adorable and cute short names for boys for you to decide and pick one.

Short Names for Baby Boys

Zed

Another variation of Zedekiah, Hebrew origin, meaning god is morally right

Sean

Irish origin name meaning god is kind or pleasant 

Oscar

Famous Royalties used this name, Irish origin, meaning who loves deer

Lynx

Excellent name for animal lover or tech geek, Greek origin, meaning brightness

Leif

Mixed Norse and Scandinavian origin name meaning heir, 

Jack

Bold and beautiful name of English origin meaning god is courteous

Gavin

English origin name meaning white hawk, it represents strength

Dean

A Traditional name of English origin meaning one who belong from the valley

Gavi

Hebrew origin name meaning one who believes the god to be his power

Carl

Derived from the name Karl, German origin, meaning manly

Axel

Scandinavian origin name meaning a peaceful father, a unique and badass name 

Aaron

Elder brother of Moses, Hebrew origin, meaning strong or powerful

Elan

French origin name meaning grace or energy or dignity

Adam

Derived from the word Adama, Hebrew origin, meaning man or from the earth

Blair

Scottish origin name meaning a plain or battlefield

Dru

French origin name meaning a masculine man

Cole

Meaning success of the people or swarthy or coal-black, English origin

Ethan

Very approachable name, Hebrew origin, meaning strong or firm

Bryan

Celtic origin name meaning one who is of high order

Hale

Idolized by revolutionary hero Nathan Hale, English origin, meaning remote valley

Kent

Mixed Celtic and English origin name meaning highlands or coastal land

Luca

Unisex name of Italian origin meaning from Lucania, Italy

Mika

Mixed Japanese and Native America origin name meaning little wise racoon or beautiful smell

River

English origin name that means a water stream that falls into the sea

Vidor

Hungarian origin name meaning happy or joy

Zane

American origin name meaning full of happy vibes

Scott

English origin name meaning people of Scotland

Orion

Name of a popular constellation, Greek origin name meaning a mountain dweller

Lyle

English origin name meaning people from island, works well as surname aslo

Lee

English origin name also used as surname meaning field 

Ike

American origin name meaning who will laugh

Gary

Meaning rule of spear, English origin, very fashionable name 

David

Derived from the word Dawid, Hebrew origin, meaning beloved one

Brice

English origin name meaning covered or marked with patches of colour

Avis

English origin name meaning variant of avice, also a spell in Harry Porter’s books

Abe

English origin name meaning nation’s father or father of multitudes

Beck

Unique name, English origin name meaning one that belongs from stream

Clark

English origin name meaning clerk, associated with Michael Clark, Australian cricketer

Eli

Biblical name of Hebrew origin meaning height

Grant

English origin name meaning great or large 

Jan

Dutch origin name meaning god is kind, European form of Jon

Levi

Leah and Jacob’s third son, Hebrew origin name meaning together with harmony

Jace

American origin name meaning nickname, originally used as nickname for Jason

Mark

Latin origin name meaning like a war, also English form of Marcus

Tom

Greek origin name meaning acronym for Thomas

Zac

English origin name meaning an abbreviation of Zachary or when god remembers 

Sam

Acronym for Samuel or Samantha, English origin

Noah

Hebrew origin name meaning peace or rest

Luke

Associated with Star Wars, Greek origin meaning who belongs from Lucania

Lars

Scandinavian origin name meaning people of Laurel

Ian

Scottish version of the name John, Scottish origin meaning kind god

Jay

Latin origin name meaning happiness or delight or joy

Fox

English origin name meaning untamed animal of the Dog family 

Dash

English origin name meaning of the ash

Alfie

English origin name meaning a counselor or sage or wise

Basil

Associated with the Great Bishop Saint Basil, English origin name meaning king

Cian

Irish origin name meaning ancient and enduring

George

Greek origin name meaning framer, associated with Prince George

James

Jacob a predecessor of this name, Hebrew origin, meaning taking place of others unethically

Mahir

Arabic origin name meaning person who is skillful or expert

Leon

French origin name meaning lion a figure of several cultures and regions

Mack

English origin name meaning son or son of

Paul

Latin origin name meaning small or humble

Kabir

Arabic origin name that is associated with name of a Mystic poet

Taft

Associated with William Howard Taft, English origin meaning site or curtilage

Wynn

Welsh origin name meaning one who is blessed or fair or white

Ryan

Irish origin name meaning descended of the king

Neil

Irish origin name meaning a person who is passionate or champion

Luis

Spanish origin name meaning popular warrior

Kurt

American origin name meaning polite or respectful in manner

Hans

Scandinavian origin name meaning god who is pleasant

Finn

Irish origin name meaning white or fair

Meraki

Greek origin name meaning creativity for a work born from the soul

Dante

Latin origin name meaning which lasts for long 

Alex

English origin name meaning protector of the people

Abel

Hebrew origin name that defines a breath

Ben

Hebrew origin name which is the acronym of Benedict or Benjamin

Claude

Latin origin name meaning a lame person

Enzo

Abbreviation of Vincenzo or Lorenzo, Italian origin, considered as a variant of Henry

Gunn

Mostly used as last name, Scottish origin, meaning battle

Jay

Latin origin name meaning a bird from the family crow

Liam

Popularized by American actor Liam Neeson, Irish origin, meaning padded with strong covering

Mason

English origin name meaning person who lay bricks or stone worker

Reid

Unisex name of English origin meaning red color headed

Nasim

Arabic origin name meaning something fresh or breeze or air

Valor

Latin origin name meaning who is brave or worthy

Rhys

Variant of Reece, Welsh origin name meaning passionate or enthusiastic

Van

Mixed American and Dutch origin, meaning belongs to the family of 

Max

Latin origin name meaning the great one

Loic

French variant of Louise, French origin, meaning a warrior with great fame

John

Hebrew origin name meaning god who is kind and pleasant

Neo

Greek origin name meaning something new or gift

Gus

English origin name meaning big or great

Eryk

Scandinavian origin name meaning a person who is always a ruler

Clyde

Scottish origin name means a river in Scotland

Bern

French origin name meaning courageous

Acer

A famous computer brand name, English origin, meaning number one or the best one

Aiden

Irish origin name origin meaning a fire of small size

Blake

English origin name meaning who is dark or pale blond  

Craig

Scottish origin name meaning like a rock face

Trent

English origin name meaning thirty

Tate

Derived from the English name Tata, also used as surname widely

Jax

American origin name meaning heir of Jack

Ezra

Hebrew origin name meaning aid or help

Hank

Popular known as the nickname of Henry, America origin name meaning ruler of the house

Slade

English origin name meaning person who specifically lives in the valley

Knox

English origin name meaning a person who belongs to small hill

Pax

Latin origin name meaning peace or quietness or silence

Luigi

Associated with Mario’s brother, Italian origin, meaning a warrior who is famous 

Miles

Associated with famous Musician Miles Davis, Latin origin, meaning soldier

Rollo

English origin name meaning a person who is famous in the land, a variant of Rolf

Wolfe

Name with earthly elements, English origin, meaning like a wolf

Dax

French origin name meaning leader or commander or figurehead

Zahir

Arabic origin name meaning one who is impossible to be ignored or visible

Cale

American origin name meaning a dog

Beau

French origin name meaning a person who is handsome or pretty

Cade

English origin name meaning heavy build or sturdy

Vahid

Persian origin name meaning very different or individual

Heath

English origin name meaning heathland

Roy

Norman origin name meaning the person who is the king

Jake

Hebrew origin name meaning capturing other’s place forcefully 

Rhett

Meaning advice or counsel, English origin

Rio

Spanish origin name meaning a person who is like a river

Vince

Derived from the Latin word Vincere, Latin origin, meaning to conquer

Rey

Spanish origin name meaning the king

Ruh

Arabic origin name meaning a spirit or the inner immortal soul

Chet

English origin name meaning fortress or town covered with walls, nickname for Chester

Dane

Scandinavian origin name meaning people from Denmark or believed the god to be the judge

Gage

French origin meaning a person who lend money, also used as an English surname

Zeus

Greek origin name meaning superior of all the gods or shine

Raul

French origin name meaning one who is adaptable or flexible or resourceful

Qalb

Arabic origin name meaning the thinking that is from the heart or the cause

Nik

Greek origin name meaning a thing divine or the greatest 

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