101 boy names that start with the letter A

Choosing a baby’s name is one of the most important decisions we will have to make when we have a child. Many times we take inspiration from the culture around us , while other times we simply like certain sounds or letters.

Previously you share 101 girl names starting with the letter A , so if you like the sound of the first letter of the alphabet but expect a man, you share more than a hundred names for boys starting with the letter A .

  • Aaron: of Hebrew origin, it means “enlightened” and “man of the mountain”.
  • Abdel: of Arabic origin, it means “just, worshiper”.
  • Abdiel: masculine name of biblical origin, it means “the one who serves God”.
  • Abdul: Arabic name, it means “servant of God”.
  • Abel: Biblical name derived from the Assyrian ‘habel’, son.
  • Abelard: of Germanic origin, it means “strong prince”.
  • Abner: of Hebrew origin, it means “my father is light”.
  • Abraham: means “father of the people”.
  • Adal: of German origin, it means “noble”.
  • Adalberto: Germanic name, composed of adal (noble) and behrt (shine, radiance), which means “the one who shines for his nobility”.
  • Adam: of Hebrew origin, according to the Bible he was the first man created by God.
  • Adel: of Lebanese origin, it means “fairness and justice”.
  • Adib: of Arabic origin, it means “educated, cultured”.
  • Adolfo: of German origin, it means “wolf, noble”.
  • Adonai: it is one of the names given to God in the Bible.
  • Adonis: handsome young man from Greek mythology.
  • Adrià: Catalan form of Adrián, which is of Latin origin and means “the one who comes from the sea”.
  • Adrián: name of Latin origin “hadrianus” that refers to the natural Roman family of Hadria (close to the Adriatic Sea). Its meaning is “He who comes from the sea” or “He who is close to the Adriatic Sea.”
  • Adriel: of Hebrew origin, it means “man who belongs to the people of God.”
  • Adrien: French version of Adrián.
  • Agustí: Catalan form of Augusto, which means “great, venerable”.
  • Aidan: of Irish origin, it means “fire”.
  • Aike: of English origin, it means “oak or made of oak”
  • Aimar or Aymar: unisex name, of Germanic origin, means “strong house”.
  • Aitor: comes from the Suletina expression aitoren semea, which means ‘noble’, from the Basque aita onen semea, “son of good parents”.
  • Akira: of Japanese origin, it means “brilliant”.
  • Akram: of Arabic origin, it means “very generous”.
  • Alan: has several origins, one of them being Celtic, which means “handsome man”.
  • Alani: means “Naranjo” in Hawaiian.
  • Alberto: means “one who shines for his nobility”.
  • Albin: of Latin origin, it means “white” in Basque.
  • Aldair: of Celtic origin, it means “place of horses”.
  • Aldo: means “one of noble origin and possessor of experience”.
  • Alejandro: means “protector or victor of men”.
  • Aleph: of Hebrew origin, it means “leader”.
  • Alessandro: Italian variant of Alexander.
  • Alexander: variant of Alexander in English.
  • Alexis: of Greek origin, it is a diminutive of Alexander.
  • Alfie: short for Alfredo.
  • Alfonso: means “warrior prepared for combat”.
  • Alfredo: of German origin, it means “the one who always advises peace”.
  • Ali: of Arabic origin, it means “sublime”.
  • Alistair: of Scottish origin, it means “defender, protector”.
  • Alonso: of Germanic origin, it means “the one who is willing to fight”.
  • Alphonse: French variant of Alfonso.
  • Altair: of Arab origin, it is the twelfth brightest star in the night sky and the brightest in the Constellation of the Eagle.
  • Álvaro: name of Germanic origin, derived from “alwar”, which means “He who is forewarned” or “He who is the defender of all”.
  • Amadeo: Latin name that means “the one who loves God”.
  • Amaro: of Latin origin, it means “the one with a dark complexion”.
  • Amaru: of Quechua origin, it is the sacred serpent that represents the infinite.
  • Amaury: variant of Mauricio, which means “dark”.
  • Amir: of Arab origin, it means “minister of the king”.
  • Andoni: Basque variant of Antonio, which means “brave”.
  • Ander: Basque variant of Andrés.
  • Anderson: although it is usually a surname that means “son of Andrés”, it is also used as a proper name.
  • Andrea: Italian name that is used for both masculine and feminine, it means “man, vital force”.
  • Andrés: means “strong man”.
  • Andreu: Catalan form of Andrés.
  • Angel: it is a name of Greek origin (Ággelos), which means “Messenger”.
  • Angus : Scottish name, it is derived from the Gaelic aonghus : aon , “one” and ghus , “option”.
  • Hannibal: of Phoenician origin, it means “generous lord”.
  • Anselmo: of Germanic origin, it means “the protégé of the gods”.
  • Antonio: name of Greek origin derived from the Antonius variant (in Latin), whose meaning is “he who faces his adversaries” or “brave”.
  • Antxon: like Andoni, it is a Basque variant of Antonio or Antón.
  • Anuar: derived from Anwar, it is a name of Arabic origin that means “brighter”.
  • Apollo: Greek god of light.
  • Achilles : he is the great hero of the Trojan epic, the greatest warrior in the field of the Greeks. It means “He who fights without a sword.”
  • Aramis: name of Arabic origin, it is one of the three musketeers in the book of Alexander Dumas.
  • Arán: word in Basque that means “valley”.
  • Aratz: it is an adjective in Basque that has the meaning of “clean”.
  • Archibaldo: of Germanic origin, it means “daring, precious”.
  • Archie: short for Archibaldo.
  • Ardaitz: of Basque origin, it is a town in the Erro valley.
  • Aren: Viking name, whose meaning is “the one who reigns like an eagle”.
  • Argenis: of Greek origin, it means “principle, prince”.
  • Argi: means “light” in Basque. It is used as the masculine equivalent of the feminine name “Argia”.
  • Argider: name of Basque origin, composed of the words in Basque argi “light, clarity” and eder “beautiful”.
  • Ari: comes from Old Danish, it means “eagle”.
  • Ariel: of Hebrew origin, its meaning is “Lion of God”.
  • Aris: diminutive of Aristeo, which means “the best”.
  • Aritz: of Basque origin, it is the name of the town of the cendea de Itza and Monte de Leitza.
  • Armando: means “strong and courageous man”.
  • Armin: from Old German, it means “hero”.
  • Arnau: Catalan form of Arnold.
  • Arnold: of Germanic origin, it means “strong as eagles”.
  • Arnulfo: compound Germanic name, meaning “wolf eagle”.
  • Artis: of Scottish origin, it means “bear” or “bear”
  • Arturo: it is attributed a Celtic origin derived from artos (bear) and rixs (king), that is, “king of bears”.
  • Asaf: of Hebrew origin, it means “that gathers for God”.
  • Asgard – In Norse mythology, it is one of the nine kingdoms.
  • Asher: of Hebrew origin means “happy man”.
  • Aslan: of Turkish origin, which means “lion”.
  • Asteri: Basque equivalent of Castilian Asterio. Of Greek origin, it means “star”.
  • Astor: of French origin, it means “hawk”.
  • Atticus: of Latin origin means “from Athens”. It became popular in the 1960s and is now making a comeback thanks to Atticus Finch, the protagonist of the novel To Kill a Mockingbird, by writer Harper Lee.
  • Augustus: means “one who has been consecrated by the augurs.”
  • Aurelio: name of Latin origin that means “resplendent, golden.”
  • Austin: comes from Latin, its meaning is “majestic dignity”
  • Axel: of Scandinavian, Danish or German origin, and means “universal fighter”.
  • Azai: of Aramaic origin, it means “strength”.
  • Aziel: of Hebrew origin, it means “God is my strength”.

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