101 short and original names for boys

Long names are usually distinguished and mostly classic names. However, the short ones have some other advantage: they are easier to remember and learn, becoming memorable, and they help to balance the full name when you have very long surnames.

In addition, being short and having few consonants, they tend to give more weight and emphasis to the vowels, which makes them strong names, especially those designed for children.
So if you are going to become a mother soon and you are wondering what to call him, our list of 101 short and original names for boys will surely be of great help to you. You sound good and they don’t have more than two syllables.

  • Aaron: In the Bible, it was the name of Moses’ older brother. It means “high.”
  • Abe: Linked to former US President Abraham Abe Lincoln. It means “father of multitudes”.
  • Abel: he was the son of Adam and Eve, and means “son of breath.”
  • Adal: of German origin, it means “sweet and noble”.
  • Adam: derives from the Hebrew word “adama” and means “birth”. But its generic meaning is “man.”
  • Agni: of Sanskrit origin that derives from agni and means fire. It is the name of one of the main gods of Hinduism, lord of fire and home.
  • Aiden: comes from Irish and means “fire”.
  • Alan: Of Celtic origin, it means “stone”.
  • Aldo: Of Germanic origin, it means “venerable”.
  • Alka: of Indian origin, it can be translated as “beauty”.
  • Alex: short form of Alexander, means “warrior man”.
  • Asher: of Hebrew origin, it means “happy, blessed”.
  • Atif: of Arabic origin, it means “compassionate, who understands.”
  • Axel: of Scandinavian origin, it means “father of peace”.
  • Barak: Of Hebrew origin, it translates as “lightning”.
  • Basil: of Arabic origin, it means “brave”.
  • Ben: It’s the shortened version of Benjamin and it means “son of.”
  • Biel: of Hebrew origin, it means “strength of God”.
  • Bo: of Nordic origin, it means “to live”.
  • Boris: of Bulgarian origin, “He who fights to achieve glory.”
  • Brad: Of Anglo-Saxon origin it means “wide, wide.
  • Bryce: of Welsh origin, it means “ambitious”.
  • Bruno: Of Germanic origin, it means “dark”.
  • Carel: of Dutch origin, it means “free man”.
  • Carl: There are two possible origins of this name. It is taken from the English name Charles, which means “free man” or is derived from the Scandinavian or German name Karl.
  • Chay: Of Germanic origin, it means “man”.
  • Cyan: of Celtic origin, it means “ancient and durable.”
  • Ciro: of Persian origin, it means “Sun”, “person with a vision of the future”.
  • Cosme: of Greek origin, it means “arranged”.
  • Dáire: of Irish origin, it means “fruitful, fertile”.
  • Dante: of Italian origin, it means “durable and firm”.
  • Denís: of Greek origin, it means “consecrated to Dionysus”.
  • Denzo: of Japanese origin, it translates as “discreet man.”
  • Dimas: of Hebrew origin, refers to the sunset.
  • Dion: of Greek origin, it is a shortened variant of Dionysus, the name of the Greek god of fertility, wine and theater.
  • Duman: of Turkish origin, it can be translated as “smoke”, “fog”.
  • Eber: of Hebrew origin, it translates as “He who overcomes problems.”
  • Einar: of Scandinavian origin, it means “solitary warrior”.
  • Elek: of Hungarian origin, it can be translated as “defender of humanity”.
  • Eli: Biblical name that is good for Elías, which means “My god is Yahweh.”
  • Elián: of Greek origin, it refers to Helios, the sun god.
  • Enzo: of Italian origin, it comes from Lorenzo and Vincenzo, although the Germans consider it a variation of Henry.
  • Ethan: of Hebrew biblical origin, it means “strong man of God”, “firmness”, “long life”.
  • Esdras: It is a Hebrew name that means “help”.
  • Ezra: of Hebrew origin, it means “help”.
  • Gabor: of Hebrew origin, it means “strength of God”.
  • Gael: of Celtic origin, it means “generous lord”.
  • Gary: of Germanic origin, it means “spear”.
  • Guido: of Germanic origin, it means “large or extensive forest”.
  • Gus: of Latin origin, it comes from August or Augustus and means “great and magnificent”.
  • Hank: diminutive of John, from the Hebrew name Yochanan, which means “God is merciful.”
  • Hesper: of Greek origin, it means “evening star”.
  • Ian: It is the Scottish version of the name John and it means “God is merciful”.
  • Igor: of Scandinavian origin, it means defender of the god Ingvi, god of fertility in Scandinavian mythology.
  • Ike: of Hebrew origin, it is the abbreviation of Isaac, which means “to laugh.”
  • Ilán: of Hebrew origin that means “tree”.
  • Ivan: of Hebrew or Latin origin. It means compassion for God, God has compassion.
  • Ivar: of Scandinavian origin, it means “archer”.
  • Jay: of Greek origin, it is the shortened form of Jason, a renowned figure in Greek mythology.
  • Joel: of Hebrew origin, it means “Yahweh is God.”
  • Kai: of Hawaiian origin. means “willow”.
  • Kamal: of Sanskrit origin, it means “lotus flower”.
  • Karim: of Arabic origin, it means “noble, generous”.
  • Keanu: of Hawaiian origin, it means “breeze”.
  • Ken: of Celtic origin, it means “nice”.
  • Kiran: of Sanskrit origin, it means “ray of light”.
  • Koi: of Hawaiian origin, it means “water”.
  • Kuno: of Germanic origin, it means “clan, family”.
  • Kurt: of Germanic origin, it means “advisor”.
  • Lavi: of Hebrew origin, it means “lion”.
  • Leo: of Latin origin, it means “strong as a lion.”
  • Levi: of Hebrew origin, it means “the one who unites his own.” It was the name of the third son of Leah and Jacob.
  • Liam: of Anglo-Saxon origin, he was born as a short form of William-Guillermo. It means “firm protection.”
  • Luc: of French origin, it means “light”.
  • Luca: of Latin origin, it means “bright, resplendent.”
  • Luigi: of German origin, it means “illustrious warrior”.
  • Marc: French variant of Marcos, means “manly, masculine”.
  • Nadir: of Arabic origin, it means “extraordinary, unique, rare”.
  • Naim: of Arabic origin, it means “happy”.
  • Nanda: of Sanskrit origin, it means “joy”.
  • Nen: of Egyptian origin, it means “spirit”.
  • Noah: of Hebrew origin, it means “long-lived.”
  • Oriel: of Hebrew origin, it means “my light is God.”
  • Otto: of Germanic origin, it means “wealth or treasure”.
  • Pax: of Latin origin, it means “tranquility, tranquility”.
  • Raz: of Aramaic origin, it means “secret”.
  • Rahul: of Sanskrit origin, it means “efficient”, “capable of doing all jobs”.
  • Rémy: of French origin derived from the Latin Remigius, it means “rower”.
  • River: of unisex Breton origin, it refers to the “river”.
  • Rune: derives from the Old Norse rune and means “secret”.
  • Saúl: of Hebrew origin, it means “the one expected by God”.
  • Tam: of Vietnamese origin, it means “heart”.
  • Teo: of Greek origin, it is the short form of Teodoro, which means “gift of God”.
  • Tuyen: of Vietnamese origin, it means “angel”.
  • Ucal: of Hebrew origin, it means “powerful”.
  • Umi: of Native American origin, it means “life”.
  • Van: short for “Ivan”, which in turn is the Russian form of “Juan” and means “God is merciful.”
  • Yael: of Hebrew origin, it means “mountain goat”.
  • Zaid: of Arabic origin, it means “abundance”.
  • Zale: Name of Greek origin. “Force of the sea”

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