Unique Baby Boy Names That Start With A
Bun in the oven? Congrats. While you’re basking in the glow and craving weird food combos, why not search for the perfect name?
These 20 special baby boy names start with A, so they’ll get an A+ right from the start.
Aarav is a variant of the Indian baby boy name Arav.
Arav means "peaceful" and "musical" — just right for a baby boy who's joining a family of music lovers.
Aaron is a biblical name meaning strong, exalted one. In the Bible, Aaron was the brother of Moses.
There are plenty of famous Aarons, too. Think Aaron Copeland, the composer, and Aaron Carter, the 2000s pop icon.
Abram is short for Abiyram, meaning "high father."
It's a strong baby boy name that represents patience, perseverance and wisdom.
Don't let Ace Ventura put you off this fantastic baby boy name. Ace has Latin roots meaning "unity."
New babies always bring families together, so what better name than Ace?
Adriel is a Hebrew baby boy name roughly translating to "God is my help."
It's also just plain beautiful, so don't rule it out if you're not religious.
If you want to raise a little prince, try the Arabic baby boy name Ahmir.
Also spelled Amir, it symbolizes wealth and royalty.
Origin: Old German and Italian
Old souls, this one's for you. The baby boy name Aldo means "old one" or "elder."
It may seem odd to call an infant old, but it symbolizes granting a child wisdom beyond their years.
Alistair comes from a long chain of revised names, which is how all names come to be, really.
Alastair comes from the Scottish/Gaelic Alasdair, which was a revision of the French Alexandre or the Latin Alexander.
Broken down, the name's roots mean "one who repels men." Translation? It's a warrior baby boy name.
Ever tried Ambrosia salad? It's almost as tasty as this baby boy name, which means "immortal."
Forget salad. Who wouldn't want an invincible baby?
Amos, meaning "carried by God," is an old Hebrew name.
It's also the name of a feisty little mouse from the children's book "Amos and Boris," in which Amos travels the world on the back of a whale.
Oh, and remember Famous Amos cookies? Those were the best.
Anders is one baby boy name starting with A that exudes masculinity.
The Scandinavian name literally means "manly," but it's also considered a friendlier-sounding version of Andrew.
If Andres looks familiar, that's because it's tied to some of the most popular American baby boy names. Andres is a Spanish version of Andrew, both of which are related to the Greek name "Andreas."
Andres means warrior, and it adds a fiery flair to the more common "Andrew."
The roots of the baby boy name Anson aren't the easiest to uncover, but it likely means "son of the divine."
If you're a parent with buckets of self-confidence, Anson might be the name for you.
Who hasn't heard of Apollo? In Greek mythology, Apollo is the son of Zeus and the god of music, medicine and poetry.
It's also the name of a historic theater and one of NASA's most renowned space programs.
And it sounds pretty tough as a baby boy name, too.
Ari is a Hebrew baby boy name, and guess what it means? Lion.
If you choose Ari for your new addition, it would go perfectly with a lion-themed nursery.
Sure, Aries is a zodiac sign, but it's also a cool baby boy name.
It means ram, so it's a good name for babies destined to be resilient and powerful.
Origin: Old English
Of all the baby boy names, this one's meaning is pretty random. It means "one who lives by an ash tree."
If you live by a cedar grove, would that make your name "Cedarer"? We're not sure, but Asher is a sweet name even if your baby lives nowhere near trees.
Greek mythology is packed with cool baby boy names. As the story goes, Atlas was a Titan who carried the entire world on his shoulders.
Fittingly, the name means "to carry."
Obviously, August is a month. It's not just a good baby boy name for summer babies, though.
It comes from the name Augustus, which meant "venerable," and it was usually given to emperors.
Apparently, the English really love Ash trees. Axton is a spin on Ashton, which means "from the town of ash trees."
It's a great choice if you're looking for something that is inspired by nature.
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