Every name has a meaning. But sometimes, it’s not about the meaning, but the impression it creates on the listeners.
A research conducted at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology found that names make over 6% difference in terms of appeal and attractiveness to the opposite sex. The study was replicated by Manchester Metropolitan University, and the result was almost the same.
So, what are those guys’ names that women like? MomJunction has got a list of hot names for men.
Top 200 Super Hot Boy Names:
A name dripping with sexiness, Abe means ‘father of a multitude’.
A jaunty and high flying name, meaning ‘one or unity’, is a short favorite.
Adam, meaning ‘son of the red earth’, is a quintessential sexy guy name.
A beauty from Greek mythology, Adonis means ‘lord’.
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This name has become increasingly popular for the last few years, all because of its sexy sound. Aiden means ‘little and fiery’.
Ajax is a strong and mighty Greek mythology name, meaning ‘earth or land’.
The ancient royal name sounds sexy enough to be considered today. Alaric means ‘all-powerful ruler’.
Alec is a hot alternative to the worn out Alex. It means ‘defending men’.
The meaning ‘defender or helper of mankind’ makes Alessandro very macho and manly. And the double ‘s’ gives it a softer edge.
Alexander, meaning ‘defender of men’, suits strong boys.
Ambrose is a seductive, old timey name, meaning ‘immortal’.
Anders is a smooth sounding and sensuous name, meaning ‘strong and manly’.
Andrew is clearly sexy, but Andy is not. And, Andrew means ‘manly’.
Ansel is a one of a kind name, meaning ‘blessed’.
A rare moniker, which can work as a substitute for Austin and Alan, Anson means ‘son of Anne.
Yes, we know that Anthony is a classic, but it can be broken into hot nicknames such as Tony. Anthony means ‘priceless one’.
Greek names are always the sexiest. Apollo means ‘manly beauty’.
A moniker for guys who can go to any lengths to achieve what they want – Archer means ‘bowman’.
A perfect example of short, sweet, but sexy names, Ares is an uncommon name meaning ‘ruin’.
This charming name is totally out of the box. It means ‘silvery’.
Armando means ‘soldier or army man’. Isn’t that sexy enough?
Aron is the Spanish version of Aaron and means ‘high mountain; exalted, enlightened’.
This name shares its association with Dr. Jackson Avery, the hot guy from “Grey’s Anatomy”. Avery means ‘ruler of the elves’.
A hot moniker, which brings to mind to the villain from “The Dark Knight”, Bain means ‘white or fair’.
This Greek moniker, meaning ‘king’, isn’t even on the radar in the US. So it will make an original pick.
A moniker with a sexy ring to it, Bates means ‘son of Bate’.
Baxter is a terrific name, meaning ‘baker’.
This name sounds as charming and sexy as the car it is named after. Bentley means ‘meadow with coarse grass’.
This is a fitting name for those who have fire and passion in their hearts. Blaze means ‘one who stutters’.
Brad has its namesake in Brad Pitt, one of the sexiest men alive.
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If you have Branden on your mind, then try switching it to Braden. Doesn’t it sound better? Braden means ‘wide valley’.
Brax is the hip and unique version of Braxton. It means ‘Brock’s town’.
Footballer Brett Favre and cricketer Brett Lee have kept muscle in this moniker all these years. Brett means ‘from Brittany’.
A name that isn’t really sexy, but is borne by a lot of sexy guys – Brian means ‘noble’.
The ‘o’ in this name makes it sound ten times cooler than the original name Brian. Brion means ‘strong, virtuous, and honorable’.
A Nordic name for a strong, intelligent, and sexy man, Broderick stands for ‘brother’.
A name we’re totally swooning over, Brodie means ‘little ridge’.
With this name, your son will be sophisticated and worldly. Brooklyn is the name of ‘New York City borough’.
Bryant is similar to Brian, but the ‘t’ ending takes it a few notches higher. It means ‘strong’.
Caesar is hands-down one of the badass boy names. It means ‘long-haired’.
Callan is a strong and mighty name, translating to ‘battle or rock’.
Carlisle, meaning ‘from the protected tower’, sounds sensual and debonair.
A bit long and fancy, but a sexy name nonetheless – Carlton means ‘peasants’ settlement’.
Carter, meaning ‘transporter of goods by cart’, is of the sexiest occupational names in our opinion.
Cato, meaning ‘all-knowing’, is perfect for guys.
Cedric is supposed to be one of the variants of Saxon name Cerdic. It means ‘bounty’.
Chaz is an attractive and easy-going name, meaning ‘a man’.
This Scottish name, related to River Clyde, is a perfect combination of hot and cool.
Yes, even spiritual names can be sexy! Cohen means ‘priest’.
Cole, meaning ‘dark as charcoal’, is a smoking hot guy name for your son.
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A fierce, but sensuous name, Conan means ‘little wolf’.
There are several ways to spell Connor, but this one’s the sexiest of the lot. Conor means ‘lover of hounds’.
Corbin is a sophisticated and sexy Latin name, meaning ‘crow’.
This Irish name has sexy and macho vibes to it. It means ‘charioteer’.
We think Daire is super broody. It means ‘fruitful, fertile’.
This charming and upper class name was once a saint name, but is now one of the sexiest names in the world. The meaning of Damian is ‘to tame’.
This version of Damian has a devilish sexy touch to it. Damien means ‘to tame’.
The love for Matt Damon could be behind the popularity of this name. Damon means ‘to tame’.
This variation of Dana, meaning ‘from Denmark’, has a stylish and sexy edge.
Dante, the Latin diminutive of Durant, would make a striking name for your little one. It means ‘enduring’.
Dashiell, the Anglicization of French surname de Chiel, is one of the hottest rising names.
David is traditional, but also sexy. A major share of its popularity goes to David Beckham, the ultimate footballer. David means ‘beloved’.
A different and sexier version of David, Davien means ‘beloved’.
This sexy French place name keeps popping now and then in the US.
Meaning ‘leader’, Daxon would make a great statesman of anyone who wears this name.
Who can forget the oomph and panache of Declan from “Degrassi”? Declan means ‘man of prayer’.
Devyn, a variant of Devin is devilishly handsome. It means ‘poet’.
A name that conjures hot vampires in mind as it is associated with characters in both “Twilight” and “Vampire Academy” series. Dimitri means ‘follower of Demeter’.
A cool Greek name that is highly popular with American parents, Dion means ‘child of heaven and earth’.
There’s something about this ancient name that draws parents towards it even today. It means ‘belonging to the Lord’.
Donny can be a sexy guy name if you shorten it to Don. It means ‘brown-haired chieftain’.
This strong and sexy Celtic name means ‘stranger’.
Drake means ‘dragon’ and there’s nothing sexier than dragons in this “Game of Thrones” era.
This is one of the most unusual names we’ve come across. It means ‘manly brave’.
This upper-class British name has started getting a bit sexier. It means ‘warrior’.
A name that’s linked with a sexy vampire, Edward means ‘wealthy guardian’.
Very few Biblical names are as steamy as Elias. It means ‘Yahweh is God’.
Ellis, meaning ‘benevolent’, is both simple and strong at the same time.
A rare Biblical name that has managed to make a mark in the US, Elon means ‘oak tree’.
Once over popular, Elvis has gone enough out of favor to sound unique today. Elvis means ‘all wise’.
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You can feel the sexiness of this name when you call it out loud. Emilio means ‘rival’.
This German name, meaning ‘brave’, is simply perfect for a strong and sexy man.
This Italian name just rolls off the tongue. Enrique means ‘estate ruler’.
This Viking name brings to mind a tall and well-built man wrapped around in fur. Eric means ‘eternal ruler’.
We love this name for its nerdy, but sexy image. Ervin means ‘green river, sea friend’.
Evan is a solid and sexy boy name, meaning ‘the Lord is gracious’.
This name is too adorable and sexy to pass up. Everett means ‘brave as a wild boar’.
Fabian is a sexy Latin clan name, meaning ‘bean grower’.
This name sounds like the handsome, steamy, good-looking novel character Fabio. It means ‘bean farmer’.
This Irish name, meaning ‘superiority; descended from a ruler’ has soft sexy touch to it.
Felipe is perfect for animal lovers. It means ‘lover of horses’.
Felix is an energetic and upbeat name with a happy meaning. It means ‘happy, fortunate’.
This charming and quirky Irish name means ‘man of force’.
Fernando is a bold and adventurous name, ideal for a man endowed with good looks. Fernando means ‘bold voyager’.
The time is ripe for this name to rise. Ferris means ‘rock’.
Fidel means ‘faithful’, and nothing can be sexier than being faithful to your partner.
A fusty and husky Scottish name, which means ‘fair haired hero’.
A sleek name for a handsome boy, Finn means ‘fair’.
This name will definitely win several hearts. Fletcher means ‘arrow-maker’.
Foster sounds interesting and attractive mainly because it’s uncommon. It means ‘forester’.
A classic name with a sexy twist to it, Francisco means ‘Frenchman or free man’.
This casual and flippant diminutive of Frederick means ‘peaceful ruler’.
A name with several pop culture references, Fritz means ‘peaceful ruler’.
If Gabriel sounds a bit old fashioned to you, you can go for its hotter short form, Gabe. Gabe means ‘God is my strength’.
This smart, one syllable name was first heard in Stephen King’s “Pet Sematary”. It means ‘oath or pledge’.
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Being sexy also means being calm. So how about going for Galan, which means ‘tranquil’.
Galileo, is associated with the brilliant Italian physicist. This name means ‘from Galilee’.
Gareth sounds unusual, and that makes it even sexier. It means ‘gentle’.
Garrett, meaning ‘brave’, has an artistic kind of sexy appeal to itself.
If you’re looking for an alluring name that isn’t overused, go with Gideon, which means ‘destroyer’.
This moniker sounds both smart and athletic. Giles means ‘young goat’.
This Italian version of John sounds cool, fresh, and sexy. It means ‘God is gracious’.
Grayson, meaning ‘son of the bailiff’, is at its highest point ever.
Sounds like a name of a man with a sexy body. Gregor means ‘on the watch’.
Parents who are into mythology would love this name. It means ‘strong lord’.
Griffith sounds rugged, masculine, and sexy. It means ‘strong grip’.
Hannibal, meaning ‘mercy of Baal’, is definitely to great name to have.
This name is as sexy as the world-renowned motorcycle. Harley means ‘meadow’.
Harry is a sexy and sweet name, meaning ‘army ruler’.
This name is as magnificent as the bird it is derived from. Hawk means ‘white falcon’.
The ‘y’ in the middle makes it so much cooler. Hayden means ‘heathen’.
Hector sounds like the name of the tough guy and means ‘to check’.
Probably, the sexiest way to spell Henry, Henri means ‘rules his household’.
It’s the name of Zeus’ son, a warrior among both humans and Gods. Could it get hotter? Hercules means ‘glory of Hera’.
A hidden gem that will sound incredibly sexy on a preppy boy. Heston means ‘one who came from Heston’.
A steamy Roman clan name, Horatio means ‘timekeeper’.
Hugo sounds cute on a little boy and steamy on an adult. It means ‘intelligence’.
This name sounds so macho that we couldn’t help including it in our list.
Huston is a sexy and hot guy last name, which is now common as a first name. Huston means ‘Hugh’s town’.
The ‘x’ in the middle makes it terribly cool and sexy. Huxley means ‘inhospitable place’.
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There’s something about Ian that makes it so compelling and attractive. Ian means ‘God is gracious’.
We’ve loved this name ever since we heard it on “The Princess Bride”. Inigo means ‘fiery’.
Another fine name from Scottish roots, Irvin means ‘descendant of Eireamhón’.
Ivor is short, to the point, and utterly amorous. It means ‘warrior’.
Jace is the smart diminutive of Jason and means ‘the Lord is salvation’.
If you’ve seen Jared Leto, you wouldn’t ask us why we’ve included this name in our list. Jared means ‘he descends’.
Jarrett is the Irish version of Gerard and means ‘spear strength’.
Jasons is a tough name with soft feels, perfect guys to crush on. This name means ‘healer’.
This name, appearing in the works of James Fenimore Cooper and Sir Walter Scott, has some groovy vibes to it. Jasper means ‘Jasper stone’.
Javier is a sexier alternative to the common name, Xavier. It means ‘new house or bright’.
A sexier spelling version of Jackson, Jaxon means ‘God has been gracious’.
If classic is what you want, then go with Jeffrey, a variant of Geoffrey, meaning ‘pledge of peace’.
Josh is a cool name, which makes it even more perfect. Josh means ‘God is salvation’.
Joshua is a good guy name, which makes it highly attractive.
The rising star of names, Julian means ‘youthful’.
Justin, meaning ‘just’, is a sexy name with plenty of charm.
Keith, meaning ‘wood or forest’, is certainly easy on the tongue.
This name conjures images of sensuous actor Kellan Lutz in mind. Kellan means ‘swamp or slender’.
A pretty cool and sexy name for our Japanese readers, this name means ‘healthy’.
This tiny, two syllable name means ‘ancient, enduring’.
Laszlo, meaning ‘glorious ruler’, has the cool ‘o’ ending and sexy ‘z’ middle.
This name is associated with the hip Beatles singer who changed the world with his music. Lennon means ‘lover’.
This lighter and energetic Biblical name means ‘joined or attached’.
Liam is undeniably one of the sexiest and hot boy names, primarily because of its namesakes, Liam Neeson and Liam Hemsworth.
Linus, meaning ‘flax’, has the perfect blend of sexiness and old-world charm.
Logan was once considered a bright and cheerful name, but is now considered sexy because of its link with Hugh Jackman. Logan means ‘small hollow’.
This Latin version of Lawrence has completely integrated itself into the American stock pot of names. Lorenzo means ‘from Laurentium’.
This magnanimous name is derived from an Old High German name, meaning ‘greatest’.
Marcelo has its namesake in Marcello Mastroianni, the hot Italian film actor who was a notorious heartbreaker in his days. Marcelo means ‘young warrior’.
This moniker is has always been sexy. Martin means ‘of Mars’.
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There’s no denying that this Italian version of Matthew is much sexier than the original. Mateo means ‘gift of God’.
Matt, the short form of Matthew, sounds broody and mysterious. It means ‘Gift of God’.
This name with an attitude, is a nice alternative to the overused Michael. It means ‘Who is like God’.
This name has the strength of the Greek Olympic wrestler and sexiness of Irish actor Milo O’Shea. Milo means ‘soldier or merciful’.
One of its bearers is Morgan Freeman, the Hollywood star with a sexy voice. Morgan means ‘sea chief’.
A strong, solid, and attractive Old Testament name, meaning ‘given’.
This name is hot in its own special ways. Neil means ‘champion or cloud’.
Nick is a perfect boy next door name, meaning ‘victory of the people’.
Oliver can be really hot, only if you manage to think past “Oliver Twist”. It means ‘olive tree’.
This sultry name, meaning ‘bear cub’, is associated strongly with Orson Welles, the pillar of American cinema.
Otis, meaning ‘wealthy’, is cool and sounds totally fresh.
Patrick is a classic, cutie name, meaning ‘noble’.
Rafael is the ultimate sexy Latin name, meaning ‘God has healed’.
Reed, meaning ‘red haired’, is a hot, yet distinctive name.
Most of you would be acquainted with this sexy name via the lovable character from “Ratatouille”. It means ‘oarsman’.
Reuben, meaning ‘behold, a son’, is an underused and classy name.
Rhett, meaning ‘advice’, has been soaring up this list. It’s dashing, romantic, and oh-so-sexy!
A diminutive which sounds hotter than the original, Rob means ‘bright fame’.
While the name is sexy in itself, the nickname Rod makes it sound and look even sexier. Rodrigo means ‘famous ruler’.
Could there be anything sexier than the name of the most iconic romantic hero of all time? Romeo means ‘pilgrim to Rome’.
This sexy sounding name is derived from an Old Norse word, meaning ‘deer forest’.
Rowan, meaning ‘little red one’ has a strong and confident feel to it.
A name that isn’t inherently sexy, but can be made if the bearer is confident enough. Sam means ‘God has heard’.
Seymour is a tantalizing English name, meaning ‘marshy land near the sea’.
Shawnel, meaning ‘God is gracious’, is rare, unique, and tremendously hot.
Steven sounds both hot and athletic. It means ‘crown’.
Sven, meaning ‘youth’, has a mix of swagger and strength’.
Tanner is yet another occupational name on our list! It means ‘leather tanner’.
This Latin clan name, meaning ‘smooth’, is a hot name for guys a hot dude.
Theo, meaning ‘divine gift’, has a perfect combination of classy and sexy.
Todd, meaning ‘fox’, is undoubtedly sexy. But it runs the risk of ridicule because of its similarity with toad.
Travis is a cowboyish name, meaning ‘crossing’.
Tristan is a fiery Celtic name, meaning ‘noise or sorrowful’.
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The name Tyler, meaning ‘tile maker’, is the epitome of a tall, dark, and handsome man.
Vaughn is a charming Welsh name, meaning ‘small’.
Translating to ‘staff bearer’, Virgil has a southern twang, which makes it highly spicy.
A name famous for its existentialist writer, Waldo means ‘powerful ruler’.
The uniqueness of this moniker makes it sexy. Willulf means ‘wolf’.
This one’s sexier than the original. Xander is a diminutive of Alexander and means ‘defending men’.
A short form of Zachariah, Zac is fresh cool and spicy. It means ‘God has remembered’.
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