50 Unusual And Weird Baby Boy Names You Have Never Heard Of

Finding a meaningful name for the baby is one of the first responsibilities of a parent. Sometimes, in the pursuit of picking an unusual name that will make the baby stand out from others, many parents end up choosing weird baby boy names for their little one.

While some parents find adorable names for their baby, others fail miserably in the task. In this post, we list down some weird names parents have chosen for their babies to help you decide.

50 Most Weird Boy Names

1. Anthem:

Yes, you read that right. Anthem is a genuine name and sounds pretty catchy too.

2. Castle:

The name may not sound ‘real’ to you, but Castle is a genuine Latin name. If you are a fan of the TV series by the same name, this can be an interesting choice for you.

3. Denim:

No! We are not talking about your favorite pair of jeans! Denim is a name. If it is good enough for Toni Braxton, it must be good enough for us common people!

4. Falcon:

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Falcon, as in the bird! Yes, it is a popular name. It sounds masculine and is pretty fancy too.

5. Indy:

Short for Indiana or Indigo, Indy is a great name, especially if you are a Harrison Ford fan!

6. Nutella:

Don’t worry, we are still discussing baby names and not foods!

7. Matix:

Nothing to do with the movie Matrix! Matix is still a name that finds a mention in popularity charts.

8. Koy:

In 2013, a total of 13 boys had the name Koy. It means that there are 13 parents out there who are not averse to taking risks!

9. Judge:

Is this a name? Yes, it is! There are parents out there who call their sons Judge. If it is a lawyer family, it may be an indication of their love for the law and judiciary.

10. Lorde:

Made popular by a 17-year-old songwriter from New Zealand, the name Lorde is an ode to all things royal.

11. Roper:

Okay, this is not a make belief name, and it means ‘maker of rope’. Now, why parents would want to name their son Roper is anybody’s guess.

Did you know?
The Roper River is an important perennial river in the Katherine region of Australia’s Northern Territory.

12. Zealand:

Years ago, this might have been a good idea for a name. Now? Not so much. Zealand means ‘the sea land’.

13. Zeppelin:

If you are a rock music fan, this name may resonate with you. But for other people, it is just a weird name.

14. Rexx:

As in T-rex? Well, it does sound macho and strong.

15. Tallon:

Here’s a name that shouts ‘aggressive’!

16. Wolf:

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This name should top the list of weird names for boys.Yes, you know about the word, but as a boy name? We are sure this one caught you by surprise.

17. Diezel:

Well, changing the spelling a little does not make this name any less weird! You can thank Toni Braxton for this gem of a name too.

18. Pilot Inspektor:

The less we talk about this name, the better. Jason Lee thought it was a good idea to name his son Pilot Inspektor. Maybe he knows something we don’t?

19. Jermajesty:

Maybe, just maybe, in another 1000 years Jermajesty would be a good choice for a baby boy name. But not today.

20. Banjo:

Banjo, as in the musical instrument!

21. Rocket:

The weird boys names are definitely out of the box. You want your son to grow up and reach the sky of success. So, of course, you should name him Rocket. The name makes complete sense, at least to some celebrities!

22. Bronx Mowgli:

Jungle Book meets New York City – this name is a winner!

23. Satchel:

Someone, somewhere thought that it was okay to name their child after ‘a bag’.

American professional baseball pitcher Satchel Paige is a famous bearer of this name.

24. Famous:

Yes, you want your son to be famous. No, that doesn’t mean you can simply name him ‘Famous’!

25. Laughter:

You wish a lifetime of fun and laughter for your child. If you want to name your little darling Laughter, more power to you. But it sure is not everyone’s cup of tea.

26. Alucard:

This name may work for families who are into Goth. It is, after all, the name of the central character in the movie Son of Dracula!

27. Ledgend:

If you want to name your son Legend, do so. Don’t beat around the bush with a tweaked spelling!

28. Jokr:

One thing we can promise about this name – you’ll see your baby change his name as soon as he can.

29. Linkin:

The name is a fan’s homage to the popular rock band, Linkin Park.

30. Xsavior:

These weird baby boy names given in the list will leave you astounded. Do you want a unique name? How about this version of Xavier?

31. Moody:

Moody as a last name is pretty common. But as a first name? Names help define you. What does the name Moody say about a baby?

32. Onix:

If you are into anime, you’ll immediately identify the source of this name. Onix is a rock Pokémon from the popular cartoon series.

33. Hershey:

This weird bob baby names list would be incomplete without this one. Here’s a walking advertisement for the famous chocolate brand!

34. Audi:

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Do you love luxury cars? Name your son Audi!

35. Xander:

Alexander is old school, so is Alex. Xander is an interesting twist.

American actor and voice actor Xander Berkeley is a popular namesake.

36. Gage:

No, this is not a made-up name. It is a real name and means ‘measurer’. Each one to their own, right?

37. Cotton:

Yes, it is a legit name. No, we don’t know why this was even an option.

38. Livingston:

Jonathan Livingston Seagull – now calling a seagull Livingston is okay. But a little kid? You be the judge!

39. Indio:

Indio means ‘Indian’. Still a weird name in our book.

40. Audio Science:

Trust celebrities to come up with names one can never even imagine! Actress Shannon Sossamon and her partner, Dallas Clayton call their son Audio Science!

41. Sailor:

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This weird boy names list is surely rocking with this name.When a parent names their child Sailor, do they hope that the child would become a seaman? We are still looking for a logical explanation for choosing this name!

42. Damoney:

As in ‘the money’! We all like money, but this is taking it too far. But the fact remains that in 2013, seven kids were named Damoney!

43. Chaos:

Somehow, nine set of parents thought it was a great idea to name their child Chaos.

44. Story:

Yes, that’s a name. There must be a ‘story’ behind this name, we are sure.

45. Rage:

Did the parents name their son in a fit of rage? We can’t think of any other reason someone would call their little one ‘Rage’.

46. Hannibal:

Hannibal was a cannibal. We are sure that’s not what the parents hope their child will aspire to be!

47. Eh:

We don’t think too much about this name. It is pretty ‘Eh’ in our book.

48. Gin:


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As in Gin and Tonic! Not a great name for a kid, we agree.

49. Khiing:

It is a weird name with a capital W!

50. Granite:

Some parents want their son to be as strong as granite! But does it work? Not so much.

You may have come across many interesting names while scouring for unconventional names for your baby. While some might sound modern, a few of them may not be a proper title for your baby. We have included such weird boy names that we could find on the internet in this list. A few of these names add an interesting twist to the already existing names, while some are fascinating names seldom commonly heard. So, now that you have seen the list, the choice is yours.

Infographic: Weird Baby Boy Names With Unusual Origins

Being weird is the new norm, so let’s hop on this trend by giving your baby a weirdly unique name. While you can easily find examples of traditional names, check out the infographic below for some unusual name suggestions with interesting meanings.

unique and strange names for your baby boy [infographic]
Illustration: MomJunction Design Team

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