250 Awesome Boy Names That Start With The Letter H

250 Awesome Boy Names That Start With The Letter H

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Finding the right name for your baby boy can be a very stressful and difficult decision. So to give you a little inspiration we have put together some of our favorite boy names beginning with the letter H along with their meanings.

Trendy Boy Names That Start With H

Hadley – A name of English origin and means from Hadda’s field.

Hakeem – Of Arabic origin and means wise.

Hakim – Means wise and is of Arabic origin.

Hal – English in origin and means army ruler.

Halden – A name of Scandinavian origin and means half-Danish.

Hale – Originally an English surname and means from the remote valley.

Halen – Means from the hay land and is of English origin.

Hall – English in origin and means from the manor.

Hallam – Of English origin and means dweller at the rocks.

Hallan – A name of English origin and means dweller at the rocks.

Halston – Means holy stone and is of English origin.

Hamilton – English in origin and means from Hamela’s settlement.

Hamish – This is a form of James in Gaelic, of Scottish origin and means supplanter.

Hancock – An English surname meaning son of John.

Hanley – Of English origin and means from the high field.

Hamood – A name of Arabic origin and means praiseworthy, the one who is praised, laudable.

Hampton – Originally an English surname and means from the village by the town.

Hank – Means ruler of the home and is of American origin.

Hanson – Scandinavian in origin and means son of Hans.

Haran – Of Hebrew origin and means mountaineer.

Harding – Viking name from the old French word, ‘hearding’ which meant hardy and strong.

Harley – A name of English origin and means from the Hares’ wood.

Harlow – Means from the rocky hill and is of English origin.

Harper – Originally an occupational surname for people who played the harp for a living. It is of English origin and means harp player.

Harrington – English in origin and means from the stony ground.

Harrison – It was originally an English surname and means son of Harry.

Harry – A diminutive form of Harold or Henry, English in origin and means army ruler.

Hawk – This was originally a nickname for someone who looked like a hawk or acted in a fierce hawk-like manner. It is of English origin.

Hawkeye – Of American origin and means vigilant. The name has been made famous by characters in MASH and Marvel.

Henderson – An English surname that means son of Henry or Hendrick.

Hendrik – Meaning home ruler and is of Dutch origin. It is also the Dutch form of Henry.

Henry – A name of German origin and means ruler of the home. King Henry VIII was a notorious British ruler.

Hernandez – Spanish in origin and means son of Hernando.

Hero – Of Greek origin and means brave one of the people.

Higgins – English form of the Irish surname O’Huigann and means descendant of Uigin.

Hiro – Means wide, broad, help, and is of Japanese origin.

Hogan – Comes from the Irish O Hogain meaning descendant of Ogan. The name is of Irish origin and means descendant of the young warrior.

Holbrook – A name of English origin and means dweller by the brook in a hollow.

Holden – Of English origin and means from the hollow in the valley. Holden Caulfield is the main character in the novel The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger.

Hooper – An occupational name for someone who puts metal hoops around wooden barrels. It is of English origin.

Hopper – American in origin and means one who hops.

Hopkins – Means family of Hob or Robert and is of English origin.

Horizon – A name of American origin and means apparent edge of land.

Hudson – Diminutive form of Richard, Hugh or the Old English name Hudde. Hudson was originally an English surname but is not also used as a first name.

Hugh – Of German origin and means bright in mind and spirit.

Hugo – German in origin and means bright in mind and spirit.

Hunter – Means one who hunts and is of English origin.

Huxley – A name of English origin and means from hoc’s field.

Quirky Boy Names That Start With H

Hades – Greek in origin and means sightless. It is also a term used for hell.

Ham – Of Hebrew origin and means hot.

Hamlet – Means little home and is of English origin.

Hamlin – A name of English origin and means home. Diminutive form of Hamo.

Hammond – From the Norse Viking name Hamundr meaning high protection. The name is of English origin.

Hampton – Originally an English surname and means from the village by the town.

Hannibal – Hebrew in origin and means one who Baal has favored. Unfortunately, the name is now forever associated with the fictional character of Hannibal Lecter from Silence of The Lambs.

Happy – Means joyful and is of American origin.

Hardy – Of English origin and means courageous and strong.

Harel – A name of Hebrew origin and means oleander plant.

Harold – Scandinavian in origin and means army ruler.

Hartley – Of English in origin and means deer field.

Hartman – Means hardy, strong, and is of Scandinavian origin.

Harvey – French in origin and means battle warrior.

Hashtag – A symbol on the internet that indicates a linked search and is of American origin.

Haven – Of English origin and means safe place.

Hayden – Means from the hay downs and is of English origin.

Hayley – English in origin and means from the hay clearing.

Heath – Originally a short form of Heathcliff. It is of English origin and means land of heather and grass.

Hebron – An ancient city in Palestine. The name is of Hebrew origin and means community.

Hector – Of Greek origin and means anchor, steadfast.

Hedd – Welsh in origin and means peace.

Heinz – Diminutive form of Heinrich, of German origin and means ruler of the home.

Helios – In Greek myth, Helios is the god and personification of the Sun. He is often depicted with a glowing crown and driving a horse-drawn chariot through the sky.

Henley – Means high field and is of English origin.

Henri – Form of Henry. Of French origin and means ruler of the home.

Herb – A name of English origin and means army bright. A short form of Herbert.

Herbert – Of English origin and means army bright.

Herbie – Diminutive form of the name Herb or Gerbert. It is of English origin and means army bright.

Hercules – Latin in origin and means glory of Hera. It is also the Latin form of the Greek god Herakles who is associated with strength and power.

Heron – Means hero and is of Greek origin.

Herschel – Of Hebrew origin and means deer.

Hertz – A name of German origin and means brave, bold.

Hicks – An English surname and means family of Richard.

Hill – English in origin and means lives on or near a hill.

Hillary – Of Greek origin and means cheerful.

Hilliard – Means war stronghold and is of English origin.

Hobbes – An English surname and means family of Hob or Robert.

Hodge – A name of English origin and means famous spear.

Hodor – Character name created by George R.R. Martin in his novel Song of Ice and Fire, which were then made into a tv series, Game of Thrones.

Hoffman – Means property manager and is of German origin. 

Holland – Of American origin and means land of the ridge.

Hollywood – English in origin and means land of the holly bush.

Holmes – Made famous by literary detective Sherlock Holmes. The name is of English origin and means lives near a small island or inlet.

Holt – A name of English origin and means woodland.

Horace – Means man of time and is of Latin origin. It comes from the Roman family name, Horatius.

Horatio – Character in the Shakespeare play Hamlet. The name is of Latin origin and means man of time.

Horn – Of English origin and means horn player or maker.

Horton – English in origin and means from the farm on muddy soil.

House – An English habitational or occupational surname for someone who either owned a big mansion or worked in one. The name is of English origin and means domicile.

Houston – A name of English origin and means from Hugh’s town.

Howard – Means heart brave and is of English origin.

Howe – Of English origin and means from the hill, burial ground.

Huckleberry – American in origin and means sweet berry.

Humphrey – Means peaceful warrior and is of English origin.

Hyde – A name of English origin and means land measurement.

Hywel – Of Welsh origin and means far seeing.

Unique Boy Names That Start With H

Haben – African in origin and means pride.

Habib – Means beloved one and is of Arabic origin.

Habiki – Of Japanese origin and means echo, sound.

Hachi – A name of Japanese origin and means eight.

Hachiro – Japanese in origin and means eighth son.

Hachirou – Means eighth son and is of Japanese origin.

Hadar – Of Hebrew origin and means splendor or glory.

Hagan – Originally an English surname and means protector.

Hagop – Form of Jacob, Armenian in origin and means supplanter.

Hahn – A name of German origin and means rooster.

Haidar – Arabic in origin and means lion.

Haig – With origins in both English and Armenian it means enclosure or giant.

Hajari – Of Indian origin and means commander over 1000 soldiers.

Hajime – Japanese in origin and means first, one, beginning.

Hakan – Means from the high dynasty and is of Scandinavian origin.

Hakizimana – A name of African origin and means God saves everything.

Haku – Of Hawaiian origin and means manager, supervisor.

Halen – English in origin and means from the hay land.

Halia – Means memorial and is of Hawaiian origin.

Halian – A name of Native American origin and means youthful.

Haluk – Of Turkish origin and means good natured.

Hammer – English in origin and means maker of hammers. It also means dweller in the village.

Haneul – Means sky, heaven and is of Korean origin.

Hani – Arabic in origin and means cheerful and happy.

Hanif – A name of Arabic origin and means true, devoted, good.

Hanini – Of Hawaiian origin and means downpour of rain.

Hannes – Scandinavian in origin and means God is gracious.

Hanzila – Means road, path and is of African origin.

Hao – A name of Vietnamese origin and means good, perfect.

Harib – Of Arabic origin and means wager of war; hateful person.

Harim – Hebrew in origin and means dedicated to God. Harim is a surname that appears frequently in the Bible.

Harith – Means good provider and is of Arabic origin.

Harlan – A name of English origin and means dweller by the boundary wood.

Harlequin – Of French origin and means mute pantomime clown.

Harmon – German in origin and means soldier, army man.

Haroun – Means teaching, singing, and is of Arabic origin.

Harsha – A name of Indian origin and means happiness, delight.

Hartmut – Of German origin and means brave mind, spirit.

Harto – Indonesian in origin and means treasure.

Haru – Means born in the spring and is of Japanese origin.

Harue – Of Japanese origin and means springtime bay.

Haruki – A name of Japanese origin and means spring, tree, clear.

Harun – Arabic in origin and means exalted, strong.

Haruni – Of Arabic origin and means messengership.

Haruto – Means sun, sunlight, distant, soar, fly, and is of Japanese origin.

Hashim – Arabic in origin and means destroyer, breaker of bread.

Hasim – A name of Arabic origin and means decisive.

Hastin – Of Indian origin and means elephant.

Haukea – Means white snow and is of Hawaiian origin.

Havana – Spanish in origin and means of the Habana people.

Havard – A name of Scandinavian origin and means high guardian.

Haviland – English in origin and means from Haverland. This was originally an English surname that referenced those who came from the Haverland region of Normandy.

Havro – Of Polish origin and means God is my strength. It is a form of the name Gabriel.

Hayate – Means smooth and is of Japanese origin.

Hayato – Japanese in origin and means fast, person, bravery, speed.

Heavenly – A name of American origin and means from the heavens.

Hebron – An ancient city in Palestine of Hebrew origin and means community.

Heddwyn – Derived from eh welsh words heed, meaning peace, and gwyn meaning white or fair. The name means fair peace.

Hee – Korean in origin and means bright, shining.

Hefner – Of German origin and means pottery maker.

Heinrich – Means ruler of the home and is of German origin.

Heitor – A name of Portuguese origin and means holding fast. It is the Portuguese form of the name Hector.

Helah – Of Hebrew origin and means rust.

Helge – Scandinavian in origin and means holy, blessed.

Helio – Means the sun, apollo, and is of Spanish origin.

Heliodor – A naming tradition in the Poznan province. Of Polish origin and means gift of the sun.

Helki – Native American in origin and means to touch.

Helladius – Means man from Greece and is of Latin origin.

Helushka – Comes from the Winnebago tribe and is of Native American origin meaning warrior.

Heman – Hebrew in origin and means faithful.

Hemi – Of Maori origin and means God is gracious.

Henio – A name of Polish origin and means ruler of the home.

Herbst – German in origin and means autumn.

Hermes – Means interpreter and is of Greek origin.

Hernan – Form of Ferdinand and is of Spanish origin and means bold journey.

Hersz – Of Polish origin and means stag. the name comes from the Yiddish Hirs.

Hertzel – A name of Hebrew origin and is the name of a mountain in Israel.

Herve – Means army warrior and is of French origin.

Hess – German in origin and means hooded.

Hesutu – Of Native American origin and means take the yellow jacket nest.

Hevel – Hebrew in origin and means breath or vanity.

Hewez – A name of Arabic origin and is of unknown meaning.

Hezekiah – Means God Strengthens and is of Hebrew origin.

Hiamovi – Native American in origin and means high chief.

Hibine – Of Japanese origin and means sound, ring, echo.

Hideharu – Japanese in origin and means excellence, heal, peace.

Hidehisa – A name of Japanese origin and means excellence, beauty, longevity.

Hien – Of Vietnamese origin and means meek and gentle.

Hiero – Means holy and is of Greek origin.

Hikialani – Hawaiian in origin and means look to heaven.

Hikmat – Of Arabic origin and means wisdom.

Hilarius – Means cheerful and is of Greek origin.

Hildebrand – A name of Dutch origin and means battle sword.

Hiroaki – Of Japanese origin and means broad, light, abundant.

Hiromi – Japanese in origin and means wide, broad, abundant, beautiful.

Hiroshi – Means extensive, broad, history, ambition, and is of Japanese origin.

Hiyan – A name of Indian origin and means heart. 

Hoai – Vietnamese in origin and means always, eternal.

Hoho – Miwok tribe. Of Native American origin and means bear growing.

Homare – Means honor, glory, renown, and is of Japanese origin.

Homer – Of Greek origin and means pledge. Homer was an ancient Greek philosopher and author of The Odyssey.

Hongvi – Native American in origin and means strong.

Hood – A name of Scottish origin and means hood maker.

Hoowanneka – Means little elk and is from the Winnebago tribe.

Hopeton – American in origin and means town of hope.

Horst – Of German origin and means man from the woods.

Horus – Egyptian in origin and means God of light.

Hosa – A name of Native American origin from the Arapaho tribe and means little raven.

Hosei – Means auspicious bird and is of Japanese origin.

Hotah – Of Native American origin from the Sioux tribe and means grey to white.

Hotaka – Japanese in origin and means grain, tall.

Hotaru – A name of Japanese origin and means firefly.

Hovan – Is a form of John and of Armenian origin.

Howahkan – Native American in origin and means mysterious voice.

Hoyt – Originally from an English surname, derived from the Middle English word ‘hoit’ meaning stick. It was originally given as a nickname for a skinny or thin person. 

Huallpa – Means warmth of the sun, joy, and is of Incan origin.

Huaman – A name of Incan origin and means hawk.

Huanca – Of Incan origin and means Gods of nature.

Hubbard – English in origin and means bright heart. It is a variation of the name Hubert.

Huhusecaska – From the Dakota tribe. Native American in origin and means white bones.

Hui – Means benevolent; splendor and is of Chinese origin.

Hull – A name of English origin and means bright in mind and spirit. A common old English nickname for Hugh. 

Hulwema – Native American in origin and means shot and killed grizzly bear. 

Humanity – Of English origin and means and means human kindness, mankind.

Humbert – Means bright warrior and is of English origin.

Humberto – Spanish in origin and means bright.

Hume – A name of English origin and means from the river island.

Hummer – American in origin and means high mobility multi-purpose wheeled vehicle. It is a diminutive of Humvee, a military vehicle.

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Humvee – The name of a military vehicle and is of American origin.

Hung – Of Vietnamese origin and means hero.

Huntley – English in origin and means from the hunt field.

Hurley – Means the village on cleared land and is of English origin.

Hurst – A name of English origin and means wooded hill.

Husam – Arabic in origin and means sword.

Husani – Of Arabic origin and means handsome.

Huslu – Means hairy bear and is of Native American origin.

Huxley – Originally an English habitational surname meaning from hoc’s field.

Huy – Vietnamese in origin and means glorious.

Hy – A name of English origin and means life. Short form of the name Hyman.

Hye – Means intelligent, knowledgeable, graceful, and is of Korean origin.

Hyeon – Korean in origin and means worthy, virtuous.

Hyman – Of Hebrew origin and means life.

Hyroniemus – Usually spelled Hieronymus and is of Latin origin meaning sacred name.

Hyun – Korean in origin and means worthy, wise.

The Final Thought

We have reached the end of our list and we hope you have found the perfect name for your little man.

But if you are still struggling to find the perfect one that fits then do not worry there are plenty more options available. Keep searching and you are sure to find the perfect name for your new addition.

Hi, I'm Emma and I'm a mother to 5 beautiful children aged from 1 to 21 years old- life is hectic! I have learned so much along the way, not only from my own children but also through my professional life. In my positions as a Childminder and Teaching Assistant, I have studied Child Development and The Early Years Developing Practice. I wish to share all of this knowledge and help you with your own parenting journey!

Hi, I'm Emma and I'm a mother to 5 beautiful children aged from 1 to 21 years old- life is hectic! I have learned so much along the way, not only from my own children but also through my professional life. In my positions as a Childminder and Teaching Assistant, I have studied Child Development and The Early Years Developing Practice. I wish to share all of this knowledge and help you with your own parenting journey!