250 Boy Names That Start With A

250 Boy Names That Start With A

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Choosing a baby name can be a stressful time, one which many parents find overwhelming. We have put together some of our favorite baby boy names that begin with the letter A.

They range from some more traditional names like Arthur to some unique and rare names like Avatar. Hopefully, our list will help you to find the perfect name for your little man.

Trendy Boy Names That Start With The Letter A

Aaron – Hebrew in origin and means exalted, strong.

Abbott – A name of English origin and means head of a monastery.

Abel – Means a breath and is of Hebrew origin.

Abraham – Father of nations.

Ace – Latin in origin and means one or expert.

Acton – Means from the oak tree settlement and is of English origin.

Adam – A name of Hebrew origin and means man, of the Earth.

Aden – Irish in origin and means little fire.

Adrian – A name of Latin origin and means a person from Hadria, Northern Italy.

Addison – Means child of Adam and is of English origin.

Aesop – One who is from the Greek.

Ahearn – Lord of the horses.

Ahmed – Means praiseworthy and commendable, of Arabic origin.

Aiden – Of Irish origin and means little fire.

Aidrian – From the Adriatic Sea.

Ajax – A name of Greek origin and means of the Earth.

Alan – Means little rock and is of English origin.

Alastair – Scottish in origin and means defender of the people.

Alban – Of Latin origin and means from Alba.

Albert – Noble, elf, bright, and of English origin.

Alberto – Spanish origins and means noble and bright.

Aldo – Old or noble and Italian origin.

Aldridge – English in origin and means dairy farm in the Alders.

Aldwin – Old English in origin and means old friend.

Alec – Defender of the people and is of English origin.

Alexander – Greek in origin and means defender of the people.

Alexis – Russian – defender of the people.

Alf – Noble peace and is of English origin.

Ali – Arabic, and means noble and exalted.

Alijah – The lord is my God.

Ambrose – Means immortal and is of Greek origin.

Anderson – Son of Andrew and of English origin.

Andre – Manly, and French in origin.

Andres – Spanish in origin and means manly.

Anthony – Of Latin in origin and has an unknown meaning.

Apollo – Destroyer, and Greek in origin.

Archibald – Truly bold and English in origin.

Arden – From the eagle valley and of English origin.

Ares – Greek – best, excellent; Latin – ram; A variant of name Aries.

Arlo – Means hill and is of German origin.

Armando – Army man and Spanish in origin.

Armani – Son or kin or Armand.

Arnie – Eagle power and of English in origin.

Arnold – German in origin and means eagle power.

Artemus – Of Artemis and of Greek origin.

Arthur – Welsh in origin and means bear.

Artie – American in origin and means bear.

Ashby – Ash tree farm and of English origin.

Asher – Blessed, happy, and of Hebrew origin.

Ashton – Ash tree town and English in origin.

Auberon – Noble bear and of German origin.

Aubin – White, bright and French origin.

Aubrey – Noble ruler and English in origin.

August – Great, to increase with origins in English.

Austin – English in origin and great.

Axel – My father is peace and is Scandanavian in origin.

Axl – They are the father of peace.

Azlan – Means lion and is of Turkish origin.

Azra – The one who is a virgin.

Quirky Boy Names That Start With The Letter A

Aaden – Means fire and flame; the warmth of the home.

Aaran – Means enlightened, mountain, or strength.

Ab – Means now.

Abdiel – Servant of god.

Abdon – Hebrew in origin and means servant, worshipper.

Aberforth – This name means from the river and is of Gaelic origin.

Abida – Worshipper.

Able – Hebrew in origin and means a breath.

Abnar – A biblical name meaning father of light.

Absalom – God the father is peace and is of Hebrew origin.

Acer – A Latin name botanical name for maple.

Achilles – Of Greek origin and is the name of the hero of the trojan war.

Acie – One who is decent or cunning nature.

Ackley – Meadow of oak trees.

Adalwolf – A noble wolf.

Aditya – Newly risen Sun.

Adler – Eagle and of German origin.

Adolfo – Noble wolf.

Adonis – A handsome young man loved by aphrodite in mythology.

Aethelberht – The bright and shining noble snake.

Agustin – Great, magnificent, the blessed.

Aiken – Made of oak and is of Old English origin.

Aimeric – Hard working.

Aimery – Means king of work and is of German origin.

Aimo – Finnish in origin and means generous amount; fair-sized, proper.

Akamu – Formed fo God, of the earth.

Akando – Means ambush.

Alberi – A European name for a nobleman.

Albern – Noble courage and of German origin.

Alden – Means of old age.

Alder – Someone who lives by the Alder tree.

Aldford – Old river ford.

Alejandro – Means defender of the people and is of Spanish origin.

Alfonso – Italian in origin and means noble and ready.

Alford – A name of Old English origin and means the old river ford.

Alfredo – Of Italian origin and means elf counsel.

Alfrid – This name has multiple meanings. In Old English, it means wise counselor or elf counsel.

Alik – Means protector of mankind or defender of men and is of Greek origin.

Allan – Of English origin and means little rock.

Allen – A variation on the spelling of Alan and means little rock.

Amedee – Variation of Amadeus.

Amery – Means to work normally.

Amiel – Hebrew in origin and means god of my people.

Amir – Ruler, prince, rich, prosperous. A born leader and a prince who is born to give orders.

Amos – Carried – the one person who is strong and brave.

Antoine – Latin in origin and means priceless or inestimable.

Anton – Of German, Slavic, and Latin origin. Means of unknown significance.

Antonio – Saint Anthony worthy of praise.

Aragorn – The one who is a royal king and noble.

Aramis – Fictional character from The Three Musketeers – known for his ambition and aspirations.

Archimedes – The name of the brilliant greek mathematician.

Armand – Army person, soldier who is very brave and powerful.

Arturo – As strong as a bear.

Arundel – From the eagle’s valley.

Ashwin – A cavalier, a Hindu month, and a medical God.

Auburn – A reddish-brown or golden color.

Austyn – Latin in origin and means dignifies.

Auton – An oak settlement, hardworking and family orientated.

Unique Boy Names That Start With The Letter A

Aapo – The father of many nations.

Aaric – Rule with mercy or graceful ruler.

Aariyeh – Desires spirituality and enjoys isolation and meditation.

Abaddon – The name of an angel in the New Testament Book of Revelation and means destruction.

Aballach – In Arthurian Legend the name means father of Modron.

Abasi – Being stern and strict.

Abayomi – Born to bring my joy; pleasant meeting.

Abbas – Looking austere, lion, stern.

Abeer – Arabic origin and means scent, perfume, fragrance, holy.

Abejundio – Relating to a bee or abaje.

Abiram – My father is exalted.

Acke – My father is for peace.

Ackerlea – One who belongs from the enclosed forest of wood.

Adlai – Of Hebrew origin and means God is just.

Adom – Akan origin and means help from go.

Agamemnon – Means working slowly and is of Greek origin.

Agapois – An uncommon male Greek name that means love.

Agastya – Name of a sage who humbles even the mountain.

Akiba – One who relaces the other.

Aku – Moon god.

Alain – Means rock.

Alair – Means cheerful and merry.

Alaois – Famous in war and enjoys perks of life.

Alard – German in origin and means noble strength, noble firm.

Alarico – Noble ruler who is the ruler of all; energetic.

Alarik – Means my Lord.

Albin – It is of English origin and means white with light skin.

Albion – Latin, and Celtic in origin and means white rock.

Alcott – Old English in origin and means old cabin.

Alejo – Means supporter.

Alekos – Greek short form of Alexandro.

Aleksandr – Old Greek and means defender of men.

Alekesi – A variant of Alexander and means defender of men.

Aleric – Ruler of all.

Aleron – Of Latin origin and means eagle.

Alessandro – A name of Italian origin and means defender of the people.

Alfrothul – Means of the sun.

Alfy – A variant of Alfie and means sage, wise, elf counsel.

Algar – Derived from the name Aelfgar and means elf spear.

Algernon – Of English origin and means with a mustache.

Alle – Defender, protector, and helper.

Allger – Means spear.

Allric – Old leader.

Allyn – Of Celtic origin and means little rock, harmony, and peace.

Alon – Hebrew in origin and means oak.

Alonzo – Of Old German origin and means ready for battle.

Aloys – A famous warrior, a quick thinker, and a very warm-hearted individual.

Alpin – A Scottish name meaning blond, white, or a fair one.

Alson – Son of all.

Altair – Of Arabic origin and means flying eagle.

Alvar – Means elf warrior and is of English origin.

Alvaro – Spanish in origin and means guardian.

Alvere – The name refers to the high achievers who are advised by the elves. They are generous, idealistic, and resourceful.

Alyosha – Noble defender of mankind, they are eccentric and honorable, having a split personality.

Amable – A name of Latin origin and means lovable.

Amad – Praiseworthy, love of God, and somber.

Amancio – Portuguese in origin and means loving.

Amando – Means worthy of love and is of Italian origin.

Amare – Of Indian origin and means immortal.

Amariah – The Lord promises and is of Hebrew origin.

Amycus – He is the son of Poseidon and has a friendly and conventional personality.

Anacleto – A form of Anacletus, they are complicated and invoke God’s mercy.

Anakin – American in origin and means warrior.

Ananias – Means gift of the Lord and is of Greek origin.

Anastase – Old Greek name that means resurrection. It is also a variant form of  Anastasius.

Anatole – The name means from Anatolia and is of French origin.

Anaximander – He was a Greek philosopher, a lord, or a master of many.

Anbessa – As strong as a lion.

Antwan – This name is an alternate spelling of the name Antoine.

Aodh – Of Celtic origin and means fire, brightness, splendor. It is derived from the element ‘Aed’ which means fire in Celtic.

Apiatan – Native American in origin and means lance made with wood.

Apolinar – A medieval name meaning one who belongs to Apollo.

Arathorn – Means royal eagle and is of English origin.

Arbor – A seller of herbs.

Archard – Variant of the name Archird, French and means powerful.

Ardon – It is of Hebrew origin and means bronze.

Argyle – From Argyll, Scotland and is of English origin.

Ari – Hebrew in origin and means lion.

Arien – Means enchanted and is of Hebrew origin.

Arik – In Hebrew it means lion of God; in Latin it means ram and in Greek, it means excellent purpose.

Aristides – Of Greek origin and means the best kind.

Ariston – The best human being.

Arjun – A name of Indian origin and means white, clear.

Arley – Means bunny meadow and is of Old English origin.

Armel – Bear or prince.

Arnaldo – Spanish in origin and means eagle power.

Arnaud – Of French origin and means eagle power.

Arnett – Means little eagle and is of English origin. It is a variant of the name Arnette.

Arnon – A name of Hebrew origin and means roaring stream.

Aron – Of Hebrew origin and means teaching, singing.

Arran – A person who lives on the island of Arran and is of Scottish origin.

Art – Short form of Arthur, English in origin and means bear.

Arve – Inheritor of property, eagle tree.

Arvel – Welsh in origin and means wept over. It is a variant of the name Arval.

Aryan – A name of Indian origin and means indo-European. It was a term used by the Nazi party to mean Nordic-Caucasian.

Aryeh – Lion of God; has powers.

Asa – Means physician and is of Hebrew origin.

Asaf – Lined up and clear.

Asante – African in origin and means thank you.

Asaph – Of Hebrew origin and means collector.

Asdrubal – The Spanish form of Hasdrubal.

Asgrim – Name of a thief, leadership ability.

Asia – A name of Greek origin and means resurrection.

Astro – Means of the stars and is of Greek origin.

Atalo – Of Greek origin and means youthful.

Athanasios – A name of Greek origin and means immortal.

Athelstan – Old English in origin and means noble stone.

Atilio – Means little father.

Atkin – English in origin and means family of Adam.

Atticus – Of Latin origin and means of Attica.

Atwater – From the water edge; someone who lives by a river or lake.

Atwood – Someone who lives by the wood or in the forest.

Audel – English in origin and means old friend.

Audric – Of German origin and means old and powerful ruler.

Auguste – A name of Latin origin and means dignified, holy, worthy of respect.

Augustus – Means great and is of Latin origin.

Aurele – French in origin and means golden.

Aurelio – Of Spanish origin and means golden.

Austen – One who has a great and magnificent personality.

Auy – They are pleasant, sufficient, and important.

Avatar – Indian in origin and means incarnation.

Avel – Means a breath and is of Greek origin.

Aven – Of Irish origin and means fair radiance.

Averel – Old English in origin and means boar like in battle.

Avidan – A name of Hebrew origin and means God is just.

Avinoam – Means blessed father and is of Hebrew origin.

Avishai – One who is the wonderful gift of God.

Avital – Of Hebrew origin and means father of dew.

Aviv – Hebrew in origin and means spring, renewal.

Avon – Means river and is of Welsh origin.

Avram – A name of Hebrew origin and means great father.

Awan – Quality. moment or time.

Aya – Of Japanese origin and means woven silk.

Aylmer – Altenglishen origin and means noble and famous.

Aylwin – A name with both English and German origin, meaning elf, noble, wise, friend.

Aymeric – French in origin and means ruler, king.

Aymon – Of Arabic origin and means fortunate. It is a variation of the name Ayman.

Aytan – Means moonlike and is of Persian origin.

Azaan – Quranic name of and means announcement, call to prayer.

Azar – The 9th month of the Iranian calendar and means fire.

Azariah – Means God helps, Yahweh has helped.

Azia – American in origin and means from the east.

Azriel – A name of Hebrew origin and means God is my help.

The Final Thought

That is the end of our list and hopefully, it has given you some inspiration in finding the perfect name for your little boy.

Even if you have come to the end of our list and you are still no closer to finding the right name, do not panic there are plenty of names out there just waiting for you to discover them – keep searching!

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!