250+ Rustic Country Boy Names With Meanings

250+ Rustic Country Boy Names With Meanings

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Why not step away from the rush of city life and take a breath with some country boy names. From classic names such as Wyatt and Levi to Jackson and Maverick. You are sure to find the perfect name for your little boy.

Strong Country Names For Boys

Angus – A name of Scottish origin and means one strength.

Austin – Short form of Augustine. Of English origin and means great.

Baxter – English occupational surname for a female baker. Of English origin and means baker.

Baylor – The name means one who delivers goods. It is also the name of a Texas University.

Beau or Bo – Of French origin and means beautiful or handsome.

Beckett – Originally an English surname and means dweller by the brook.

Bennett – A name of Latin origin and means little blessed one.

Billy – Diminutive form of William and is of English origin.

Blake – This name has two meanings of which are opposite of each other. English in origin and means pale blond one or dark.

Bobby – A diminutive form of Robert and is of American origin.

Boone – Originally an English surname, English in origin and means good person or person from Bohon France.

Brant – English in origin and means firebrand.

Brantley – Combination of the name Brant and Leigh. English in origin and means fire brand or field.

Briggs – Comes from a Scottish surname from the word Bryggia meaning bridge. It was used for families who lived by a bridge. It is of English origin and means dweller by the bridge.

Brooks – A name of English origin and means from the brook.

Bryce – Of English origin and means speckled.

Buster – Means tough guy and is of American origin. 

Byron – English in origin and means from the barns.

Caine – A name of Irish origin and means son of the fighter.

Caleb – The name is derived from the Hebrew words “Col” meaning all or whole and “Lev” meaning heart. Caleb is of Hebrew origin and means whole hearted.

Cannon – Of English origin and means clergyman. Variations include Kannon.

Carter – English in origin and means driver of a cart.

Cash – An English surname meaning maker of chests.

Charlie – Diminutive form of Charles, English in origin and means free man.

Chase – Short for Chauncey, English in origin and means hunter.

Chesney – The name comes from the Old French chesnai meaning oak grove. It was a given name for someone who lived by or in an oak wood.

Chester – Of English origin and means a fortress or camp. It is short for Rochester.

Chet – Means a diminutive form of Chester and is of English origin.

Clancy – Irish in origin and means red warrior. Variations include Clancey. The name was originally derived from an Irish surname, originally Mac Fhlannchaidh which means son of Flannchadh.

Clay – An English occupational or habitational surname for someone who worked with clay or lived on clay land.

Cody – Comes from the Irish/Gaelic surname O Cuidighthigh which means helpful.

Cohen – Kohen is the title of the priestly caste descended from Aaron. For many jews it would be considered offensive to use Cohen as a first name, it would be like calling your child Pope or Ayatollah.

Cole – Originally a diminutive of Nicholas. The name is of English origin and means victory of the people.

Colby – A name of English origin and means from Koli’s farm. It is also a type of cheese.

Collier – English occupational surname for someone who mines, sells, or burns charcoal.

Colton – Of English origin and means Cole’s town.

Connor – Means descendant of hound, desire, and is of Irish origin. It comes from the Irish/Celtic name Conchobhar and possible used for someone who loved wolves.

Conroy – A name of English origin and means detachment of troops. It was originally an English surname.

Corbin – Of English origin and means raven. It was used as an English surname.

Curtis – Means courteous, courtly and is of Latin origin.

Dallas – City in Texas. The name is actually Scottish in origin and means from the meadow dwelling.

Dalton – English in origin and means from the valley town.

Darcy – The given name of Darcy is from an English surname, originally derived from the French d’Arcy. It is of French origin and means dark one.

Devin – Of Irish origin and means descendant of the dark haired one.

Dillon – A name of Welsh origin and means born from the ocean. It is a form of the more popular Dylan.

Donovan – Comes from the Irish surname Donnabhain and was a diminutive for someone with darker skin or wore brown. The name means little brown one.

Duke – Means title of nobility and is of English origin.

Dwight – Of English origin and means devotee of Dionysis. It comes from an English surname Diot which is a medieval form of Denis.

Earl – It is a name derived from the British title. An earl is a nobleman ranking above a viscount and below a marquess. It is of English origin.

Easton – A name of English origin and means from the East town.

Emmett – It is a common British surname, of English origin and means entire. The name increased in popularity thanks to the publishing of the Twilight book series and movies.

Everett – Originally an English surname and means wild boar herd.

Euston – Of Irish origin and means heart.

Finn – A name of Irish origin and means fair. It is also a Nordic name meaning Man from Finland.

Fletcher – English in origin and means arrow maker or folk army. It was originally an English surname.

Frederick – Of English origin and means peaceful ruler.

Gage – Originally an English occupational surname. The name is of English origin and means measurer.

Gannon – Means son of the fair haired one and is of Irish origin. Variations include Gannen.

Garth – A name of English origin and means garden keeper. It was originally an English surname.

Garrett – Form of Gerald or Gerard. A name of English origin and means spear rule.

Garrison – Means son of Gerard or Gerald and is of English origin. 

Gatlin – Comes from the Olde English gaedeling and Old High German gateling meaning cousin, companion. The name was sometimes used as a derogatory term meaning low fellow.

Grady – A name of Irish origin and means descendant of the noble one.

Greyson – The name is originally an English surname that has become a popular first name. It means son of the grey haired man.

Gunnar – Of Scandanavian origin and means battle warrior.

Hank – American in origin and means ruler of the home. It is also a diminutive form of Henry.

Hardy – Means courageous or strong and is of English origin.

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

Hayes – Of English origin and means lives by the forest or brush.

Houston – Originally an English surname. It is of English origin and means from Hugh’s town.

Huck – Short form of Huckleberry and is of American origin.

Hudson – Hudd is a diminutive form of Richard, Hugh, or the Old English name Hudde. It is of English origin and means son of Hudd.

Hunter – A name of English origin and means one who hurts.

Jackson – It was originally a British surname that has made its way onto the popularity charts as a boy’s given name. It means son of Jack or John.

Jeb – American in origin and is a nickname for James or Joseph.

Jed – Short form of Jedidiah, American in origin and means friend of God.

Jensen – Of Scandanavian origin and means son of Jens, a form of Johannes. The name is most common in Denmark.

Jesse – In the Bible, Jesse was the grandson of Ruth and Boaz. Of Hebrew origin and means God’s gift.

Jethro – A name of Hebrew origin and means abundance. In the Bible, Jethro, aka Reuel or Hobab was in the Old Testament, a priest of Midian of the Kenite Clan who Moses took refuge. Moses later married Jethro’s daughter.

Jonah – Of Hebrew origin and means a dove.

Judd – Diminutive form of the name Jordan, English in origin and means to flow down.

Kaine – Irish in origin and means battlefield. The name also means golden in Japanese and man in Hawaiian.

Keaton – Means Hawk’s town and is of English origin.

Kendall – A name of English origin and means valley of the River Kent.

Kenny – Scottish in origin and means handsome.

Kenton – Of English origin and means from the town of Kent.

Kingsley – Means from the King’s field and is of English origin.

Lamar – A name of Spanish origin and means from the sea.

Landon – Originally an English surname that has made its way onto the popular baby names lists. English in origin and means from the long hill.

Lawson – English in origin and means son of Lawrence.

Levi – Of Hebrew origin and means joined in harmony.

Logan – A name of Scottish origin and means little hollow.

Luther – Means army of the people and is of English origin.

Mac – Scottish in origin and means son. 

Maverick – Of American origin and means wildly independent.

Miller – Means mill worker and is of English origin.

Mitchell – A variation of the name Michael and is of American origin. The name means who is like God?

Murphy – Irish in origin and means descendant of sea warrior.

Nash – Of English origin and means dweller by the ash tree.

Nelson – Originally an English surname and means son of Neil or Nell.

Otis – Means wealth and is of English origin.

Patterson – A name of English origin and means son of Patrick.

Preston – English in origin and means from the priest’s town.

Randall – Form of the name Randolph, made up of the Germanic rand meaning shield and wulf meaning wolf. A name of English origin and means shield wolf.

Remington – Of English origin and means from the ridge town.

Rhett – Rhett comes from the Dutch surname de Raedt. Of English origin and means counsel or advice.

Rory – Irish in origin and means red king. It is also a diminutive form of Roderick.

Roy – Means red and is of Scottish origin. It is also a French surname meaning King.

Sawyer – Occupational surname for a woodsman or someone who worked with a saw. English in origin and means wood cutter.

Shelton – A name of English origin and means from the ledge enclosure.

Silas – Latin in origin and means man of the forest. The name is possibly a short form of the name Silvanus, who was the Roman god of forests. 

Steele – The name originated in Scandanavia and means one who has come from steel.

Stetson – Of American origin and refers to the cowboy culture of a stetson hat.

Tanner – An Occupational surname for someone who tanned hides. English in origin and means leather worker.

Tate – Means cheerful and is of English origin.

Tex – A name of American origin and means from Texas.

Travis – Of English origin and means from the crossing or tollgate.

Tobias – Greek in origin and means God is good. Tobias is the Greek form of the Hebrew name Tobiah.

Wade – Means traveler by the ford and is of English origin.

Waylon – A name that means land by the road and is of English origin.

Wesley – English in origin and means from the west field. It was originally an English surname.

Weston – Of English origin and means from the west town.

Winchester – Means from the city in Hampshire. It comes from the Old English word ceaster meaning Roman fort or walled city.

Wyatt – Wyatt was originally an English surname. The name is of English origin and means son of Guy.

Zane – A name of American origin and means God is gracious.

Cool Country Boy Names

Abel – Of Hebrew origin and means a breath. In the Bible, Abel is the brother of Cain.

Abner – Means father of light and is of Hebrew origin.

Albion – Oldest known name in Great Britain and is said to have come from the Latin word Albus meaning white. English in origin and means white land.

Blade – English in origin and means knife or sword.

Blaze – Of Latin origin and means fire. Originally a form of the saint’s name Blaise.

Bowen – A name of Welsh origin and means son of Owen. Bowen is a Celtic surname that represents two separate Celtic strains, one Welsh and one Irish.

Briar – This is a word name that first entered the US Top 1000 in 2015, it means a thorny patch.

Brock – Originally an English surname for someone who was buggy or mischievous. The name is of English origin and means badger.

Bronson – English in origin and means son of brown-haired one. 

Buck – Of English origin and means deer or cowboy.

Canyon – Means a large ravine and is of English origin.

Cason – The name is part of the popular rhyming of the name Jason, Mason, and Brayson.

Chance – A name of English origin and means fortune, luck. 

Cliff – Diminutive form of Clifford and is of English origin.

Clint – Of English origin and is a diminutive form of Clinton.

Colt – American in origin and means young horse.

Cooper – Means barrel maker and is of English origin.

Corey – Of Irish origin and means hollow.

Crew – The name originally meant a group of people who operated a vessel and is of English origin.

Dakota – A name of Native American origin and means the allies. Dakota is a plural noun in the Sioux language.

Dane – Scandanavian in origin and means God is my judge or from Denmark.

Davis – The name means son of David and is of English origin.

Dawson – Means son of David and is of English origin. Daw is an early English nickname for Dave or David.

Deacon – Of English origin and means pastor.

Denver – A city in Colorado and is of American origin. The name means from the passage of the Danes.

Dwayne – Means dark or black and is of English origin.

Ellison – English in origin and means son of Elias or Elijah.

Floyd – Of English origin and means gray.

Ford – A name of English origin and means river crossing.

Hiram – Means exalted brother and is of Hebrew origin. In the Bible, Hiram was the king of Tyre and an ally of David.

Holt – Of English origin and means woodland.

Jebediah – A name of Hebrew origin and means friend of God.

Jefferson – English in origin and means son of Jeffrey.

Judge – Means decision maker or public official and is of English origin.

Justice – Name of English origin and means doing right by the law. Spelling variations include Justiss and Justyce.

King – American in origin and means ruler.

Landry – Of English origin and means land ruler. Commonly used as an English surname.

Max – Means greatest and is of Latin origin. It is also a short form of Maximillian or Maxwell.

Memphis – A name of Greek origin and means established and beautiful. Greek form of the Egyptian name Mennefer.

Montana – The name of a US state and is of Latin origin. Montana means mountain.

Oakley – English in origin and means from the oak tree field. Also used as an English surname.

Prescott – Means from the Priest’s cottage and is of English origin. 

Raiden – Of Japanese origin and means God spirit. 

Rebel – A name of English origin and means defiant person.

Ridge – Means ridge and is of English origin.

Samuel – Hebrew in origin and means his name is God.

Shepard – A phonetic variation of Shepherd, which is an occupational surname for a sheepherder.

Sherman – This name literally translates to shearman, an occupational surname for someone who trimmed pills off the surface of fine cloth. English in origin and means cloth cutter.

Shiloh – Hebrew in origin and means his gift. There was a famous battle of Shiloh in 1862 in the US Civil War.

Tennessee – Native American in origin and means gathering place.

Trace – Of English origin and means from Tracy, France.

Tripp – American in origin and means the third. Often used as a nickname for boys who have the suffix III.

Wes – A short form of Wesley and is of English origin.

Wylie – Means from the tricky river and is of English origin.

Cute Country Boy Names

Ackerley – Of Old English origin and means oak meadow.

Alan – A name of English origin and means little rock.

Alfred – Means elf ruler or counselor and is of English origin.

Asher – Hebrew in origin and means blessed, happy.

Ashley – Of English origin and means from the ash tree field.

Atwood – English in origin and means lives in the forest.

Beckett – Means dweller by the brook and is of English origin.

Benjamin – A name of Hebrew origin and means son of my right hand.

Brett – A name of English origin and means Breton.

Bryan – Of English origin and means high, noble. This is a variation of the traditional spelling of Brian.

Cade – Originally an English surname and means stout, sturdy.

Caleb – The name Caleb is derived from the Hebrew words Col meaning all or whole and Lev meaning heart. It is of Hebrew origin and means whole-hearted.

Calvin – Latin in origin and means bald.

Carson – Means son of Carr and is of English origin.

Cassidy – Of Irish origin and means curly-haired.

Charlie – Diminutive form of Charles. English in origin and means free man.

Chevy – Of French origin and means horseman or knight.

Cheyenne – Means unintelligible speakers and is of Native American origin.

Clarence – A name of English origin and means British title.

Clay – Of English origin and means clay worker. It was an occupational surname for someone who worked with clay or lived on clay land.

Clement – English in origin and means gentle, merciful.

Clifford – A name of English origin and means from the cliff ford.

Clinton – Means town on a hill and is of English origin.

Clyde – Scottish in origin and it the name of a Scottish river.

Coy – Of English origin and means quiet, still.

Crawford – A name of English origin and means from the crow ford. It is also a Scottish place name.

Creed – Means doctrine or religious belief and is of American origin. It comes from the Latin word ‘credo’.

Cornelius – Of Latin origin and means horn.

Cyrus – A name of Persian origin and means heir to the throne.

Dale – German in origin and means valley.

Dusty – Means Thor’s stone or light dirt and is of English origin.

Ewell – Derived from the Old English word aewell meaning river source or spring.

Flint – Of English origin and means flint rock.

Flynn – Means descendant of the red-haired man and is of Irish origin.

Forrest – A name of English origin and means of the woods, forest.

Gavin – The English medieval form of Gawain and means white hawk.

George – Means farmer and is of Greek origin.

Glen – Scottish in origin and means from the wooded valley.

Henry – Of German origin and means ruler of the home.

Jace – Originally a nickname for the name Jason and is of American origin.

Jack – Means God is gracious and is of English origin. It was originally a nickname for the name John.

Jason – A name of Greek origin and means healer.

Jasper – English in origin and means treasurer.

Keith – Means offspring, young person and is of Scottish origin.

Lee – English in origin and means field.

Luke – Of Greek origin and means a person from Lucania.

Mack – Of English origin and means son of…

Marshall – A name of French origin and means horse keeper.

Montgomery – Means from the hill of the powerful man and is of English origin.

Maxwell – English in origin and means from Maccus’ spring.

Noah – In the Bible, Noah was known for gathering animals two by two and creating an ark or refuge for the great flood. Noah is of Hebrew origin and means rest, peace.

Owen – The name is derived from both Welsh and Irish names – the Irish name Eoghan and the Welsh name Owain. The name means the yew tree or youth.

Percy – Diminutive form of Percival and is of French origin. It means pierce valley.

Porter – Of English origin and means doorkeeper.

Robert – Means bright fame and is of English origin.

Ryder – English in origin and means knight, mounted warrior.

Ryker – A name of American origin and means becoming rich. This is possibly an American respelling of a German surname, Reicher.

Samuel – Hebrew in origin and means his name is God.

Sullivan – Means dark-eyed and is of Irish origin. It is an Irish surname from the Gaelic O Suileabhan.

Tapper – Both an English and German occupational name for a wine merchant or tavernkeeper.

Taylor – English in origin and means one who tailors clothes.

Teddy – Of English origin and means divine gift. It is a diminutive form of the name Theodore and sometimes Edward.

Tucker – Means softener of cloth and is of English origin. The name originally comes from the old English term ‘tucian’ meaning to torment. It refers to the softening of cloth by beating and trampling on it in water.

Tyler – A name of English origin and means tile maker.

Wagner – An English occupational name meaning wagon maker.

Walker – Originally an English surname from the old English word ‘wealcere’. A wealcere was a person who scoured and thickened raw cloth by trampling on it in water.

Walter – English in origin and means army ruler.

Winston – Means from Wina’s town and is of English origin.

Woods – Of English origin and means of the woods.

Woody – Originally a diminutive of the name Woodrow, American in origin and means from the lane in the woods.

Wyatt – English in origin and means son of Guy. It was originally an English surname.

Yates – Of English origin and means dweller by a gate. The name was originally an occupational surname for someone who was a gatekeeper or lived near a prominent gate.

Zachariah – A name of Hebrew origin and means God has remembered.

Zeke – Of Hebrew origin and means God will strengthen. The name comes from Ezekiel.

The Final Thought

That brings us to the end of our list of awesome country boy names. Hopefully, we have inspired you to think outside your comfort zone when looking for a name for your little boy.

If you have yet to find the perfect name, no need to panic there are plenty of options still out there.

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!