Top 50 Soft Boy Names 2020

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Naming your child is one of the most exciting moments of parenthood. A name lasts a lifetime and so, parents get nervous while picking the right names for their babies.

Classic names are common but they never really go out of style. Hence, many parents prefer masculine Greek names for their baby boys, but It is 2020 and nowadays parents prefer to choose handsome yet soft names for their little ones.

With a new trend of celebrity moms and dads choosing unisex or gender-neutral and soft names for their babies, many parents are choosing unisex names for their little ones.  

Soft & Gentle Boy Names

So, we have rounded up 50 soft boy names for you (with their meanings), which are not just cool and handsome, but some of them are unisex as well, to make sure, you are all set for the time when your little angel arrives. 

  1. Asa: It’s pronounced as AY-sah. It’s of Hebrew origin and it means “a healer”. This short name is also powerful as it was the name of a biblical king of Judah, who reigned for more than forty years. 
  2. Aayan: It is a boy’s name of Hindu origin. In Hindi, it means “soaked in the divine”.
  3. Arya: It is a boy’s name derived from Sanskrit, it means “excellent, honored or noble”.
  4. Asher: It is a biblical boy’s name. In the Book of Genesis, Asher was the eighth son of Jacob and the second son of Zilpa and he was the founder of the Tribe of Asher. Asher in Hebrew means “happy” or “fortunate”.
  5. Aaron: It is a Hebrew name for boys and it means “exalted; high mountain” or “mountain of strength”. Biblically, Aaron was Moses’ brother. 
  6. Ara: It is a boy’s name of Armenian and Hebrew origin and it means “king”. Ara is also used as a girl’s name, as in Arabic it means “brings rain”. 
  7. Atlas: It is a boy’s name of Greek origin. The meaning of Atlas is “to carry” or “strength”. Atlas was a mythical Titan who bore the weight of the world on his shoulders. 
  8. Bram: Bram is a name for boys and it is derived from the name Abraham. It is a common name in the Dutch region and it means “father of a multitude”. In Scottish and English Bram means “bramble, a thicket of wild gorse”. 
  9. Bay: It is a unisex name. The name bay in English and French means “Auburn-haired”. Bay in Latin means “berry” and hence also makes a pleasant name for girls. 
  10. Dune: It is a unisex baby name. In Scottish, the meaning of dune is a “brown-skinned soldier”. Dune in English means little sandhills but the name also has a sci-fi connection, in 1965 Frank Herbert published a science fiction series by that name. So, here’s a daring name for those parents who love sci-fi. 
  11. Ezra: It is a boy’s name of Hebrew origin and it means “help”. According to the Bible, Ezra let a group of 1500 Israelites out of slavery in Babylon and back to Jerusalem. Ezra was a religious reformer of the 5th century B.C. and is a prophet of the old testament and the author of the book of Ezra. 
  12. Eero: It’s a name of Scandinavian origin and it means “eternal ruler”.  
  13. Elio: It is a boy’s name. In Latin or Greek, it means “sun God Helios” and in Spanish, it means “the sun”. It is also a shorter version of Elliot. 
  14. Emrys: It is a boy’s name of Welsh origin and it means “immortal one”.
  15. Erin: It is a unisex Gaelic name and it means “peace”.  
  16. Finn: It is a boy’s name with Irish roots and it means “fair or white”. Finn was the greatest hero of Irish mythology who had supernatural powers.  
  17. Finley: It is a boy’s name of Scottish origin and it means “fair-haired hero”. In Old Norse it means “a battle hero” and in Irish it means “white warrior”.
  18. Fabian: It is a Latin name for boys and it means “from the Roman clan named Fabius”.
  19. Issa: It is a boy’s name and it means Jesus in Arabic. 
  20. Ira: Pronounced as EYE-rah, Ira is a unisex name. Ira is a boy’s name in Hebrew and it means “watchful” or “full-grown”. The name also has biblical roots as it was also the name of the priest or chief minister to King David. Ira is a girl’s name in Sanskrit and it means “the earth” and it is also the name of the goddess of wisdom. 
  21. Ives: The name Ives is a boy’s name. In English, the meaning of the name Ives is “archer’s bow”. 
  22. Jace: Jace is a Hebrew name for boys and it means “the Lord is salvation”. 
  23. Jiro: It’s a boy’s name and it means “second son” in Japanese.
  24. Joss: Joss is a boy’s name and in German, it means: One of the Goths’. Jocelyn was adopted as a female first name from Joss.
  25. Jorah: It is a biblical unisex name. Jorah in Hebrew means “rain” or “autumnal rains”. Game of Throne lovers is familiar with this name.  
  26. Jade: It is a very unique boy name and it is derived from the ornamental stone of Jade. It is a hard, green stone known for its purity or purification. The meaning of jade is “harmony and balance”. 
  27. Jules: It is a boy’s name of French origin and it means “youthful”. Jules is the French form of the Latin “Julius” (the French name for Julius Caesar)
  28. Jasper: It is a boy’s name of Persian origin and it means “bringer of treasure”.
  29. Koa: It is a biblical baby name and it means “hope”. Koa in Hawaiian means “brave and strong” or “a warrior” and hence a perfect name for your baby boy. Koa is also the name of a tree native to Hawaiian island, it’s wood is used for making canoes and surfboards.
  30. Leif: It is one of the most famous names for boys in Scandinavia and it means “heir or descendant”. 
  31. Lumi: It is a unisex name of Finnish origin and it means “snow”.
  32. Micah: Is a biblical boy’s name of Hebrew origin and it means “who is like the Lord”.
  33. Noel: If your baby is born around Christmas, then this is a perfect name for him. Noel means “Christmas” or “Natalis birthday” in French. In an early version of Kanuckstian, Noel was the Eternal Sun God, with Several Forms. 
  34. Nico: It is a boy’s name of Greek origin and it means “people of victory”.
  35. Niles: It is a boy’s name of Scandinavian origin and it means “son of Nile”. In Finnish, the meaning of the name Nile is “people’s victory”. 
  36. Ori: Ori is a unisex name of Hebrew origin which means “my light”. Other variants of this name are Uri or Ouri. It is a popular name for babies who are born around Hanukkah or the “Festival of Lights”.  
  37. Ocean: It is a lovely name for those parents who love nature and want a unique name for their baby boy.
  38. Oren: It is a boy’s name of Hebrew origin and it means “pine or ash”.
  39. Rowan: It is a boy’s name of Scottish and Irish origin and it means “little red one”. The name Rowan has Scandinavian roots, the rowan tree or ‘mountain ash’ is a small deciduous tree that is native to the temperate northern hemisphere and it bears small red berries. The berries of this tree were used to prepare the red dye. The name was predominantly masculine in use until the 1970s, but after that, it was used for girls as well. The name Rowanne is derived from Rowan.    
  40. Rory: It is a boy’s name of Irish origin and it means “red-haired king”. 
  41. Ruben: It is a boy’s name and in Hebrew, it means “behold, a son”. In the Old Testament, Ruben was the eldest son of Jacob and Leah. He was also the ancestor of one of the twelve tribes of Israel.
  42. Rhys: It is a boy’s name of Old Welsh origin and it means “enthusiasm”.Reese and Reece are the anglicized versions of Rhys.  
  43. Slate: Slate is a flat and fine-grained, grayish-blue rock and hence makes a perfect single-syllable boy name.  
  44. Soren: Pronounced as”Sorr-en” it is a boy’s name with Scandinavian roots and it means “stern”.
  45. Seth: Seth is a boy’s name and its meaning in Hebrew is “placed” or “appointed”. Seth was the third son of Adam and Eve and the ancestor of Noah. 
  46. Shai: It is pronounced as “shy” and it’s a unisex name of Armenian, Hebrew origin and it means “gift”. 
  47. Theo: It is a Greek name for boys. Theo means “God given” or “divine gift” in Greek. It is also a short form of Theodore. 
  48. Val: It is an English name for boys and it means “strong”.
  49. Zen/Xen: Both Zen and Xen are pronounced the same way and they make a very cool name option for baby boys. Zen is a type of Buddhism that focuses on awareness through the practice of meditation.
  50. Zion: It is a boy’s name of Hebrew origin and it means “highest point”.

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