150 Amazing 6 Letter Boy Names for your Next Baby!

If you’re looking for 6 letter boy names for your new baby, you’ve come to the right place! We sifted through hundreds of names to find popular and unique boy names, then divided them into categories for easy selection. We even included the meanings of the names, in case that interests you.

150 Amazing 6 Letter Boy Names for your Next Baby!

Strong 6 Letter Boy Names

Searching for powerful names? You’re not alone. Many moms and dads want to choose a strong name for their son. Here are some of our favorites!

  • Andrew- Strong and manly
  • Alaric- All-powerful ruler
  • Harvey- Battle Worthy
  • Denzel- From the high stronghold
  • Anders- Strong and manly
  • Batair- Strong warrior
  • Cathal- Powerful in Battle
  • Hunter- One who hunts
  • Adrian- Holy fire
  • Marcus- Warlike and/or hammer
  • Denzel- Powerful
  • Oswald- Divine power
  • Archer- Bowman
  • Victor- Winner, conqueror
  • Edrick- Rich and powerful

Unique 6 Letter Boy Names

Some parents want their child’s name to be unique and often try to search for rare names or think of creative ways to make the name stand apart from others.

Here are some suggestions to get you started. (You can try switching out a letter or two to make the name even more unique!)

  • Landen- A variant of Langdon or Landon, long hill
  • Kapono- The good
  • Easton- East-facing
  • Matias- Gift of God
  • Maxton- Greatest
  • Callum- Dove
  • Lucien- A variation of Lucius, Light
  • Riftyn- No definite meaning yet
  • Maddox- Son of Madoc
  • Hernan- Someone who loves adventures
  • Jensen- A variation of Jason, son of Jens
  • Gerard- Spear strength, brave
  • Holter- small wood, of the forest
  • Payton- A variation of Peyton, fighting for man’s estate
  • Tobias- God is good

Futuristic 6 Letter Boy Names

Star Wars and SpaceX got people looking up to the sky again and talking about space travel. Needless to say, people are considering modern names that would be fitting for a trip to Mars. Who knows, one day, their child may end up on a visit there!

Here are some examples of six-letter boy names that are perfectly futuristic.

  • Martin- Of Mars, warlike
  • Apollo- To destroy
  • Zaiden- Increasing, surplus
  • Marvin-  Sea friend
  • Matteo- A variation of Matthew, gift of God
  • Zander- Defender of men
  • Orikon- A variation of Orik
  • Gunnar- fighter
  • Zephyr- West wind
  • Steele- One who has come from steel
  • Cashel- Castle, stone fort
  • Alaric- Noble ruler
  • Anakin- Warrior
  • Callen- Rock
  • Lucius- Light

Nordic Inspired 6 Letter Boy Names

Nordic names are from ancient origins, but they’re making a comeback thanks to a popular Viking TV series. Their names usually weld powerful meanings since Viking people pride themselves on their battle skills.

To be honest, I just think these names sound pretty cool! Check them out.

  • Yorick- Form of George
  • Wyborn- War bear
  • Torgny- Weapon Clatter
  • Sorley- Viking
  • Skerry- Stony island
  • Roscoe- Deer forest
  • Rikard- Brave and strong 
  • Ragnar- A wise warrior
  • Asmund- Divine protection
  • Balder- Bearer of light
  • Birger- One who helps
  • Bjarke- Bear
  • Bjorn- Another name that means bear
  • Brandt- Sword
  • Calder- Harsh and cold waters

Famous 6 Letter Boy Names

It’s not uncommon to name babies after famous people. They can be your favorite actor or singer! Here are some examples of famous actors with six-letter boy names.

  • Robert- Robert Pattinson, Robert Downey Jr., Robert De Niro
  • Samuel- Samuel Jackson, Sam Elliot
  • Edward- Edward Norton,
  • Wesley- Wesley Snipes
  • Adrian- Adrian Lester, Adrian Dunbar, Adrian Holmes
  • Emmett- Emmett Brown
  • Ronald- Ron Weasley (from Harry Potter)
  • Justin- Justin Bieber, Justin Bartha
  • Jeremy- Jeremy Renner, Jeremy London
  • Oliver- Oliver Phelps, Oliver Cooper, Oliver Hudson
  • Rodney- Rodney Roldan, Rodney Dangerfield, Rodney Atkins
  • Thomas- Thomas Hobson, Thomas Carter,
  • Gordon- Gordon Ramsay, Gordon MacRae, Gordon Currie,
  • Joseph- Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Joseph Fiennes,
  • Morgan- Morgan Freeman

Classical Names

I love classic East coast inspired names. According to a couple of polls, these names are popular on the East coast, including places like New York, Pennsylvania, Delaware, and Florida.

  • Daniel- God is my judge
  • Cooper- A barrel maker
  • Connor- Lover of wolves, hounds
  • Declan- Full of goodness
  • Thomas- Twin
  • Jordan- To flow down
  • Carson- Son of Marsh-dwellers
  • Elijah- Yahweh is God
  • Joseph- He will add
  • Darryl- Darling
  • Dillion- Loyal, faithful
  • Philip- Friend of horses, loving
  • Norman- Northerner
  • Nathan- Gift of God
  • Marcus- Warlike

Earthy Free-Spirited Names

I absolutely love the names on this list. They are perfect if you are looking for something with a free-spirited and wild feel.

  • Harlow- Rocky hill
  • Barclay- Birch tree meadow
  • Marley- Pleasant wood
  • Indigo- Indian dye
  • Shade- Singer, sweetly singing
  • Falcon- Relating to falconry
  • Spruce- An evergreen tree
  • Oakley- Meadow of oak trees
  • Canyon- Footpath, gorge
  • Clover- Good luck, key
  • Forest- Woodsman, of the woods
  • Holden- Hollow valley
  • Stormy- Like a storm
  • Theron- Hunter
  • Weston- Western town, from the West

Unisex Names

Unisex names are extremely popular these days. They are especially a great choice if you are going to wait to be surprised with the baby’s sex at birth. This way you can give a name before then that will fit no matter what!

Here are my favorite unisex 6 letter boy names!

  • Jessie- He sees
  • Taylor- A variation of tailor, to cut
  • Jackie- Supplanter,  God is gracious
  • Dakota- Friend, friendly
  • Morgan- Sea defender, sailor
  • Leslie- Garden of the holy
  • London- Great river
  • Hayden- Hedge, hedged valley
  • Tracey- Fighter, warlike
  • Peyton- Fighting for man’s estate
  • Billie- Resolute protector
  • Finley- Fair-haired hero
  • Bailey- Bailiff, official
  • Harper- Harp player
  • Parker- Park keeper

Traditional 6 Letter Boy Names

If you’d prefer to go down the old-fashioned route and go with a traditional name, here are several examples of six-letter boy names that have been passed on for many decades. Some of these names have historical origins from different countries.

  • Carter- Transporter of goods
  • Colton- From the coal, dark town
  • George- Earthworker, farmer
  • Steven- Crown, wreath
  • Edmund- Rich protection, wealthy protector
  • Norman- Northerner, from the North
  • Alfred- Counsel
  • Julius- Downy-bearded
  • Dustin- Brave fighter, Thor’s stone
  • Roland- Fame land, from a famous land
  • Stuart- Guardian
  • Tanner- Leather maker
  • Rafael- God heals
  • Arnold- Eagle power, brightness
  • Dennis- Follower of Dionysius, god of wine

Popular Characters

If you’re a bookworm or a movie lover, you could name your baby after one of your favorite fictional characters. In some cases, the name’s meaning illustrated the character’s purpose in the story.

Here are some names of memorable characters with six letters.

  • Mickey- Mickey Mouse from Disney
  • Ronald- Harry Potter’s best friend, Counsel Rule
  • Gaston- Beauty and the Beast
  • Lennon- John Lennon from the Beatles
  • Gideon- Zootopia, Feller or hewer
  • Ferris- Ferris Bueller’s Day Off
  • Hubert- Disney’s Brave, Bright mind
  • Jasper- 101 Dalmatians, Treasurer
  • Randall- This is Us TV show
  • Mufasa- The Lion King, Brave king or Chosen one
  • Holmes or Watson- Sherlock Holmes
  • Wilbur- The Rescuers Down Under
  • Sawyer- TV Series Lost
  • Edward- Twilight (The Vampire Series), Guardian or protector
  • Samson- A biblical character known for his superhuman strength

I hope you enjoyed looking through this list and imagining what your sweet baby boy’s name might be! While I certainly have my own favorites, in my opinion, you really can’t go wrong with whatever name you choose.

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