It’s a boy! That’s why you’re looking for the perfect name to call your new baby boy. You know he is going to be a fighter and you want him to have an intriguing name that stands out from the crowd. Good news, we compiled a list of baby boy names that start with W that are anything but typical! You’ll find everything from vintage classics like Wallace and Winston to trendy picks like Wolfgang and Wyatt. Whether you’re more into old-fashioned or funky styles, we can’t wait for you guys to explore this list of great names!
This baby boy’s name is a variation of the baby girl’s name Wellsley, which means ‘from the meadow by the spring.’ Wellesley also shares this meaning.
The name Wesley is a baby boy name of English derivation. The name Wesley means something like “from the family or tribe of Wesleys.”
The name Warren is a diminutive form of the anglicized form Waren. It is also an English name that means “warrior.”
Whitmore baby names meaning ‘white water’ are also popular, as they provide a classic alternative to trendy Whitney.
The combination of the two syllables seems to have a wonderful ring to it, making for an excellent first impression, but don’t be fooled by the initial wow factor, because Williams may be a little too common of a baby boy’s name. Thankfully, there are alternate ways to write it that avoid sounding exactly like Willliams.
The English meaning of Wade is ‘a river crossing’.
A rare boy’s name that means ‘man from the west.’ If your little boy has any associations with the west, this would be a good pick.
The name Whitney started as a surname and then became a popular baby girl name. The alternative spelling Whittney makes it masculine for baby boys who are destined to become big rock stars in the future.
You can still go with this moniker even if you like Twilight’s handsome werewolf character because Wilbert is another English baby name that shares the same meaning of ‘bright will power.’
This old German baby boy name also means ‘one who is strong and hardy like a bear.’ If your little one has great strength, you may just want to consider this choice
This baby boy’ name is a classic and like all classics, it has stood the test of time. William means ‘strong-willed warrior’ which makes this baby name perfect for baby boys with lion hearts and great goals.
If you want an uncommon baby boy name that means ‘son of WILL,’ then consider Williamson as your pick. This even more rarer spelling variation also takes away the stranger sounding part of the baby name to make it easier on everyone
This moniker means ‘one who rules forest clearing’ in German making it easy for baby boys to grow into their future career choice, whether they are destined to rule or work in forests or not.
This baby boy name is another possible choice for baby boys that will grow up to be handsome like the one and only Mr. Churchill. Winston baby names also mean ‘joy stone’ which would be perfect for baby boys who bring joy, enthusiasm, and happiness everywhere they go.
If you like the ring of the older baby boy name Wyatt meaning “knight,’ then consider its other variation as a baby boy first name. These baby names mean ‘brave warrior’ so if your little one has big dreams to be brave and fight battles in his future, he just might grow up to become one.
This baby boy name is also a more masculine alternative to the baby girl name Wendy, but it also has its own wonderful meaning. Wyndham means ‘wild home’ so if your baby boy has big goals and dreams of living in the wild, this baby boy’s name will help him achieve his destiny.
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Our list of boy names that start with W is full of some great choices, but we’re sure you have your own favorites! What name did you like the most? If it wasn’t on our list, please let us know which one below. We love hearing from our readers and are always happy to check out new suggestions for future blog posts.