Boy names for 2021 baby?


Before I can start anything, I have to explain that we are currently waiting to try to conceive a baby next year. We’re so excited about that!

We’re sort of stumped with boy names. Here are the reasons why.

One of my all-the-time favourites is [name_m]Leo[/name_m], but it’s way too close to my bf’s name. His is [name_u]Theo[/name_u]. :frowning:
I also like [name_m]Eli[/name_m], but we have too many people those names start with [name_m]Eli[/name_m] in my family. So we’d have to veto that.

I think there would be likely to be [name_m]Lucas[/name_m] somewhere in his name. He will have two middle names.

To give you an idea of our style, I’ll share few girl names.
We have so far liked [name_f]Odette[/name_f], [name_f]Etta[/name_f], [name_f]Asta[/name_f], Maev (No E at the end), [name_f]Evelina[/name_f], [name_f]Isla[/name_f] and etc!

Any suggestions?


[name_m]Miles[/name_m] [name_m]Lucas[/name_m]?

You’re probably right. I noticed we do like ‘IL’ in a lot of names!

I’ll have to look at more names with these letters to see if it makes any difference. Thanks!!


[name_m]Leo[/name_m] and [name_m]Eli[/name_m] are great, and I love [name_m]Miles[/name_m].

Your girls’ style seems to be slightly edgy Euro-chic, so based off that:



Consider repeats as second votes.

A lot of these names are already on our list. You must have seen it! We are still stumped, haha. I’m especially smitten with Esca, but I’m worried that it’s a bit too out there.

I like [name_m]Ezra[/name_m], but it’s Hebrew. Would it be cultural appropriation if we use it? Our families are basically from Europe.


On [name_m]Ezra[/name_m], not at all! It’s growing in popularity right now across cultural groups, for its fresh, funky, vintage-cool vibe. I definitely think it’s moved beyond its Hebrew origin now (much like your other favourite [name_m]Eli[/name_m]).

[name_m]Felix[/name_m] [name_u]James[/name_u] [name_m]Lucas[/name_m]
[name_m]Henry[/name_m] [name_m]Leopold[/name_m] [name_m]Lucas[/name_m]
[name_m]Axel[/name_m] [name_m]Miles[/name_m] [name_m]Lucas[/name_m]

[name_m]Ezra[/name_m] [name_m]Lucas[/name_m] [name_m]Miles[/name_m] would be very handsome.

I’m usually not a fan of two middle names, but I feel that either of these alone ([name_m]Ezra[/name_m] [name_m]Lucas[/name_m] or [name_m]Ezra[/name_m] [name_m]Miles[/name_m]) work as well.

Hmm! We also want to avoid names that are rising in popularity. We also don’t want to name him anything biblical either.

But that’s good to know just in case. [name_m]Man[/name_m], this naming process is hard!

Btw, I love your children’s names! I have read your birth annoucement for your son months ago and you had an amazing find. :slight_smile:

To be honest, I think [name_m]Miles[/name_m] is okay. It’s too common for our taste. Thanks for your other name suggestions! I don’t mind using [name_m]Henry[/name_m] if it’s combined with something else a bit uncommon.

[name_m]Henry[/name_m] [name_m]Folke[/name_m] [name_m]Lucas[/name_m] would make a great example of what I’m looking for. But will we use it? I don’t know. I know that [name_m]Folke[/name_m] is a bit too out there for some people, but I really love it!

We want his middle names to honor both sides of the family. So, that’s the main reason why we wanted 2. That’s the “ideal” plan, anyway.

It’s that his name has to be meaningful. That’s the most important thing for me.