What's your favourite A name for a boy?

This is for a farflung sibset-involving future, not the immediate here-and-now, but I’ve told my mom I’ll use an A name for a 2nd boy if I ever have one, particularly if I ever have male twins.

She really wants me to use one for a FIRST son, you see, but I refuse to concede to anything involving 3 or more names.

I like [name]Alexander[/name] and [name]Alan[/name] but can’t use either. I like [name]Aidan[/name] but it’s very popular, along with its other spellings. I like [name]Alastair[/name] but think it could be considered odd in the US (we are in Australia at the moment but we could move back to the US at some point).

Opinions, etc. please. What A name would you use, for a boy, if you had to use an A name, and would it be a first or middle name?

[name]Love[/name] [name]Ambrose[/name]!
Also like [name]Abel[/name], [name]Adam[/name] & [name]Asher[/name].

Ooh, adding [name]Ambrose[/name] and [name]Asher[/name] to the list, thanks.

[name]Ambrose[/name] is faboulous. I also like [name]Arthur[/name] and [name]Albert[/name] “Albi”

[name]Arthur[/name] is cool. I’m not sure I’m ready to contemplate [name]Albert[/name]. :wink:

[name]Asher[/name] and [name]Avery[/name] are pretty much tied for my favorite “A” boys’ name. They’re both on my short list, but as [name]Asher[/name]'s on my top 5 and [name]Avery[/name]'s only on my top 10, [name]Asher[/name] marginally wins. :slight_smile: I am over-the-moon in love with [name]Abbott[/name], too, I just don’t know where to put it on my list, haha.

I also like [name]August[/name], [name]Addison[/name], [name]Amadeus[/name], [name]Aloysius[/name], [name]Aurelian[/name], [name]Aidan[/name], [name]Ashton[/name], [name]Alban[/name], [name]Atticus[/name] (love [name]Atticus[/name]!), etc.

Good luck!

I am using [name]Alexander[/name], but you can’t use that :slight_smile: i’m using [name]Asher[/name] too

These are some I’d use as a first name:


Others I like which I could see myself considering for the middle spot:

Acheron – we did consider this at one point – ack-er-on

[name]Arthur[/name] and [name]Abner[/name] are my favorite “A” names. [name]Abner[/name] is probably too clunky for most people though.

If you don’t mind going really Biblical, [name]Abijah[/name] (rhymes with [name]Elijah[/name]) and [name]Adonijah[/name] are two recent finds for me that I really like.

My favourites are [name]Alfred[/name] and [name]Arthur[/name]. Maybe [name]Alexander[/name] too.

Some of my faves…


My favorites are [name]Aaron[/name], [name]Alec[/name], [name]Aldous[/name] (nn [name]Aldo[/name]), and [name]Arlo[/name].


[name]Atlas[/name], [name]Atticus[/name] and [name]Arrow[/name] are my current faves.

[name]August[/name], [name]Asher[/name], [name]Absalom[/name], [name]Arthur[/name], and [name]Aaron[/name] (if I wasn’t related to a particularly unsavory one).

[name]Aneurin[/name] (prn [name]Ah[/name]-nye-rin) is my all time favourite A name for a boy.

I love [name]August[/name] right now, it’s definitely my favourite! I also love [name]Archer[/name] & [name]Arthur[/name], but I’d never use them together, they sound far too similar!!

[name]August[/name]. [name]Asa[/name] is a close second. :slight_smile:

A names for boys from my list: [name]Arthur[/name], [name]Adrian[/name], [name]Archer[/name]
Others I like: [name]Alexander[/name], [name]Adair[/name], [name]Alasdair[/name], [name]Avery[/name], [name]August[/name]…


I love ‘A’ names for boys at the moment, my favourites are -

[name]Arthur[/name] ([name]Art[/name] or [name]Artie[/name])
[name]Alfred[/name] ([name]Alfie[/name], not a fan of [name]Fred[/name])

I like [name]Alexander[/name] but it’s reasonably popular here in Australia.