Picking out the first name for your boy can cause enough stress. Then once you find one you have got to find a unique middle name for your boy that goes along with it. And sure, no one will judge your name choice as harshly as if you were naming a royal baby but it’s still a huge decision! You might be looking for something classic or maybe trendy or strong for your baby boy. Whatever the case, we have got our favorite unique middle names for boys picked out for you here.
We went on a hunt to find some seriously good and unique middle names for boys, so please use this as your naming cheat sheet!
Unique Middle Names for Boys You’d Never Think Of
We are kicking off the list with some of the coolest middle names for your rad new little dude! I am absolutely obsessed with “Bodhi” which we have included here. It would pair so well with a classic first name, giving it a little more flavor. I haven’t hopped completely on the bandwagon of super unique names, but I do love the idea of unusual middle names and I think everything on the list below provides that.
Classic But Forgotten Boy Middle Names
Classic names just make me swoon. I think they are both precious and strong, and the best part of all is that you can probably find a family link to at least a couple of these names. Many of these would also make great first names if you are still on the hunt for that; like Conrad, Graham, or Reed.
Trendy Middle Names for Boys
I would say that right now trendy boy names are all unique. People are all about mixing up the usual spelling or pulling a name seemingly straight of the dictionary instead of out of the baby book. Below you will find unique boy middle names that are fun and different!
These rare middle names boy or girl will surely surprise everyone!
Strong Middle Names For Your Little Boy
It is pretty common when people are naming their boys for them to be on the lookout for something that sounds strong and stable. They want to give their little one a big name to live up to because they know he holds the potential for greatness! Whether you are dreaming of your son being a future doctor, world leader, or athlete these great middle names will sound wonderful paired with anything.
- Maximus (I can’t help but think of the movie Gladiator with this name)
My Personal Favorites – Cute Middle Names for Boys
I have rounded up my own favorite cute middle names for boys! Many of them could fit in one or two of the categories above as well. Now I will just keep my fingers crossed that none of them become too popular by the time I have a little one!
Gender Neutral Middle Names
Choosing a gender neutral name can be difficult. Here are some great ones for middle names.
How to Pick a Middle Name
Some people make a meaningful middle names boy list, others a list of cool middle names for boys. There is no right or wrong answer here! You can go with a passed down family name or something no one has heard before.
My recommendation is to have a little fun with the middle name. Pick something you truly love! You don’t have to worry about the middle name choice for your baby boy the same way you do for the first name, as it isn’t something they will really have to use if they don’t want to.
Think of a middle name as a way to make your child’s name sound stronger or more interesting. It’s like a bonus addition to their first name. Oh, and make sure you like the way it sounds when you say it sternly. If your little boy is anything like my little boys, you’ll probably be saying it quite often.
Once you have picked one out, hop over to Pottery Barn to make one of these precious keepsake blocks. If blocks aren’t your thing check out a blanket or rocking horse. It feels so good to finally set things in stone!
That’s a wrap! I hope this list has helped you find the perfect middle name for your sweet baby boy.
If you liked our unique middle names boy list, be sure to check out our list of short & sweet middle names for girls!
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