Boy Names That Begin With N
NABIL (Arabic) Noble.
NACHMAN (Hebrew) Comfort.
NADIM (Hindu) Friend.
NADIR (Arabic) Precious.
NAGID (Hebrew) Leader.
NAIM (Arabic) Happy.
NAIRNE (Scottish) River glade.
NAJIB (Arabic) Smart.
NALDO (Spanish) Strong.
NALIN (Hindu) Lotus.
NAMID (Native American) Star dancer.
NAMIL (Arabic) To achieve.
NAMIR (Hebrew) Leopard.
NANDAN (Hindu) Happiness.
NANDO (Spanish) Short form of Fernando.
NAOMHAN (Irish) Little holy one.
NAPIER (English) Keeper of linens.
NAPOLEON (Greek) Lion of the woods; (Italian) From Naples.
NARAIN (Hindu) Protector.
NARAYANA (Hindu) Man.
NARCISSUS (Greek) Daffodil.
NARD (Persian) Chess game.
NARDO (Spanish) Short form of Bernard.
NAREN (Hindu) Superior man.
NARESH (Hindu) Ruler of men.
NASH (English) Ash tree.
NASHOBA (Native American) Wolf.
NASIM (Persian) Breezy.
NASSER (Arabic) Victory.
NAT (English) Short form of Nathan or Nathaniel.
Begins With “da” and “de”
For boys, adding “Da” or “De” (or even “D plus an apostrophe”) to the beginning of a popular name creates a trendy new alternative. “Shawn” can become “Dashawn” or “Deshawn” or “D'Shawn.” Here are some other ideas.
Daquan (or Daquon)
Dashawn (or Dashon)
Should Your Son Be a Junior?
Making your son a “Jr.” is a personal choice. The upside is that dad's legacy is carried on. The downside is that Little Jimmy might get tired of being called that once the novelty wears off. Junior often grows up being compared to dad and this comparison might create a conflict for the son in finding his own identity.
NATAL (Spanish) Birthday.
NATE (English) Short form of Nathan or Nathaniel.
NATHAN (Hebrew) Giver.
NATHANIEL (Hebrew) Gift from God.
NAV (Hungarian) Name.
NAVARRO (Spanish) Land.
NAVEED (Persian) Good news.
NAVEEN (Hindu) New.
NAYLAND (English) Island resident.
NED (English) Short form of Edward or Edwin.
NEDAVIAH (Hebrew) Charity of the Lord.
NEHEMIAH (Hebrew) Lord's comfort.
NEIL (Irish) Champion.
NELLO (Spanish) Form of Daniel.
NELSON (English) Son of Neil.
NEMO (Latin) Nobody.
NEPTUNE (Latin) Roman god of the sea.
NERO (Latin) Strong.
NESBIT (English) Curve in the road.
NESTOR (Greek) Traveler.
NETANIAH (Hebrew) God has given.
NEVADA (Spanish) Snow-covered.
NEVILLE (French) New town.
NEVIN (Irish) Holy.
NEWELL (English) New hall.
NEWLAND (English) New land.
NEWLIN (Welsh) New lake.
NEWMAN (English) Newcomer.
NEWTON (English) New town.
NICHOLAS (Greek) Victorious.
NICK (English) Short form of Nicholas or Dominic.
NICO (Greek) Form of Nicholas.
NICODEMUS (Greek) Victory of the people.
NICOLAI (Russian) Form of Nicholas.
NIEN (Vietnamese) Year.
NIGAN (Native American) In the lead.
NIGEL (Latin) Dark.
NIKE (Greek) Victorious.
NILES (English) Form of Neil.
NIMROD (Hebrew) Rebel.
NINO (Spanish) Child.
NIRAM (Hebrew) Fertile meadow.
NIRVAN (Hindu) Bliss.
NISAN (Hebrew) Miracle.
NISHAD (Hindu) Seventh note of a scale.
NITIS (Native American) Good friend.
NIUTEI (Polynesian) Coconut tree.
NIXON (English) Son of Nicholas.
NOADIAH (Hebrew) Meeting with God.
NOAH (Hebrew) Comfort.
NOAM (Hebrew) Delight.
NOBLE (Latin) Well bred.
NOBU (Japanese) Truth.
NODIN (Native American) The wind.
NOE (French) Form of Noah.
NOEL (French) Christmas.
NOHEA (Hawaiian) Handsome.
NOLAN (Irish) Little proud one.
NORBERT (German) Bright.
NORM (English) Short form of Norman.
NORMAN (English) Northerner.
NORRIS (French) Northerner.
NORTHCLIFF (English) Northern cliff.
NORTHROP (English) Northern farm.
NORTON (English) Northern town.
NORVILLE (French) North town.
NORVIN (English) Northern friend.
NORWARD (English) Guardian of the north.
NORWOOD (English) Northern woods.
NUMA (Arabic) Kindness.
NUNCIO (Italian) Messenger.
NURI (Hebrew/Arabic) Fire.
NURIEL (Hebrew/Arabic) Fire of God.
NYE (Welsh) Noble.