For parents who love the countryside, what better way to express it than by naming your little cowboy these unique country names for boys.
If you have Southern roots that you want to honour or remember, or if the countryside makes you feel like a child all over again, then these country names for boys are what will bring back your precious memories. Here are more than 50 country names for boys you would want to name your baby boy.
Just not cool if you actually farm Angus cattle…..
Famous people called Angus include Angus Young (the co-founder and lead guitarist of the band AC/DC), Angus Sampson the Australian actor and voice over artist and Angus Ogilvy, the British businessman and husband of Princess Alexandra.
It is from the Latin name, Augustine, meaning magic dignity, or venerable. Plus it is the capital of Texas! Apparently Jensen Ackles lives in Austin…. Hmmmmm Jensen…..
Famous people called Austin include American pop singer Austin Mahone, the professional wrestler Austin Aries and former American football quarterback Austin Davis.
It is derived from the early Middle English word “bakstere” and the Old English word, “bæcere.” It is an Anglo-Saxon and Scottish name, meaning “baker.”
A famous university in Waco.
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Beau or Bo
It is a French baby name meaning handsome.
Bennett is a Latin baby name meaning ‘Blessed’. It is a similar but alternative name to ‘Benjamin’.
Billy the Kid, Billy Rae Cyrus… Billy is a super cute country name for boys!
Blade is an English baby name meaning ‘Wealthy and Glorious’.
Blake… oh Blake. He is just so dreamy. Gwen is a very lucky girl. The epitome of country boys names, Blake is English and means ‘Fair-haired’.
Blake Shelton – a delicious country boy.
It is an English baby name meaning proud.
Brantley is a relative newcomer on the baby name list – is is an English baby name that means ‘Sword with a fiery-touch’. Another one of those delicious names that was a surname, now a popular first name.
Briggs is a Scottish baby name meaning ‘Dweller by the bridge’…. hmmm not very sexy huh. Especially not if you have seen ‘Silence of the Lambs’….
Possibly derived from the word meaning residing near a stream (or brook) from both the Swedish surname Bäckland, meaning bäck “brook, stream” and lund “grove”.
It is a Celtic baby name meaning swift.
Buster is a super adorable country baby name. There have been many famous Buster’s in time gone by including Buster Keaton, Buster Ramsey and Buster Williams. The name Buster actually means ‘Tough guy’.
Byron is an English baby name meaning ‘A barn for cows’. It is also a very famous area of Australia, Byron Bay which is where Liam Hemsworth lives.
It is a Hebrew name which is a form of Cain, meaning craftsman
It is a Hebrew name meaning a dog or faithful.
It is of Irish, Scottish and English Canadian origin, meaning someone who transports goods by cart or wagon. Famous Carters’ include Carter Jenkins, Carter MacIntyre and Carter Oosterhouse.
It is an English baby name meaning wealthy man. Also in tribute to the man in black, Johnny Cash!
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Charlie has been a popular name for baby boys for over 100 years now. It is an English baby name meaning ‘Free man’. Famous Charlie’s include Charlie Chaplin, Charlie Cox and Charlie Sheen.
It is derived from the Old French “chacier, chasser” meaning (to hunt, to chase).
From Old French chesnai ‘oak grove’, it is a name given for someone who lived by or in an oak wood.
Chester is an English baby name meaning ‘Fortress’. A very strong country baby name. Famous Chester’s include Chester Bennington (lead singer of Linkin Park), Chester Carlson and Chester Taylor.
A baby boy’s name meaning ‘Fortress’ (yes the same as Chester).
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It is an Irish baby name meaning the red-haired soldier’s son or ruddy warrior.
It is the shortened form of Clayton, which is a surname originating from the name of a place, which is derived from the Old English elements claēg (clay) and tūn (town, settlement, village, enclosure), thus, “settlement near the clay pit.”
From the Gaelic surname Ó Cuidighthigh, which means”descendant of CUIDIGHTHEACH”.
It is of Middle English origin, meaning “swarthy, coal-black, charcoal”.
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It is derived from the Old English word col, which means coal. It is thought to have originally been a name given for a burner of charcoal or a gatherer or seller of coal.
It is an English baby name meaning from the dark town.
It is an anglicised form of Gaelic Ó Conraoi, meaning ‘descendant of Cú Raoi’, which means ‘hound of the plain’.
Corbin or Korbin
Every time I hear this baby name I automatically think of ‘Korbin Dallas’, Bruce Willis’ character in The Fifth Element.
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It is a surname of Scottish and English origin, and is likely derived from the British dol, meaning “meadow” and gwas, meaning “dwelling”.
It is an English surname which means “valley town” in Old English.
Darcy had always traditionally been a baby girl’s name but that has certainly changed over the last 50 years and now more than ever it is a baby boy’s name. It is a French name that means ‘Dark One’.
Devin has an Irish origin and means ‘Poet’.
It is an Irish baby name meaning like a son.
Another popular surname that has become a first name. Whenever I think of Donovan I think of Ray Donovan – fantastic TV show!
It is a royalty title used as nickname or given name. It is also an abbreviation of Marmaduke.
It is derived from Diot, a Latin Dionysius or Dionysia, referring to the god of wine.
An Earl is a nobleman and is of English origin. Although it was always considered a title rather than a name. Although this baby name hasn’t been popular in the last 150 years or so, we do think we will see a resurgence in 2020.
Easton is a baby boy name of English origin meaning ‘East facing place’.
It is an English name meaning ‘Hard worker;.
It is an old variant of Evered, which is a name derived from the Old English Eoforheard (brave as a wild boar) — eofor (a wild boar) and heard (strong, brave, hearty).
I really adore this name. Meaning ‘Arrow maker’ it sounds like he could be a lawyer or a surfer – a bit quirky but still somewhat traditional.
It is of French origin meaning “a token of defiance or one who is defiant.”
Gannon means ‘Fair skinned and fair haired’ and is Irish in origin. Gannon sounds like a potential President…
It is a Norse baby name meaning defender. Of course we can’t help but think of Country Music Superstar Garth Brooks!
Garrett is so country – I just love the sound of this baby name that means ‘Hard spear’ and is Irish in origin. Stephanie Meyer’s character in Twilight (Breaking Dawn) called Garrett saw a resurgence of this name in popularity.
With the name Garrison meaning ‘Spear fortified town’ – the name makes you think of the Wild West in Texas.
It is perhaps a variant of Catlin or Gadling, a nickname which is from Old English gœdeling meaning ‘kinsman’, ‘companion’, but also ‘low fellow’.
It is of Gaelic origin meaning noble or illustrious one.
Greyson or Grayson
The name ‘Greyson’ means ‘Son of the grey haired man’. It is very distinguished and serious.
Made famous by the character from the hit Country Music TV Show, Nashville, Gunnar is an Old Norse name meaning ‘Warrior’.
It is originally a short form of Hankin which was a medieval diminutive of John. In the United States, it has been used as a diminutive of Henry, which is perhaps influenced by Dutch diminutive Henk.
Hardy or Harding
Hardy is a German baby name meaning ‘Bold and brave’.
Hayes is an English baby boy name meaning ‘Hedged area’. Famous people who have called their sons Hayes include Kevin Costner and Jessica Alba.
Houston is a great unisex name of Irish decent.
Huck or Huckleberry
Huck is an adorable baby name for boys, of course named after the infamous character ‘Huckleberry Finn’ written by Mark Twain.
Hudson is an upstanding baby name which means ‘Son of Hugh’, or ‘Son of Richard’.
Hunter is an English baby boy name meaning ‘One who hunts’.
Alan Jackson is a famous Country and Western Singer.
Jeb is a Hebrew name meaning ‘Beloved friend’.
Jed, like Jeb, is a Hebrew name. It means ‘Beloved of the Lord’. It screams ‘Cowboy’ and is both macho and cool. Alternatives to Jed include Zeb, Jeb or Judd.
Jensen Ackles. That is all.
It is from the Hebrew name יִשַׁי (Yishay) which possibly means “gift”.
In the Bible, Jethro was the biblical father-in-law of Moses. It is best known today for its association with The Beverley Hillbillies, but is is a through and though perfect name for a country boy!
It is a Hebrew baby name meaning praised.
Keaton is an English name meaning ‘Shed town’. One of those popular surnames that have now turned into surnames.
No – don’t think of Kendall Jenner – Kendall is a great baby boy’s name. It means ‘Royal valley’ and has English origins.
Kenny Rogers comes to mind when you hear the name Kenny. A derivative of the name ‘Kenneth’, it is a Scottish-Gaelic name meaning ‘Born of the fire’. Famous Kenny’s include:
- Kenny Rogers (Country Musician)
- Kenny Chesney (Country Musician)
- Kenny Loggins (Record Producer and Song Writer)
- Kenny G (Famous Saxophone Player)
Kenton is an English baby name meaning ‘The Royal Settlement’. A very old fashioned name that is seeing a huge resurgence in popularity for 2020.
If I had been born a boy, I would be now known as Kingsley. It is an English baby name meaning ‘King’s meadow’.
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Lamar is a very old French name meaning ‘The pond’. It has been used since the late 19th Century and is a very formal country boys name.
Landon means ‘Long hill’ and has English origins. The name saw a resurgence in the 1970’s with the tv show ‘Little House on the Prairie, as Pa, was played by dashing actor Michael Landon. Blink 182 drummer Travis Barker called his son Landon (and it is also Travis’s middle name).
From an English patronymic surname meaning “son of Laurence/Lawrence”. It is originally derived from the Latin Laurentius meaning “someone from Laurentum.”
Levi is a biblical baby name meaning ‘Joined’, or ‘Attached’. Levi was Apostle Matthew’s name before he became an apostle. Matthew McConaughey and Sheryl Crow both called their sons ‘Levi’.
Logan isn’t just a suburb of Brisbane, it is also a hugely popular country name for boys! Of Scottish heritage, it means ‘Small hollow’.
Mac is a Scottish baby name meaning ‘Son of’. So MacKenzie means ‘Son of Kenzie’. MacDonald means ‘Son of Donald’. Cute huh!
It is an English baby name meaning someone who is an independent man who avoids conformity.
Miller is an English name meaning ‘Grinder of grain’.
Mitchell is an English baby name derived from the name ‘Michael’. Often shortened to ‘Mitch’, it is a popular surname that has become a first name.
Murphy is Irish for ‘Sea Warrior’.
It originated from the Middle English phrase “Atten ash” meaning “At the ash tree”. It was also used to describe a person who lived at or near an ash tree.
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It is a German baby name meaning ‘Wealthy;.
Patterson is a very formal, upright country baby name of English origin meaning ‘Son of Peter’.
Randall is English meaning ‘Shield Wolf’. It is a medieval name.
Remington isn’t just the brand of a gun, it is an Old English name meaning ‘Raven’. Kelly Clarkson called her son born in 2016 Remington.
It is a Welsh baby name meaning a form of Rhys: ardent; fiery. Made infamous by the epic saga, ‘Gone with the Wind’. Rhett Butler – what a man.
It is of Scottish origin meaning ‘Red King’.
It is an Anglo-Norman name of Norman origin, meaning”king”.
It is a Celtic baby name meaning someone who cuts timber. Made popular by the Lost character called ‘Sawyer’.
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Yes we all love Blake, but now even his surname is a famous baby name for boys!
It is a Latin baby name meaning of the forest. God of trees and forests.
It perhaps originated from the Anglo-Saxon word Stytt—a nickname for a boxer or fighter—or the Old English Stot/Stott—a nickname for a cattle dealer or a wild, young person.
This English and German surname means a person who tanned leather hides.
It is an English baby name meaning cheerful.
What could be more country than the baby name ‘Tex’. Of English origin, the name is after the great ole state of Texas. Famous Tex’s include Australian singer Tex Perkins, Country Singer Tex Ritter, Saxophonist Tex Beneke and Voice Actor Tex Hammond.
Travis is a name that has been popular for over a hundred years. It is a French derived baby name meaning ‘Tollgate Keeper’.
It is a Greek version of the Hebrew biblical name “Toviyah” (טוביה), meaning “The goodness of God”.
It is an English baby name meaning ford (as in river crossing) or ‘advancer’.
Waylon Jennings is a very famous Country Music Artist. And although it might seem a little dated now, it is seeing a resurgence in 2020. The name Waylon is of English origin and means ‘Land beside the road’. Another famous Waylon that more people may have heard of is ‘Waylon Smithers’. The character from The Simpsons.
With a baby name meaning ‘Western Meadow’, is there a more country name than that of Wesley.
With a relaxed American western cowboy feel, Weston means literally ‘From the Western town’.
The surname of the best two characters on the television series ‘Supernatural’. Oh and the name of a gun.
It is an English baby name meaning guide; wide; wood.
It is a Hebrew baby name meaning gift from God.