50+ Strong Country Names for Boys – Yee Haw!

Dallas

It is a surname of Scottish and English origin and is likely derived from the British dol, meaning “meadow” and gwas, meaning “dwelling”.

Dalton

It is an English surname which means “valley town” in Old English.

Darcy

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

Devin has an Irish origin and means ‘Poet’.

Dillon

It is an Irish baby name meaning like a son.

Donovan

Another popular surname that has become a first name.  Whenever I think of Donovan I think of Ray Donovan – fantastic TV show!

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Duke

It is a royalty title used as nickname or given name. It is also an abbreviation of Marmaduke.

Dwight

It is derived from Diot, a Latin Dionysius or Dionysia, referring to the god of wine.

Earl

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

Easton is a baby boy name of English origin meaning ‘East facing place’.

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Emmett

It is an English name meaning ‘Hard worker;.

Everett

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).

Euston

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Fletcher

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.

Gage

It is of French origin meaning “a token of defiance or one who is defiant.”

Gannon

Gannon means ‘Fair-skinned and fair-haired’ and is Irish in origin. Gannon sounds like a potential President…

Garth

It is a Norse baby name meaning defender. Of course, we can’t help but think of Country Music Superstar Garth Brooks!

Garrett

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.

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Garrison

With the name Garrison meaning ‘Spear fortified town’ – the name makes you think of the Wild West in Texas.

Gatlin

It is perhaps a variant of Catlin or Gadling, a nickname which is from Old English gœdeling meaning ‘kinsman’, ‘companion’, but also ‘low fellow’.

Grady

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.

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Gunnar

Made famous by the character from the hit Country Music TV Show, Nashville, Gunnar is an Old Norse name meaning ‘Warrior’.

Hank

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

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

Houston is a great unisex name of Irish descent.

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

Hudson is an upstanding baby name which means ‘Son of Hugh’, or ‘Son of Richard’.

Hunter

Hunter is an English baby boy name meaning ‘One who hunts’.

Jackson or Jaxson

Alan Jackson is a famous Country and Western Singer.

Jeb or Jebb

Jeb is a Hebrew name meaning ‘Beloved friend’.

Jed or Jedd

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

Jensen Ackles. That is all.

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Jesse

It is from the Hebrew name יִשַׁי (Yishay) which possibly means “gift”.

Jethro

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!

Judd

It is a Hebrew baby name meaning praised.

Keaton

Keaton is an English name meaning ‘Shed town’.  One of those popular surnames that have now turned into surnames.

Kendall

No – don’t think of Kendall Jenner – Kendall is a great baby boy’s name.  It means ‘Royal valley’ and has English origins.

Kenny

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

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.

Kingsley

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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