65+ *Cutest* Surfer Boy Names (For Your Beachy Babe)

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Searching for cute surfer boy names? These super cool baby boy names give serious sun & sand vibes.

a toddler boy standing in the ocean with waves splashing

Modern Surfer Boy Names

Looking for modern surfer vibes for the next generation of wave-ridin’ boys? All the names in this section embody that rad modern surfer spirit. 


  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: messenger of God


  • Origin: German
  • Meaning: soldier or merciful


  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: from the oak meadow


  • Origin: Irish
  • Meaning: victorious


  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: path or roadway


  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: sea


  • Origin: Sanskrit
  • Meaning: enlightenment


  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: highest point


  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: untamed


  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: fortified hill


  • Origin: Danish
  • Meaning: from the sea land


  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: land near the sea


  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: flowing body of water


  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: one of extraordinary accomplishment 


  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: small bay

Real Surfer Boy Names

Next up, this next set of names is full of bonafide surfer boys – these names are all of real surfers carving their own legendary paths through the waves. Pick a name in this section from surfing’s finest All Stars.


  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: village with cross
  • About: Crosby Colapinto is a young surfer from San Clemente California.


  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: cart driver
  • About: One of the Eastern Surfacing Association’s 2023 All-Stars, Carter Doorley is makin’ waves.


  • Origin: Irish
  • Meaning: blonde or fair
  • About: Finn McGill’s hometown is North Shore Oahu, Hawaii and he ranked #16 in the Men’s Qualifying Series in 2023.


  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: from Denmark
  • About: Dane Casey is a member of the 2023 ESA All-Star Team.


  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: forest keeper
  • About: Jarryd Foster grew up surfing big swell on the south-west coast of Australia.


  • Origin: Native American (Sioux)
  • Meaning: Friend
  • About: The name Koda is an ode to the young Australian Koda Killorn, who’s ranked #48 in the men’s Qualifying Series for 2023. 


  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: pointed hill
  • About: The world-renowned Kipp Caddy has over 30,000 followers on instagram, where he shares epic photos of his surfing journey.


  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: God is my strength
  • About: With a massive 11 million followers on Instagram, Gabriel Medina’s impact on the surfing world is huge. With two world titles under his belt, this Brazilian surfer is one to watch.


  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: huntsman
  • About: This name is an ode to Chase Lieder, who placed in the number 17 spot on the men’s Longboard Tour in 2023.


  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: leather worker
  • About: From California, Tanner Gudauskas has over 65 thousand followers on Instagram. With his competition days behind him, he runs a foundation called Positive Vibe Warriors that supports youth water safety programs around the world.


  • Origin: Welsh
  • Meaning: fierce
  • About: Griffin Colapinto hails from San Clemente, California and is a regular contender in the World Surf League Championship.


  • Origin: Irish
  • Meaning: lively
  • About: Robert Kelly Slater is most well known for being a World Surf League champion a record breaking 11 times.


  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: coal or dark
  • About: Another famous surfer from SoCal, Cole Houshmand, ranked number 7 in the men’s Qualifying Series for 2023.


  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: barrel or round
  • About: Kade Matson has gained international recognition for his cometitive surf performances on the Men’s Championship Tour.


  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: God is gracious
  • About: Crowned Surfer of the Year twice at the Australian Surfing Awards, Jack Robinson is known for his powerful and dynamic style in the water.

Classic Surfer Boy Names

Full of names that capture the essence of sun-soaked beaches, endless waves, and the laid-back feeling that defines the surfing subculture, this section has all the classic surfer boy name’s you’re looking for.


  • Origin: Hawai’in
  • Meaning: sea or ocean


  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: knight or mounted warrior


  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: like the sun


  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: one who avoid conformity


  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: bringer of light


  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: man’s defender


  • Origin: Hawai’in
  • Meaning: cool breeze

Surfer Boy Names from TV & Movies

These surfer boy names from tv series and films all give main character energy:


From classic surf movie, Soul Surfer, Byron is main character, Bethany Hamilton’s best friend’s brother. Maybe obvious, but Byron Bay is also a famous beach town in Austrlia.


Another Soul Surfer steal, Noah Hamilton is surf hero Bethany’s older brother.


Call me a millenial but The O.C., anyone? Luke Ward was a main character in the earlier seasons of the The O.C. (which stands for Orange County).


Although this name is super versatile, it was first spotted by hot dad, Tate Donovan, our last pick from The O.C.


Sometimes all you want to do is curl up and watch some trashy tv. In my case, it was the Netflix reality series Byron Baes, and the surfer boy name find? Elias.

Hawai’in Surfer Boy Names

Lastly, these Hawai’in surfer boy names are so real, I can almost taste the aรงai bowl and feel the sand on my toes: 


  • Origin: Polynesian
  • Meaning: brave


  • Origin: Hawai’in
  • Meaning: strength of the sea


  • Origin: Hawai’in
  • Meaning: power of the ocean


  • Origin: Polynesian
  • Meaning: brave man


  • Origin: Hawai’in
  • Meaning: ocean that billows

Wrapping Up

Well, that’s a wrap, broski!

Whether you love the feel of a more familiar name like Cooper or Kade, or are more into something with a super authentic feel like Kainoa, I hope you’ve added at least a few contenders to your baby names list for the day!

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