115+ Whimsical Boy Names That Will *Definitely* Inspire You

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On the hunt for the perfect whimsical boy’s name, but haven’t quite found the one?

From classic novels, to nature-inspired names, scholarly, quirky, Biblical, and quintessentially traditional – there are so many places to look for inspiration in order to find the whimsical boys names that’s just right for your little one.

Is there a classic childhood fairy tale that your parents would read you each night?

Perhaps one of your grandparent’s friends taught you a particularly special lesson?

Is there somewhere in the great outdoors that you made treasured memories?

For example, was there a lake or beach that you visited as a child that you have fond memories of? What was the name of it? Do you remember the name of the road you had to drive on to get there?

Take some time to brainstorm a list of meaningful moments and places and use them as a jumping off point in coming up with the whimsical baby names to consider.

In order to help get you going, I’ve put together this list of my favorite whimsical boy names that are uncommon, special and might just be the one you’ve been looking for.

Let’s get to it – 

The Best Whimsical Boy Names

Here are some of the most unique whimsical boy names to inspire you:

  • Zephyr
  • Percival
  • Yale
  • Cato
  • Garland
  • Forest
  • Gunnar
  • Finley
  • Truett
  • Hart
  • Zev
  • Thor
  • Nehemiah
  • Hansel
  • Wolfe
  • Cecil
  • Amadeus
  • Gideon
  • Hawthorne
  • Finnegan
  • Huck
  • Kenji
  • Perseus
  • Zayn
  • Clover
  • Yates
  • Witt
  • Roam
  • Zeus
  • Barnaby
  • Alfred
  • Huckleberry
  • Wells
  • Silas
  • Ruxbin
  • Finch
  • Basil
  • Phinehas
  • Wolfgang
  • Soren
  • Ellis
  • Zayden
  • Oak
  • Wilfred
  • Pippin
  • Fitz
  • Cedric
  • Fox
  • Rune
  • Caspar
  • Keats
  • Oceane
  • Arlo
  • Gulliver
  • Wilbur
  • Titus
  • Emerald
  • Given
  • October
  • Tully
  • Zeus
  • Fable
  • Tauren
  • Achilles
  • Elio
  • Clover
  • Wiley
  • Quaid
  • Arno
  • Jett
  • Auden
  • Axel
  • Tobin
  • Wilder
  • Ansel
  • Mortimer
  • Rufus
  • Orion
  • Cornelius
  • Jasper
  • Orson
  • Boaz
  • Story
  • Arrow
  • Samwell
  • Barnabas
  • York
  • Acre
  • Magnus
  • Oslo
  • Augustus
  • Tobias
  • Soren
  • Alfie
  • Theodore
  • Lake
  • Fitzgerald
  • Poet
  • Perry
  • Flynn
  • True
  • Samuel
  • Franklin
  • Sawyer
  • Jesper
  • Linus
  • Bowie
  • Milo
  • Hemingway
  • Toby
  • Perrin
  • Otis
  • Willis

What do you think about these whimsical boy names?

I truly hope at least a few of them have moved and inspired you, and that you’ve been encouraged to continue to think outside of the box in finding the name that’s just right for your little one!

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