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Trying to find popular German names for boys? Consider these classic and traditional German boy names for your new bundle of joy.

Choosing a name for your new son is one of the most exciting parts of being a parent. Your newborn baby boy is due any day now, and you’re still browsing for the best baby names.

Perhaps you’re influenced by your German roots or just German culture in general, but you are thinking about an old German name for your child.

Traditional German names are known for a hard consonant sound such as Dietrich, Frederick, and Conrad. Popular German names are influenced by surrounding European countries. Names include Brenner, Bronson, and Carey. 

For other male baby names influenced by Germany, check out this list below. Consider these strong German names and choose your favorite.

Classic German Baby Boy Names To Consider (With Meanings)

German baby boy names

  • Abbe
    • Meaning: My Father is Joyful
  • Abbott
    • Meaning: Father, Priest, Father of Abbey
  • Abelard
    • Meaning: Noble
  • Adal
    • Meaning: Noble
  • Adalwolf
    • Meaning: Noble Wolf
  • Alexander
    • Meaning: Defender of Mankind
  • Amery
    • Meaning: Divine
  • Amo
    • Meaning: Power of an Eagle
  • Archard
    • Meaning: Strong
  • Arnold
    • Meaning: Strong as an Eagle
  • Barduwulf
    • Meaning: An Ax-Wielding Wolf
  • Baltasar
    • Meaning: Protected by God
  • Baldwin
    • Meaning: brave
  • Baret
    • Meaning: Bear-Strength
  • Barnard
    • Meaning: Brave, Bear, Courageous
  • Barnim
    • Meaning: To Protect
  • Barrett
    • Meaning: Strong as a Bear
  • Baron
    • Meaning: Noble Man
  • Ben
    • Meaning: Son Of
  • Bren
    • Meaning: Flame
  • Brenner
    • Meaning: One Who Works With Fire
  • Bronson
    • Meaning: Brown’s Son
  • Carey
    • Meaning: He Lives in the Fortress
  • Cariel
    • Meaning: He is a Free Man
  • Carsten
    • Meaning: Christian

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Male German baby names

  • Christoph
    • Meaning: Christ Bearer
  • Conrad
    • Meaning: Bold and Mighty, Admired by All
  • Corrado
    • Meaning: Fearless, Bold, Not Afraid, Valiant
  • Corty
    • Meaning: One Who Advises Others Boldly and in a Candid Manner
  • Cuma
    • Meaning: The One Who Bears Christ
  • David
    • Meaning: The Beloved Friend
  • Delmar
    • Meaning: One Who Came from Sea
  • Derek
    • Meaning: The People’s Ruler
  • Dietrich
    • Meaning: King Of Nations
  • Edgar
    • Meaning: Spearman
  • Egelbert
    • Meaning: A Bright Light of God
  • Egon
    • Meaning: One Who Gets Strong with a Sword
  • Elias
    • Meaning: One Who Believes Yahweh is the Lord
  • Fedde
    • Meaning: Peace
  • Franz
    • Meaning: German Version of Frank
  • Frederick
    • Meaning: Peaceful Ruler
  • Garit
    • Meaning: A Person Who is Always with a Spear
  • Garold/Gerald
    • Meaning: A Ruler Who Controls the Army with a Spear
  • Geoffrey
    • Meaning: Man of Peace
  • Godfrey
    • Meaning: Peace of God
  • Gunther
    • Meaning: Warrior
  • Hans
    • Meaning: God is Gracious; German Version of John
  • Hedwig
    • Meaning: Fighter
  • Henry
    • Meaning: Estate Ruler
  • Hulbart
    • Meaning: Elegant

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german name ideas for boys

  • Jarem
    • Meaning: A Might Spearman
  • Johan/Joannes
    • Meaning: God is Gracious; German Version of John
  • Kaiser
    • Meaning: German version of Caeser
  • Karl
    • Meaning: Manly; Strong
  • Keifer
    • Meaning: Pine Tree; Jaw
  • Koen
    • Meaning: Wise
  • Kort
    • Meaning: Honest Advisor: Courageous
  • Kurtis
    • Meaning: Polite One
  • Leon
    • Meaning: Lion
  • Leopold
    • Meaning: Bold
  • Louis
    • Meaning: Great Knight, Brave Warrior
  • Mantel
    • Meaning: Cloak Bearer, Makes Garment
  • Marcus/Markus
    • Meaning: Of Mars
  • Martell
    • Meaning: Warrior of Mars
  • Mayne
    • Meaning: One Who is Powerful and Strong
  • Nicko
    • Meaning: God of Success
  • Nikolaus
    • Meaning: Victorious
  • Noah
    • Meaning: Relaxation, Restful, Harmony, Calm
  • Odie
    • Meaning: The Superman Among Human Being
  • Otto
    • Meaning: Wealthy
  • Raymond
    • Meaning: Wise Protector
  • Reiner
    • Meaning: Counselor
  • Robert
    • Meaning: Glory Bright
  • Roderick
    • Meaning: Famous Ruler
  • Royce
    • Meaning: German Version of Reece; Roy’s Son
  • Ryker
    • Meaning: Rich
  • Truman
    • Meaning: Spear of Strength
  • Wiley
    • Meaning: Brilliant
  • William
    • Meaning: Protector

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