Skip to Content

24 Modern Boy Names that Start with S (with Meanings!)

This post may contain affiliate links. Please visit my disclosure policy for more information.

Inside: Looking for boy names that start with S? You’ll love these modern names real moms are using from Samson to Sullivan!

Give your baby boy a handsome and strong S name like Sawyer, Slade and Stockton. These trendy names are sure to stand out and are perfect for any mom and baby to be.

I’ve included only the most modern S names out there, curated from the other baby name lists on my site. (No need to scroll through 100’s names real moms would never use!)

So here are the best S names for boys with meanings, and don’t forget boy names that start with Q and boy names that start with R.

Little boy reads book on the floor.

S Names for Boys

  1. Salome – Hebrew origin, Welcome, Peace
  2. Sam – English origin, Short name for Samuel
  3. Samson – Hebrew origin, Sun, Service
  4. Sawyer – English origin, Wood cutter
  5. Sebastian – Greek origin, Venerable
  6. Segen – German origin, Blessing
  7. Shaquille – American origin, Handsome
  8. Siegfried – German origin, Surname
  9. Silas/Sylis – Latin origin, Man of the forest
  10. Slade – English origin, Dweller in the valley
  11. Smith – English origin, Blacksmith or other skilled worker
  12. Solomon – Hebrew origin, Peaceful one
  13. Soony – Unknow origin, Created name
  14. Soren – Scandinavian origin, Severe
  15. Sped – English origin, Success, Good Fortune
  16. Stanlee/Stanley – English origin, From the stony field
  17. Steel – English origin, Steel
  18. Steeler – English origin, Steelworker
  19. Sterling – English origin, Starling, Little star
  20. Stetson – American origin, Created name
  21. Stockton – English origin, From the monastery town
  22. Sullivan – Irish origin, Dark-eyed

Want More?

Want even more modern boy names? You’ll love these!

Your Turn

Which of these S names for boys are your favorite? Let me know in the comments!

Pinterest graphic with text and little boy reading book.