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21 Modern Boy Names that Start with W (with Meanings!)

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Inside: Looking for boy names that start with W? You’ll love these modern names real moms are using from Walker to Wyatt!

Give your baby boy a handsome and strong W name like Warner, Wilder and Winston. 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 W 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 W names for boys with meanings, and don’t forget boy names that start with U and boy names that start with V.

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W Names for Boys

  1. Walker – English origin, Fuller of cloth
  2. Wallis – English origin, Foreigner, Stranger
  3. Ward – English origin, Guardian
  4. Warner – English origin, Army Guard
  5. Watts – English origin, Family of Walter/Watt
  6. Waylon – English origin, Land by the road
  7. Wells/Welles – English origin, From the well or spring
  8. Wesley – English origin, From the West field
  9. West – English origin, From the West
  10. Weston – English origin, From the West town
  11. Wheeler – English origin, Wheel maker
  12. Whelan – Irish origin, Surname
  13. Wilder – English origin, Wild animal
  14. Wilfred – English origin, Will peace
  15. William – English origin, With gilded helmet
  16. Winston/Wynstan/Wynston – English origin, From Wina’s town
  17. Woodrow – English origin, From the lane in the woods
  18. Wyatt – English origin, Son of guy

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Your Turn

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

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