Inside: Looking for boy names that start with Y? You’ll love these modern names real moms are using from Yaeger to York!
Give your baby boy a handsome and strong Y name like Yarden, Yakub and Yash. 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 Y 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!)
Y Names for Boys
- Yaeger – German origin, Chase, Hunt
- Yakub – Arabic origin, Supplanter
- Yale – English origin, From the fertile upland
- Yan – Chinese origin, Pretty colors, Swallow bird
- Yancy – American origin, Created name
- Yanisin – Native American origin, Ashamed
- Yarden – Hebrew origin, To flow down
- Yardley – Hebrew origin, From the wood where spars were got
- Yash – Indian origin, Glory, Fame
- Yasin – Arabic origin, The Prophet Muhammad
- Yasser/Yaser/Yasir – Arabic origin, Rich, Easy, Smooth
- Yasu – Japanese origin, Calm
- Yates – English origin, Dweller by the gate
- York – English origin, From the town of Eburos
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Which of these Y names for boys are your favorite? Let me know in the comments!