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113 Two Syllable Boy Names for Modern Little Dudes

May 30, 2021

113 Two Syllable Boy Names for Modern Little Dudes

Let’s find the perfect 2 syllable name for your baby boy…

On the hunt for a modern boy’s name that sounds cool but isn’t over-done?

This list of two syllable boy names is just what you’re looking for!

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Related: Best Short Boy Names (135 trendy and timeless names)

Trendy Two Syllable Boy Names

These double syllable names are hot right now!

  • Aiden / Aden {little fire} This is the 24th most popular baby boy’s name in the U.S.
  • Ashton {ash tree town}
  • Brody {broad island}
  • Caden {round}
  • Carter {transporter of goods} This is the 33rd most popular baby boy’s name in the U.S.
  • Cohen {priest}
  • Colton {from the coal town}
  • Grayson {son of the steward} This is the 35th most popular baby boy’s name in the U.S.
  • Hudson {like the river} This is the 42nd most popular baby boy’s name in the U.S.
  • Jackson {son of Jack} This is the 17th most popular baby boy’s name in the U.S.
  • Jaxon {God is gracious} This is the 48th most popular baby boy’s name in the U.S.
  • Jayden {thankful} This is the 37th most popular baby boy’s name in the U.S.
  • Logan {little hollow} This is the 16th most popular baby boy’s name in the U.S.
  • Mason {stone worker} This is the 11th most popular baby boy’s name in the U.S.
  • Parker {park keeper}
  • Rowan {little redhead}
  • Soren {stern}

If you’re looking for a great middle name for any of these trendy 2 syllable boy names, here are a few combinations!

Aiden Blaze, Ashton Crew, Brody Maverick, Caden Knox, Carter Reece, Cohen Gabriel, Colton Nash, Grayson Pierce, Hudson Chase, Jackson Romeo, Jaxon Stone Jayden Parker, Logan Grey, Mason Wilder, Parker Hayes, Rowan Troy, Soren Maddox

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Short Two Syllable Boy Names

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For a double syllable boy’s name that’s short but mighty, check out these baby names that are only 3 or 4 letters:

  • Arlo {literary name}
  • Eli {uplifted}
  • Enzo {Henry}
  • Ezra {helper} This is the 44th most popular baby boy’s name in the U.S.
  • Leo {lion} This is the 36th most popular baby boy’s name in the U.S.
  • Levi {joined} This is the 18th most popular baby boy’s name in the U.S.
  • Liam {protection} This is the #1 most popular baby boy’s name in the U.S.
  • Luca {man from Lucania}
  • Milo {soldier}
  • Nico {people of victory}
  • Noah {to comfort} This is the 2nd most popular baby boy’s name in the U.S.
  • Owen {young warrior} This is the 22nd most popular baby boy’s name in the U.S.
  • Remy {oarsman}
  • Theo {divine gift}

If you need a great middle name for any of these short 2 syllable boy names, here are a few combinations!

Arlo Harrison, Eli Ascher, Enzo Birch, Ezra Maddox, Leo James, Levi Oliver, Liam Brendon, Luca Vincent, Milo Hayden, Nico Benjamin, Noah Porter, Owen Sebastian, Remy Brooks, Theo Banks

P.S. If you like short names, you may also like this list of one syllable boy names.

Masculine Two Syllable Boy Names

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Here are some rugged and valiant double syllable names for your little man…

  • Archer {bowman}
  • Brendon {prince}
  • Darren {little great one}
  • Dawson {son of David}
  • Hunter {one who hunts}
  • Lincoln {town by the pool} This is the 40th most popular baby boy’s name in the U.S.
  • Madden {little dog}
  • Roman {citizen of Rome}
  • Ryder {horseman}
  • Sawyer {wood cutter}
  • Trenton {Trent’s town}

If you’re looking for a great middle name for any of these masculine 2 syllable boy names, here are a few combinations!

Archer Brant, Brendon Colt, Darren Ford, Dawson Grey, Hunter Drake, Lincoln Tripp, Madden Rex, Roman Kane, Ryder Knox, Sawyer Stone, Trenton Grant

Edgy Two Syllable Boy Names

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Now for some cool baby names with an avant-gard vibe or rock ‘n roll ring…

  • Axel {father of peace}
  • Damon {to tame}
  • Hendrix {son of Hendrik}
  • Jagger {carter}
  • Ledger {book}
  • Lennox {elm grove}
  • Maddox {fortunate}
  • Paxton {peace town}
  • Phoenix {mythical bird}
  • Xander {defender}

If you’re looking for a great middle name for any of these edgy 2 syllable boy names, here are a few combinations!

Axel Chase, Damon Fox, Hendrix Hayes, Jagger Nash, Ledger Brooks, Lennox Judd, Maddox Wade, Paxton Blaze, Phoenix Wilder, Xander Drake

Southern Two Syllable Boy Names

Baby Boy Wearing a Cowboy Hat

Even if you don’t live in the South, these are adorable names for baby boys…

  • Abbott {father}
  • Austin {magnificent}
  • Camden {winding valley}
  • Corbin {crow}
  • Dallas {skilled}
  • Declan {man of prayer}
  • Easton {east facing place}
  • Gavin {white hawk}
  • Lawson {son of Lawrence}
  • Preston {priest’s town}
  • Travis {toll keeper}
  • Trevor {from the large village}
  • Walker {inspector of the forest}
  • Waylon {roadside land}
  • Weston {from the western town}
  • Wyatt {brave in war} This is the 29th most popular baby boy’s name in the U.S.

If you’re looking for a great middle name for any of these southern 2 syllable boy names, here are a few combinations!

Abbott Knox, Austin Cole, Camden Beck, Corbin Hyde, Dallas Jax, Declan James, Easton Cruz, Gavin Duke, Lawson Drake, Preston Bridge, Travis Ryder, Trevor Gabriel, Walker Quinn, Waylon Grant, Weston Reese, Wyatt Hayes

Nature Two Syllable Boy Names

Baby Boy Outdoors at the Park

For an organic double syllable boy’s name that means land, water, or animal, check out these options!

  • Asher {ash tree dweller} This is the 32nd most popular baby boy’s name in the U.S.
  • Falcon {bird}
  • Forest {woods}
  • Hayden {hedged valley}
  • Jonah {dove}
  • Kellan {swamp}
  • Landon {long hill}
  • River {water}
  • Silas / Sylas {forest}
  • Wilder {untamed}

If you’re looking for a great middle name for any of these nature-related 2 syllable boy names, here are a few combinations!

Asher Grey, Falcon Reed, Forest Blake, Hayden Fox, Jonah Pierce, Kellan Crew, Landon Hayes, River Phoenix, Silas Stone, Wilder Holt

If you like nature names, you may also like this huge list of hippie names.

Cute Two Syllable Boy Names

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Here are some seriously adorable boy’s names…

  • Benji {son of the right hand}
  • Boden {hill}
  • Brady {broad meadow}
  • Cooper {wood repairer}
  • Felix {fortunate}
  • Grady {noble}
  • Porter {transporter}
  • Saylor {boatman or dancer}
  • Tucker {fabric pleater}

If you’re looking for a great middle name for any of these cute 2 syllable boy names, here are a few combinations!

Benji Finn, Boden Gage, Brady Dean, Cooper Abbott, Felix Clay, Grady Oliver, Porter Cole, Saylor Bennett, Tucker Adams

Unique Two Syllable Boy Names

portrait of baby boyAll of these baby names are uncommon without being too far out there…

  • Brenner {charcoal burner}
  • Cyrus {sun}
  • Denver {city}
  • Holden {hollow valley}
  • Judson {son of Jordan}
  • Kingston {king’s town}
  • London {great river}
  • Miller {grain grinder}
  • Onyx {black gem stone}
  • Patton {fighter’s town}
  • Radley {red meadow}
  • Sterling {quality}
  • Tanner {leather tanner}

If you’re looking for a great middle name for any of these unique 2 syllable boy names, here are a few combinations!

Brenner Mason, Cyrus Hudson, Denver Bryce, Holden Pax, Judson Bridge, Kingston Judd, London James, Miller Rhodes, Onyx Jaxson, Patton Hayes, Radley Pierce, Sterling Ford, Tanner Reese

Timeless Two Syllable Boy Names

timeless baby namesThese baby names have stood the test of time. They’re classic, yet modern, and may be just what you’re going for!

  • Bennett {blessed}
  • Caleb {devotion}
  • Carson {son the marsh dwellers}
  • Dylan {son of the sea}
  • Emmett {universal}
  • Ethan {long-lived} This is the 13th most popular baby boy’s name in the U.S.
  • Harris {son of Harry}
  • Jacob {to follow} This is the 15th most popular baby boy’s name in the U.S.
  • Jordan {descend}
  • Tyler {tile maker}
  • Wesley {western meadow}

If you’re looking for a great middle name for any of these timeless 2 syllable boy names, here are a few combinations!

Bennett Brooks, Caleb James, Carson Gabriel, Dylan Slate, Emmett Ford, Ethan Knox, Harris Cooper, Jacob Finn, Jordan Bennett, Tyler Gage, Wesley Ryan

If you like timeless names, you may also like this list of 3 syllable boy names!

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Final thoughts on choosing a 2 syllable name for your baby boy

Choosing the perfect name for your son is incredibly difficult! You can’t go wrong with any of the names on this list.

For more baby name ideas, check out this awesome list of 70 modern one syllable boy names.

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113 Modern Two Syllable Boy Names