Boy Names Start With O

Name Origin meaning Popularname
OANNESAssyrian a deity half man half fish.-----
OBIAfrican heart. -----
OCHIENGAfrican born when the sun shines. -----
OCTHAAnglo Saxon eight. -----
OCTHAArthurian eight a son of Hengist. -----
ODAkkadian Shamas. -----
ODHIAMBOAfrican born in the evening. -----
OGECHIAfrican time spirit. -----
OJIAMBOAfrican born in the afternoon. -----
OLABISIAfrican salvation increases. -----
OLAMIDEAfrican salvation has arrived. -----
OLANREWAJUAfrican the face of salvation. -----
OLATUNDEAfrican salvation has returned. -----
OLEKArabic great. -----
OLUCHIAfrican work of God. -----
OLUFEMIAfrican God loves me. -----
OLUJIMIAfrican I am given by God. -----
OLUKAYODEAfrican God brings joy to me. -----
OLUMIDEAfrican God has brought me. -----
OLUWASEGUNAfrican God is victor. -----
OLUWASEUNAfrican God we give thanks. -----
OLUWASEYIAfrican God made this. -----
OLUWATOYINAfrican the Christ deserves praise. -----
OLWENYOAfrican born in war time. -----
OMARArabic cultivated abundant rich. -----
ONIAfrican crocodile . -----
ONYEKAAfrican who is greatest -----
ONYEKACHUKWUAfrican who is greater than the great God -----
OPEYEMIAfrican I praise and give thanks. -----
ORANAramaic light. -----
ORCHAMUSAkkadian an early Chaldean king. -----
OSAMAArabic lion like. -----
OSBEORHTAnglo Saxon divine glory. -----
OSBEORNAnglo Saxon divine bear. -----
OSCETYLAnglo Saxon divine kettle. -----
OSGARAnglo Saxon divine spear. -----
OSGODAnglo Saxon rune god. -----
OSMANArabic baby bustard. -----
OSMUNDAnglo Saxon divine protection. -----
OSULFAnglo Saxon divine wolf. -----
OSUMAREAfrican rainbow. -----
OSWEALDAnglo Saxon divine power. -----
OSWINAnglo Saxon divine friend. -----
OSWINEAnglo Saxon divine friend. -----
OTHMANArabic baby bustard. -----
OTIENOAfrican born in the evening or night. -----
OTOUGAkkadian a class of wicked spirits. -----
OWAINArthurian young warrior a knight. -----
OWITIAfrican the child that has been thrown away. -----
OYOOAfrican born on the road. -----
OZANNAArthurian a knight of the Round Table. -----
ORCHAMUSBabylonianan early Chaldean king.-----
OTIARTESBabylonianthe ninth antediluvian king.-----
OGNIANBulgarianfire.-----
OGNYANBulgarianfire.-----
OLLOUDIOSCelticMars the all prosperous.-----
OMAOSCelticthe client retainer or deputy.-----
OSSUTICOSCelticthe magistrate.-----
O HUANGChinesebeauty august.-----
OTOKARCroatiantreasure watcher or the real knight or leader of the knights.-----
OLDICHCzechnoble ruler.-----
ONDEJCzechman warrior.-----
OTAKARCzechtreasure watcher or the real knight or leader of the knights.-----
OTOKARCzechtreasure watcher or the real knight or leader of the knights.-----
OLAFDanishforefather s relic.-----
OLEDanishforefather s relic.-----
OLUFDanishforefather s relic.-----
OSULFDanishdivine wolf.-----
OSVALDDanishdivine power.-----
OIMENEPTHAHEgyptianSeti Menepthah I.-----
OMBTEEgyptiananother name for Set or Sutekh.-----
ONNOSEgyptianUnas.-----
ONOURISEgyptianAnhur.-----
OOHMESEgyptianAahmes.-----
OSHEEgyptianan Egyptian officer.-----
OSIREI MENEPTHAHEgyptianSeti Menepthah I.-----
OSIR HAPIEgyptianthe soul of the deceased Apis.-----
OSIRISEgyptianmany eyed.-----
OSIRIS AAHEgyptianOsiris the Moon.-----
Osiris PethempamentesEgyptianOsiris as Pluto.-----
OSIRIS RHOTAMENTIEgyptianOsiris as judge of the underworld.-----
OSIRTESENEgyptianthe second king of the XIIth dynasty.-----
OSIRTESEN ANKHEgyptianthe Living Osirtesen.-----
OSIRTESEN PEPAEgyptianthe son of the lady Ankh atefs.-----
OSOCHOREgyptiana king of Tanis.-----
OSORHEEgyptianPnei hor.-----
OSORKONEgyptianthe name of several Egyptian kings.-----
OSORSENEgyptianan early Egyptian king.-----
OSYMUNDYASEgyptiana king of the XIXth dynasty.-----
OTHOESEgyptianthe successor of king Thampsis.-----
OUAHABRAEgyptianHophra.-----
OUAPHRESEgyptianHophra.-----
OUAPHRISEgyptianHophra.-----
OUNEPHESEgyptianthe fourth king of Egypt.-----
OUNNEFEREgyptianThe Good Being.-----
OUONSOUEgyptiana priest of Anubis.-----
OUTHOREgyptianthe father of the functionary Hor irem.-----
OUZAEgyptianthe eye of Horus.-----
OUZAHOREgyptianEye of Horus.-----
OZIEREgyptianEzra.-----
OBADIAHEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Obadyah meaning servant of God. In the bible this is the name of many characters including a minor prophet.-----
OBEDEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Owbed meaning serving, worshiping. In the bible this is the name of several characters including a son of Ruth.-----
OBED EDOMEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Obed Edown meaning servant of Edom or he who serves the Edomites. In the bible this is the name of a Levite and a Gittite.-----
OBERONEnglishEnglish form of French Auberon meaning elf ruler.In Shakespeare s A Midsummer Night s Dream, this was the name of the king of the fairies.-----
OCEANEnglishEnglish unisex name derived from the vocabulary word from Latin oceanus from Greek okeanos meaning ocean.-----
ODEDEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Owded meaning restorer. In the bible this is the name of the father of Azariah and the name of a prophet who lived in the time of King Ahaz.-----
ODELLEnglishEnglish surname transferred to forename use from a place name composed of the Old English elements wad woad a plant yielding blue dye and hyll hill, hence woad hill.-----
ODRANEnglishAnglicized form of Irish Gaelic Odhran meaning little sallow one.-----
OFEREnglishVariant spelling of English Ofir meaning gold or reducing to ashes.-----
OFIREnglishVariant spelling of English Ophir meaning gold or reducing to ashes.-----
OGDENEnglishEnglish habitational surname transferred to forename use composed of the Old English elements ac oak and denu valley, hence oak valley.-----
OLIEnglishShort form of English Oliver probably meaning elf army.-----
OLIVEREnglishEnglish form of French Olivier probably meaning elf army.-----
OLLIEEnglishUnisex pet form of English Oliver and Olivia both probably meaning elf army.-----
OMARAnglicizedEnglishform of Hebrew Owmar meaning eloquent, talkative or speaker. In the bible this is the name of a grandson of Esau. Compare with another form of Omar.-----
OMEGAEnglish English unisex name derived from the last letter of the Greek alphabet. This name was used occasionally by Victorian parents for a last born child.-----
OMRIEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Omriy meaning pupil of Jehovah or servant of Jehovah.In the bible this is the name of several characters including a king of Israel.-----
ONEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Own meaning vigor or wealth. In the bible this is the name of a leader of the Korah group.-----
ONAMEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Ownam meaning vigorous, strong. In the bible this is the name of the father of Jada.-----
OPHEREnglishVariant spelling of English Ophir meaning gold or reducing to ashes.-----
OPHIREnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Owphiyr meaning gold or reducing to ashes. In the bible this is the name for gold and its characteristics the name of a land or city and the name of the eleventh son of Joktan.-----
ORAEnglishEnglish unisex name derived from Latin orare meaning to pray. Compare with strictly feminine Ora.-----
ORANAnglicizedEnglishform of Irish Gaelic Odhran meaning little sallow one. Compare with another form of Oran.-----
ORIANEnglishAnglicized form of Middle Welsh Urien meaning privileged birth.-----
ORMERODEnglishEnglish surname transferred to forename use composed of the Old Norse name Ormarr and Old English rod clearing, hence Ormarr s clearing.-----
ORMONDEnglishIrish surname transferred to forename use from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ruaidh meaning descendant of Ruadh.-----
ORMONDEEnglishVariant spelling of English Ormond meaning descendant of Ruadh.-----
ORRELLEnglishEnglish surname transferred to forename use composed of the Old English elements ora ore and hyll hill, hence ore hill.-----
ORRINEnglishVariant spelling of English Oran meaning little sallow one.-----
ORSONEnglishEnglish surname transferred to forename use from an old Norman French byname ourson a diminutive of ours bear, hence little bear or bear cub.-----
ORVALEnglishVariant spelling of English Orville probably meaning golden city.-----
ORVILLEEnglishEnglish literary name created by Fanny Burney author of the 1778 novel Evelina probably intended to mean golden city.-----
OSBERTEnglishMiddle English form of Anglo Saxon Osbeorht meaning god bright.-----
OSBORNEnglishMiddle English form of Anglo Saxon Osbeorn meaning divine bear.-----
OSBOURNEEnglishEnglish surname transferred to forename use derived from a variant of Osborn meaning divine bear.-----
OSCARMiddleEnglishEnglish form of Anglo Saxon Osgar meaning god spear. Compare with another form of Oscar.-----
OSGOODEnglishEnglish surname transferred to forename use derived from the Anglo Saxon personal name Osgod meaning divine Gaut.-----
OSMANVariantEnglishspelling of English Osmond meaning divine protection. Compare with another form of Osman.-----
OSMONDEnglishEnglish form of Anglo Saxon Osmund meaning divine protection.-----
OSSIANEnglishAnglicized form of Irish Gaelic Oisin meaning little deer.-----
OSWALDEnglishMiddle English form of Anglo Saxon Osweald meaning divine power or divine ruler.-----
OTHELLOEnglishEnglish name created by Shakespeare and thought to probably have been inspired by Italian Thorello young bull perhaps changing only the first element from Thor to Otho hence rich youth.-----
OTHNIELEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Othniyel meaning lion of God. In the bible this is the name of the son of Kenaz.-----
OTISEnglishEnglish surname transferred to forename use meaning son of Otto.-----
OTNIELEnglishVariant spelling of English Othniel meaning lion of God.-----
OTTISEnglishVariant spelling of English Otis meaning son of Otto.-----
OWENAnglicizedEnglishform of Irish Gaelic Eoghan meaning born of yew. Compare with another form of Owen.-----
OZEnglishEnglish short form of longer names beginning with Os meaning god. Compare with another form of Oz.-----
OZZIEEnglishVariant spelling of Middle English Oswald meaning divine power or divine ruler.-----
OZZYEnglishVariant spelling of Middle English Ozzie meaning divine power or divine ruler.-----
OIVAFinnishFinnish name meaning splendid.-----
OLAVIFinnishFinnish form of Scandinavian Olaf meaning heir of the ancestors.-----
OLLIFinnishPet form of Finnish Olavi meaning heir of the ancestors.-----
ONNIFinnishFinnish name meaning luck.-----
OSKARIFinnishFinnish form of Old Norse sgeirr meaning god spear.-----
OSKUFinnishPet form of Finnish Oskari meaning god spear.-----
OTSOFinnishFinnish name meaning bear.-----
ODHRANMisc. GaelicIrish Gaelic name composed of the word odhar dun pale green sallow and a diminutive suffix hence little sallow one.-----
OILBHREISMisc. GaelicGaelic form of French Olivier probably meaning elf army.-----
ODOGermanVariant form of German Otto meaning wealthy.-----
ORTWINGermanMiddle High German name composed of the elements ort point and win friend, hence point friend.-----
OTTOGermanModern form of Old German Audo meaning wealthy.-----
OTTOKARGermanGerman form of Gothic Odovacar meaning watchful of wealth.-----
ODOACERGothic/Visigothic/Ostrogothictreasure watcher.-----
ODOVACARGothic/Visigothic/Ostrogothictreasure watcher.-----
ODYSSEUSGreek Greek myth name of the central character in Homer s Odyssey and a major character in the Iliad best remembered for his ten year return home from the Trojan War probably derived from the Greek verb odyssao/odyssomai meaning to be angry, to hate, in reference to his hatred of the Gods who caused all the misfortunes of his long journey home.-----
OIDIPOUSGreek Greek name composed of the elements oid knew and pous feet, probably with the intended meaning he who knew the Sphinx s riddle of the feet.In mythology this is the name of a king of Thebes who unknowingly killed his father and married his mother after solving the riddle of the Sphinx.-----
OINEUSGreek Greek name possibly meaning wine maker. In mythology this is the name of a Calydonian king.-----
OKEANOSGreek Greek name meaning ocean. In mythology this is the name of a Titan son of Uranus and Gaia the personification of the world ocean once believed to encircle the world.-----
OLYMPIODOROSGreek Ancient Greek name composed of the name Olympos and the word doron gift, hence gift of Olympos.-----
OLYMPOSGreek Greek name of unknown etymology but usually rendered home of the gods.In mythology this is the name of the legendary mountain or paradise where the gods were said to live.-----
OLYSSEUSGreek Variant form of Greek Odysseus probably meaning to be angry, to hate.-----
ONESIMOSGreek Greek name meaning profitable, useful. In the bible this is the name of an escaped slave.-----
ONESIPHOROSGreek Greek name meaning bringer of profit. In the bible this is the name of a Christian praised by Paul for his courage and kindness.-----
OPHELOSGreek Greek name derived from the vocabulary word ophelos meaning help.-----
OPHIONGreekGreek name meaning serpent. According to Orphic mythology this was the name of a god king of the world before Rhea and Kronos cast him and his consort Eurynome into Tartarus.-----
OPHIOUCHOSGreek Greek name meaning serpent bearer. This is the name of a constellation depicted as a man supporting a serpent. The man is thought by some to be the demigod Asklepios who learned the secret of life and death from a serpent and was killed for this by Zeus to prevent him from sharing his knowledge with mankind.-----
OPHIUCHUSGreek Greek name meaning serpent bearer. This is the name of one of the constellations listed by Ptolemy depicted as a man supporting a serpent. The man depicted in the constellation is thought by some to actually be the demigod Asklepios.-----
ORESTESGreek Greek name derived from the word orestias meaning of the mountains. In mythology this is the name of the son of Agamemnon.-----
ORIGENGreekShort form of Greek Origenes probably meaning mountain born.-----
ORIGENESGreek Greek name probably composed of oros mountain and genes born, hence mountain born.-----
ORIONGreek Greek name probably meaning mountain man. But some sources say that the name may actually be of Akkadian origin if so it means light of heaven. In mythology this is the name of one of the Titan gods a primordial hunter who was killed by a scorpion. A constellation was named after him. Orion had two dogs their names were Arktophonos and Ptoophagos.-----
ORPHEUSGreek Greek name derived either from orbhao deprived or orphe darkness. In mythology this is the name of a musician who charmed Haides with his lyre in an attempt to rescue his wife from the underworld.-----
OSIRISGreek Greek form of Egyptian Asar possibly meaning something that has been made a product. In Egyptian mythology Asar/Osiris is the name of a god of the underworld.-----
OULIXESGreek Contracted form of Greek Oulixeus probably meaning to be angry, to hate.-----
OULIXEUSGreek Variant form form of Greek Odysseus probably meaning to be angry, to hate.-----
OURANOSGreek Greek name meaning the heavens. In mythology this is the name of the husband of Gaia and father of the Titans.-----
OURBANOSGreek Greek name meaning of the city. In the New Testament bible this is the name of a certain Christian.-----
OURIASGreek Greek form of Hebrew Uwriyah meaning light of Jehovah or my light is Jehovah. In the bible this is the name of several characters including the husband of Bathsheba.-----
OKEHawaiianHawaiian form of English Oscar meaning god spear.-----
OBADYAHHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning servant of God. In the bible this is the name of many characters including a minor prophet.-----
OBEDHebrew/JewishEDOWN Hebrew name meaning servant of Edom or he who serves the Edomites. In the bible this is the name of a Levite and a Gittite.-----
OFRAHebrew/Jewish Variant spelling of Hebrew unisex Ophrah meaning fawn.-----
OMERHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name derived from the word omer meaning sheaf. In the bible this is a measure of dry things containing the tenth part of an Ephah.-----
OMRIYHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning pupil of Jehovah or servant of Jehovah. In the bible this is the name of several characters including a king of Israel.-----
OPHRAHHebrew/Jewish Hebrew unisex name meaning fawn. In the bible this is the name of two places and the name of a son of Meonothai.-----
ORENHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name denoting a lofty tree that gives off a tremulous sound when shaken by the wind various translations include ash, cedar, elder, fir, and pine. In the bible this is the name of a descendant of Judah.-----
ORIHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning my light.-----
OSHERHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning happiness.-----
OTHNIYELHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning lion of God. In the bible this is the name of the son of Kenaz.-----
OVADIAHebrew/JewishVariant spelling of Hebrew Ovadya meaning servant of God.-----
OVADYAHebrew/JewishVariant spelling of Hebrew Obadyah meaning servant of God.-----
OVEDHebrew/JewishVariant spelling of Hebrew Owbed meaning serving, worshiping.-----
OWBEDHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning serving, worshiping. In the bible this is the name of several characters including a son of Ruth.-----
OWDEDHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning restorer. In the bible this is the name of the father of Azariah and the name of a prophet who lived in the time of King Ahaz.-----
OWMARHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning eloquent, talkative or speaker. In the bible this is the name of a grandson of Esau.-----
OWNHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning vigor or wealth. In the bible this is the name of a leader of the Korah group.-----
OWNAMHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning vigorous, strong. In the bible this is the name of the father of Jada.-----
OWPHIYRHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning gold or reducing to ashes. In the bible this is the name for gold and its characteristics the name of a land or city and the name of the eleventh son of Joktan.-----
OLAFURIcelandicIcelandic form of Old Norse lafr meaning heir of the ancestors.-----
OSKARIcelandicIcelandic form of Old Norse sgeirr meaning god spear.-----
OHRMAZDPersian/Avestan/Iranian Newer form of Persian Ahura Mazda meaning good and wise god.-----
OMIDPersian/Avestan/Iranian Persian unisex name meaning hope.-----
ORMAZDPersian/Avestan/Iranian Newer form of Persian Ahura Mazda meaning good and wise god.-----
ODHRANIrishIrish Gaelic name composed of the word odhar dun pale green sallow and a diminutive suffix hence little sallow one.-----
OILILLIrishVariant spelling of Irish Gaelic Ailill meaning elf.-----
OILIOLLIrishVariant spelling of Irish Gaelic Ailill meaning elf.-----
OISINIrishIrish name composed of the word os deer and a diminutive suffix hence little deer. In mythology this is the name of a son of Fionn mac Cumhail.-----
ORMONDIrishIrish surname transferred to forename use from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ruaidh meaning descendant of Ruadh.-----
OSCARIrishIrishGaelic form of Scottish Gaelic Osgar meaning deer lover. Compare with another form of Oscar.-----

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