197 Preppy Boy Names

Picking out a name for your sweet little boy can seem like a very tough decision, especially because they’ll have it for their entire life!

If you’ve been going through tons of baby names lately and coming up stumped, you can hopefully find the perfect preppy boy names right here.

These preppy boy names can be used as first names of course, but also would make great middle names. Mix and match them as first and middle names to find the perfect fit!

These preppy boy names are mostly popular names, but some may still be unique. Going with one of these preppy boy names is perfect because they usually fit well with most middle and last names, whether they’re long or short.

Your little boy will exude confidence and sophistication with these cool or classic names.

Why choose a preppy baby boy name?

Choosing a strong and classic preppy name for a boy is a great decision. A preppy boy can be deemed as educated and smart, have a positive attitude, and is well-liked. They typically come across as approachable and assertive, which are great characteristics for future leaders. 

A preppy name is a bit subjective, but I wanted to give you a large list to decide on your own. To me, these names are all super preppy or can be made preppy depending on your lifestyle.

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Preppy Boy Names

I have added both first and middle names to hopefully give you a good idea of how the name can flow with a middle name as well.


Aidan Ryan

Alexander Winston

Alden Dean

Aldrich Clark

Alec James

Anders Robert

Andrew William

Archer Thomas

Arlington Edward

August Ryan

Anderson Dean

Asher Robert

Ashton Tanner

Avery Nicholas


Banks Herbert

Barrett Thomas

Barrington Luke

Barron Edward

Bastian Peter

Beau Thomas

Beckett Alexander

Beckhem Thomas

Bennett William

Benson Carter

Bernard James

Blaine Ryan

Blair Thomas

Blake Shepard

Bowen Peter

Bradley Winston

Brantley Dean

Branson James

Brendan Patrick

Brentley Robert

Brett Michael

Briggs Carter

Brock Daniel

Brooks William

Bryce Thomas

Brycen Cole

Buckley Warren


Caldwell James

Callen Dean

Camden Patrick

Campbell Thomas

Carlton Reed

Carter James

Casey William

Chad Porter

Chandler Ryan

Charles Winston

Chase Thomas

Chett Peter

Chip Warren

Christian Dean

Christopher Edward

Clarke Nicholas

Clayton Tanner

Cliff Robert

Clifford James

Collin Patrick

Collins Warren

Colton John

Conrad William

Cooper Reed

Crew Alexander

Crosby David

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Damien Clark

Darcy Remington

Davis Carter

Dean Edward

Declan Robert

Desmond Ryan

Dimitri Tanner

Donald Winston

Donovan William

Douglas James

Drake Thomas

Drew Nicholas

Duncan Chase


Easton Alexander

Edmond William

Elliott Winston

Ellis Ryan

Elton Nicholas

Emerson James

Ennis Carson

Ethan Robert

Everett Dean

Ezra Carter


Farrow Clark

Ferris Michael

Fisher William

Fletcher Robert

Ford Tanner

Forrest Ryan

Franklin Reed


Garrett Ryan

Gates Alexander

George Nicholas

Gerald William

Grady Tanner

Graham Edward

Grant Robert

Gregory Dean

Granville Michael

Griffin Clark


Hamilton Ryan

Harris Winston

Harrison James

Hawthorne Michael

Hayden Tanner

Henry Edward

Holden Robert

Hudson Dean

Hugh Michael

Hyde Nicholas


Jack Ryan

James William

Jefferson Dean

Jeffrey David

Jude Michael

Judson Ryan

Julian Robert


Keaton Clark

Kellan James

Kellen Robert

Keller John

Kendrick Ryan

Kennedy William

Kieran Luke


Lance Robert

Landon William

Landry Tanner

Ledger Ryan

Louis Alexander

Luca James

Lucas Dean


Macalister Clark

Malcolm Tanner

Marc Winston

Marshall Ryan

Maxwell James

Miles Robert

Mitchell Reed

Montgomery Dean


Nathaniel James

Neil Alexander

Nicholas Clark

Nolan Reed


Oakley Nicholas

Oliver Thomas


Parker John

Patton James

Penn Alexander

Perry Carter

Peyton Ryan

Phillip Edward

Pierce Talon

Porter Reed

Prescott Clark

Preston Dean

Price Winston


Quincy James

Quinton Alexander


Reece Peter

Reed Edward


Rhett Thomas

Rhodes Alexander

Richard James

Ridley Nicholas

Royce Alexander

Rupert Clark

Ryland Dean


Samson Reed

Samuel Tanner

Saxon Nicholas

Scott William

Sebastian James

Seth Edward

Spencer William

Stanford Ryan

Sterling Winston

Sullivan Clark

Sutton Robert

Sumner Dean


Tanner Ryan

Tate Edward

Thomas Clark

Timothy James

Trace Robert

Trent Wiliam

Trey Alexander

Tristan James


Van Thomas


Wakefield Alexander

Walker Reed

Warner Nicholas

Warren James

Wells Thomas

Weston Alexander

Whitaker Edward

Whitefield Dean

Wilder Thomas

William Ryan

Winston Clark


Zachary Preston

Tips for choosing a name

Here are some questions I asked myself when picking boy first and middle names for my children. You can rank them in order of priority for your family because not all of them will be as important as others.

  • Do you want to use a family name or initial?
  • Does it have a nice meaning to it?
  • Does it have meaning to us or our family?
  • Are there nicknames for this name that we want to use or avoid?
  • Is it too popular?
  • Is it too unique?
  • Does the name sound well with your last name?
  • Are there any negative associations you have with it?
  • What will his initials be?
  • What will that name sound like when they’re an adult or professional?

The biggest advice is to ignore what others think or have to say about names you are considering or choose. It’s such a personal decision for you and your family so don’t let any other outside influencers change your mind.

Once you have it narrowed down to 2-4 first and middle names, I suggest picking one name per week during your pregnancy, and referring to your baby as that name.

Every time you talk about “the baby,” call him by that name. When you refer to his nursery or his movements in your belly, call him by that name.

At the end of that week, change it to another name. Do this for several weeks with your top choices to see which name sticks and feels the most genuine to you. Once you start actually referring to your baby as this name, you will feel even more of a connection to him.

PS. Start your registry!!

Before you even get started with names, make sure you start a baby registry. You’ll find and hear about many newborn essentials while you’re pregnant and you want to be able to quickly add or save them to your wish list/registry so you don’t forget!

The Amazon Baby Registry is clearly the best option. You get some free items in a welcome box, free shipping, 10-15% off all the remaining items in your registry, and it’s Amazon- so you’re literally going to buy everything from there anyway!

Plus, it’s free, so there’s really no point NOT to do it.  Start it up here now!

I hope you were able to get some great preppy boy name ideas for your soon-to-be baby boy. Best of luck on your journey through motherhood!

If you need more ideas for baby names, check out all of these lists here: Strong baby boy first and middle names, One syllable boy names, Unisex names, hippie names for boys and girls.

Find plenty of ideas for preppy boy names here that are strong and unique, showing confidence and sophistication for your baby boy.
Find plenty of ideas for preppy boy names here that are strong and unique, showing confidence and sophistication for your baby boy.
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