Top 100 Emo Boys Names and Their Meanings

Looking for the perfect emo name for your baby boy? We have listed the top 100 emo boy names and their meanings for you to choose from! 

But before we dive into the list, let’s first talk about what emo names really are and why they are so popular. Emo is originally a rock music genre characterized by strong and powerful emotions with equally emotional lyrics. This type of music merged in the mid-80s and then emo music rose to popularity in 2000 with bands like My Chemical Romance and Fall Out Boy.  Are you by any chance a fan of these bands?

Today, emo music remains one of the most listened to music by young and old alike and has evolved into other things like emo fashion and emo lifestyle. It remains quite popular these days that many parents give their babies emo names. 

Below are the most popular emo names for boys and their meanings. Don’t forget to let us know which one is your favorite!

Abel – This is from the word hevel, a Hebrew name that means “breath.”

Adalricus – This is a name of German origin and means “noble.”

Alexander – This name means “defender of man” and is of Greek origin.

Alfonzo – This one means “ready for battle and is of Italian origin. 

Amalric – This name is with Germanic roots, this name means “ruler” or “mighty.”

Asher – A name of Hebrew origin which means “happy.”

Auberon – A name that means “noble” or “royal bear.” This name is of German origin.

Axel – This one means “father of peace” and is of Scandinavian origin.

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Blake – A name of Old English origin which means “dark” or “dark-haired.”

Bram – This is of Scottish and Gaelic origins, it means “a thicket of wild gorse.”

Brander – This name means “sword or fiery torch” and is of Old English origin.

Brody – This is of Irish and Jewish origin and means “from the muddy place.”

Burton – This has English roots and means “a town in Leicestershire.”

Cadell – A name which means “battle” and is of Welsh origin.

Cameron – A name which means “crooked nose” and is of Gaelic origin.

Colton – This is of Irish origin meaning “from the dark town.”

Corbin – An English name which means “crow” or “raven.”

Cynfael – This name means “chief prince” and is of Welsh origin.

Cyrus – This means “the sun.” A name of Persian origin.

Dakota – This name translates to “friend” or “ally.” This is of Native American – Sioux origin.

Davorin – This is a Slavic name which means “god of war.”

Devin – This name has “Irish, Celtic, and Latin roots and means “poet.”

Dorian – This is a Greek name and means “of Doris” which is a district in Ancient Greece.

Draco – A name which means “serpent” or “dragon” and is of Greek origin.

Drake – This name translates to “dragon” and is of Old Norse origin.

Draven – This is a name with Anglo-Saxon roots and means “hunter.”

Drusus – A unique name of Roman origin and means “courageous.”

Dyrk – A name which means “power of the tribe” and is of Old German origin.

Edgar – A popular name which means “a wealthy spearman” and is of Old English origin.

Emerson – This name is of Anglo-Saxon origin meaning “brave” or “powerful.”

Emo – A German name which means “serious.”

Enzo – This is a name of Italian origin and means “rules his household.” It can also mean “winner.”

Ethan – A name which means “strong,” “firm,” or “enduring.” This is of Hebrew origin.

Evan – A Gaelic name which means “young fighter.”

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Gabe – A Hebrew name which means “God’s able-bodied one” and is a variation of Gabriel.

Gerard – A name which means “spear strong” and is of Germanic origin.

Golgotha – A name of Aramaic and Latin origin which means “skull.”

Grey – This is of Old-English origin and means “gray-haired.”

Griffin – This name means “strong lord” and is of Latin origin.

Harley – This is an Old English name which means “from the hare’s meadow.”

Harlow – This name means “from the hare’s hill” and is of Anglo-Saxon origin.

Huxley – A name which means “from Hugh’s meadow” and is of Old English origin.

Hyman – A name translating to “life.” This is of Hebrew origin.

Jack – This name is a derivative of John and is of Celtic origin. This means “healthy and strong.”

Jagger – This is an occupational name of Middle English origin and means “a carter” or “a peddler.”

Jared – A name with Hebrew roots and means “descending.”

Jett – This is an English name which means “stone from Gagai.” It can also mean “excellence,” “abundance,” or “riches.”

Joey – This name is of Hebrew origin and means “Jehovah increases.” This name is also a variation of Joseph.

Johnny – This is a variation of the name John. This is if Hebrew origin and means “Jehovah has been gracious: has shown favor.”

Jordan – This name has Greek and Hebrew roots. It means “flowing down.”

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Kalon – This is of Irish origin and it means “slender.”

Karim – This name is of Arabic origin. It means “generous,” “noble,” “friendly,” or “precious.”

Kevin – This one means “handsome child and is of Irish origin.

Lennon – A name of Irish origin and means “little cloak.”

Leon – This is of Greek origin and translates to “lion.”

Lincoln – This is and Old English name which means “lakeside colony.”

Locke – This is a Germanic name and means “lives by the stronghold.”

Macbeth – This is a Gaelic name meaning “son of Beth.”

Morgan – A name that means “fighter of the sea.” This is of Welsh origin.

Oberon – This one is of German origin and means “noble bear.”

Obsidian – This name is of Latin origin and means “dark, hard, glass-like volcanic rock.” It can also mean “smoking mirror” in the Nahuatl language.

Odin – This name can mean “wealthy defender” or “frenzy” and “rage.” This is of Scandinavian origin.

Osiris – This is a Greek name which means “god of the dead.”

Ozul – A unique name of Hebrew origin. This one means “a shadow.”

Ozzie – This is an Old Norse name meaning “strong.”

Paris – This one is of Celtic origin and means “son of Priam.”

Perseus – A name with Greek roots and it means “avenger” or “destroyer.”

Quillon – This name is of French origin and translates to “crossed swords.”

Rafe – A name with German and Scandinavian origin. This means “shield wolf.”

Reed – This is a name of English origin and it means “redheaded.”

Ridley – This one is of Old English origin and means “from the red meadow.”

Riley – A name of Irish origin meaning “rye clearing” or it can also mean “valiant.”

Rook – This name is of English origin and it means “crow” or “to cheat.”

Ryker – This is a German name meaning “rich.” It can also mean “fast strider.”

Ryland – This name means “island meadow” and is of Old Anglo-Saxon origin.

Sidney – This is and English name which means “from St. Denys.”

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Skylar – Skylar is an English name which is a variation of Schuyler and Skyler. This means “noble scholar.”

Sullen – A name with Anglo-French origin and means “unique” or “singular.”

Taos – A name with Native American/Mexican roots and translates to “a place of red willows.”

Taylor – This name is of French origin and means “a tailor.”

Tierney – This name is of Gaelic and Irish origins. It means “lord” or “descendant of Tighearnach.”

Tim – This a variation of the name Timothy and means “one who honors God.”

Tobias – This name is of Greek origin and means “goodness of God.”

Trace – This one is of English origin and means “from Thracia.”

Truman – A name which means “loyal” and is of English origin.

Tyler – This is an Old English occupational name which means “maker of tiles.” It can also mean doorkeeper of an inn.”

Tyson – This is an Old French name which means “son of Tye.”

Vaughn – A Welsh name which means “small.”

Vesper – This name is of Latin origin and means “a night star” or “evening star.”

Von – This is of German origin and means “son of…”

Walker – This name is of German and English origin and means “thickener of cloth.”

Welton – This name is of Old English origin which means “from the spring farm.”

Wolf – A name if Old English and simply means “wolf.”

Xanthus – This catchy name means “golden-haired and is of Greek origin.

Xenos – This is a Greek name which means “guest” or “host.” It can also mean “a stranger.”

Ywain – This name is of Middle English origin and means “well born.” It can also mean “young warrior.”

Zacchaeus – A popular name from the Bible. This is of Hebrew origin and it means “clean” or pure.”

Zephyr – This cool name means “west wind” and is of Greek origin.

Zero – A name which translates to “empty” and is of English origin.

Zoltan – This name is of Hungarian origin and means “sultan” but it can also mean “life.”

Whether you love the emo music genre or simply a fan of the lifestyle, we hope this list of 100 emo boys’ names will help you find the perfect one for your little prince. Let us know which one is your top choice!

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