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10 Beautiful Long & Elegant Baby Boy Names

1. Anthony

Originally ‘Antony’, the ‘h’ was inserted at some point but both options can be used. This name is thought to be of Greek origin and means ‘Priceless’.

2. Alexander

Boasting 4 syllables, Alexander is a big handle for a small child but can be shortened to ‘Alex’ or even ‘Xander’ (90’s kids will remember the character from Buffy the Vampire Slayer!) Famous namesake: Alexander The Great

3. Benedict

If anyone can wear an unwieldy name well, it’s actor Benedict Cumberbatch. His six-syllable name hasn’t stopped him from becoming one of Hollywood’s hottest actors. Benedict comes from the Latin ‘Benedictus’, a derivative of ‘benediction’ and means ‘Blessing’.

4. Christopher

A real classic, Saint Christopher was said to be the patron saint of travellers as the Latin meaning is literally ‘bearing Christ’. Shortened versions ‘Chris’ or even ‘Topher’ are sweet.

5. Forrester

This name means ‘Of the forest’ or ‘forest-keeper’. An ideal name for those who enjoy the outdoors and a connection with nature.

6. Maximillian

The shortened version of ‘Max’ is a very popular choice at the moment. Derived from the Roman/Latin ‘Maximus’, this name means ‘Greatest’.

7. Montgomery

Another 4 syllable special, Montgomery is Norman-French in origin and means ‘Mountain’. Famous namesake: Film actor Montgomery Clift.

8. Nathaniel

This name is of Hebrew/Greek origin and means ‘God has given’ or ‘Gift of God’.

9. Oliver

A lovely name that’s still quite popular these days. Bookworms will immediately think of Charles Dickens’ young orphan protagonist, ‘Oliver Twist’. Oliver means ‘Olive Tree’.

10. Sebastian

The name originally comes from ‘Sebaste’, the name of a town in Asia Minor and means ‘venerable’.

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About the Author

Jennifer Roche lives in North Dublin with her husband and two children. An avid content writer, Jennifer is passionate about food, nutrition and healthy living. Currently, Jennifer is studying at Griffith College, loves music and is a radio show DJ with her local community radio station, NearFM on The Grove Show.

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