10 Beautiful Long & Elegant Baby Boy Names
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’.
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
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’.
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.
This name means ‘Of the forest’ or ‘forest-keeper’. An ideal name for those who enjoy the outdoors and a connection with nature.
The shortened version of ‘Max’ is a very popular choice at the moment. Derived from the Roman/Latin ‘Maximus’, this name means ‘Greatest’.
Another 4 syllable special, Montgomery is Norman-French in origin and means ‘Mountain’. Famous namesake: Film actor Montgomery Clift.
This name is of Hebrew/Greek origin and means ‘God has given’ or ‘Gift of God’.
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’.
The name originally comes from ‘Sebaste’, the name of a town in Asia Minor and means ‘venerable’.
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