Names with "son" in Meaning

This is a list of names in which the meaning contains the keyword son.
There are 82 names matching your criteria.

ADDISON   f & m   English
From an English surname meaning "son of ADAM". Its recent popularity as a feminine name stems from its similarity in sound to Madison.
ANDERSON   m   English
From a surname meaning "son of ANDREW".
ANSON   m   English
From a surname meaning "son of AGNES".
AONGHUS   m   Irish, Scottish, Irish Mythology
Possibly meaning "one strength" derived from Irish óen "one" and gus "force, strength, energy". Aonghus (sometimes surnamed Mac Og meaning "young son") was the Irish god of love and youth... [more]
BARNABAS   m   German, English (Rare), Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Greek form of an Aramaic name. In Acts in the New Testament the byname Barnabas was given to a man named Joseph, a Jew from Cyprus who was a companion of Paul on his missionary journeys... [more]
BARTHOLOMEW   m   English, Biblical
From Βαρθολομαιος (Bartholomaios), which was the Greek form of an Aramaic name meaning "son of TALMAI"... [more]
BENJAMIN   m   English, French, German, Dutch, Danish, Swedish, Norwegian, Biblical
From the Hebrew name בִּנְיָמִין (Binyamin) which means "son of the south" or "son of the right hand"... [more]
BENSON   m   English
From a surname which originally meant "son of BENEDICT".
BEVAN   m   Welsh
From a Welsh surname which was derived from ap Evan meaning "son of EVAN".
BRANSON   m   English (Modern)
From an English surname which meant "son of BRANDR".
BRYSON   m   English
From an English surname meaning "son of BRICE".
CADEN   m   English (Modern)
Sometimes explained as a derivative of the Irish surname Caden, which is a reduced form of the Gaelic surname Mac Cadáin meaning "son of Cadán"... [more]
CLANCY   m   Irish, English (Rare)
From the Irish surname Mac Fhlannchaidh which means "son of Flannchadh". The Gaelic name Flannchadh means "red warrior".
CORMAC   m   Irish
Possibly derived from Irish Gaelic corb "raven" or "wheel" and mac "son". This was the name of a 3rd-century king of Ireland.
DAWSON   m   English
From a surname meaning "son of DAVID". This name was popularized in the late 1990s by the television drama 'Dawson's Creek'.
DIXON   m   English
From an English surname meaning "DICK (1)'s son".
DYSON   m   English (Rare)
From an English surname which meant "son of DYE".
EDISON   m   English
From an English surname which meant either "son of EDA (2)" or "son of ADAM"... [more]
EMERSON   m & f   English
From an English surname meaning "son of EMERY". The surname was borne by Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882), an American writer and philosopher who wrote about transcendentalism.
FIGARO   m   Literature
Created by playwright Pierre-Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais for the central character in his plays 'The Barber of Seville' (1775), 'The Marriage of Figaro' (1784) and 'The Guilty Mother' (1792)... [more]
FITZ   m   English (Rare)
Short form of various given names which are derived from surnames beginning with Norman French fitz meaning "son of" (for example FITZROY).
FITZROY   m   English (Rare)
From an English surname meaning "son of the king" in Old French, originally given to illegitimate sons of monarchs.
GILROY   m   Irish, Scottish
From an Irish surname, either Mac Giolla Ruaidh, which means "son of the red-haired servant", or Mac Giolla Rí, which means "son of the king's servant".
GOROU   m   Japanese
From Japanese (go) meaning "five" and (rou) meaning "son"... [more]
GRAYSON   m   English (Modern)
From an English surname meaning "son of the steward", derived from Middle English greyve "steward".
HACHIROU   m   Japanese
From Japanese (hachi) meaning "eight" and (rou) meaning "son"... [more]
HÅKON   m   Norwegian
Modern Norwegian form of the Old Norse name Hákon, which meant "high son" from "high" and konr "son, descendant"... [more]
HARRISON   m   English
From an English surname which meant "son of HARRY". This was the surname of two American presidents, William Henry Harrison (1773-1841) and his grandson Benjamin Harrison (1833-1901)... [more]
HENDERSON   m   English
From a Scottish surname meaning "son of HENRY".
HERLEIFR   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from the Old Norse elements herr "army" and leifr "son, descendant".
HUDSON   m   English
From an English surname which meant "son of HUDDE". A famous bearer of the surname was the English explorer Henry Hudson (1570-1611).
ICHIROU   m   Japanese
From Japanese (ichi) meaning "one" and (rou) meaning "son"... [more]
JACKSON   m   English
From an English surname meaning "son of JACK". A famous bearer of the surname was American president Andrew Jackson (1767-1845).
JAMESON   m   English
From an English surname meaning "son of JAMES".
JAMISON   m   English
From an English surname meaning "son of JAMES".
JEFFERSON   m   English
From an English surname meaning "son of JEFFREY". It is usually given in honour of Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826), the third president of the United States and the primary author of the Declaration of Independence.
JEPSON   m   English (Rare)
From an English surname which meant "son of JEP".
JIROU   m   Japanese
From Japanese (ji) meaning "two" and (rou) meaning "son"... [more]
JUROU   m   Japanese
From Japanese (ju) meaning "ten" and (rou) meaning "son"... [more]
KATSUROU   m   Japanese
From Japanese (katsu) meaning "victory" and (rou) meaning "son"... [more]
KENDRICK   m   English
From a surname which has several different origins. It could be from the Old English given names Cyneric "royal power" or Cenric "bold power", or from the Welsh name Cynwrig "chief hero"... [more]
KERMIT   m   English
From a Manx surname, a variant of the Irish surname MacDermott meaning "son of DIARMAID". Theodore Roosevelt used it for one of his sons... [more]
KICHIROU   m   Japanese
From Japanese (kichi) meaning "good luck" and (rou) meaning "son"... [more]
KINLEY   f   English (Modern)
From a surname which was an Anglicized form of Mac Fhionnlaigh meaning "son of FIONNLAGH".
KUMARA   m   Indian, Hinduism
Derived from Sanskrit कुमार (kumara) meaning "boy, son"... [more]
KUROU   m   Japanese
From Japanese (ku) meaning "nine" and (rou) meaning "son"... [more]
LAWSON   m   English
From an English surname meaning "son of LAURENCE (1)".
MABON   m   Welsh, Welsh Mythology
Derived from Welsh mab meaning "son". This was the name of an old Celtic god.
MACBETH   m   History
Anglicized form of the Gaelic given name Mac Beatha meaning "son of life", implying holiness. This was the name of an 11th-century Scottish king. Shakespeare based his play 'Macbeth' loosely on this king's life.
MACK (1)   m   English
From a surname which was originally a shortened form of various Gaelic surnames beginning with Mac or Mc (from Gaelic mac meaning "son")... [more]
MACKENZIE   f & m   English
From the Gaelic surname Mac Coinnich, which means "son of COINNEACH". A famous bearer of the surname was William Lyon MacKenzie (1795-1861), a Canadian journalist and political rebel... [more]
MADDOX   m   English (Modern)
From a Welsh surname meaning "son of MADOC". It was brought to public attention when the actress Angelina Jolie gave this name to her adopted son in 2002.
MADISON   f & m   English
From an English surname meaning "son of MAUD". It was not commonly used as a feminine name until after the movie 'Splash' (1984), in which the main character adopted it as her name after seeing a street sign for Madison Avenue in New York City... [more]
MCKENNA   f   English (Modern)
From the Gaelic surname Mac Cionaodha, which means "son of CIONAODH".
MOSES   m   English, Jewish, Biblical, Biblical Latin
From the Hebrew name מֹשֶׁה (Mosheh) which is most likely derived from Egyptian mes meaning "son", but could also possibly mean "deliver" in Hebrew... [more]
NEBUCHADNEZZAR   m   Ancient Near Eastern (Anglicized), Biblical
From the Akkadian name Nabu-kudurri-usur meaning "NABU preserve my firstborn son". This name was borne by a 12th-century BC king of the Babylonian Empire... [more]
NEELY   m   English
From a Scottish surname, an Anglicized form of Mac an Fhilidh meaning "son of the poet" in Gaelic.
NELSON   m   English
From an English surname meaning "son of NEIL". It was originally given in honour of the British admiral Lord Horatio Nelson (1758-1805)... [more]
PARRY   m   Welsh
From a Welsh surname which was derived from ap Harry meaning "son of HARRY".
PARTHA   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "son of PRITHA" in Sanskrit. In Hindu belief this is another name for the Pandavas, who were sons of Pritha (another name of Kunti) and Pandu.
PERRY   m   English
From a surname which is either English or Welsh in origin. It can be derived from Middle English perrie meaning "pear tree", or else from Welsh ap Herry, meaning "son of HERRY"... [more]
PRICE   m   Welsh
From a Welsh surname which was derived from ap Rhys meaning "son of RHYS".
PUTERA   m   Malay
Means "son, prince" in Malay, ultimately from Sanskrit पुत्र (putra).
PUTRA   m   Indonesian
Means "son" in Indonesian, ultimately from Sanskrit पुत्र (putra).
REUBEN   m   Biblical, Hebrew, English
Means "behold, a son" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament he is the eldest son of Jacob and Leah and the ancestor of one of the twelve tribes of Israel... [more]
ROKUROU   m   Japanese
From Japanese (roku) meaning "six" and (rou) meaning "son"... [more]
SABUROU   m   Japanese
From Japanese (sabu) meaning "three" and (rou) meaning "son"... [more]
SALIL   m   Arabic
Means "sword" or "son" in Arabic.
SHAHZAD   m   Persian, Arabic, Pakistani, Urdu
Means "prince, son of the king" in Persian.
SHAPUR   m   Persian
Means "son of the king" in Persian. This was the name of three Sassanid emperors.
SHICHIROU   m   Japanese
From Japanese (shichi) meaning "seven" and (rou) meaning "son"... [more]
SHIROU   m   Japanese
From Japanese (shi) meaning "four" and (rou) meaning "son"... [more]
SINIŠA   m   Croatian, Serbian
Derived from Serbo-Croatian sin meaning "son".
TAMA   m   Maori
Means "son, boy" in Maori.
TAROU   m   Japanese
From Japanese (ta) meaning "thick, big" and (rou) meaning "son"... [more]
TAVISH   m   Scottish
Anglicized form of Thàmhais, vocative case of TÀMHAS. Alternatively it could be taken from the Scottish surname MacTavish, Anglicized form of Mac Tàmhais, meaning "son of Thomas".
TENNYSON   m   English (Rare)
From an English surname which meant "son of Tenney", Tenney being a medieval form of DENIS. A notable bearer of the surname was British poet Alfred Lord Tennyson (1809-1892).
VAZHA   m   Georgian
Derived from Georgian ვაჟი (vazhi) meaning "son".
WILSON   m   English
From an English surname meaning "son of WILLIAM". The surname was borne by Woodrow Wilson (1856-1924), the American president during World War I.
XIMENO   m   Medieval Spanish
Medieval Spanish or Basque name of uncertain meaning. It is possibly a form of SIMON, though it may in fact derive from Basque seme meaning "son".
YANCY   m   English
From a surname, which was an Americanized form of the Dutch surname Jansen meaning "JAN (1)'s son".
YOSHIROU   m   Japanese
From Japanese (yoshi) meaning "righteous" and (rou) meaning "son"... [more]
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