Unusual Male Names

Rare Boy Names That Start with T

Uncommon Male Names Starting with T

We have created for you a list of marvelous, exotic, and rare boy names that start with T (with history of origin and meanings).

Last updated: March 26, 2022.



Name meaning: elation, delight.

First mention: circa 11th century.

Origin: Scottish.

Tait name variations: Tayt, Taitt, Tay.



Name meaning: command of the valley.

Years of origin: circa 14th century.

Origin: Old French.

Talbot name variations: Tallbot, Talbott, Talbett.



Origin: Old English.

Meaning: leather maker.

History behind: name derived from Old English tannere (translated as leather maker).

Tanner name variations: Tenner, Taner, Tener.



Name meaning: double, two.

Origin: Old English.

First mention: early 8th century.

Historical reference: Tatwine, Archbishop of Canterbury.

Tatwine name variations: Tetwine, Twinne, Thatwine.



Years of origin: circa 9th century.

Origin: Old English.

Meaning: defender, protector.

Tedmund name variations: Ted, Tedman, Tedmond.



Name meaning: power, strength.

Origin: Gothic.

First mention: circa 6th century.

Historical reference: Teias, Ostrogothic King of Italy.

Teias name variations: Tejas, Theia, Teja, Teia.



Name meaning: a poet.

Origin: Irish.

Teige name variations: Teigan, Tyge, Teagan.



Name meaning: twig, sprout.

First mention: circa 10th century.

Origin: Old Norse.

Teinar name variations: Teinn, Teitur, Teiner, Teinars.



Name meaning: filled.

Origin: Greek.

Years of origin: circa 6th century BC.

Reference: Telecles, Samian artist.

Teleclus name variations: Teleklus, Telecles, Telell.



Name meaning: summer.

Origin: Greek.

First mention: circa 5th century BC.

Historical reference: Teres the first, ruler of the kingdom of Thrace.

Teres name variations: Theres, Teress, Theras, Teras, Terios, Therios, Teresa and Theresa (female forms).



Name meaning: valiant, valorous.

Origin: Welsh.

Terrwyn name variations: Terwyn, Terveen, Terween, Terrween.



Origin: Latin.

Meaning: sovereign.

Thelonious name variations: Tielo, Thelonius, Thelon.



Years of origin: circa 6th century BC (as Theodorus).

Origin: Greek.

Meaning: gift of God.

Reference: Theodorus of Samos, ancient Greek sculptor.

Theodore name variations: Teodorre, Teodorrus, Theodor, Teodor.



Years of origin: circa 10th century (as Theobald).

Origin: Old German.

Meaning: courageous, brave.

Reference: Saint Theobald of Dorat.

Thibault name variations: Thibalt, Thibaldt, Theobald.



Years of origin: circa 12th century.

Origin: Old French.

Meaning: the ruler of the people.

Reference: Thierry of Chartres, French philosopher.

Thierry name variations: Thiery, Tierry, Dieter, Terry.



Name meaning: powerful one, strong as a Thor.

Years of origin: circa 8th century.

Origin: Old Norse.

History behind: name comes from Thor, a hammer wielding god associated with thunder.

Thorvald name variations: Torvald, Thorsteinn, Thorley.



Name meaning: of the Tiber (river in Rome).

Origin: Roman.

Earliest mention of a name: around 1st century BC.

Historical reference: Tiberius, Roman emperor.

Tiberius name variations: Tiberias, Tiberry, Tiberr, Teperias, Teperius.



Name meaning: young wolf.

Origin: Germanic.

Tidwulf name variations: Tadwulf, Taedwulf, Taedwulph, Teadulf, Teadwulph.



Years of origin: circa 5th century BC (as Timotheus).

Origin: Greek.

Meaning: honoring God, honored by God.

Reference: Timotheus of Miletus, Greek poet and musician.

Timothy name variations: Timothey, Timmothy, Thomas.



Origin: Hebrew.

Meaning: the goodness of God.

Tobias name variations: Tobies, Tebias, Tobbie, Tobby.



Name meaning: twelve.

Origin: Old Norse.

Tolvar name variations: Tolf, Tholf, Talvar, Tolwar, Tholvar, Tolver, Tolva (female form).



Origin: American and Greek.

Meaning: Christ bearer.

History behind: it is a diminutive of the name Christopher.

Topher name variations: Tofer, Toph, Christopher.



Name meaning: loaf or strength.

Origin: Old English.

Earliest mention of the name: circa 9th century.

Historical reference: Saints Tancred, Tova (female), and Torthred.

Torthred name variations: Orthred, Terthred, Tortred.



Name meaning: son of a chief.

Origin: Scottish.

Years of origin: circa 12th century (as Toisich).

Reference: Scottish Clan Mackintosh.

Tosh name variations: Toshen, Toish, Toesh.



Name meaning: trinity, triad.

Origin: Polish and Lithuanian.

First mention: around 13th century.

Reference: Treniota, Grand Duke of Lithuania.

Treniota name variations: Treniotta, Troniata, Treniata.



Origin: English.

Meaning: stream, flood.

Trent name variations: Trendt, Trynt, Trenet.



Origin: Middle English.

Meaning: third, three.

Trey name variations: Treius, Tre, Trace.



Years of origin: circa 11th century.

Origin: Old French.

Meaning: rebel or sad.

Reference: Tristan, the first lord of Montepeloso.

History behind: probably derived from Old French word triste (translated as sad).

Tristan name variations: Tristen, Trystan, Trysten.



Name meaning: triple strength.

Origin: Polish.

First mention: around 13th century.

Reference: Trojden the first, Duke of Masovia.

Trojden name variations: Troyden, Trojeden, Troyeden.



Name meaning: crown or strength.

First mention: around 7th century.

Origin: Old English.

Historical reference: Saint Trudo, Apostle of Hesbaye.

Trudo name variations: Trudon, Tradon, Truden, Trond.



Name meaning: urging, prompting.

First mention: early 11th century (as Toirdelbach).

Origin: Irish.

Historical reference: Toirdelbach Ua Briain, King of Munster.

Turlough name variations: Tarlach, Tarlough, Tarleigh, Torleigh.



Name meaning: justice, fairness.

Origin: Old Norse.

History behind: In Norse mythology, Tyr was a god of justice.

Tyr name variations: Tier, Tyier, Tyrr.



Name meaning: fair, righteous, equitable.

Origin: English and Old Norse.

Tyrion name variations: Terien, Terion, Taryn, Tirion, Tyreen.



Name origin: Old French.

Years of origin: circa 11th century.

Meaning: firebrand, fiery.

History behind: name derived from Old French word tison (translated as firebrand).

Tyson name variations: Tysen, Tysion, Tysenn, Ty, Tyce.


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