Unusual Male Names

Unique Boy Names That Start with M

Exotic Male Names Starting with M

We have created for you a list of majestic and unique boy names that start with M (with history of origin and meanings). We hope this list will be useful to you.

Last updated: March 21, 2022.

 

Macarthur

Years of origin: circa 16th century.

Origin: Scottish Gaelic.

Meaning: son of Arthur.

Macarthur name variations: Mcarthur, Makartur, Macartur.

 

Mackenzie

Years of origin: circa 12th century.

Origin: Scottish.

Meaning: born of fire.

Reference: Clan Mackenzie.

Mackenzie name variations: Mackenzey, Makensie, Makenzie.

 

Mael

Name meaning: bald, shaved (derived from Old Irish mael). Can also mean prince or great.

First mention: circa 5th century.

Origin: Old Irish.

Historical reference: Mael, Breton Saint.

Mael name variations: Maelle, Maelys, Maol, Maoll, Maell, Meilo.

 

Magnus

Years of origin: circa 1st century BC.

Origin: Roman.

Meaning: greatest, supreme.

Reference: Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus.

Magnus name variations: Magnuz, Maegnus, Magnimus.

 

Marcel

Origin: Roman.

Meaning: young warrior.

Marcel name variations: Marcelus, Marcellus, Marcelo.

 

Marcus

Years of origin: circa 4th century BC.

Origin: Roman.

Meaning: war.

Marcus name variations: Markus, Marcius, Marco.

 

Marius

Years of origin: circa 2nd century BC.

Origin: Roman.

Meaning: sea.

History behind: name derived from the Latin word mare (translated as sea).

Marius name variations: Mario, Marios, Marinus.

 

Marley

Years of origin: circa 9th century.

Origin: Old English.

Meaning: forest, wood.

Marley name variations: Marlee, Marly, Marlie, Marleigh.

 

Marlon

Origin: English or French.

Meaning: falcon.

Marlon name variations: Marlo, Marlen, Marelon.

 

Marquard

Name meaning: guardian.

Origin: German.

Marquard name variations: Marquardt, Marquat, Marquart.

 

Marvin

Origin: Welsh.

Meaning: eminent.

Marvin name variations: Marwin, Mervin, Mervyn.

 

Matteo

Origin: Italian.

Meaning: gift of God.

Matteo name variations: Mateo, Matthias, Michael.

 

Maurits

Name meaning: one from Mauritania.

Origin: Dutch and Latin.

First mention: circa 3rd century.

Historical reference: Saint Maurice.

Maurits name variations: Mauritz, Maurice, Moritz, Morris.

 

Maverick

Years of origin: circa 20th century.

Origin: American.

Meaning: independent, nonconformist.

Maverick name variations: Mav, Maverik, Mavie.

 

Maximilian

Years of origin: circa 2nd century BC.

Origin: Roman.

Meaning: the greatest, superlative.

Note: Maximilian was a traditional name among royalty.

Maximilian name variations: Maximillain, Maximilianus, Max.

 

Maxwell

Years of origin: circa 12th century.

Origin: Middle English.

Meaning: spring.

Maxwell name variations: Makswell, Mackeswell, Maxwel.

 

Meilge

Name meaning: laudable, commendable.

First mention: circa 6th century BC.

Origin: Old Irish.

Historical reference: Meilge Molbthach, High King of Ireland.

Meilge name variations: Mailge, Melge, Meilg, Eilge.

 

Meinhard

Name meaning: powerful, strong.

Origin: Germanic.

First mention: around 12th century.

Reference: Saint Meinhard, Bishop of Livonia.

Meinhard name variations: Meinhardt, Meinhart, Mainard, Maynard.

 

Mellonius

Name meaning: honey.

Origin: Roman.

Earliest mention of the name: circa 3rd century.

Historical reference: Saint Mellonius of Rotomagus.

Mellonius name variations: Mellon, Mellen, Mellion, Mellonis.

 

Merle

Years of origin: circa 13th century.

Country of origin: France.

Meaning: blackbird.

History behind: name derived from the French word merle (translated as blackbird).

Merle name variations: Merles, Merlius, Merrill, Muriel.

 

Merlin

Origin: Welsh.

Meaning: armed, fortified.

Merlin name variations: Merlinn, Merelyn, Merlyn.

 

Merret

Years of origin: circa 10th century.

Origin: Old English.

Meaning: boundary, borderline.

Merret name variations: Merritt, Marriott, Mariott.

 

Merrick

Years of origin: circa 13th century.

Origin: Middle English.

Meaning: famous ruler, famous leader.

History behind: name derived from the Germanic elements meri (translated as fame) and ric (translated as power).

Merrick name variations: Merick, Merrik, Meurick, Meurig.

 

Merwig

Name meaning: uncertain, may mean chief or sea.

First mention: circa 4th century.

Origin: Germanic.

Historical reference: Merwig the first, King of Thuringia.

Merwig name variations: Merwin, Meirwig, Mervig.

 

Meyer

Years of origin: circa 9th century.

Origin: Old German.

Meaning: wealthy.

Meyer name variations: Meyr, Meier, Mayer, Maiar.

 

Milo

Origin: Old Slavic.

Meaning: merciful, gracious.

Milo name variations: Miels, Milos, Millo.

 

Mitt

Name meaning: from the city with a mill.

Origin: English.

Mitt name variations: Milton, Mitton, Milten.

 

Mortimer

Years of origin: circa 11th century.

Origin: Welsh and Latin.

Meaning: dead sea.

History behind: name derived from Latin words mort (translated as dead) and mer (translated as sea).

Mortimer name variations: Morty, Martimer, Martim.

 

Murphy

Years of origin: circa 7th century (as Murchad).

Origin: Irish.

Meaning: sea warrior.

Reference: Murchad mac Diarmato, Irish king.

Murphy name variations: Murphey, Morphy.

 

Mycroft

Origin: English.

Meaning: the mouth of a stream.

Mycroft name variations: Miecroft, Myroft, Mykroft.

 

Thanks for reading. We hope this list of unusual boy names that start with the letter M was helpful to you.

Boy names starting with N

Boy names starting with L

Return to the homepage

Our Pinterest Page