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German First Names for Boys

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A list of contemporary and traditional German first names for boys. Also see German Names for Boys and Top First Names.

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NOTE: This selective list does not include most German names that are identical or similar to English names for boys (Benjamin, David, Dennis, etc.). Not all of these names are in fashion today. You can learn more about these names in our First Names Glossary, an annotated A-Z lexicon of Germanic given names, their meanings and origins.
An approximate pronunciation guide for some names is shown in [brackets].
MORE > See additional name links below.
Abbo / Abo
Achim
Adolf
Albrecht
Alexander
Alois
Ambros
Andreas
Anselm
Anton
Armin
Arnd / Arndt
Arno
Arnold
Arnulf
Axel
Augustus
Axel
  More about "A" names

Benjamin
Bernd
Bernhard
Berthold / Berti
Bodo / Botho
Bruno
  More about "B" names

Carsten
Christian
Christof / Christoph
Clemens (Klemens)
Conrad (Konrad)
Curd / Curt (Kurt)
  More about "C" names

Dagobert
Detlef / Detlev
Dieter
Dietrich
Dierk / Dirk
Dolf
Dominik
  More about "D" names

Egon
Elias
Elmar
Emil
Emmerich
Engelbert
Erhard
Erich / Erik
Ernst
Erwin [ER-vin]
Eugen [OY-ghen]
Ewald
  More about "E" names

Fabian
Falco
Felix
Ferdinand
Florian
Franz
Friedhelm
Friedrich
Fritz
  More about "F" names

Gebhard
Georg [GAY-org]
Gerhard
Gernot
Golo
Gottfried
Gotthold
Gottlieb
Gregor
Günther
Gustaf / Gustav
  More about "G" names

Hans / Hannes
Harald
Hartmut
Hartwig
Heiner
Heinrich
Heinz
Helge
Helmut
Herbert
Hildebrand
Holger
Horst
Hugbert
Hugo
  More about "H" names

Ignatius / Ignaz
Ingemar

Jan
Jens
Joachim (Achim)
Johann
Johannes (Hannes)
Jonas
Jörg
Jürgen
Kai [KYE]
Karl
Karlheinz
Karsten
Kaspar
Klaus
Knut
Konrad
Kristian
Kristof
Kurt

Lars
Laurenz
Lenz
Leon
Leonhard
Leopold
Lothar
Ludwig
Lukas / Lucas
Luther [LOO-ter]
Lutz

Manfred
Marcel
Marco / Marko
Mario
Marius
Markus
Martin
Matthäus
Mathias/Matthias
Max
Maximilian
Meinhard
Michael
Nikolaus / Nikki
Nils
Norbert

Olof
Oskar
Oswald
Oswin
Otto

Philipp
Poldi

Raimund
Rainer / Reiner
Ralf
Randolf
Reinhard
Reinhold
René
Richard
Rüdiger
Rudolf / Rudi
Rupert

Sabine [suh-BEE-nuh]
Schorsch (Georg)
Sebastian
Sepp (Joseph)
Siegfried
Simon
Stefan / Stephan
Steffen
Sven

Theodor
Thomas
Till
Tim / Timm
Timo
Tobias
Torsten

Udo
Ulf
Ulrich / Uli
Urban
Urs
Uwe

Veit
Viktor
Vinzenz
Volkard
Volker [FOLK-er]

Waldemar
Walther
Wendel
Wenzel
Werner / Wernher
Wilfried
Wilhelm
Wolfgang
Wolfram
  More about "W" names

MORE > German First Names > Name Glossary > Top First Names

Related Pages

First Names Glossary - Vornamenlexikon
Our annotated A-Z lexicon of Germanic given names, their meanings and origins.

German Names: Part One
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German First Names: Top 10
Ranked lists of the top 10 names for boys and girls from 1997 to the present.

German Surnames
About German last names and their origins. Also see our German Surname Lexikon, a glossary of German last names and their meanings.

Germanic Genealogy - Contents/Inhalt
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