Hunting for boy names that mean death or darkness? Well, just keep scrolling for 15 of the best dark names for boys:
Blackwell: Meaning “dark well” in English.
Blagden: Meaning “dark alley” in English.
Blake: Meaning “dark” in Old English.
Ciaran: Meaning “dark” in Irish.
Dade: Meaning “dark one” in Gaelic.
Dargan: Meaning “dark-haired” in Irish.
Dyrk: Meaning “power of the tribe” in German or an alternative spelling of “dark”.
Jett or Jet: Meaning “black” in English.
Keir or Kieran: Meaning “dark-haired” in Gaelic.
Morris: Meaning “dark” in Latin.
Noir: Meaning “black” in French.
Obsidian: Meaning “black glass” in English.
Orpheus: Meaning “darkness of the night” in Greek.
Shadow: Meaning “dark place” in English.
Tartarus: Meaning “darkest place in the underworld” in Greek.
What are some cool gothic boy names?
Some of the coolest gothic boy names are also the most popular ‒ here are our top picks for cool gothic names for boys:
Ash or Asher: Meaning “ash tree” or “smoldering fire” in English.
Blade: Meaning “sword” in English.
Blair: Meaning “wooded area” in Old English.
Blaise or Blaze: Meaning “raging fire” in English.
Cain or Kane: Meaning “spear” in Hebrew.
Dante: Meaning “enduring” in Italian. Also the name of the poet who wrote of the Nine Circles of Hell.
Dexter: Meaning “right-handed” in Latin.
Dorian: Meaning “child of the sea” in Greek.
Dusk: The time just before sunset.
Gray or Grey: Between black and white.
Hawk: The predator bird.
Hunter: Meaning “one who hunts” in English.
Jasper: A type of Chalcedony crystal that comes in a variety of colors ‒ red, green, yellow, blue, orange, pink, purple, white, brown, or multi-colored.
Kalon: Meaning “beautiful” or “good” in Greek.
Niall: Meaning “champion” in Irish.
Onyx: A deep black crystal said to bring protection.
Orion: A celestial, gothic boys’ name.
Ozul: Meaning “shadow” in Hebrew.
Payne: Meaning “rustic” or “heathen” in Old English.
Salem: The infamous home of the witch trials of the 17th century.
Seth: Meaning “appointed” in Hebrew.
Storm: For the baby boy who arrives with thunder.
Thorn or Thorne: A ‘prickly’ gothic name for boys.
Vesper: Meaning “evening star” in Latin.
Zephyr: Meaning “west wind” in Greek.
What are some badass gothic boy names?
Some gothic boys’ names are nothing less than badass.
Want to give your little prince of darkness an edge? Then check out our hard-core gothic names for boys:
Draco: Meaning “dragon” in Greek.
Griffin or Gryphon: Meaning “lord” or “prince” in Welsh. Also a mythological creature with the head and wings of an eagle, and the body of a lion.
Lycidas: Meaning “wolf-son” in Latin.
Malachi: Meaning “messenger of God” in Hebrew.
Phelan: Meaning “like a wolf” in Irish.
Phoenix: The bird reborn from fire.
Quillon: Meaning “crossed swords” in French.
Saber: Meaning “sword” in English.
Talon: Meaning “claw” in English.
Theron: Meaning “hunter” in Greek.
Ulfred: Meaning “wolf of peace” in English.
Wolf or Wolfe: The wild canine.
Wolfram: Meaning “wolf raven” in English and German.
Hopefully these gothic baby boy names sparked some inspiration for you to name your little raven, but if you want any other ideas, or you’re keen to share your favorites with other mamas-to-be, head over to Peanut!