Looking for a boy name that evokes thoughts of collared shirts and Ivy League admissions letters? Give a golf clap for these highbrow picks! You should also know you’re not the only one searching for these specific names. According to the latest search data available, preppy boy names are searched for nearly 2,000 times a month.
Perhaps you come from a conservative family that likes to keep to a name that evokes history, or maybe you want to honor your heritage, whatever it may be we’ve gone ahead and rounded up dozens and dozens of names for your consideration. Want an old-timey name? Try Stellan, Stanford, and Tristan. Something more common? Try Jack, Aidan, and Asher.
Quotes to Consider
Whatever strikes your fancy, you’re bound to land on the perfect name for your little gentleman. For added inspiration during your search, check out the following quotes from famous figures with perfectly preppy names and personalities:
“I don’t believe that old cliche that good things come to those who wait. I think good things come to those who want something so bad they can’t sit still.” — Ashton Kutcher
“Be in love with your life. Every minute of it.” — Jack Kerouac
“I can’t change the world until I change myself first.” — Kendrick Lamar
“Don’t play what’s there, play what’s not there.” — Miles Davis
“I’m so good at procrastinating.” — Seth Rogen
Perfectly Preppy Personalities
Need even more inspiration? Look to these famous fictional personalities who seem to embody this naming trend.
Carlton Banks, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
Phineas, A Separate Peace Pete Campbell, Mad Men Chris Wilton, Match Point Dickie Greenleaf, The Talented Mr. Ripley Chuck Bass, Gossip Girl
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