26 Unique Baby Boy Names Meaning Wise and Wisdom

Wisdom has been one of the most desirable to the parents. Choosing a baby name that convey wisdom cannot make your child smarter, but it will set a higher bar for your child.


We have pulled together a list of wise baby names for your little sons, these names are associated with intelligent, wise, wisdom, smart, clever and powerful. They came from different cultures such as Greek, American, Persian, Irish, Germany, Biblical and more.


Alden: Surname used as a given name, means "old wise friend."


Aldo: Aldo is of Italian and Old German origin, and the meaning of Aldo is "old one, elder". A Renaissance painter Aldus Manutius designed the first italic type face.

Alfred: Alfred is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Alfred is "elf or magical counsel". Queen Victoria named her second son Alfred.

Alvis: Alvis is of Old Norse origin, and the meaning of Alvis is "all wise". From Norse mythology involving the dwarf Alviss who fell in love with the daughter of Thor, the god of thunder.

Boman – Boman is of Persian origin, and the meaning of Boman is “great mind”. Boman can be an unusual alternative to Roman, Matthew Modine chose the name for his son.

Cato: Cato is of Latin origin,  and the meaning of Cato is "all-knowing". Roman statesman Cato the Elder was renowned for his wisdom.

Conan: Conan is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Conan is "hound, wolf; high". In Irish legend, Conan was a member of the Fianna, the band of followers of the legendary hero Finn mac Cumhaill. Made famous by Conan the Barbarian, the fictional character from novels and movies in the 1980s.

Conner: Conner is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Conner is "hound-lover".

Conrad: Conrad is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Conrad is "brave, bold ruler or counsel".

Conroy: Conroy is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Conroy is "wise advisor or man".

Ethan: Ethan is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Ethan is "firmness, long-lived". In Biblical, Ethan the Ezrahite was a man noted for his wisdom. American patriot Ethan Allen was a famous Revolutionary War leader.

Favian: Favian is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Favian is "man of wisdom".

Frode: Frode is of Old Norse origin, and the meaning of Frode is "wise".

Hugh: Hugh is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Hugh is "soul, mind, intellect". Hugo is a variant of Latin origin, and the name Hugo is fashionable in Spain.


Keene: Keene is of Irish, Gaelic and Old English origin, and the meaning of Keene is "fighter; sharp, keen wit or eye". 

Mendel: Mendel is of Farsi origin, and the meaning of mendel is "wisdom, learning". The father of modern genetics, Gregor Mendel, was a 19th-century Austrian priest and abbot of an order of monks.

Nestor: Nestor is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Nestor is "traveler; homecoming". Nestor was a wise ruler who was always called on for advice, and his advice helped the Greeks win the Trojan war.

Rafiki: Rafiki is a very wise character in the film The Lion King. He is a dear friend to Mufasa and Simba, and his name means "friend" in Swahili.

Raghnall: Raghnall is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Raghnall is "ruler's advisor; wise, powerful".

Rainer: Rainer is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Rainer is "deciding warrior". Modern use of Rainier (ray-NEER) may be influenced by Prince Rainier of Monaco.

Raymond: Raymond is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Raymond is "wise protector; protecting hands".

Shanahan: Shanahan is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Shanahan is "wise, clever".

Socrates: Socrates is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Socrates is "wisdom, knowledge". The name of the famous Greek philosopher.

Solomon: Solomon is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Solomon is "peace". In Biblical, Solomon asked only for the wisdom he would need to rule when asked what gift he would have from God.

Tallis: Tallis is of Persian origin, and the meaning of Tallis is "wisdom, knowledge".

Vivek: Vivek is of Hindi and Sanskrit origin, and the meaning of Vivek is "judicious, wise".

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