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300 Baby Boy Names That Start With V

Explore the meanings and origins of 300 V boy names, including modern, cute, and rare names and much more.

Updated June 30, 2024

by Kristen Winiarski

Additional contribution by Stefanie Miller

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If you’re expecting a boy, you may be racking your brain over just the right name. With so many names to choose from, knowing where to start can be challenging. Going through certain letters can help you figure out some wonderful choices. We have some great options if you’re a fan of the letter V. We have rounded up 300 boy names that start with V. Check these out!

Baby Boy Names That Start With V

With everything from cute names to rare and unique options, here are our top V names for boys:

If you’re interested in the most popular boy names starting with V, you’ve come to the right place. It’s easy to see why these names haven’t gone out of style!

1. Valentino — Latin for “strength” or “health.”

2. Van — A Dutch name meaning “of.”

3. Vaughn — This name means “small” in Welsh.

4. Vernon — English for “place of alders.”

5. Vicente — In Spanish, this name means “conquering.”

6. Victor — Latin for “conqueror.”

7. Viggo — A Scandinavian name meaning “war.”

8. Vincent — This name means “conquering” in Latin.

9. Virgil — Latin for “staff bearer.”

10. Vito — In Latin, this name means “alive” or “life.”

10 Common Boy Names That Start With V

Parents love these V names for boys, and it’s obvious why! Take a look below to see why these common baby boy names are so special.

1. Valentin — This name means “strength” or “health” in French, German, and Russian.

2. Vance — An English and Irish name for someone who lives near a marshland.

3. Vanya — Russian for “God is gracious.”

4. Veer — In Sanskrit, this name means “brave.”

5. Vesper — Latin for “evening star.”

6. Vincenzo — This name means “conquering” in Italian.

7. Vihaan — The meaning of this name is “dawn” in Sanskrit.

8. Viktor — A Scandinavian name meaning “conqueror.”

9. Vladimir — This Slavic name means “great ruler.”

10. Von — A Norse name meaning “hope.”

23 Modern Boy Names Starting With V

Are you looking for a modern boy name that’s more on-trend? These V boy names are rising in popularity. We could see some of these being on the popular list in the coming years!

1. Vader — A Dutch name meaning “father.”

2. Valerian — Latin for “strength” or “health.”

3. Valiant — This name means “brave” in English and Latin.

4. Valor — In Latin, this name means “bravery” or “courage.”

5. Vandal — An English word meaning “willful destruction.”

6. Vegas — Spanish for “meadows.”

7. Venice — This is a city in Italy, and it means “city of canals” in Italian.

8. Ventura — In Spanish, this name means “good fortune.”

9. Venus — Latin for “desire.”

10. Verge — This name means “staff bearer” in Latin.

11. Vermont — A French name meaning “green mountain.”

12. Verse — This is an English word for a rhythmic stanza or line.

13. Vesuvius — Mount Vesuvius is a volcano in southern Italy. It’s said to mean “woe to his own” in Latin.

14. Vice — English for “moral depravity or corruption.”

15. Victorious — An English name meaning “winning.”

16. Victory — Latin for “win.”

17. Vin — This name means “conquering” in Latin.

18. Vine — This is an English name for a vineyard worker.

19. Vinicius — A Latin name meaning “wine” or “vine.”

20. Viper — French for “snake.”

21. Vision — This is the English word for the state of being able to see. It’s also the name of a superhero in the Marvel Universe.

22. Voltaire — This name means “determined thing” in French.

23. Vulcan — A Latin name meaning “to flash.”

25 Cute Boy Names That Start With V

These cute boy names are the perfect match for any adorable little boy. Take a look at this category, and you’ll quickly see why we love them so much!

1. Vai — A Germanic name meaning “mighty ruler.” It’s also said to have Chinese roots and means “benefit.”

2. Val — Latin for “strength” and “health.”

3. Vale — An English name meaning “wide river valley.”

4. Valerie — This name means “strength” and “health” in French.

5. Vallis — In French, this name means “from Wales.”

6. Vane — English for “banner.”

7. Vasili — A Greek name meaning “royal” or “kingly.”

8. Vega — Arabic for “swooping eagle” and Spanish for “meadow.”

9. Verdi — This name means “green” in Italian.

10. Vere — English and French for “alder.”

11. Verle — The meaning of this name is “true” in Latin.

12. Verne — This name means “place of alders” in English.

13. Verney — This name is also English for “place of alders.”

14. Vic — Latin for “conqueror.”

15. Vieno — This Finnish name means “gentle.”

16. Ville — A Finnish name meaning “resolute protection.”

17. Vince — This name means “conquering” in Latin.

18. Vincien — The meaning of this name is also “conquering” in Latin.

19. Vinny — Also Latin for “conquering.”

20. Viorel — A Romanian name meaning “violet flower.”

21. Vivian — Latin for “life.”

22. Viviani — This name also means “life” in Latin.

23. Vitali — Russian and Ukrainian for “life.”

24. Vlad — A Slavic name meaning “great ruler.”

25. Vonzie — This is an American invented name with an unknown language origin and meaning.

22 Cool Boy Names Starting With V

A cool and edgy name is fitting for any boy. Some of my favorites are on this list (I especially love “Vanhi”), and I promise you’ll love them, too!

1. Vaj — This name means “strength” in Hindi.

2. Vakhtang — An Old Persian name meaning “wolf-bodied.”

3. Valjean — The author Victor Hugo created this French name, which means “Here’s Jean.”

4. Vanderbilt — A Dutch name meaning “from the low hill.”

5. Vanhi — Bengali for “fire.”

6. Varg — In Old Norse, this name means “wolf.”

7. Vasquez — Spanish for “son of Vasco.”

8. Vea — A Hawaiian name meaning “chief.”

9. Veevan — This name means “moon” or “full of life” in Hindi.

10. Velasquez — Basque for “son of Velasco.”

11. Velibor — This Slavic name means “great battle.”

12. Vepkhia — An Old Georgian name meaning “tiger.”

13. Viceroy — English for “ruler who represents the king.”

14. Viking — Old Norse for “pirate raid.”

15. Vilgefortz — This is a literary name created for the “The Witcher” book series. It’s a Dutch name that means “of Wilgefortis.”

16. Ving — A Scottish name meaning “green river” or “sea friend.”

17. Vinh — Vietnamese for “glory.”

18. Vishnu — This name means “protector” in Hindi.

19. Vivaldi — Italian for “life.”

20. Voiteh — A Slavic name meaning “warrior.”

21. Voldemort — Author J.K. Rowling invented this name, which is said to be of French origin and means “fight of death.”

22. Vuk — A Serbian name meaning “wolf.”

111 Unique Boy Names That Start With V

If modern or common names aren’t your style, we have plenty more for you to choose from! These V boy names are less common than the ones above, but they have a beauty of their own.

1. Vaati — In Sanskrit, this name means “wind” or “air.”

2. Vachan — This name means “promise” or “speech” in Sanskrit.

3. Vachel — French for “one who raises cows.”

4. Vaemond — A name invented for the “Game of Thrones” series. It’s said to mean “Targaryen son,” but the language of origin is unknown.

5. Vagas — An Arabic name meaning “falling vulture.”

6. Vageesh — This name means “Lord Brahma” in Hindi.

7. Vahid — This Persian name means “only one” or “unique.”

8. Vail — An English place name meaning “valley.”

9. Vaino — Finnish for “wide river” or “backwater.”

10. Vaishant — In Hindi, this name means “quiet and shining star.”

11. Vakul — This name means “flowering tree” or “clever” in Sanskrit.

12. Valdemar — This Nordic name means “great ruler.”

13. Valen — Latin for “strength” or “health.”

14. Valentinus — This name also means “strength” or “health” in Latin.

15. Valerio — This name is of Latin origin and means “to be strong.”

16. Valero — A Spanish name meaning “strong.”

17. Valo — Finnish for “light.”

18. Valter — A Scandinavian name meaning “army ruler.”

19. Valu — This Polynesian name means “eight.”

20. Vanad — Gujarati for “cloud.”

21. Vander — A Dutch name meaning “of.”

22. Vandiver — Dutch for “traveler.”

23. Vandyke — This Dutch name means “of the dyke.”

24. Vanek — Russian for “God is gracious.”

25. Vangelo — In English and Greek, this name means “good news.”

26. Vanja — A Croatian and Serbian name meaning “God is gracious.”

27. Van Ness — This Dutch name means “of the headland.”

28. Varden — This name means “green knoll” in French.

29. Varesh — In Sanskrit, this name means “presiding over boons.”

30. Varick — German for “defending ruler.”

31. Varendra — This name means “sovereign” or “ocean” in Hindi.

32. Varius — Latin for “versatile.”

33. Varl — A Turkish name meaning “exist.”

34. Vartan — Armenian for “rose.”

35. Vasco — A Spanish name for someone from the Basque region.

36. Vash — This name means “beautiful and divine.” The language origin is unknown.

37. Vasile — Greek for “royal.”

38. Vasilij — This name also means “royal” in Greek.

39. Vasos — Greek for “royal” or “kingly.”

40. Vata — An Avestan name meaning “wind.”

41. Vayu — This name means “wind” or “air” in Sanskrit.

42. Ved — In Sanskrit, this name means “sacred knowledge.”

43. Vedoday — Hindi for “the sun.”

44. Vedran — The meaning of this Slavic name is “clear.”

45. Veejay — This name means “victory” in Hindi.

46. Veikko — Finnish for “brother.”

47. Velimir — A Slavic name meaning “great peace.”

48. Velin — This Bulgarian name means “great.”

49. Velnias — This is the name of the god of the underworld in Lithuanian mythology.

50. Velyo — Bulgarian for “great.”

51. Venedictos — This name means “blessed” in Greek.

52. Venezio — This is a masculine Italian form of “Venice.”

53. Venn — English for “fair.”

54. Venturio — A Spanish name meaning “good fortune” or “good luck.”

55. Vergilio — Latin for “flourishing.”

56. Vern — This French name means “alder grove.”

57. Vernard — This name also means “alder grove” in Old French.

58. Vernell — In Latin and French, this name means “green and flourishing.”

59. Verona — An Italian name meaning “truth.”

60. Verrier — French for “glassblower.”

61. Veryl — This name means “honest” in French.

62. Vespasian — Latin for “west, evening” or “wasp.”

63. Vester — This name means “of the woods” in Latin.

64. Vibodh — In Hindi, this name means “wise.”

65. Vibol — This name means “abundant” in Sanskrit.

66. Victorino — Latin for “conqueror.”

67. Vidal — This name means “life” in Spanish and “vital” in Catalan.

68. Vidush — This name means “clever and full of wisdom.” The language of origin is unknown.

69. Vidyut —  In Sanskrit, this name means “lightning.”

70. Viel — French for “life” and German for “swamp.”

71. Viet — A Chinese name meaning “beyond.”

72. Vijay — This name means “conquering” in Sanskrit.

73. Vikingur — An Icelandic name for “Viking.”

74. Vikram — In Hindi, this name means “valorous.”

75. Vilgot — This Swedish name means “God’s will.”

76. Vilhelm — German for “resolute protection.”

77. Vilko — This Czech name also means “resolute protection.”

78. Villard — A French name meaning “battle fortress.”

79. Villiam — This name means “protector,” but its language origin is unknown.

80. Vilmantas — Lithuanian for “hope and wealth.”

81. Vilmos — German for “resolute protection.”

82. Vilppu — This name means “lover of horses” in Greek.

83. Vinay — This name means “guidance” in Sanskrit.

84. Vinson — English for “son of Vincent.”

85. Viserys — A German name meaning “wealth” or “son of Otto.”

86. Vishal — This name means “broad” or “spacious” in Sanskrit.

87. Vissarion — Russian for “wooded valley.”

88. Vital — In Latin, this name means “alive” or “life.”

89. Vittore — An Italian name meaning “conqueror.”

90. Vivaldo — This name means “who dominates the will” in Italian.

91. Vivendel — A Norwegian name meaning “honeysuckle flower.”

92. Viviano — Latin for “life.”

93. Vogel — This name means “bird” in German and Dutch.

94. Volentine — Latin for “strength” and “health.” It’s a unique spelling of “Valentine.”

95. Volker — A Scandinavian name meaning “people’s guardian.”

96. Volkmar — Old German for “famous people.”

97. Volos — The god of cattle in Slavic mythology.

98. Volumnius — Latin for “scroll.”

99. Volya — This name means “army ruler” in German.

100. Vondell — In Old Norse, this name means “hope.”

101. Voshon — Slavic for “generous.”

102. Voski — This name means “gold” in Armenian.

103. Voss — A Germanic name meaning “fox.”

104. Vova — This Slavic name means “great ruler.”

105. Voyer — A French occupational name for a legal official.

106. Vrai — In French, this name means “true.”

107. Vsevolod — This Slavic name means “Lord of everything.”

108. Vuai — Swahili for “savior.”

109. Vusal — This name means “meeting” or “joining” in Azerbaijani.

110. Vyom — In Sanskrit, this name means “sky” or “space.”

111. Vytautas — A Lithuanian name meaning “chase the people.”

99 Rare Boy Names That Start With V

These hidden gems make great contenders if you’re on the search for a V boy name. This is the perfect category to let your son’s individuality shine through!

1. Vachanpreet — This name means “one who loves promise” in Punjabi.

2. Vaclav — A Slavic name meaning “more glory.”

3. Vagn — Old Norse for “cart” or “wagon.”

4. Vahe — This Armenian name means “victor” or “shield.”

5. Vaibhav — In Sanskrit, this name means “power.”

6. Vaikunth — This name means “abode of Vishnu.” Its language of origin is unknown.

7. Vaishwanar — Hindi for “omnipresent.”

8. Vajrin — An Arabic name meaning “Lord Indra.”

9. Vajramani — This name means “diamond” in Nepali.

10. Vakratund — In Hindi, this name means “an epithet of Lord Ganesh.”

11. Valente — A Portuguese name meaning “brave” and “strong.”

12. Valentinian — Latin for “strength” and “health.”

13. Valerius — This name also means “strength” or “health” in Latin.

14. Valmiki — This is the name of an Indian poet. It’s of Sanskrit origin, but the meaning is unknown.

15. Valther — A Scandinavian name meaning “army ruler.”

16. Vandan — Sanskrit for “praise.”

17. Vangelis — This name means “good news” in Greek.

18. Vanko — Hebrew and Greek for “God’s gift.”

19. Vardhamma — In Sanskrit, this name means “growth.”

20. Vardinon — A Hebrew name meaning “aroma of roses.”

21. Varil — The meaning of this name is “loyal” in Old French and “water” in Sanskrit.

22. Varnava — Russian for “son of the prophet.”

23. Varoun — In Hindi, this name means “water god.”

24. Vartolomej — A Serbian name meaning “son of Talmai.” In the Old Testament of the Bible, “Talmai” is the name of a giant.

25. Varuna — The Hindi god of the water and ocean.

26. Vasant — Sanskrit for “spring.”

27. Vasileos — A Greek name meaning “royal.”

28. Vasilius — Greek for “royal” or “kingly.”

29. Vassily — This name also means “royal” in Greek.

30. Vasyklo — This Ukrainian name means “noble.”

31. Vebjorn — Old Norse for “holy” and “bear.”

32. Vedasto — An Italian and Spanish name meaning “stranger in the woods.”

33. Veit — French for “wood.”

34. Velcho — This Bulgarian name means “great.”

35. Veliko — This name also means “great” in Bulgarian.

36. Veltry — An African name meaning “strong” and “healthy.” The language of origin is unknown.

37. Velvel — Yiddish for “wolf.”

38. Venanzio — This name means “hunter” in Italian and Latin.

39. Venceslao — A Polish name meaning “glory of the Wends,” which is a Slavic group.

40. Venceslav — This name is also Polish for “glory of the Wends.”

41. Venjamin — Hebrew for “son of the right hand.”

42. Vercingetorix — An Old French name meaning “king over warriors.”

43. Verdell — Latin for “green.”

44. Verdon — This name means “green knoll” in French.

45. Vergilus — In Latin, this name means “staff bearer.”

46. Verlin — Latin for “true.”

47. Verlyn — This name also means “true” in Latin.

48. Vernardos — This name means “strong and brave bear” in Old French and Old German.

49. Vernal — In English, this name means “place of alders.”

50. Verrall — A French name meaning “honest.”

51. Verner — This name means “protecting army” in German.

52. Verrill — French for “honest.”

53. Veselin — A Slavic name meaning “cheerful.”

54. Vesterin — This is a Finnish name whose meaning is unknown.

55. Vetle — A Norwegian name meaning “winter traveler.”

56. Viator — Latin for “voyager.”

57. Victorio — This name means “conqueror” in Latin.

58. Vidar — Old Norse for “quiet god.”

59. Videlio — This name means “life” in Spanish and “vital” in Catalan.

60. Vidor — A Hungarian name meaning “cheerful” or “happy.”

61. Vilfredo — English for “desires peace.”

62. Vigilio — This name means “flourishing” in Latin.

63. Vijayendra — This is the name of the god of victory in Hindu mythology.

64. Vikenti — Russian for “conquering.”

65. Vijun — In Sanskrit, this name means “conquering.”

66. Vilelmo — A Scandinavian name meaning “resolute protector.”

67. Villem — This name means “resolute protection” in German.

68. Villiers — A French name meaning “town dweller.”

69. Vilok — This name means “to see” or “to view” in Sanskrit.

70. Vimal — In Sanskrit, this name means “pure.”

71. Vincens — Latin for “conquering.”

72. Vincentio — This name means “conquering” in Italian.

73. Vincenze — Italian for “victorious.”

74. Vinton — An English name meaning “vine settlement.”

75. Vipin — This name means “forest” in Sanskrit.

76. Vireo — Latin for “small green songbird.”

77. Virgilio — This name means “staff bearer” in Latin.

78. Virginio — In Latin, this name means “chaste.”

79. Vischer — A German name meaning “fisherman.”

80. Vitor — Portuguese for “champion.”

81. Vivienus — This name means “lively” in French.

82. Vlasta — A Slavic name meaning “homeland” and “power.”

83. Vlastimir — This Serbian name means “rule” and “peace.”

84. Vlastislav — Slavic for “glorious power.”

85. Vojin — This Slavic name means “soldier.”

86. Vojislav — A Slavic name meaning “glorious warrior.”

87. Vojtech — Czech for “consolation of the army.”

88. Volfango — In German, this name means “traveling wolf.”

89. Volga — This name means “from the river” in German.

90. Volkan — A Turkish name meaning “volcano.”

91. Volney — German for “spirit of the people.”

92. Volodya — This name means “ruler of the world” in Russian.

93. Vontell — Old Norse for “hope.”

94. Vragi — This name means “mooring post” in Old Norse.

95. Vrishab — In Sanskrit, this name means “excellent” or “manly.”

96. Vromme — Dutch for “wise.”

97. Vui — This name means “cheerful” in Vietnamese.

97. Vyacheslav — A Slavic name meaning “glorious rule.”

99. Vyomesh — In Sanskrit, this name means “Lord of the sky.”

Finding the right name for your new baby can be a difficult undertaking. But the boy names that start with V above will get your creative juices flowing. You’re sure to come up with a great list, and it may be challenging to narrow it down to only one!

Be sure to also peek at some of our other baby name lists, like our rare boy namesstrong boy names, trendy boy names, and the coolest baby boy names. Have fun choosing a beautiful name you love for your baby boy!

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