English Male Names S-Z

Attention: This is not a “name the baby” list! While most of the names are nice and normal by modern American standards, many of them are best left to fiction.

Sampson

Samuel

Sander

Saul

Saunder

Sebastian

Seth

Silas

Silvanus

Silvester

Simeon

Simon

Solomon

Stephen

Swithin

Tabor

Terrence

Theobald

Theodore

  • Avoid surnames with not in them.

Theodosius

Theophilus

  • You might want to avoid giving this to a doctor.

Thomas

Timothy

Tobias

Toby

Uriah

Uziah *

Victor *

Vincent

Virgil

  • May be too pun-like for poets.

Walter

  • Due to the nickname Wally, this may be too pun-like for masons or Freemasons. You may want to avoid surnames with building materials as well.

Wilfred

  • See William

William

  • Since Will is a possible nickname, make doubly sure you don’t accidentally created a pun (e.g. Will Bolt, Will Catcher, Will Fullman).

Wymond

Zacchaeus

Zachariah

Zacharias

Zachary

* I couldn’t find this name in the Golden Age of Piracy, but it was used in the 17th Century, and could be justified for an older person or someone named after an older person.

Lasted edited March 9, 2012.

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