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250 Boy Names for Surfers (Surfer Boy Names)

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What do new parents and new surfers have in common? They need a name. Whether it’s their real name or their “nickname”, you want to be sure to choose something that fits both your personality and your love for surfing.

If you are a new-time male surfer or you just gave birth to a son, it will be a great idea to get an ocean-inspired or surfing-related name.

Don’t worry, I already have more than 250 name suggestions for you.

Popular Names for Male Surfers

male surfer holding a surfboard at the shore

Want very cool names for a surfing male? Here are my recommendations:

  • Blue: Refers to the color of the ocean and sky. Awesome name, right?
  • Drake: A drake is a male duck; it is also the name of Francis Drake who is a famous naval office and ocean explorer
  • Bay: Bay is a body of water in a shore that is partly enclosed by a curved land.
  • Beckham: Meaning “Home by the stream”. It is a great masculine name
  • Fury: This name (also makes a great nickname) refers to the violence of the sea and also how confident expert surfers are.

Popular Nickname for Male Surfers

male surfer on big ocean waves

The names below are suitable nicknames for surfers. Guess what, some are nicknames of real surfers!

  • Great white
  • 360
  • Owl
  • White lightning
  • Thunder
  • Barney
  • Magician
  • Oma Bird
  • Mineirinho
  • Lana
  • Stasia
  • Droid
  • Flea
  • Dingo
  • Riss
  • Lil’ Tiger
  • Durbo
  • Midget
  • Damo
  • Kong
  • Twiggy
  • The Magician
  • Owl
  • Big Kahuna
  • Zeke
  • Kikas
  • Funky Cold
  • GMAC

Names from Real Surfers

male surfer on blue ocean wave

Would you love to name your son after a popular surfer? Here are some great ideas for you:

  • Barton Lynch (Aussie)
  • Andy Irons (Hawaiian)
  • Clay Marzo (Hawaiian)
  • Butch Van Artsdalen (U.S.)
  • Duke Paoa Kahanamoku (Hawaiian)
  • Damien Hobgood (U.S)
  • Mickey Munoz (U.S., surfboard shaper)
  • Mick Fanning: Aussie)
  • Simon Anderson (Aussie)
  • Shane Beschen (U.S.)
  • Taj Burrow (Aussie)
  • Sunny Garcia (Hawaiian)

Names Related to Water, Ocean, or Beach for Male Surfers

male surfer holding a surfboard walking by the shore

Surfing is basically a sport on the ocean. It will be a great idea to get a name that mean either the sea, beach, or ocean. Here are some examples:

  • Adriatic: Name after a sea in the Italian peninsula called the Adriatic sea
  • Brooke: A tiny stream
  • Douglas: Scots-Gaelic that means “dark water”
  • Cumberland: An island located off the coast of Georgia
  • Eldoris: A Greek name meaning “of the sea”
  • Kai: Hawaiian word meaning “sea”
  • Haf: Icelandic for “ocean”
  • Kiawah: A place in SC Island where turtles and seabirds thrive.
  • Meri: Finnish for “sea”
  • Ridley: A little tropical sea turtle
  • Avon: River
  • Brooks: Water, small stream
  • Bourne: Stream
  • Colwyn: River in Wales
  • Calder: Stream
  • Destin: By the still waters
  • Conway: Holy river
  • Dover: Water
  • Escott: Hut near the river
  • Earvin: Green, fresh water
  • Hali: The sea
  • Ford: River crossing
  • Havelock: Sea competition
  • Harford: Ford of the hares
  • Hudson: A river in New York
  • Holmes: Islands in the river
  • Irving: Fresh water
  • Hurley: Sea tide
  • Kenn: Bright water
  • Lake: An Inland body of water
  • Lincoln: Lake colony
  • Leomaris: Meaning “Lion of the sea”
  • Marino: Of the sea
  • Locke: Pond
  • Marvin: Sea friend
  • Mario: Star of the sea
  • Mortimer: Dead sea
  • Morgan: Circling sea
  • Murphy: Sea warrior
  • Murdock: The protector of the sea
  • Orman: Sea man
  • Neptune: A Roman god of the sea
  • Seton: Sea settlement
  • Tahoe: Big water
  • Strom: Brook, stream
  • Wiley: Well-watered meadow
  • Trent: Gushing waters

Some Great Names for Male Surfers

male surfer on his surfboard waiting for big waves

Want more name ideas? Here are some names and their meanings:

  • Anapos: The god of water in Eastern Sicily
  • Alon: Filipino word meaning “wave”
  • Bellus: An Angel fish
  • Apam Napat: A god of fresh water in Hindu
  • Brishon: Born in rain
  • Boreal: Extinct ocean
  • Bruce: Name after Bruce Lee (meaning be like water)
  • Cliff: Located near many oceans or places with water
  • Conway: Welsh name meaning “from a holy river”
  • Coburn: Meaning “where streams meet”
  • Firth: Arm of the sea
  • Earwyn: Friend of the sea
  • Glan: Welsh word meaning “from the shore”
  • Hanno: A Phoenician explorer of the oceans
  • Hurley: Irish for sea tide
  • Hector: A species of dolphin
  • Jonah: A man from the Bible who got swallowed by a very big fish
  • Jaladri: Sudanese word meaning “ocean”
  • Kuril: Trench
  • Kelby: Gaelic word meaning “place by the fountain”
  • Kuroshio: Ocean current
  • Kyle: Scottish surname that means “channel or strait”
  • Lotan: A Canaanite sea monster
  • Lir: god of the sea in Irish
  • Maury: Sea channel
  • Maris: Of the sea
  • Okeanos: Ancient Greek word meaning “ocean”
  • Murdoch: The protector of the sea
  • Pelagic: Greek word meaning “ocean”
  • Roger: Just like Jolly Roger
  • Regal: After the Regal Angelfish
  • Solomon: Underwater ridge
  • Ryuku: Islands in Japanese
  • Tethys: An ancient ocean
  • Tasman: After the Tasman Sea
  • Tiger: After the tiger shark
  • Wet: A unique name but definitely a bit spot on
  • Turbo: Do you remember the cartoon about a snail that can move very fast?

More Names for Male Surfers

male surfer and the sunset

Here are even more names for male surfers:

  • Miles
  • Dax
  • Grant
  • Colt
  • Logan
  • Brady
  • Riley
  • Keane
  • Arlo
  • Ryne
  • Cody
  • Hayden
  • Hudson
  • Sean
  • Connor
  • Joel
  • Hurley
  • Oakley
  • Duke
  • Reef
  • Blake
  • Jake
  • Cove
  • Brody/Brodie
  • Luke
  • Hayes
  • Taj
  • Jett
  • Keefer or Keifer
  • Tyde
  • Kody
  • Kelly
  • Jackson
  • Joel
  • Bryn
  • Laird
  • Mark
  • Mick
  • Nat
  • Jordy
  • Julian
  • Kai
  • Kelly
  • Rob
  • Ryder
  • Shaun
  • Sunny
  • Murphy
  • Ray
  • Seth
  • August
  • Taj
  • Tom
  • Wayne
  • Cove
  • Brody
  • Bondi
  • Langkawi
  • Lunan
  • Magdalene
  • Margaret
  • Cod
  • Compton
  • Conch
  • Huntington
  • Myrtle
  • Natadola
  • Negril
  • Shelly
  • Storm
  • Tide
  • Wash
  • Nice
  • Omura
  • Sandy
  • Saunton
  • Wave
  • Eddy
  • Marella
  • Coast
  • Britney
  • Diondra
  • Aden
  • Kent
  • Dune
  • Pebbles
  • Aruba
  • Amberjack
  • Anson
  • Archer
  • Blake
  • Brandon
  • Bryde
  • Bryde
  • Atoll
  • Bartail
  • Beaufort
  • Bismark

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