20 Boy Elf Names

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If you’re looking for some great boy elf names, you’re going to love these ideas. I’m such a huge fan of this holiday tradition and I feel like I always have a ton of elf on the shelf ideas to share. And this, my friends, is why I’m more than willing to share some of the fun name ideas that I have as well.

After all, when it comes to naming your elf, you have to be certain that you’re picking the perfect one. Rather than spend days upon days of trying to think of a name, why not choose one of these Christmas elf names?

With your boy elf traveling all the way from the North Pole, you need to be certain to know him by name! (Make certain to check out these girl elf names as well!)

Elf on the Shelf Tips to Know

Naming your elf is important, but there are a lot of elf tips that you should be aware of, too.

  • Don’t worry if you forget to move your elf. Just make certain that you have your reason or excuse handy to tell the children why the elf hasn’t budged for the day.
  • Have a list of ideas that you can easily fall back on when you’re just too tired too function.
  • Don’t forget that having the elf be a part of this tradition is supposed to be light-hearted and fun!
  • If you have more than one elf, don’t forget to move them both each and every night. One elf can be forgiven for not being moved but if you have more than one, you need to be on your toes.
  • Don’t put a ton of pressure on yourself to try to make everything perfect. Once you pick an elf name, the fun tricks and pranks will come to you easily.

20 Fun Elf on the Shelf Boy Names

If you’re struggling with some unique boy elf names for your little guy, you’re certain to find one here from the list that you like!



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As you can tell, there are a lot of boy elf names that you can easily choose from. The fun part about choosing an elf on the shelf name is trying to decide on what to agree on as a family.

The easiest way to pick a winner is to have everyone right down their name on a slip of paper and draw. (of course, this doesn’t have to happen if everyone agrees on the same name from the beginning!)

The winning name drawn in the new name for your boy elf and what everyone will refer to him as from then on.

Don’t forget to check out these other fun Elf on the Shelf ideas.

List of Elf Names

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