Single men are notorious for being difficult to buy for. Unless they have a hobby they are very obviously obsessed with, you can feel clueless as to what they may want. Most men keep quiet about what they may like and when they do want something they tend to go buy it themselves. Leaving very little left for you to buy. Some men are impossible to buy for, but for all the other single men out there we have many ideas right here.
The best gifts for single men are practical gifts to help them with daily chores (sandwich maker, ironing buddy, shirt folding board), personal grooming items (shaving kit or beard kit), or the latest gadgets on the market (waterproof speakers, tactical pen, KeySmart).
If you are looking for a great gift for single men, then you have come to the right place. Whether he is a young man just starting his life, a professional bachelor, or a single dad you will find awesome gifts for any occasion in the list below.
36. Book Of Manly Men
A great way to start our list of gifts is with Mansfield’s Book of Manly Men.
Mansfield explores values and traits that men should have and uses historical figures as examples like doing the right thing because it’s the right thing to do. This book is a great guide to navigating manhood in the modern world.
Ideal for single men, married men, young men, or older men this book helps to put manhood into perspective and encourages men to embrace it without guilt or shame.
35. Pizza Socks Giftbox
If you know a pizza-loving bachelor and are not sure what to get him, this gift box is a great choice.
He will receive 4 pairs of socks with different pizza toppings (Pepperoni, Hawaiian, Capricciosa, Italian, and Fluffy Dough) all packaged in the most unique packaging possible.
These fun pizza socks will make winning gifts for any single man.
34. Beard Grooming Kit
Growing a beard is easy but taking good care of it is a task.
Made from all-natural ingredients, the kit includes shampoo, balm, oil, plus beard shaping tools, a comb, coarse brush, and stainless steel scissors. The whole comes presented in a great carrying bag.
If you know someone that takes great pride in his luscious beard, then this beard grooming kit will make an amazing gift.
33. Combat Flip Flops
This next gift is one that keeps giving. It’s fashion with a cause.
After a long day of fishing, hiking, water skiing, or whatever-ing they love to do, they can throw on these high-quality, comfortable flip-flops and chill.
By partnering with organizations like Aid Afghanistan for Education Combat Flip Flops works to help underprivileged and marginalized people around the world. Who knew looking tough and sexy could do so much good in the world?
32. Breakfast Sandwich Maker
They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day but mornings can be hectic. If you know a single guy that is at risk of getting hungry, then this next gift is perfect for him.
The breakfast sandwich maker by Hamilton Beach makes the most delicious breakfast sandwiches in no time. 4 quick steps and he’ll be enjoying his breakfast or breakfast for dinner.
Whether he’s making breakfast for a special lady or having the guys over for the game, this sandwich maker will be a great gift idea for a single guy.
31. Yoda Bookend
We all know a Star Wars-obsessed bachelor.
This L-shape bookend is both functional and decorative. It is uniquely designed to look as if the books are about to fall and Yoda is ready to catch them.
If you are looking for a fun gift for single men, this Yoda bookend is a great choice. It’s a very useful gift, that will be a great addition to any Star Wars-themed room.
30. T-shirt Folding Board
Next on our list of the best gifts for single men is the BoxLegend Shirt Folding Board.
This simple gadget is a game-changer for any guy who hates doing laundry. It makes folding shirts and even bed sheets quick, easy, and much less of a chore. It also ensures consistent sizes.
If you are looking for a handy gift for a laundry hater, look no further!
29. Ironing Buddy
Another great laundry solution for a single guy is this ironing buddy.
You can forget everything you know about ironing. This is the new way to get it done. Simply, hang the garment, fill the body with air and leave it to do its job. In 8-10 minutes, garments will be dry and pressed perfectly.
Gifting the ironing buddy is almost equivalent to gifting a personal dry cleaner!
28. Personalized Beanie
We love personalized gifts and we know you do too!
If you are unsure what to give, a simple high-quality beanie like this one would be a great addition to any gift.
After a long week of work, getting into some comfy sweatpants, a hoodie, and a beanie to relax is just what he’ll need.
27. One Pan Recipes
If you are looking for a great gift for a single guy that isn’t so comfortable in the kitchen, then we have an idea for you.
This excellent cookbook by Men’s Health offers 100+ simple, healthy recipes that are restaurant-quality meals.
Whether he hates cooking, is too busy to cook, or wants to get on track with a healthy lifestyle, this cookbook will make an awesome gift idea for a single guy.
26. Smart Pan
Men are not known for being great multi-taskers but this next gift will give them the right tool to do just that.
The SmartPan is an amazing kitchen must-have for any single guy. It allows him to easily cook multiple things that the same time in just one pan.
This non-stick pan is easy to clean so cooking doesn’t have to be such a daunting task anymore.
25. Shower Speaker
Great things come in small packages and this Bluetooth speaker is no exception to that rule.
This amazing speaker is small (fits in the palm), durable, has an 8-hour battery life and it’s waterproof!
These speakers make great gifts for single men who love to hike, bike, hang out at the lake, chill around the fire or sing in the shower.
24. F*ck I’m Bored
This next gift is a fun gift for someone who likes to keep their minds busy. It’s no ordinary activity book.
The F*ck I’m Bored ADULT activity book is a humorous collection of a variety of games, puzzles, mazes, and activities all in one. It will keep them entertained for hours.
Warning: contains colorful language.
23. Tactical Pen
Moving along our list of the best gifts for single men is this all-in-one Tactical Pen. It is the most multifunctional pen on the market.
Made from aircraft-grade aluminum, this pen is incredibly durable. Along with the pen, it has everything needed to fight off a zombie apocalypse including a flashlight, glass breaker, and bottle opener.
This will make a great gift for any occasion. Check out our list of the Top 40+ Cool Gadgets for Men.
22. Glow Bowl
If you are in search of a unique gift then the Glow Bowl is it.
This little rechargeable toilet bowl light is a great idea. Not only does it give the bathroom a fun vibe but also, can be used as a night light for people who get up multiple times to use the bathroom at night. No need to turn the lights on.
This could be a great gag gift or a very useful tool. You decide!
21. Fix-All Gadget
We all have a not-so-handy man in our lives. The kind of guy who thinks he can fix things but really can’t.
Now you can give him fix-all superpowers with the Bondic. In just seconds, he can reattach broken eyeglasses, fill leaky holes in plumbing or fix just about anything even fancy china.
This makes a very functional gift for any single guy.
20. How To Pick Up Chicks
You can not go wrong with a fun graphic t-shirt.
This How to Pick Up Chicks Shirt is a great gift for single men of all ages. From teen boys to middle-aged men. Anyone would get a kick out of it.
It could be a conversation starter with a “chick” to make him not so single anymore.
19. Car Gadget
A bachelor’s worst nightmare is that check-engine light coming on while he’s cruising in his baby with the top down.
This little device is like a mechanic in his pocket. It can easily plug into any electric, gas, or diesel vehicle and alerts of 7000+ potential issues.
Topping functional gifts for single men is this fantastic vehicle gadget.
18. Key Organizer
Here’s a very useful gift that you don’t know you need until you have it.
It is the most compact way to carry keys. No more ball of leg-poking keychains. By carrying just the most important keys, it is easier than ever to find the right key quickly. The KeySmart fits most keys and comes with a multifunctional tool as well.
A simple gift, but one that will make a big difference to anyone that uses it.
17. Lightsaber Chopsticks
Bring on the food wars! These lightsaber chopsticks will be a huge hit with any Star Wars fan.
Whether he is hosting a dinner party with his fan friends, or an intimate sushi date with a special girl, these chopsticks will be a fun addition to the setting.
If you are looking for novelty gifts for single men these are a great idea!
16. Safe Grabs
This next gift is a must in any kitchen and makes a great gift idea for a single guy.
These 8-in-one silicone mats from Shark Tank’s Lori Greiner can be used as a splatter guard, a trivet for hot dishes, a non-slip placemat, and as protection for your hands when carrying hot dishes.
This makes a great birthday gift, graduation gift, Christmas gift, or housewarming gift.
15. XY Find It
Do you know a guy that loses everything?
Now you can help him keep tabs on all his valuables with the XY Find It. It is a device that can be attached to anything from phones to keys, cameras, and even pets. Then if lost, he can use the app to locate it.
This is undoubtedly a very useful gift that anyone will appreciate.
14. Tiki Tunes Speaker
Are you looking for a great gift for a guy who loves to entertain?
If so you may want to consider TikiTunes. It is the coolest Bluetooth speaker ever made. It is made from high-quality materials, charged by USB, and lasts 8-9 hours on a full charge. That is a whole lot of music!
What makes it extra cool is that it looks just like a Tiki Torch so it creates an awesome atmosphere.
13. Mini Air Conditioner
For those guys who are always hot, this next gift is perfect.
The CoolWind mini air conditioner is small but mighty. It is compact but delivers up to 8 hours of cool air on a single tank of water.
These make very practical gifts for single men in condos, apartments, or basement suites where they may not have central air conditioning.
12. Classy Wooden Sunglasses
For those gentlemen that are looking for the newest fashion statement piece, Bosky Eyewear makes a great gift.
They have redefined eyewear with natural and recycled wooden sunglasses and eyeglasses. These sunglasses are very classy and chic.
Grab the gorgeous carrying case to go with it. The case is as beautiful as the glasses in it.
11. Ultimate Phone Case
If you know someone who is the perfect combination of adventure and style then this next gift is the way to go.
Finding an iPhone case that is waterproof, breakproof, and everything proof is not an easy task. To top it off, it is very stylish. Bulky, eyesore phone cases are a thing of the past.
These sleek but very durable iPhone cases make amazing gifts for single men.
10. The Bucket List
Kicking off the top ten gifts for single men on our list is a great book that will inspire and motivate any young man to explore, learn, and grow
This book is a collection of 1000 adventures for him to head out on. Each adventure is as exciting and unique as the next. Some include bird watching in Kenya, glass blowing in the Czech Republic, or swimming with dolphins in New Zealand.
Undoubtedly, this book is the ideal gift for a passionate adventure-seeking traveler.
9. Vintage Shaving Set
If you loved the beard grooming kit earlier on our list, then you will also love to gift this vintage shaving kit. Or why not give both?!
This vintage shaving kit includes a double-edge safety razor with extra blades, a 100% pure black badger hair foaming brush, a high-quality chrome stand, shaving soap in a wooden bowl, organic aftershave, and, organic preshave oil.
For a guy with a beard, taking care of it is a big deal. Having the best quality products and tools will make the world of difference.
8. Hop Heads Beer Club
Forget the typical subscription boxes. It’s time to join the HopHeads Bear Club. If you are looking for unique gifts for single men, then this subscription box is the way to go.
Each month, he will receive a variety of hoppy bears from 2 or more breweries. He will also receive a newsletter with tasting details, brewery profiles, and food accompaniments.
Whether he is chilling by the lake with his buddies or cheering for his favorite team on game night, he’ll love having these delicious beers to share.
7. A Manly Experience
Times have changed and so has gift-giving. Rather than a traditional gift, you may want to try gifting an experience.
Breakaway Experiences offers amazing adventures and outings. Some adventures include kayaking tours, helicopter tours, river rafting tours, and so much more.
Whether he is the thrill-seeking type or wants to have a more relaxing experience, they will have a perfect adventure.
6. Man Cave Arcade
The Man Cave! What happens in the cave stays in the cave.
This next gift is bound to make your single guy very popular. It is the ultimate arcade machine. Having this in his space will create such a fun atmosphere in the room and will ensure tons of fun for everyone.
Aside from hours of enjoyment, he’ll get laughing or flashbacks of his childhood days.
5. Gun Wine Opener
We are loving this next idea on our gift list. It is a unique gift for the gun/wine lover.
Why use a plain old wine opener when he can have this amazing gun-shaped wine opener? It is rechargeable and can open 30 bottles on a single charge. Also, it’ll look great on the kitchen counter.
For someone who loves to entertain a talking piece like this will be a great gift.
4. Motivational Wall Art
Motivational art is always a great gift idea. We have found the coolest piece any lover of Michael Scott and The Office will be thrilled with.
The picture of Michael Scott has been redesigned for a creative modern look. It comes without a frame so that it can be easily matched to any decor.
Art like this would fit in any living room, bedroom, or office space and makes a great gift for single men.
3. Pooping Pooches Calendar
If you are in search of a gag gift then this Pooping Pooches calendar is it.
It is exactly that, 12 pictures of real dogs pooping. For someone with a great sense of humor, this calendar will make a very fun gift.
Love it, or hate it, this calendar will make him laugh out loud and make a fun gift for single men.
2. From Crook To Cook
Did you know Snoop Dogg loves to cook? Neither did we! His book Crook to Cook can help any single guy get very comfortable with cooking delicious meals.
The book is no ordinary cookbook with all recipes having tongue-in-cheek names like Baby Got Back Ribs and Spaghetti De La Hood. This book is “legit” as Snoop Dogg himself would say.
Crook to Cook makes a great gift for single men heading out on their own not wanting to spend their nights feasting on Mac N’ Cheese or microwave dinners.
1. The Chill Pill
Topping off our list of the very best gifts for single men is a chill pill.
This is an amazing gift for someone who suffers from insomnia. This device will reduce stress and restore your balance.
What are some fun gifts for single men?
When you do not know what to give someone, a funny gift is always a great choice. But, not all funny gifts are created equal.
There are different categories of funny gifts and it is up to you to decide what the recipient of your gift would most enjoy.
First of all, there is the funny gag gift. This is a very unexpected gift that makes them laugh and sometimes cringe all at the same time. It’s a prank in gift form.
Secondly, there is a funny but useful gift. This is a gift that will bring smiles to their face but they will get used. It can even be; dare we say; practical.
Finally, there is the thoughtful funny gift. This gift is a personal one, has a memory attached, and is a unique gift from you to them. It could be a personalized gift.
With so many funny gift options out there, here are some of our favorite funny gifts for single men:
- Dinosaur Taco Holders
- F*ck My Liver flask
- What the F*ck Did You Say Party Game
- Toilet Mug
- WWE Legends Wrestling Socks
What thoughtful gifts for single dads?
It’s not easy being a single dad. There’s a great deal of pressure when you parent alone.
The most thoughtful gifts for single dads are ones that remind them that he’s doing a great job and that he is appreciated.
Involving his children in the gift makes the gift more special. This could be artwork with their names or handprints.
He will undoubtedly need a break so why not gift him a men’s spa day or night out with his friends? Get him a subscription to a babysitting site, so he can get away now and again.
Whether you are looking for a gift for his birthday, Father’s Day, or Christmas a thoughtful gift is always a great choice.
What are great housewarming gifts for single men?
Your mom taught you to never visit someone empty-handed and we agree with that policy.
When someone moves into a new place, it is the first step in a new adventure. Whether he is moving into his first apartment after college or buying his first house after a promotion. It is a new place for experiences, making memories, and enjoying all life has to offer.
There are so many great housewarming gift ideas and these are our top 5 favorites:
Looking For More Gift Ideas For Single Men?
We hope you find this list of best gifts for single men useful, and you are now set to surprise him with the perfect present! If you have comments or questions, feel free to post them below. Didn’t find what you were looking for? Perhaps our collections of great gadgets or personalized gifts might be worth checking out.
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Last Updated on November 10, 2022 by Emily Scott