40 Stupendous 40th Birthday Gift Ideas for Men

Last updated on June 3rd, 2022 at 11:02 pm

40th birthday gift ideas for men

I know there must be many people who are searching 40th birthday gift ideas for men because it is quite confusing to pick some perfect birthday gift for a 40-year-old man. So today I will be sharing some perfect gifts for 40-year-old man.

For this either you have to understand that person or you have to understand a man psychology. The good news is that you know that person for whom you are here. But if you put some more efforts to know a 40-year-old man’s psychology, then you are through.

By psychology what I mean is that you have to understand what kind of things a man at this age would be more inclined to. You need to twist and turn your mind a bit to know this, I will help you with this and you can thank me for that later.

Recommended 40th Birthday gifts for men

How about being specific to gifts for 40th birthday man that you can buy directly, only the best one? I know that is what you want for avoiding confusions. So here I am giving you a list of presents that are just perfect for any men’s birthday who is turning 40.

1. Hamilton Beach Breakfast Sandwich Maker

Price: $ 37.37
Reviews: 4.5


This is Hamilton Sandwich maker. This is the easy, fast solution for his need. With this sandwich maker, he can make 2 sandwiches as fast as in 5 minutes while working on other things.

2. Beverage Dispenser

Price: $ 64.99
Reviews: 4.3


Have he tried beverage dispenser or you can call it barrel? If not, then time to get him this awesome piece. It is a beverage dispenser which means it can hold any kind of beverage in it.

It can hold it up to 1 liter. So let him enjoy the beverage within this cool dispenser and also let him flaunt it with his friends.

3. Blueblue Sky Men Canvas

Reviews: 3.8


This is a cool casual bag that will be perfect for the young dude inside him. I really liked its rare color combination of the leather bag.

4. Vintage Aged To Perfection 1975

Price: $ 30.00  
Reviews: 4.6


This is an awesome t-shirt with a nice print tag with it. This is a pure cotton T-shirtAvailable in different colors so you can gift him his favorite color.

5. Natural Bath and Body Gift Set

Price: $ 38.91  
Reviews: 3.6


This is skin care set for men. This is natural and safe. This set includes soap, shaving gel etc.. This gift set is perfect for all his body cleanliness and grooming requirement.

6. The Man Mug

Price: $ 14.99 
Reviews: 4.4


As the name suggests, it is an awesome unique mug that you can gift a 40-year-old man on his birthday. The metallic body of the cup gives a manly touch which suits a personality of a mature man.

The great thing about this is that one can use it for hot drinks as well as cold drinks like beer.

7. Vintage dude 40th birthday tankard

Price: $ 15.89   
Reviews: 3.8

40th-birthday-gifts-for-men-4o vintage mug

It is a beer mug that any man turning 40 would love to have. This is the perfect matching 40th birthday gift for him, you can judge with the image.

If he loves his beers, then he would surely love to have it in this classic piece too. I really loved the print, it looks so unique and as the name suggests, its vintage dude.

8. Watch Box

Price: $ 29.77  
Reviews: 4.5


This is the Classy Watch box for keeping his watches safe and well organized. It is made up of solid wood. It has six slots, so you can keep your watches safely in it.

9. The Baseball Game

Price: $ 29.99 
Reviews: 4.5

The Baseball Game

The baseball game is the best pastime gift that you can give to him on his 40th birthday. Anyone can play this game; he will surely love to play this game with his friends.

It’s an indoor board game in which you have a chance of winning it by a balanced approach of chance and strategy.

The game is played with the help of dice. It’s a fun-filled game and he will surely like to play this game.

10. Candy Dispenser

Price: $ 19.99 
Reviews: 3.4

Candy Dispenser

He will love to have the Candy Dispenser as a gift on his birthday. It has 3 compartments in it which can hold candies and snacks of your choice. Since it rotates 360 degrees, you can choose the snack of your choice anytime.

The top of the Candy Dispenser is removable which allows for easy refilling of snacks. The Base of the Candy Dispenser is made up of Foam pad which avoids scratches on the table when in contact.

11. Parker Sonnet Fountain Pen

Reviews: 4.3


He might be an office going professional, so for him, a pen is a thing of his daily use of work. Gifting him a premium pen is really a good option. This will be for his personal day to day use. Parker is a topmost brand in pen, so there is no way he won’t like it.

12. Whisky Stones Gift Set

Price: $ 8.95   
Reviews: 4.4


If he is pure whiskey lover man, then this gift will surely blow his mind. This is a Whiskey stones set comes with nine natural stones. You can store it in your freezer and it is easy to use. This comes with nice velvet pouch.

13. Leather Notebook-vintage Diary

Price: $ 8.99  
Reviews: 4.1


Vintage looks generally suit a mature man, a young guy can never carry those looks. This vintage leather diary is one of the examples I am talking about. It’s a great stuff to present a mature manAvailable in four different nice colors.

14. 1975 40th Birthday Coin Cufflinks

Price: $ 89.99
Reviews: 5.0


This is really cool stuff I would like to share with you. It is a handmade cufflink piece which is made to order. A woman has their jewelry but a man does have too, it is “Cufflinks.

So if your husband wears shirts, then I think these manly looking cufflinks will be the most suitable gift.

15. Oak Men’s Shave Kit

Price: $ 68.00 
Reviews: 4.6


Remember I have suggested that you can gift men personal thing. This men shaving kit is a perfect example of it. It is a cool shave kit with everything a man could use for shaving purpose. It is a handmade piece and that makes it unique.

16. Italian Cheesemaking kit

Price: $ 29.91
Reviews: 3.0

Italian Cheese making kit

He can make any type of Italian cheese with this Italian Cheesemaking kit. He just has to add milk to the product from which he can make up to 6 kg of Italian cheese such as Ricotta, Salata, Mozzarella, Bocconcini, Mascarpone, and Burrata.

To make cheese no need of any experience, he has to just follow instructions and prepare Italian cheese and can use it for making his food preparations.

17. Vinyl Decor Record Bowl

Price: $ 28.00
Reviews: 3.0

Vinyl Decor Record Bowl

He will love to have the Vinyl Decor Record Bowl from you. It is made up of recycled tape material and can be used as a Decor item by him. It will be a unique gift to him which he will appreciate for its novelty.

18. Eyeglass Holder in Gift Box

Price: $ 4.72
Reviews: 4.2


If he uses sunglasses or glasses, then you can get this eye catchy stuff for him. So I think he will surely love to put his glasses on this attractive eyeglass holder and that will take him to the right track. This is made up of wood and it looks so attractive.

19. Ceramic Hand Coffee Grinder

Price: $ 47.48
Reviews: 4.2

Ceramic Hand Coffee Grinder

He will love to have the “Ceramic Hand Coffee Grinder” on his 40th birthday as a gift from you. It is an imported hand machine to make coffee.

The machine is made in Japan and is elegant in looks and durable in use. It can be washed in a dishwasher and you can prepare 120 gm of coffee in it and enjoy your coffee preparation.

20. Watermelon Keg Tapping Kit

Price: $ 13.95
Reviews: 4.0

Watermelon Keg Tapping Kit

He will surely love the “Watermelon Keg Tapping Kit” as a gift. He will be able to create barbecues at the picnics. With the help of faucet and shank, he will be able to make a hole in the fruit and prepare beverages.

It includes a watermelon keg tool and instruction book. The instrument is easy to wash. He will appreciate you for this gift as it will be of great use to him in outings and for parties.

21. Sonic Bomb Vibrating Alarm Clock

Price: $ 31.19 
Reviews: 4.3


You might have come across conventional kind of alarm clocks with the low voice. This is really different.

It comes with sonic boom sound to wake you up and if that is not enough then it is not a function of vibrating which is so high that it can shake the bed itself.

22. Handy Table Tennis Kit

Price: $ 19.99
Reviews: 4.6

Handy Table Tennis Kit

He will surely like the “Handy Table Tennis kit” as a gift on his 40th birthday from you. The handy table tennis kit is expandable with a retractable post. You get 2 paddles and 2 table tennis balls with a carry bag which is made of mesh along with it.

The table tennis net is versatile and is of compact design which you take anywhere at your ease. It is convenient for use at home and you can play in seconds after setting it up.

23. Cedar Grilling Planks

Price: $ 19.99
Reviews: 4.6

Cedar Grilling Planks

He gets a set of 12 red cedar grilling planks. With this, a recipe book of Salmons is included. He will be happy to receive this as a gift as you can prepare delicious dishes with it.

24. Bourbon Flask

Price: $ 35.99 
Reviews: 5.0

Bourbon Flask

When you will gift him this manly gift of “Bourbon Flask” on his birthday he will be very much happy for you. The pack contains the funnel for filling and four shot glasses.

This is the personalized whiskey flask. He will enjoy drinking in the flask while he is for outing, camping, fishing or hunting and will relax and chill out with it.

25. Men’s Health Big Book of Exercises

Price: $ 15.11
Reviews: 4.6


Let him be inspired and motivated for fitness with this perfect book written by Adam Campbell, fitness director of the famous men’s health magazine. This book will teach him how to be lean, strong and masculine in just four Weeks.

This is really awesome. This book will boost his motivation for being fit. I really think this is probably one of the best gifts for men turning 40.

26. Zippo Jack Daniel’s lighter

Price: $ 31.95
Reviews: 5.0


This is really awesome looking zippo that any man would love to have it in his pocket. Its brass polish finish makes it desirable.

The amazing thing that really amazed me that it comes with a lifetime warranty, that means you don’t have to pay the single penny to get it repaired any time.

27. AmeriLeather Toiletry Bag

Price: $ 39.99 
Reviews: 4.6


If he is doing some professional work where he needs to travel to different places then you should definitely gift this toiletry bag for managing his washing and cleaning products.

This leather bag looks really awesome and also comfortable enough to put a lot of things. This is waterproof and available in different designs and colors.

28. Tipping Teacup

Price: $ 24.00 

Tipping Teacup

This teacup is unique in design and has a triangular shape in which there is a removable filter. With the help of removable filter, the taste of the tea can be easily controlled.

The filter is convenient for removing the residual tea. He will love to have tea in this unique teacup as the tea can be made in the cup itself by boiling water and milk and mixing the tea from the filter which then gets filtered automatically.

29. Salt & Pepper Shaker Kit

Price: $ 17.98 
Reviews: 4.1

Salt & Pepper Shaker Kit

He will like to have the Salt & Pepper Shaker Kit as a birthday gift from you. It is made up of stainless steel and has a spring opener to sprinkle salt and pepper on the food.

Both the Salt and pepper Shaker kits are humid proof and he can keep the Salt & Pepper Shaker over his dining table which will look stylish and will also be useful. He will surely love the Salt & Pepper kit for its usability and durability.

30. Airplane Bottle Holder

Price: $ 99.34
Reviews: 4.9

Airplane Bottle Holder

He will love to have this gift as this is really unique 40th birthday gift for him. This is a charming piece of a collection which can hold a wine or beer bottle.

It is made up of different metals and is safe to wash in a dishwasher. Those in the aviation industry or those who are airplane fans will love this piece of decor. It will truly be a collector’s choice at your home.

31. Pocket Watch & Necklace & Ring Giftset


Gift this unique set to him and make his day awesome. It is a unique gift set with a pocket watch which gives 6 styles to choose. The unique thing about this is that he can wear it as a necklace or pendant too.

32. 360 Black Men Gift Set


If you are looking out for some men personal stuff, then here is a good deal. It is a fabulous men gift set which contains 4 sets of sprays mainly EDT, Aftershave Spray, EDT stick. This product has got an awesome list of great reviews.

33. Lunch Bag Hango


This is a perfect quality lunch bag which he can carry to his office. He can carry his lunch meals very safely and comfortably. Not only it is useful, but at the same time, it looks cool too. One more thing, he can use it for picnics as well.

34. Driftwood iPhone Dock

Driftwood iPhone Dock

This special wood has been taken from the trees of the Chilean coast. The wood is rugged and hard and has been beautifully crafted for holding your mobile to charge.

You can charge all types of cell phone depending on the width of the charger. He will really love to have this unique type of charger with him.

35. Mixtape glasses

Mixtape glasses

He will surely love to have the “Mixtape glasses” as a gift from you. The glasses are imprinted with the design of cassettes on them which you will like to drink in.

The glasses are easy to wash in a dishwasher and the design will remain unaffected even after washing.

36. Cufflinks

Cuff links

Cufflinks are beautifully crafted buttons which are placed on your hand sleeves and look beautiful when worn on the shirt.

It will be an ideal gift your birthday as it will look gorgeous on your shirt and people will appreciate the beautiful metallic designs of your cufflinks.

FAQs in General

What are some good gifts for 40 year old man?

A 40-year-old man is well matured so when planning a gift you should always consider this point. A 40-year-old man will probably like gifts that make sense and associate with. So here are few gift ideas for 40 year old man.

  • If he is working person then consider some leisure gifts i.e Home theater, body massager, etc.
  • You can gift something that is useful for his day to day life i.e Wireless key finder, Shaving or trimming kit, Car organizer tray, Home watch & wallet organizer, etc..
  • You can consider some funny gifts to bring a smile to his face.
  • If you are very close to that person then go for a personalized gift.
  • Gift something related to his hobbies.
  • Gift him something expensive so that he will remember for years.

40th Birthday gift ideas for a husband?

If you are looking for some birthday gift ideas for your husband then here are few options. Other then the gifts mentioned below are few perfect 40th Birthday gift ideas for him

Consider some romantic Gifts

Showing Love Gifts

40th Birthday gifts for Friends?

For friends, there is always a wide range of options to consider like funny gifts, gag gifts, sentimental gifts, personalized gifts, gadget gifts, etc..

40th Birthday gift ideas for Brother?

For brothers, I think you should go for personalized gifts, sentimental gifts, hobbies gifts, etc. Any gift you get your brother will be best when given with full heart and emotions.

40th Birthday Gift ideas for men: Suggestions

So here I am going to tell you some of the stuff that I believe men are more interested in. It would be more appropriate to give it in a list of ideas, so here it is:

1. Health and fitness

Fitness gift

A man at age of 40 is more likely to have basic health issues, don’t take it in a wrong way but it’s a fact. I am just 26 and feeling like an old man from past few weeks, LOL lazy me. So it’s our responsibility to take our dear one’s health into consideration.

Have you seen him going to gym, jog, or any physical activity? If an answer is no, then you have to think about it. So my point is to gift him something that will make him inspired and motivated to do something for his health and fitness.

2. Sports

Something related to sports

If he is interested in some sports then why not to gift something relevant. Let suppose if he plays golf on weekends and loves the game, then why not a new wooden golf stick as the gift for his birthday.

Maybe he might not be interested in any sport. So what makes the difference, still gift him something related to sports because the sport is the best medicine to keep you alive, energetic and excited.

3. Gadgets


What about a gadget? I know you must be thinking that it is a nice option and yes it is. We all are living in world of technology and gadgets are becoming our part of day to day life, whether we talk about a wireless headphone to a Bluetooth headset.

I am sure he must also have some interest in gadgets, I don’t know what it is which you have to find out.

4. Apparel

men apparel

By now I am sure he is working person. He must be a formal guy in office and casual at home. So why not a gift for his comfort both at home as well as in office too. I am talking about gifting some pair of clothes.

Give it time and think what kind of thing he doesn’t have in his clothing line. For example just last year I gifted my dad 2 shades black colored T-shirt because before finalizing I just went through his wardrobe and found out that this kind of thing he does not have.Winking smile

5. Personalized stuff


Gifting him something with a personal touch is one of the best options which you can think about. You might have some personal memories of that person so why not to put all those memories on to a coffee mug, pillow, Wall-clock cover.

So if you want to gift him something touchy then go for it. Give your efforts and do it yourself for him, I am sure he will be very happy to get that kind of a gift. I will give you some options in the later part.

6. Foodie

Food gifts

If he is foodie then why not to gift him something that can make his week-long days tasty. You can gift him some kind of gourmet gift basket or maybe a monthly subscription for some food-related thing. If he is a foodie, then he will surely love this.

7. Men stuff

Men personal

Like women have their own kind of stuff, men also have their own kind of stuff. There are many things that make them feel more manly.

For example, you can gift him a razor, trimmer, something related to drinks etc.. At forty a man feels more mature like a manly man so this kind of gifts will suit him the best.

I hope this list has made you think about this kind of stuff. Now I would like to give some ideas that are more than materialistic.

40th Birthday Ideas for Men

So as I said, now I am going to share some of the ideas on which you can work on. I will give you three ideas that you might already be planning, so keep it as a reminder.

1. Plan a surprise You can gift him things that might not last long, maybe few years. But there are things that are just forever. A birthday surprise is one of a thing that is always there with memories. So if you can plan a good surprise for him that can make him happy and comes out to be the best present.

2. Organize a get-together On your behalf plan, a get-together, for which you can call all his friends, family members, and relatives. Get things done for him on your behalf that will be the good gesture of showing love and care.

3. A party A birthday celebration is not at all complete with an awesome party. So give him something that he cants forgive for years. Plan out a great party for him.

So how was your experience of reading this list of 40th birthday gifts for men? I think I have covered almost like all prime most interest of any man. So I believe that you have found few good options from my list. Share your words!

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