17 Best Birthday Gifts for 40 Year Old Man

Updated on March 09, 2022 by Eds Alvarez

They say life begins at 40. If that is so then there is reason for celebration! Taking time to think of a special gift for him will be well worth it. Choose a birthday gift that will communicate your love for him and his things you know he's really fond of. Let your gift make an impact as he celebrates 40 years of his amazing life. Your gift can be something that has to do with his favorite hobby, a personalized item he can use or even one that will satisfy his love for stuff that fortyish people are really excited about.   

Here are 18 best gifts for 40 year old man that you can choose from: 

18. 40th Birthday Gift for Man

This 40th Birthday Gift for Man is the perfect gift for him who is  hard to buy for! It makes a wonderful keepsake for Dads, husbands and other men in your family! Just download and print! This 40th birthday poster makes a unique and personal gift or party decoration to show someone they are 40 years loved. The PRINTABLE contains a high quality image that looks fabulous printed and framed. Fill out each of the 40 hearts with reasons you love him.

17. Classy Decanter Set

Engraved Decanter Gift Set

Any cigar lover needs a decanter to hold his favorite bourbon or whiskey, allow your guy smoke his cigars in style. Get him this stunning decanter set to add to his bar/cigar collection for his birthday.  This beautify set comes in 4 different designs, pick the design that best matches your guy.  

16. Bullet Pen 

This Bullet Pen comes with a once fired 50 cal bmg bullet pen and an engraved Gift box engraved with "Happy 40th Birthday" or whatever you would like engraved on the box up to 30 characters long. This pen is made in the USA by a US Army veteran. It is polished and sealed for a lasting shine. Definitely the perfect 40th birthday gift.


Custom Watch Box for Men

This black leather personalized organization box is a must have for any guy's organization arsenal. Not only does it feature four watch slots and two cufflink containers, but you can also put rings in the holders! This timeless gift will serve him well as heirloom or keepsake item that'll last forever so get yours today before they're gone 


14. Personalized Cigar Travel Set

cigar travel gift
This cigar gift carrying case comes with a cigar cutter so he can take his cigars when he is on the move. This travel-sized cigar case holds everything they need to enjoy a smooth smoke when the mood strikes them. It stores and protects up to three cigars at once, and comes with a compartment to carry the cigar cutter.  You can personalize with his initials on one side and a custom message on the other side. 

13. Level 40 Unlocked

This Level 40 Unlocked is a Unisex Dark Heather T-shirt. This tee feels soft and lightweight, with the right amount of stretch. It's comfortable and flattering for both men and women. This shirt is made from 100% combed and ring-spun cotton (heather colors contain polyester) and features shoulder-to-shoulder taping and is side-seamed. 

12. Sleek And Slim Wallet

This Sleek And Slim Wallet will replace the bulky, beaten-up wallets that can cause major back pain from sitting on them! This slim minimalist wallet combines functionality and style with its many card slots and military-grade RFID protection to protect his back and credit card details. 

Related: See more personalized wallets for your birthday gift.

11. Luxury Cigar Humidor

Luxury Cigar Humidor Gift
Help him take his cigar game to a new level by getting him one of this high end cigar humidor.  There is no doubt this humidor will impress your guy, he will be proud to display this luxury humidor that comes with a digital hydrometer and can hold up to 120 cigars. 

10. This is my 40th Birthday Hat

This is my 40th Birthday Hat makes use of a highly sophisticated sublimation process which produces a "vintage" look to the design. Some colors may appear slightly faded which is the desired look of this design. The ink is transferred to the cap, which guarantees no cracking or peeling of the design and creates the perfect cap for everyday wear!

9. Breville Espresso Maker

At 40, he's addicted to noting but coffee. He does not only love coffee, but also understands the intricacies of how temperature, bean type, and roast all work together. Put down the big bucks and consider getting him this stainless-steel espresso machine with a 15-bar thermo block pump, and he’ll be happy playing home barista for years to come. 

8. Wireless Charging Pad

This Wireless Charging Pad will make him set his phone down on the desk and light up to charge, and never go back. Even if he’s a little bit of a traditionalist, this charger’s classic grey vegan leather finish will fit in with even the most conservative office set-ups. 

It comes with canvas shoulder that makes it easier to carry. This Travel Bag in Black is a stellar creation using a Soft Nappa leather that’s surprisingly as sturdy as they come. Other features include: dual zip opening, black fabric lining, internal pockets, metal feet to protect the bottom of the bag, thick canvas,  adjustable shoulder strap and leather carry handles. 
Related: See more personalized travel bags that your guy will love.

6. Blue Light Blocking Glasses

This Blue Light Blocking Glasses is for him who likes to sit in front of his computer all day. He's probably experiencing some kind of eye strain. Protect his peepers with these suave and stylish glasses that filter out blue light so he can spend a thousand more hours on the computer. 

5. Custom Cigar Sign 

This sign is handmade and the details are etched to perfection. This humidor sign is for his man cave so that he and his friends have a place to relax and be themselves without bothering people around them. Make the man cave official by hanging up this metal sign. Your man will be so grateful when he sees the thoughtfulness you put into this gift. 

Related: See more fun personalized signs.

4. Golf Bag Cigar Holder

golf bag humidor

The large front pocket is perfect for carrying all his cigar accessories. This travel humidor is made to look like a golf bag and even better clip right onto his bag. What could be better?!!! Perfect for preserving those precious stogies in pristine condition for your golfer. This makes a great gift for the golfer who loves a good smoke.

Related: Does your guy love golf but your not sure what to get him? See 117 of the best gifts for golf lovers.

3. Diamond Decanter

Diamond Decanter Whiskey Gift

He will impress his guests with this beautifully designed diamond decanter. It will quickly become the center piece of his bar.  You can even have it personalized with his name on it.  The only problem with this gift is you might not be able to stop him from staring at his whiskey all day long!

Related: See more great personalized decanter birthday gift options

2. Reclaimed Bourbon Barrel Wood Watch

Available in multiple colors and styles with leather or bracelet bands any whiskey lover would be thrilled to receive this amazing gift. This handsome watch will blow his whiskey loving mind. Made from reclaimed wood from American Oak Bourbon Barrels he will swear he can still smell the hint of whiskey. 

1. Google WiFi Mesh

This Google WiFi Mesh will stop his constant complaint about your home’s spotty WiFi. This Google router replacement makes ever-buffering videos and slow downloads a thing of the past with its larger-than-usual wifi coverage, home dead spots begone! He’ll never miss another game (sports or otherwise) because of wifi ever again.

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