Category: cool boys’ names
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Among the attractive sh names for boys are the following:
Biblical Simon is the name that’s risen furthest on the Nameberry list, up 43 places. The boys’ names moving the most places up the ladder are:
But now there’s a brand new generation of stars whose names are proving inspirational to parents in search of cool baby names. From the worlds of music, sports, and reality TV along with films, these celebrity names are showing major gains on the new popularity lists in both the U.S. and the U.K.
Nameberry combed the official baby name statistics to identify which names moving quickly up the lists were tied to hot young celebrities. Many of these new celebrity names are unusual, exotic, rarely heard before their famous bearers brought them to our attention. And their current popularity can be attributed directly to the stars who made them shine.
The newest, hottest celebrity names today are:
The Nameberry popularity lists track which names attracted the most views on our site this year. Consider them a predictor of which names parents will choose in the future, rather than which names they picked in the past.
As with the girls’ names, the Nameberry Top 10 rankings are very different from the national Social Security list, with not one crossover name for boys. Bentley, the fastest-rising boys’ name on the national popularity list, attracted a significant number of new views on Nameberry too.
Compared with last year’s Nameberry popularity list, the only new entrant in the boys’ Top 10 is, interestingly, classic James. Names rising fastest through the boys’ top 100 are marked in bright green below: note especially Silas, Emmett, Everett, Flynn, and Archer.
Nameberry’s Top 100 Boys’ Names, 2011
up significantly over 2010