Geek Chic Names for Boys

Cool names for boys come in all shapes and flavors. There are some baby names that, like thick black-rimmed glasses and heavy oxfords, are so uncool they're cool. Here are some geek chic baby names for boys.
  • Byron

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    For centuries, this name had a romantic, windswept image due to its strong connection to the poet Lord Byron, who inspired its use as a first name. It is one of those surprise names that's... Read More 

  • Casimir

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    Casimir, a traditional name of Polish kings, would have problems assimilating here. But like Leopold and Lazslo, Casimir is strong and exotic and worth considering if you've got an adventurous... Read More 

  • Caspar

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    After half a century, this otherwise feasible name has at last started to lose its link to the friendly ghost; it certainly didn't scare model Claudia Schiffer, who chose it for her son, as did... Read More 

  • Cassius

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    Cassius is a Shakespearean name with the feel of antiquity that is coming into fashion. Cassius Clay was an abolitionist and the birth name of Muhammad Ali. It was chosen for their sons by singer... Read More 

  • Conrad

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    Conrad has a somewhat intellectual masculine image, a solid name that has been consistently on the popularity lists, especially well used in the 1920s and 30s, and given a pop of rock energy by... Read More 

  • Cornelius

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    Cornelius, the New Testament name of a third century Pope and saint, is one of those venerable Latin names on the edge of consideration, despite the corny nickname alert.

    Cornelius has... Read More 

  • Cosmo

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    We all heard it on "Seinfeld" as the long-concealed first name of Kramer, now some pioneering parents are wondering if this expansive Greek name that seems to embrace the whole cosmos could make a... Read More 

  • Digby

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    Digby is a place-name in Lincolnshire turned surname turned quirky first name that is starting to get some attention.

    Diggory is a similar name found in both Dickens's Martin... Read More 

  • Dudley

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    It's easy to love a name that rhymes with "cuddly" and is also attached to the surname Do-Right -- once you ignore the "dud" connection.

    Dudley has aristocratic roots--the name was... Read More 

  • Enoch

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    A major figure in the Old Testament, Enoch was the son of Jared, the father of Methuselah, and the great-grandfather of Noah whose Book of Enoch provides a focal point for ancient Jewish... Read More 

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