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  • Alec

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    Alec, though an old nickname for Alexander, is much fresher sounding than Alex, with the additional advantage of not being unisex--there are as many girl Alexes these days as there are boys. Alec ... Read More 

  • Alex

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    The independent Alex has become a classic in its own right. One of the truest unisex names, Alex is used almost equally for both sexes without sacrificing any of its masculinity.  Read More 

  • Alfie

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    Alfie is the eighth most popular boys' name in England and Wales, where retro nickname names are ultratrendy, but it hasn't really been picked up on in the U.S. Thanks to some louche fictional ch... Read More 

  • Barnaby

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    Barnaby, a genial and energetic name with an Irish-sounding three-syllable lilt, is an ancient appellation that manages to be both unusual and highly attractive and deserves to be used more than it... Read More 

  • Dexter

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    The jazzy, ultra-cool Dexter, like most names wih xs, has a lot of energy and sex appeal. Over the years, it's been attached to a number of diverse real and fictional personalities--C. K. Dexter H... Read More 

  • Felix

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    Felix, energetic and upbeat with a felicitous meaning, has finally transcended its negative associations to Felix The Cat and the persnickety Felix Unger. The name of four popes and sixty-seven ... Read More 

  • Harry

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    Harry was everyone's elderly uncle until Princess Diana, following British royal tradition, named her son Henry but called him Harry. Then Harry Potter became a rage and Harry Styles of One Direct... Read More 

  • Jack

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    Jack was, until 2011 when he was unseated by Oliver, for years the Number 1 name in England and is firmly in the Top 50 here, having returned to the Top 100 in 1996. Jack is a durable, cheery every... Read More 

  • Jackson

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    Cool name Jackson is one of the celebrisphere's top favorites, having been chosen by, among others, Spike Lee, Poppy Montgomery, Carson Daly, Maria Bello, Natalie Maines, Scott Wolf, Maya Rudolph, ... Read More 

  • Lex

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    Trendy short form of Alexander; like all the names that rhyme with sex, it has a seductive edge.  Read More 

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