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Baby boy name you love but fear is overused? Here are some possible substitutes.
Philip, the name of one of the 12 apostles, is still favored by parents in search of a solid boys' classic that is less neutral than Robert or John and more distinctive than Daniel or Matthew and... Read More
Tobias is one of a number of s-ending boys' names that are riding a wave of popularity. It rose to its highest-ever position, Number 316, in 2015, and looks to climb even higher.
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With the plethora of Alexes around, Xan (and Xander) have emerged as hot new nicknames for Alexander. Xan also stands well on its own. It can be found--not surprisingly--in several computer games.Read More
One of the newer short forms of Alexander, Xander is a spelling that first saw the spotlight via Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and then as Vin Diesel's character in XXX. This... Read More
Xavier is one of the only X names most people know and use, often as a middle name following Francis, as in Saint Francis Xavier, cofounder of the Jesuit order, who got his name from the... Read More
On the rise as an independent name: Zander and Xander are both in the Top 300 and can increasingly be found as characters in movies and on TV. Read More
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