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Baby boy name you love but fear is overused? Here are some possible substitutes.
  • Landon

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    Landon is a popular surname name, now ranking at Number 43, slightly down from last year but still surpassing its once more popular rhyming cousin Brandon. For some it may bring back nostalgic... Read More 

  • Mason

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    Mason has become mega-popular, hitting the Number 2 spot in 2011, by far the highest its ever been on the Social Security list, and still in the Top 5 at Number 3.

    Mason is an... Read More 

  • Slater

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    Slater has a more genial, friendly feel than most trade names. Angela Bassett and Courtney B. Vance used it for one of their twins.

    On the nineties TV show Saved by the Bell,... Read More 

  • Trenton

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    There's only one Trenton, New Jersey, but more than one thousand babies are being given this name each year, more for its fashionable -on ending than the reference to the city. Since 2007,... Read More 

  • Wade

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    Wade has never been outside the US Top 1000 for boys - there's a reason for that. It has a clean spelling, fresh sound and is neither too trendy (unlike Kade or Cade) or too old-school (like... Read More 

  • Walker

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    Walker is both a Waspy surname name—as in the W in George W. Bush—but it also has a gentle ambling quality and a creative connection to such greats as writer Walker Percy and photographer Walker... Read More 

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