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

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    Beau suggests someone devilishly handsome, with a large measure of southern charm--a nice image to bestow on your boy. Often solely a nickname in the past, it's now standing firmly on its... Read More 

  • Brody

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    The energetic Brody is a perfect example of when bad meanings happen to good names. Brody, now more common than Brady, has been in the Top 100 for the past seven years, now at Number 92. An... Read More 

  • Canyon

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    Canyon is a quasi-unique name evocative of natural splendor and the old Steve Canyon comic-strip heroism, making it an intriguing new word-name possibility.

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  • Casey

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    Casey is a name with a big wide grin, Irish, friendly, and open, and associated with several American folk heroes--Casey Jones, the engine driver of the Cannonball Express who gave his life to... Read More 

  • Clay

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    Clay is a rich, earthy one-syllable name with a southern-inflected handsome-rogue image, featured on soap operas and reality TV, whose numbers have dropped over the past few years, but could make... Read More 

  • Clint

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    As flinty and steely as Mr. Read More 

  • Cody

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    In the early 1990s, Cody was in the Top 25 in the USA; but it has been in a sharp decline since then, nowadays ranking at 220. It retains a greater degree of popularity in the UK, however. Read More 

  • Colby

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    Colby Donaldson on Survivor made this a cool name in the early 2000s. It has lost some of its star power since then, slipping to Number 428 last year.Read More 

  • Cole

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    Cole -- a short name that embodies a lot of richness and depth -- has long been associated with the great songwriter Cole Porter. Currently, Cole, which has been on a roll since the mid-90s, is... Read More 

  • Crosby

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    Crosby is an attractively laid-back Irish surname with retro musical associations to Bing and Crosby, Stills, and Nash, and with a jaunty air. Crosby Braverman is currently the name of a character... Read More 

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