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

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    Archer is an Anglo-Saxon surname that feels more modern than most because of its on-target occupational and Hunger Games associations. And it's a nice way to bypass the clunky Archibald... Read More 

  • Brooks

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    Surname name, with more masculine heft than Brook or Brooklyn, that rose 56 places in 2014 to enter the top 250 in the USA. Brooks Robinson was one of the greatest third basemen ever, playing for... Read More 

  • Carson

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    Carson is an androgynous executive-type name, with a dash of the Wild West via the legendary Missouri frontiersman Kit Carson. Dating back to when it was the name of Nancy Drew's Dad, Carson is... Read More 

  • Carter

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    Carter has been popular for almost two decades, but only in the past year has it broken into the Top 30, leaving the other upscale occupational surname names behind. Having hot characters named... Read More 

  • George

    Gender: M Love Dislike

    Iconoclasts though we may be, we like Fred, we like Frank, and we like George, which was among the Top 10 from 1830 to 1950, when the number of little Georges started to decline. Solid, strong,... Read More 

  • Gordon

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    As this long-term Age of Jordans, both male and female, begins to wind down, the neglected Scottish favorite Gordon, with its more distinguished history, could come back as a distinctive... Read More 

  • Graham

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    Well used in England and Scotland since the fifties, the smooth and sophisticated Graham is just beginning to catch on here; Graham has climbed almost 200 places in a decade.

    Among the... Read More 

  • Griffin

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    Griffin is one of the newer and most appealing of the two-syllable Celtic surnames. In English, griffin is the name of a mythological creature, half eagle, half lion. It entered the list in 1983... Read More 

  • Harper

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    Harper got its start as a celebrity baby name when Paul Simon chose it for his now-grown son.

    Harper as a girls' name has been growing in popularity over recent years, but when it was... Read More 

  • Jasper

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    Jasper has a lot going for it -- it's been rocketing up the ranks in the US, after long being considered a posh and charming name in England. Distinctly masculine, Jasper represents a variety of... Read More 

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