Surname Baby Names

Surname baby names have been growing in popularity for boys and girls too over the past few decades. Now, anything goes, so look for a long-lost surname in your family or even search the phone book for something you love. Or look through this list for more unusual surname baby names.
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  • Anderson

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    Anderson has been shooting up in popularity, no doubt in large part due to the prominence of white-haired cable newsman Anderson Cooper, son of Gloria Vanderbilt. Perhaps surprisingly though, Ande... Read More 

  • Bauer

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    A surname name with an occupational background...and newfound possibilities.  Read More 

  • Belden

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    A charmless surname name.  Read More 

  • Blaine

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    She's the bff of Blair, Blake, and Brooke who shops at Bergdorf's, Bonwits and Bendel's. Read More 

  • Brady

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    The name given to Miranda Hobbes's son on the dearly departed "Sex and the City" is a friendly and energetic choice. You well might want to make your son part of the Brady bunch. Brady has been a... Read More 

  • Brinsley

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    The 'ley' ending makes this British surname name ripe for consideration as a feminine girls' name. Brinsley joins such sisters as Kinsley and Tinsley. Read More 

  • Brooks

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    Surname name, with more masculine heft than Brook or Brooklyn, that remained in the Top 400 this year. Brooks Robinson was one of the greatest third basemen ever, playing for the Baltimore Orioles ... Read More 

  • Bryant

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    Brian with attitude, particularly suitable for fashion-addicted mothers looking for a nod to Bryant Park. Read More 

  • Bryson

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    A surname name that can transition to first, sitting just outside the Top 100. Read More 

  • Campbell

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    This unisex name, the seventh most popular surname in Scotland, can make a more unusual Cameron alternative. It is represented on the girls' side by TV news correspondent Campbell Brown, for whom ... Read More 

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