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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  • Delaney

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    Delaney has been a popular Irish surname name for a couple of decades, projecting buoyant enthusiasm plus a feminine feel.  Read More 

  • Donnelly

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    Makes Donna into a cool twenty-first-century unisex Irish surname.  Read More 

  • Donovan

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    One of the first of the appealing Irish surnames to take off in this country, Donovan has long outgrown its "Mellow Yellow" association, which came via the single from a sixties singer-songwriter n... Read More 

  • Drummond

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    At one time associated with the fictional detective Bulldog Drummond, this formal surname name does boast the cute nickname Drum. Read More 

  • Ellison

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    Updates Allison -- which everyone will misunderstand it as. But definitely a fresh spin on the Ellie and Alissa names, and entered the Top 1000 for the first time in 2013 as an on-the-rise choice. Read More 

  • Field

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    More unusual than Forest or Forrest, Field is a nature name that is simple, evocative, and fresh--sort of the male equivalent of Meadow. Field and Fields are both relatively common surnames, noted... Read More 

  • Finnigan

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    Finnigan is another way to spell Finnegan, one of the energetic Irish surname-names in vogue now. One note: While Finnigan, Finnian, Finley and so on are appealing names on their own, you don't nee... Read More 

  • Frazier

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    Stylish way to name your son after basketball great Walt -- though Walt is sounding fresh again too. Read More 

  • Gardener

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    Gardener is surely one of the most pleasant and evocative of the occupational options, calling up images of green grass and budding blooms. The name can also be spelled without the first ' e', as i... Read More 

  • Gilby

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    Transformation of the stolid Gilbert into an animated surname name.  Read More 

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