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Boys' baby names moving quickly up the popularity ladder include:
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  • Finn

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    Finn is a name with enormous energy and charm, that of the greatest hero of Irish mythology, Finn MacCool (aka Fionn mac Cuumhaill), an intrepid warrior with mystical supernatural powers, noted as ... Read More 

  • Finnegan

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    If you like the Finn names and love James Joyce, Finnegan is extremely winning. Will & Grace 's Eric McCormack chose the Finnigan spelling for his son. And of course Finnegan gains you access to t... Read More 

  • Gideon

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    Gideon is an unjustly neglected Old Testament name--which has just recently started to climb-- is an excellent choice for parents looking to move beyond such overused biblicals as Benjamin and Jaco... Read More 

  • Giovanni

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    Venerable Italian classic that suddenly sounds fresh and cool, is now among the U. S. Top 200 boys' names.  Read More 

  • Greyson

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    Greyson and GRAYSON, nephews of JASON, are both on the fast track. GRAY/GREY makes a nice nickname. Read More 

  • Gunner

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    The kind of nouveau macho name favored by NRA-leaning parents. Killers' frontman Brandon Flowers gave it to his son in 2009. It is now ranked at number 293. Gunnar is another spelling that makes t... Read More 

  • Harrison

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    Harrison, a name made viable by Harrison Ford, is increasingly popular with parents who want an H name that's more formal than Harry or Hank but doesn't veer into the stiff Huntington-Harrington te... Read More 

  • Iker

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    Popular name in Spain might be difficult to pull off in an English-speaking land. But it's one of the fastest-rising choices in the U.S. thanks to soccer star Iker Casillas. Read More 

  • Jameson

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    Strong new James varietal, though sometimes shared by girls. A good choice to honor Grandpa Jim. It is swiftly moving up the charts, having jumped from #318 to #208 in the past three years alone.  Read More 

  • Jasper

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    Jasper has a lot going for it -- in the past years it shot up 112 places and is still rising, after long being considered a hip and charming name in England. Distinctly masculine, Jasper represents... Read More 

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