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Boys' baby names moving quickly up the popularity ladder include:
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  • 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 Number 318 to Number 181 in the past four yea... 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 

  • Jax

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    Jax is the Dex-Jex-Bix type of x-ending cool -- possibly too cool -- variation of Jack or nickname for Jaxon or Jackson. Jax has shot up almost 400 places in the last four years and is one of the f... Read More 

  • Jaxson

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    One of several phonetic spellings of Jackson moving up the charts, jumping from #149 to #106 in 2012, right up into the Top 100 at Number 92 in 2013.  Read More 

  • Jayce

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    Jayce, which probably started out as an abbreviation of names like Jason, with the 'y' borrowed from Jayden, now has a life of its own, making a strong showing on the popularity lists. Read More 

  • Jayceon

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    This variation of Jason and Jayce was the fastest-rising name of 2013 for boys -- leaping 845 spots in a single year to break into the Top 1000 for the first time ever. It's trendy sound, y spellin... Read More 

  • Jayse

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    With Jace coming in at Number 66 in 2013, we're seeing more and more variations -- this was one of the fastest-rising names in 2013 and jumped 495 slots since 2012 to enter the Top 1000 for the fir... Read More 

  • Jett

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    Aviation enthusiast John Travolta put this fast-paced name in the lexicon when he used it for his late son, and George Lucas followed suit.  Read More 

  • Kellen

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    Kellen is German in origin and Irish in spirit. Kellen is in the Top 500 and has possibilities for girls too. In fact, Kellen's similarity to such feminine names as Helen, Ellen, and Kelly might m... Read More 

  • Kieran

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    Long popular in Ireland and England, Kieran, the name of Ireland's first-born saint and twenty-five other saints, has been building its U.S. fan base. Strong and attractive, with a fashionable Iri... Read More 

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