Boy Baby Names Moving Up Fast

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

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    This is a 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 159 in the... 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 

  • Jax

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    Jax is the Dex-Jex-Pax type of x-ending cool -- possibly too cool -- variation of Jack or nickname for Jaxon or Jackson. Jax has shot up almost 100 places in the last two years.

    Jax was... 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, into the Top 100 at Number 92 in 2013 and at 85 in 2014, and it's also picking up steam in... 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

    Gender: M Love Dislike

    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, and now it's at Number 200.... Read More 

  • Jayse

    Gender: M Love Dislike

    With Jace in the Top 100 and Jase almost there, we're seeing more and more variations -- this is one of the fastest-rising names of recent years.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... Read More 

  • Kieran

    Gender: M Love Dislike

    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... Read More 

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