It is an incredibly tedious process. I've got a list of 250 boys' names that received 100 or less uses in 2012. Here:
Originally Posted by orphanedhanyou
Abbott, Abiel, Abijah, Abimael, Able, Absalom, Adlai, Adonijah, Alaric, Alasdair, Aloysius, Amadeus, Amaziah, Ambrose, Amias, Armand, Aurelius, Avram, Azriel, Balthazar, Barnabas, Barnaby, Bartholomew, Basil, Benedict, Bertram, Bjorn, Boaz, Boyd, Bram, Bravery, Burke, Caedmon, Caius, Calix, Callahan, Calloway, Carden, Carlisle, Carver, Casimir, Caspar, Caspian, Cathan, Cecil, Cedar, Chester, Claude, Claudius, Clement, Conan, Cosmo, Cotton, Courage, Cove, Crawford, Creek, Crimson, Crispin, Cyprian, Cyril, Dempsey, Dermot, Dixon, Django, Dodge, Domingo, Dov, Draco, Earnest, Ebenezer, Edmond, Elam, Emile, Emrys, Eoin, Esau, Evander, Ferdinand, Fergus, Flint, Florian, Floyd, Forest, Freeman, Gable, Gamaliel, Gardner, Gareth, Garland, Garner, Giles, Godfrey, Granger, Griffith, Grover, Gunther, Guthrie, Hadrian, Hamish, Harbor, Hardy, Harmon, Hart, Hawthorne, Hendrik, Hiram, Holt, Homer, Honor, Horatio, Hosea, Hoyt, Ignatius, Indigo, Ingram, Jabez, Jago, Japheth, Jed, Jehu, Jethro, Joachim, Jory, Jotham, Judd, Keane, Kirby, Kirk, Kit, Klaus, Lake, Larson, Lazarus, Leander, Lemuel, Leopold, Lev, Linden, Lior, Locke, Lorcan, Loyalty, Luther, Macsen, Madoc, Manoah, Marcellus, Marius, Mercer, Merritt, Micaiah, Monroe, Mordecai, Morrison, Murphy, Murray, Niall, Niccolo, North, Oak, Obadiah, Oberon, Ocean, Octavian, Octavius, Omri, Ori, Orson, Osric, Othniel, Ozias, Paolo, Pascal, Patton, Pax, Penn, Percival, Percy, Peregrine, Perrin, Perseus, Philemon, Powell, Prosper, Quinlan, Rafferty, Ramses, Ransom, Raoul, Rasmus, Reason, Redding, Reeve, Remiel, Rigel, Roarke, Rooney, Roscoe, Rufus, Rune, Rupert, Rutherford, Sampson, Seeley, Sequoia, Shadrach, Shaw, Sirius, Stellan, Stewart, Sylvan, Sylvester, Tavish, Teague, Tennessee, Tennyson, Thane, Theon, Theophilus, Thorin, Tiberius, Tiernan, Tobiah, Truitt, Valentine, Valor, Viggo, Virgil, Washington, Watson, Webster, West, Whittaker, Wilbur, Wilder, Wilfred, Wilhelm, Wilkes, Willis, Winslow, Winter, Worth, Wynn, Xerxes, Zacchaeus, Zadok, Zebedee, Zebulon, Zohar
Thanks for posting this and for taking the time to compile it!
Originally Posted by southern.maple
Here's all I have so far. To reiterate, these are names that first showed up on the 2012 SSA list and only are used for boys unless otherwise noted. If you like, I'll keep you updated as the list comes along.
Soryn – 5 girls 2011
thanks everyone for all your suggestions! ive recently found a great site:
it seems to have a better balance of boy names, but in general all the names are rare as well or wonderful variations of known names