Are These Word Names for Boys Ready to Pop?

word names for boys

By Pamela Redmond Satran

If you look below the Top 1000 baby names on the US popularity list, you’ll find an awful lot of word names for boys inching up toward visibility. These are mostly names that didn’t exist a decade ago, but now the fashion for word names — nature names and inspirational names and tough-guy names and just regular word names — is inspiring parents to consider them more seriously.

You may be interested in finding a new and unique name for your son that is also easy to understand, pronounce, and spell. Or perhaps one of these word names has a special meaning for you — Arrow if you’re an archer, say, or Pike for a fishing enthusiast.

Or maybe you’re just curious about the really unusual names some parents are choosing these days. The hot new word names for boys include:


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3 Responses to “Are These Word Names for Boys Ready to Pop?”

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LoveBugsMama Says:

April 19th, 2016 at 11:56 am

I love Noble and West as middle names and Trip as a nickname.

mill1020 Says:

April 19th, 2016 at 6:51 pm

Banner is ready to pop. Burr and Price sound malady related.

Haids1987 Says:

April 26th, 2016 at 10:05 am

Some of these are adventurous and awesome, some are just strange in my ears. I cannot envision a baby boy named Reason, or one named Burr.

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