From the time we wrote our very first name book, we’ve both been totally charmed by the unique verve and spirit of names ending in the letter ‘o’. And, over time, our love for them has only increased. We’re glad to see that more and more people seem to be agreeing with us; lately there’s been an infusion of newly popular choices–and, surprisingly, this is beginning to be true for girls as well as boys.
Here are some of the currently coolest boys’ names, many of then reflecting the ever-growing globalization of baby names:
Of course a large proportion of the male names in the Italian and Spanish name lexicons have ‘o’ endings. Here are a few that seem most ripe for cultural crossover:
An interesting recent development is the rise of girls names ending with the o-sound, though some are spelled with the addition of a ‘t’ or a ‘w‘. These include:
HARLOW –Another old-star-to- new-starbaby name
WILLOW — zooming up the popularity list