Cool Baby Names: Our 12 newest choices

by Denise K. Potter/Nameberry

The cool baby names this summer include the 12 newest choices on Nameberry, inspired by ancient queens and celebrity newborns, fictional characters and an Ethiopian cabdriver! If your definition of cool baby names are those that are exotic, quirky, and unusual, our dozen newest choices may inspire you. (Buy this St. Kateri oranment on Etsy.) 


This Gaelic surname means “ancient” or "descendant of the fair ones," referring to the Norse invaders of ancient Scotland and Ireland. Part Keenan, part Lennon, Kennon is a new alternative for parents in search of a boys’ name with the stylish two-syllable rhythm and n ending.

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