Alternatives to Dylan
Dylan is a literary-yet-relaxed name with the style of Bob Dylan and Dylan Thomas. But if you want to explore baby boy names that are similar-yet-different, consider these.
Gareth, the name of a modest and brave knight in King Arthur's court, makes a sensitive, gently appealing choice, used more in its native Wales than anywhere else.
The name Gareth first... Read More
Griffin is one of the newer and most appealing of the two-syllable Celtic surnames. In English, griffin is the name of a mythological creature, half eagle, half lion. It re-entered the list in... Read More
Killian--aka Cillian--is a spirited yet resonant Gaelic surname that was borne by several Irish saints and could make a distinctive replacement for the feminized Kelly. Possible downsides: an... Read More
Owen, a resonant Celtic name, jumped 400 places between 1993 and 2003 -- and has continued to soar since then. Why do so many parents love Owen? It's a classic with a genuine history, yet it's... Read More
There's Rhys and there's Reese (now more popular for girls) and there's Reece, and we particularly like the traditional Welsh spelling, which entered the list in 2004, possibly influenced by... Read More
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