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Baby boy name you love but fear is overused? Here are some possible substitutes.

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  • Lucas

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    Lucas is steadily inching up in popularity with parents who want something similar to but more substantial than Luke, to the point where it ranks Number 14, its highest place ever. ... Read More 

  • Marcus

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    Well over two thousand parents chose this ancient Roman name for their sons in the last year recorded, some perhaps honoring Marcus Garvey, leader of the Back to Africa movement. Though ancient,... Read More 

  • Matthias

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    With Matthew sounding somewhat exhausted, and ancient endings sounding new again, this New Testament apostolic name makes an appealing and recommended choice. Both Mathias and Matias are well... Read More 

  • Milo

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    Milo has long been a highly recommended author favorite, now getting some well deserved appreciation. Milo combines the strength of the ancient Greek Olympic wrestler of that name—a six-time... Read More 

  • Nathaniel

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    Although Nathan is more popular, the more dignified Nathaniel dropped out of the Top 100 for the first time since 1977 last year, to 103. Despite the profusion of Nat names around, Nathaniel... Read More 

  • Nicholas

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    Nicholas, though it has lost some ground (it was in the Top 10 from 1993 to 2002), is still a popular classic that would make an attractive, solid choice. A Greek name stemming from Nike, the... Read More 

  • Nicholson

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    If you're looking for a Nicholas substitute or namesake, Nicholson would make a more distinctive path to the likable nickname Nick, fitting in with other newer patronymics like Anderson and... Read More 

  • Nico

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    Nico is one of the great nickname names, full of charm, energy and sex appeal -- a neo Nick. It's been in the Top 500 for four years now, and could go even higher.

    Nico is commonly... Read More 

  • Nicol

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    Often used in England, but here likely to be confused with the feminine Nicole. Nicol Williamson was a Scottish-born actor once described by playwright John Osborne as "the greatest actor since... Read More 

  • Nikolai

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    Russian forms, like Russian supermodels, are hot these days. This is a strong, exotic way to make Nicholas new; it was chosen for his son by Barry Bonds, Jr.Read More 

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