Boy Names Dads Like More Than Moms
Even though things are changing somewhat, men have historically wanted strong classic or he-man names for their sons. Sometimes, as in a few of the boy names below, they cross the macho line.
Sonny is one of the generic boy nickname names making a surprise reappearance, and it was recently used by actor Jason Lee. Another surprise: It's been on the US Top 1000 list every year since... Read More
Though some may find such names rather harsh and severe, increasing numbers of parents are gravitating toward this kind of flinty, steely, stony single-syllable name.
Many know the... Read More
Tony, as in classy. Or To-nyyy, as yelled out a tenement window. Read More
Originally a nickname for a third-generation son, as in Thurman Thackeray III, Trey is now being given to others, and it has also expanded to Treynor and Treyton.
The name also is popular... Read More
Vincent is a name with a complex image. After being quietly used for centuries, it is suddenly seeming stylish, along wih other V names. Even the nickname Vince has been given a reprieve via actor... Read More
Western novelist Zane (born Pearl!) Grey made this name famous. Now, it's in tune with the style of our times, retaining that appealing cowboy image.
Zane Grey was the great-grandson... Read More
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