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Boy Names Trendier Than You Think

The trendiest baby boy names may be a very different group than you'd guess, especially for the first-time parent new to recent baby-naming fads and trends. Here, some surprisingly trendy baby names for boys.

  • Callan

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    This name is also a variation of Cailean, which is not in the Top 1000. It's a highly popular name in Scotland.Read More 

  • Calum

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    Calum is a form of the boy name Callum, popular in the British Isles and carrying a peaceful meaning.Read More 

  • Case

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    A brisk and unconventional name that could be a style stand-in for confederates Casey, Chase, Cale, and Cade. Read More 

  • Casper

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    This ancient name, also spelled Caspar, is finally shedding its ghostly image and moving into the 21st century. Popular in the Netherlands and Scandinavia, where it's sometimes shortened to Cas,... Read More 

  • Caspian

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    One of the most romantic of appellations, as well as being a geographical name of the large salty sea between Asia and Europe that probably inspired C.S. Lewis to use it for the name of the hero... Read More 

  • Cassian

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    Cassian is a saints' and Latin clan name, related to Cassius, that is virtually unused and waiting to be discovered.

    There have been at least four fourth and fifth century St. Cassians,... Read More 

  • Chosen

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    Chosen is officially a baby name thanks to Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton, who chose (can't resist) the word as the name of his newborn son. While it may inspire bad puns, Chosen is... Read More 

  • Coen

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    Like many short forms now popular as full names in the Netherlands, Coen—also spelled Koen—originated as the diminutive of the more old-fashioned Coenraad, the Dutch Conrad. May be confused in the... Read More 

  • Colson

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  • Colt

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    Colt is the kind of unconventionally macho name that is so trendy right now, because of or in spite of its association with horses and guns.

    Samuel Colt was the inventor and... Read More 

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