Coolest Baby Names That Aren't Really Names

  • Cricket


    Nickname name from the era of Father Knows Best, though we can see it making something of a comeback, a la Clover and Pippa. Cricket has new potential especially since it has recently... Read More 

  • Curry


    Perhaps too spicy for some, but this is a popular Gaelic surname that might appeal for those looking to honor a family branch or to fans of legendary British comedian Tim Curry.Read More 

  • Dash


    Dash is a nickname that can stand on its own and sounds, well, dashing. Connected these days with Kardashian enterprises.

    Dash can stand on its own—as is evidenced by its entry into the... Read More 

  • December


    Cooler than April, May, or June, but also a tad icy. Read More 

  • Doe


    Doe is a soft and gentle-eyed middle name possibility and, like Fawn, one of the few animal names open to girls.

    The Ballad of Baby Doe is a modern American opera based on the... Read More 

  • Dove


    Subtle but clear unisex way to signal peace, especially in middle place. Read More 

  • Dream


    Singular and serene noun name that's been used by a couple of celebs. Read More 

  • Drummer


    Drummer entered the baby name lexicon thanks to blogger No Big Dill, who chose it for her newborn son, who joins five older sisters. Drummer is right in step with other occupational names in vogue... Read More 

  • Dune


    Sibling of Beach and Ocean. Read More 

  • Early


    A word that's been used, very infrequently, as a name for hundreds of years. Interesting sound and meaning. Read More 

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