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  • Hudson

    Hudson has risen quickly up the charts after emerging at the bottom of the list in 1995, now solidly in the Top 100.

    , Hudson has gotten a boost as a prominent surname over the years,... Read More 

  • Hurley

    Hurley is a middle name possibility, though kids might make malicious fun of the first syllable. Hurley may join the gang of trendy new girls' surname-names ending with the lee sound, such as... Read More 

  • Iris

    Iris is directly derived from the Greek word iris, meaning “rainbow.” In Greek mythology, Iris was the goddess of the rainbow, a messenger for Zeus and Hera who rode the rainbow as a... Read More 

  • Ivy

    Ivy is derived from the name of the ivy plant, which got its name from the Old English word ifig. Ancient Greeks presented an ivy wreath to newlyweds as a symbol of fidelity. In the... Read More 

  • Jac

    Jac is one of the new "creative" variations of Jack, a name on the rise in its own right and not just as a short form of John. But why, when Jack is so simple and so familiar, make it Jac and... Read More 

  • Joah

    Joah is a simple but obscure Biblical name, the name of four men in the Old Testament. Joah could be the perfect way to honor Grandpa Joe, or might be seen as a streamlined alternative to Josiah.... Read More 

  • Joe

    Joe is still the ultimate good-guy name, not at all diminished by its longevity or popularity or its everyman rep as Regular Joe, Cowboy Joe, G.I. Joe, Joe Millionaire, Joe Blow, or even Average... Read More 

  • Juliette

    Juliette, pronounced with the emphasis on the last syllable, adds a little something extra to Juliet. In the past years it has been rising up the chart!Read More 

  • Kai

    Kai has many origins, but in the US is most commonly referred to as being of Japanese and Hawaiian derivation, meaning “sea.” In Europe, Kai is largely considered to have Frisian origin as a... Read More 

  • Kingsley

    Kingsley is a sophisticated Harry Potter name that entered the US Top 1000 in 2013.

    Writer Kingsley Amis is its most famous bearer. Cousin Kingston is also rising in popularity,... Read More 

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