Fastest-Rising Boy Names 2021
Description:There is much disagreement about the origin, meaning, or even existence of this name. Some sources cite Jesiah as the name of several minor Biblical figures, others say it's a variation of Josiah, still others call it a modern conflation of Josiah and Jesse.
Origin:Variation of Zaire
Description:While we're definite fans of Zaire -- the former name of the country now called the Democratic Republic of the Congo -- the "Y" really isn't necessary. This spelling variation debuted in the US Top 1000 in 2016.
Origin:Arabic; African American
Description:Jamir is a modern invention, based on traditional Arabic names like Jamal and Amir.
Origin:Modern invented name
Description:Enough parents have appreciated this combinations of the sounds from Brayden and Jaylen to make it a widely used name. Its most noted bearer is former football player Braylon Edwards.
Description:Created in the style of Jabari, a fashionable Swahili name. Jakari is mainly used among African American families in the US.
Origin:Sanskrit, meaning unknown
Description:Fast-rising boy name thanks to Indian actress Dia Mirza. Avyaan is related to Ganesha, the Hindu god of beginnings and good luck.
Origin:Variation of Cartier, French
Meaning:"transporter of good by cart"
Description:Kartier is on the rise for boys, along with a host of other luxury fashion related baby names.
Origin:Variation of Jaxon or Jackson
Description:Why use one x when you can use two?
Description:Entered the US Top 1000 for the first time in 2016.