One-of-a-Kind Names for Boys
Origin:Brazilian, meaning unknown
Description:Jadson is a name with uniquely Brazilian origins. It is linked to soccer star Jádson Rodrigues da Silva as well as profession surfer Jadson Andre.
Description:One of the less obvious newly plausible occupational names, could instill a sense of adventure in a child.
Origin:French word name
Origin:Diminutive of Mercer
Description:Merce Cunningham (born with the French version Mercier) was a highly influential avant garde dancer-choreographer and his name still resonates with an aura of bold originality.
Description:This would make a startling but likable choice; poet Dylan Thomas used it for a character in his play "Under Milk Wood."
Description:Charismatic surname name borne by French explorer, conservationist, scientist, inventor and author Jacques-Yves Cousteau, who devoted his life to the study of the sea and all forms of life in water.
Origin:German occupational surname
Description:Eisenhower is derived from Eisenhauer, a German surname composed of the elements eisen, meaning "iron," and hauer, "hewer." In modern English, that translates to "iron cutter." It's best known as the surname of President Dwight D., "Ike" Eisenhower, making Ike an appropriate nickname (and you might need one, with a name this stately!)
Description:Raido is the rune that corresponds with the Latin letter R in the Elder Furthark runic alphabet. In Old English, it was translated at Rad.
Nowadays it makes an interesting baby name for linguists and language-enthusiasts.
Description:With the tide coming in on a new wave of word names, this one just might catch on, especially for parents who relish sun, sand, and surf. Forest lovers can spell it Beech, like the tree.
Origin:Place name, Egyptian from Arabic
Meaning:"the palaces, castles"
Description:Luxor is just waiting to be discovered as a baby name. It has a lot going for it — an easy and fashionable nickname (hello, Lux!), unisex appeal, and a place name connection. Luxor is the modern-day name for the ancient Egyptian city of Thebes. It was derived from the Arabic term al-ʾuqṣur, referring to palaces or castles.
Description:Mostly heard on girls, but we've met boys wearing the name, too.