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  1. EfrainHeart
    • Origin:

      Spanish variation of Ephraim
    • Description:

      On the Latino Hit Parade, heard much more often than the English version.
  2. LamarHeart
    • Origin:

      English from French
    • Meaning:

      "dweller by a pool"
    • Description:

      While it may sound a little dated, Lamar is a name that has never been outside the US Top 1000, but it is in danger of falling off the list.
  3. NikkoHeart
    • Origin:

      Diminutive of Nicholas
    • Description:

      Unique spelling chosen by singer Brian McKnight for his son.
  4. BrentonHeart
    • Origin:

      English
    • Meaning:

      "town near the burnt land"
    • Description:

      Name hovering near the bottom of the Top 1000 that may move higher with the fashion for two-syllable surnames. You could do worse...but you probably could also do better.
  5. BrittonHeart
    • Origin:

      English
    • Meaning:

      "from Britain"
    • Description:

      One case where a spelling variation improves the name, Britton is used about four times as often as Britain for both genders. Currently, the count of baby Brittons is running at about 4 to 3 in favor of the boys.
  6. DeonHeart
    • Origin:

      Variation of Dion
    • Description:

      Though a variation of Dion, this name made it into 2013's Top 1000 while the original did not.
  7. ErnestoHeart
    • Origin:

      Spanish and Italian variation of Ernest
    • Description:

      A Latin classic, widely used here and abroad, though in the U.S. it has fallen on the charts in recent years.
  8. RobertoHeart
    • Origin:

      Italian, Spanish, and Portuguese variation of Robert
    • Description:

      Standard Latin classic.
  9. DemarcusHeart
    • Origin:

      Modern invented name
    • Meaning:

      "son of Marcus"
    • Description:

      Popular in the African American community, the De- prefix makes this a choice for sons of Marcuses.
  10. MaximillianHeart
    • Origin:

      Variant of Maximilian
    • Description:

      We see no reason to add an extra "L" to Maximilian -- it's long enough as is.
  11. TerrellHeart
    • Origin:

      English surname name; "to pull"
    • Meaning:

      "to pull"
    • Description:

      Terrell feels like a modern invention based on Terrence, but Tyrrell has plenty of history as a surname name.
  12. AmitHeart
    • Origin:

      Hebrew; Sanskrit
    • Meaning:

      "friend; infinite"
    • Description:

      Simple and worldly, popular and carrying two positive meanings in two diverse cultures. A winner prime for wider use.
  13. IsidroHeart
    • Origin:

      Spanish form of Isidoros, Greek
    • Meaning:

      "gift of Isis"
    • Description:

      Another Spanish boys' name that relates to a goddess, the Egyptian Isis. San Isidro is the patron saint of Madrid.
  14. JosefHeart
    • Origin:

      German, Scandinavian, Czech variation of Joseph
    • Meaning:

      "Jehovah increases"
    • Description:

      The German, Scandinavian and Czech variant of Joseph, borne by several notable European artists and athletes, as well as the brutal Soviet dictator Josef (or Iosif) Stalin.
  15. KelseyHeart
    • Origin:

      English surname
    • Meaning:

      "Cenel's island"
    • Description:

      Kelsey (ex-Frasier) Grammer is a famous male bearer, although most modern Kelseys are female. It derives from several English place names, possibly meaning "Cenel's island", from the Old English name Cenel "fierce".
  16. DallinHeart
    • Origin:

      English
    • Meaning:

      "from the valley"
    • Description:

      A fresh Dale relative that finds place amongst similar names like Cullin and Hamelin as well as the more common Allen and Dylan.
  17. MathewHeart
    • Origin:

      Spelling variation of Matthew
    • Description:

      There was a time in the early twentieth century when Matthew and Mathew were closer together in terms of popularity; today, Matthew is America's clear preference.

  18. ChazHeart
    • Origin:

      Diminutive of Charles
    • Description:

      The jazziest nickname for Charles.
  19. KurtisHeart
    • MarquisHeart
      • Origin:

        English rank of nobleman between duke and count
      • Description:

        There are ordinary folk named Prince, Earl, and Duke, so why not this rank of nobility as well? Many spellings compete, the most common being Marquis, Marquise, and Marquez. Rapper 50 Cent chose the Marquise version for his son; David Caruso chose Marquez.