48 Modern and Unusual Baby Names That Aren’t Stupid

Boys

Axel

A cognate of the biblical Absalom, which is derived from the Hebrew ‘abshālōm’ (the father is peace).

Bing

A German baby name meaning ‘From the kettle shaped hollow.’

Caiden

From the more traditional name Caden, which is derived from a Gaelic surname, Mac Cadáin, meaning son of Cadáin.

Dorian

A possible origin of the name is from the Greek name “Dorios”, meaning’child of the sea’ .

Everton

An English baby name meaning ‘Boar town. Hardy; brave.’

Finn

An Irish baby name meaning ‘Fair.’

Finley

An anglicised form of Fionnlagh and Fionnla, Finley is of the Gaelic elements fionn (white, fair) and laogh (warrior, calf), which translates to “fair-haired warrior.”

Gannon

A reduced anglicised form of Gaelic Mag Fhionnáin, or from the personal name Fionnán, which is a diminutive of fionn, meaning ‘white’, ‘fair’.

Gray

From Old English, græg, meaning ‘gray’. In Scotland and Ireland, it is derived from riabhach ‘brindled’, ‘gray’.

Hunter

In the Middle Ages, the name was an English and Scottish last name for hunters and bird catchers.

Jax

An English baby name meaning ‘God has been gracious; has shown favor.’

Jett

In American, it means ‘free.’ From the English word jet, meaning either a airplane powered by a jet engine or a black glossy, semi-precious stone.

Knox

An English/Scottish surname, meaning ‘from the small hill.’

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