48 Modern and Unusual Baby Names That Aren’t Stupid

Luca

A cognate of Lucus, an Ecclesiastic Late Latin name thought to be a derivative of Lucius, which is from the root lux, which means ‘light.’

Maddox

Derived from a Welsh surname meaning “son of Madoc.”

Maxton

A habitational name from a place so called in Roxburghshire (Borders), named as the ‘settlement (tun) of Maccus’.

Noble

In Old French, it means ‘high-born’, ‘distinguished’, ‘illustrious’.

Orrin

An anglicised spelling variant of the Irish name Odhrán, meaning pale or white.

Ryley

An Irish baby name meaning ‘Island meadow.’

Slate

A fine-grained metamorphic rock that splits into thin, smooth-surfaced layers.

Tyrian

Derived from a Semitic word meaning “rock”.

Westley

An English baby name meaning ‘From the west meadow.’

Zander

The phonetic equivalent to Xander, a short form of Alexander, which is the Latin form of the Greek name “Alexandros”, which means “to defend” plus “andros” which translates to “man, warrior”.

Zayden

Of Celtic and Gaelic origin meaning ‘little fire.’

Zane

A Hebrew baby name meaning ‘Gift from God.’

Zeke

A Hebrew baby name meaning ‘God strengthens, or may God strengthen.’

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