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Abbott

Abbott Meaning and Origin The name Abbott is a unisex name meaning “father” and is of Aramaic and Hebrew origin. Derived from the Aramaic abba ‘father’. Posts with the name Abbott:  50 Surnames For Boys That Aren’t Overused

Afton

Afton Meaning and Origin The name Afton is a unisex name meaning "evening" and is of Swedish origin. Afton was originally a Scottish surname derived from an English place name. It is also the name of a river in Scotland.  Posts with the name Afton: 20 of the Preppiest...

Aiken

Aiken Meaning and Origin The name Aiken is a boy's name meaning "little Adam" and is of English origin.  Posts with the name Aiken: 50 Surnames For Boys That Aren’t Overused

Alden

Alden is an English boy’s name meaning: “wise friend”.

Alston

Alston Meaning and Origin The name Alston is a boy's name meaning "elf stone" and is of English origin.  Posts with the name Alston: 50 Surnames For Boys That Aren’t Overused

Alton

Alton is a boy’s name of English origin, meaning river settlement.

Alvarez

Alvarez Meaning and Origin The name Alvarez is a boy's name meaning "son of Alvaro" and is of Spanish origin.  Posts with the name Alvarez: 50 Surnames For Boys That Aren’t Overused

Annistyn

Annistyn is an English name meaning: “resurrection”.

Arden

Arden is a unisex English name meaning: “eagle valley”.

Ash

“Belonging to Ashton”

Asher

The boy’s name Asher is a Hebrew name meaning: “fortunate, happy”.

Ashton

The boy’s name Ashton is an English surname meaning: “ash tree settlement”.

Avery

Avery is an English girl’s or boy’s name meaning: “elf counsel”.

Ayton

Ayton Meaning and Origin The name Ayton is a boy's name meaning "river stream + farmstead" and is of English and Scottish origin.  Posts with the name Ayton: 50 Surnames For Boys That Aren’t Overused

Baird

Baird Meaning and Origin The name Baird is a boy's name meaning "poet, one who sings ballads" and is of Gaelic, Scottish, and Irish origin.  Posts with the name Baird: 50 Surnames For Boys That Aren’t Overused

Barclay

The boy’s name Barclay is an English name meaning: “birch tree clearing”.

Bardot

Bardot (BAAR-Dow) is a French surname from a French place name

Baxley

Baxley Meaning and Origin The name Baxley is a boy's name meaning "baker's meadow" and is of English origin.  Posts with the name Baxley: 50 Surnames For Boys That Aren’t Overused

Beck

Beck Meaning and Origin The name Beck is a boy's name meaning "small stream" and is of English, German and Hebrew origin.  Posts with the name Beck: 50 Surnames For Boys That Aren’t Overused

Belden

Belden Meaning and Origin The name Belden is a boy's name meaning "from Beldon Hill" and is of English origin.  Posts with the name Belden: 50 Surnames For Boys That Aren’t Overused

Benson

Benson Meaning and Origin The name Benson is a boy's name meaning "son of Benne" and is of Anglo-Saxon origin.  Posts with the name Benson: 50 Surnames For Boys That Aren’t Overused

Bentley

The boy’s name Bentley is an English name meaning: “bent grass meadow”.

Bevan

Bevan is a girl’s Welsh name meaning: “son of evan”.

Bexley

Bexley is an English place name.

Brayley

Brayley is an invented girl’s name.

Brecken

The boy’s name Brecken is an Irish name meaning: “freckled”.

Burton

The boy’s name Burton is an English name meaning: “fortress enclosure”.

Calder

Calder Meaning and Origin The name Calder is a boy's name meaning "rough waters or stream" and is of Scottish origin.  Posts with the name Calder: 50 Surnames For Boys That Aren’t Overused

Callahan

The boy’s name Callahan is an Irish name meaning: “bright-headed”.

Cameron

The boy’s or girl’s name Cameron is a Scottish name meaning: “crooked nose”.

Carlyle

The name Carlyle is originally an Irish surname from Carlisle meaning: “fort settlement”.

Carnegie

Carnegie (kahr-NEG-ee) is a Scottish surname for girl’s meaning: “fort at the gap”.

Castellan

Castellan Meaning and Origin The name Castellan is a boy's name meaning "the keeper of a castle" and is an Americanized form of Croatian Kaštelan.  Posts with the name Castellan: 50 Surnames For Boys That Aren’t Overused

Caxton

(English) lump settlement.

Channing

The boy’s or girl’s name Channing is an English name meaning: “young wolf or people of Cana”. 

Clarkson

The boy’s name Clarkson is a English surname meaning: “son of the clerk”.

Cohen

Cohen is a Hebrew boy’s name meaning: “priest”.

Collins

Collins Meaning and Origin The name Collins is a unisex name. There are several origins of this name. Some believe that this name originates from a diminutive English form of Nicholas or as a surname meaning "son of Colin." Others say that it came from the Irish...

Conroy

Conroy is a boy’s name originally meaning: “hound of the plain”.

Cooper

Cooper is a boy’s or girl’s English name meaning: “barrel maker”.

Copeland

Copeland is an English boy’s name meaning: “bought land”.

Curran

Curran Meaning and Origin The name Curran is a unisex name meaning "dagger; hero" and is of Irish origin.  Posts with the name Curran: 50 Surnames For Boys That Aren’t Overused

Dashiell

Dashiell Meaning and Origin The name Dashiell is a boy's name from a surname of French origin. Posts with the name Dashiell: Whimsical & Enchanting Names for Boys

Dawson

Dawson is a boy’s name of English origin meaning: “David’s son”.

Denison

Denison Meaning and Origin The name Denison is a boy's name meaning "son of Dennis" and is of English origin.  Posts with the name Denison: 50 Surnames For Boys That Aren’t Overused

Desmond

Desmond is an Irish boy’s name meaning: “man from south Munster”.

Devereux

Devereux is a french girl’s name meaning: “from Evreux”.

Donovan

Donovan Meaning and Origin The name Donovan is a boy's name meaning "dark" and is of Irish origin.  Posts with the name Donovan: 50 Surnames For Boys That Aren’t Overused

Doran

(Irish) stranger.

Dwyer

The boy’s name Dwyer is originally an Irish surname, meaning: “dark and tawny”. 

Edwards

Edwards Meaning and Origin Edwards is a boy's name of English and Welsh origin, meaning "son of Edwards."  Posts with the name Edwards: 100 Hauntingly Gorgeous Dark and Romantic Goth Baby Names

Elway

Elway Meaning and Origin The name Elway is a boy's name meaning "field" and is of Scottish origin.  Posts with the name Elway: 50 Surnames For Boys That Aren’t Overused

Emmens

Emmens Meaning and Origin The name Emmens is a boy's name meaning "iron-strength" and is of English from old German origin.  Posts with the name Emmens: 50 Surnames For Boys That Aren’t Overused

Flena

Flena Meaning and Origin Flena is a girl's name of Italian origin, it is an Italian surname.  Posts with the name Flena: Unique & Uncommon Italian Names for Girls

Gallagher

Gallagher is an Irish boys name, meaning: “descendant of foreign helper”.

Gibson

Gibson Meaning and Origin The name Gibson is a boy's name meaning "son of Gilbert" and is of English origin.  Posts with the name Gibson: 50 Surnames For Boys That Aren’t Overused

Grayden

Grayden Meaning and Origin The name Grayden is a boy's name meaning "son of grey-haired one" and is of English origin.  Posts with the name Grayden: 50 Surnames For Boys That Aren’t Overused

Grover

Grover is a English name meaning: “grove tree”.

Haines

Haines Meaning and Origin Haines is a boy's name meaning "hawthorn" and is of German origin. While it’s not on the most popular baby name lists right now, it won’t turn any heads. Other than the fact that it’s super cute and quirky in a southern kind of way. You may...

Hardy

Hardy Meaning and Origin The name Hardy is a boy's name meaning "bold, courageous" and is of English, French and Irish origin.  Posts with the name Hardy: 50 Surnames For Boys That Aren’t Overused

Harley

Harley is an English boy’s or girl’s name meaning: “hare’s meadow”.

Harlow

Harlow is an English unisex name meaning: “hare’s meadow”.

Harrison

Harrison is an English boy’s name  meaning: “son of Harry”. 

Harvey

Harvey is a girl’s or boy’s name of English origin meaning: “battle worthy”.

Hawkins

Hawkins Meaning and Origin The name Hawkins is a boy's name meaning "little hawk" and is of English origin.  Posts with the name Hawkins: 50 Surnames For Boys That Aren’t Overused

Hayes

Hayes is an English boy’s name meaning: “hedge”.

Heath

Heath is an English name meaning: “lives by the heath”.

Hendrix

Hendrix is an English, Danish and Old German name meaning: “home ruler”. 

Hutchins

Hutchins Meaning and Origin The name Hutchins is a boy's name meaning "the son of Hugh" and is of Scottish origin.  Posts with the name Hutchins: 50 Surnames For Boys That Aren’t Overused

Huxley

(Scottish) Hucc clearing.

Jackson

Jackson is an English boy’s name  meaning: “son of Jack”. 

Jarret

Jarret Meaning and Origin The name Jarret is a boy's name meaning "spear strength" and is of Irish origin. The name Jarret is originally a surname that is derived from the Gaelic form of Gerald.  Posts with the name Jarret: 100 Cute First & Middle Names For...

Jex

Jex Meaning and Origin Jex is a boy’s name from an English surname, the meaning is unknown.  Posts with the name Jex: 100 Unique Names for Boys You Won’t Hear On The Playground

Jones

Jones (jownz) is a girl’s or boy’s name of English origin meaning: “Johns son”.

Joplyn

Joplyn (JOP-LIN) is a girl’s name of English origin meaning: “son of Job”.

Kahlo

Kahlo Meaning and Origin The name Kahlo is a boy's name meaning "bald" and is of Spanish origin.  Posts with the name Kahlo: 50 Surnames For Boys That Aren’t Overused

Kelso

The boy’s name Kelso is a Scottish surname and place name meaning: “chalk ridge”.

Kendrew

Kendrew Meaning and Origin The name Kendrew is a boy’s name meaning “man, warrior” and is of Scottish origin. Posts with the name Kendrew: 100 Boy Names You Haven’t Heard Of

Landon

Landon is an English boy’s name meaning: “long hill”.

Lane

Lane is an English boy’s or girl’s name meaning: “small path”.

Lawson

Lawson is an English boy’s name meaning: “son of Laurence”.

Levine

Levine Meaning and Origin The name Levine is a boy's name meaning "descendent of Levi" and is of English, Hebrew origin.  Posts with the name Levine: 50 Surnames For Boys That Aren’t Overused

Linden

Linden is an English name meaning: “lime tree”.

Loman

The name Loman is an irish boy’s name meaning: “bare”.

Mackenzie

Mackenzie is a Scottish name meaning: “son of Kenneth”.

Mackley

Mackley (mak-lee) is a girl’s name of English origin meaning: “Maccas forest”.

Macsen

Macsen Meaning and Origin The name Macsen is a boy's name meaning "greatest" and is of Welsh origin.  Posts with the name Macsen: 50 Surnames For Boys That Aren’t Overused

Maddox

Maddox is a Welsh boy’s name meaning: “son of Madoc”.

Maguire

Maguire is an boy’s name from an Irish surname meaning: “son of the beige one”.

Manning

Manning is a Norse name meaning: “brave”.

Maren

Maren (MARE-in) is a girl’s or boy’s name of Latin origin meaning: “sea”.

Marshall

Marshall is a French name meaning: “works with horses”. 

Matten

Matten Meaning and Origin Matten is a boy’s name of English origin, meaning: “gift of God.” Initially, a surname that is a diminutive of “Matt,” a medieval short form of the personal name “Matthew”, itself originating from the Hebrew male name “Matityahu.” Posts with...

Mitchell

Mitchell Meaning and Origin The name Mitchell is a boy's name meaning "who is like God" and is of English origin.  Posts with the name Mitchell: 50 Surnames For Boys That Aren’t Overused

Monet

Monet is a French given name and surname of unknown meaning.

Montgomery

Montgomery is a Norman boy’s name meaning: “manpower”.

Nixon

Nixon is an English, Scottish or Irish name meaning: “son of Nicholas”. 

Ollivander

Ollivander Meaning and Origin The name Ollivander is a boy's literary name.  Posts with the name Ollivander: 50 Surnames For Boys That Aren’t Overused

Paige

Paige is an English name meaning: “young servant”.

Parker

Parker is an English boy’s name meaning: “game keeper”.

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