100 Most Popular Baby Boy Names of 2015

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Congratulations! You’re having a boy! Now comes the tricky part: What will you name him?

Not to worry. We’ve rounded up some of the most popular baby boy names for the year, plus the hottest baby-naming trends for boys, all in one place. And even if you’re not having a boy or aren’t pregnant, you’ll want to keep reading. Because how fun are stories about baby names?

The big trends for baby boy names this year cover a lot of ground. Unisex names used more for girls in recent years like Jamie, Jody, and Casey will be reclaimed by boys. Tough-guy names plus those that make a statement will also be huge — think Royal, Saint, Sage, Dexter and Jaxon. Classy, sophisticated names; those ending in “ett”; and names conjuring up warmth like Tennessee and Dune also promise to heat up (get it?). Names with the letter X or Z somewhere in there, plus unusually spelled names, will also be popular. Even Kale will be a big baby name for boys in 2015. You had to have seen that coming, didn’t you? Who doesn’t eat kale these days?

Classic names and past-year favorites like Aiden, Liam, Alexander, Nicholas and a host of others will continue to be hits among parents, too. So if you’re not all about the name trends and are more of a traditionalist, you’re sure to find some you like in the mix.

In no particular order, here are 100 of the predicted top baby names of 2015 — just for little boys.

  1. Bennett
  2. Aiden
  3. Sage
  4. Liam
  5. Michael
  6. William
  7. Mason
  8. Jacob
  9. Everett
  10. River
  11. Jody
  12. Kelly
  13. Carter
  14. David
  15. Eli
  16. Carson
  17. Alexander
  18. Matthew
  19. Noah
  20. Gabriel
  21. Jack
  22. Jaxon
  23. Ethan
  24. Daniel
  25. James
  26. Jonathan
  27. Cameron
  28. Christopher
  29. Logan
  30. Jordan
  31. Saint
  32. Casey
  33. August
  34. Hunter
  35. Dylan
  36. Dominic
  37. Benjamin
  38. Nolan
  39. Nicholas
  40. Henry
  41. Isaac
  42. Lucas
  43. Titan
  44. Alexis
  45. Emmett
  46. Royal
  47. Beckett
  48. Buzz
  49. Jayden
  50. Brooks
  51. Atticus
  52. Gus
  53. Silus
  54. Miller
  55. Zacharias
  56. Lane
  57. Kayden
  58. Kai
  59. Sebastian
  60. Carey
  61. Devon
  62. Ryan
  63. Joseph
  64. Grayson
  65. Madison
  66. Jamie
  67. Brantley
  68. Duncan
  69. Rory
  70. Robin
  71. Jayce (or variants like Jayse)
  72. Xander
  73. Dexter
  74. Wyatt
  75. Zayden
  76. Connor
  77. Milan
  78. Sidney
  79. Tatum
  80. Tracy
  81. Angus
  82. Ewan
  83. Lennox
  84. Zayn
  85. Tristan
  86. Atlas
  87. Forrest
  88. Finlay
  89. Lachlan
  90. Kellen
  91. Nathan
  92. Samuel
  93. Caleb
  94. Magnus
  95. Tennessee
  96. Dune
  97. Owen
  98. Andrew
  99. Knox
  100. Kale

Is your baby name on the list? Plus check out the top 100 most popular girls names for 2015.

About Catherine Donaldson-Evans

Catherine Donaldson-Evans is a freelance journalist whose work has appeared in numerous publications.When she isn’t writing and editing, Catherine can be found chasing after a toddler, a baby and a husband – not necessarily in that order.
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