The New Preppy Cowboy Baby Names
The names of country music singers are gaining popularity as the nation gets more exposure to music that paints a picture of family life and small towns. With stars like Taylor Swift, Rascall Flats, Jason Aldean, and The Band Perry pushing out top crossover hits, most people can name a country song that they like even if they arenâ€™t fans of the older classics.
It doesnâ€™t hurt that celebs like Joaquin Phoenix, Reese Witherspoon, and Gwyneth Paltrow have emerged on the country stage for the silver screen, giving a little extra star power to the country aesthetic.
Even if you havenâ€™t â€śGone Country,â€ť as Alan Jackson would say, you can still appreciate theÂ unique and preppy names of todayâ€™s country music artists. Here are a few of our favorites:
AshtonÂ â€“ Ashton Shepherd
BentleyÂ â€“ Dierks Bentley
BlakeÂ â€“ Blake Shelton
BrantleyÂ â€“ Brantley Gilbert
CorbinÂ â€“ Easton Corbin
EastonÂ â€“ Easton Corbin
EliÂ â€“ Eli Young Band
EmersonÂ â€“ Emerson Drive
HunterÂ â€“ Hunter Hayes
KipÂ â€“ Kip Moore
PaisleyÂ â€“ Brad Paisley
TaylorÂ â€“ Taylor Swift
TraceÂ â€“ Trace Adkins
ZacÂ â€“ Zac Brown Band
What do you think of country music and the names of its stars? What are your favorites?
When was the last time you met a pair of kids named John and Mary? The traditional names that ruled America for centuries are vanishing. Parents are obsessing over creative name choices, and celebrities are branding and re-branding themselves like products. Even surnames have burst wide open, as couples rethink the whole concept of family names.
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