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Top Ten Boys' Names

Looking at the list of top ten boys' names for any given year and in any given country may help you decide if you want a name that is popular and trendy or if you want to avoid these names because you want something unique and uncommon. Either way, this list can offer ideas on where to begin and what kind of meaning you want in your son's name.

An Overview of Top Ten Boys' Names

One of the best parts of preparing for your new baby's arrival is finding the perfect name for your little bundle of joy. If you already know (or suspect) that your baby will be a boy, the list of names that are out there may seem endless. If you are a little uncertain about the direction you want to go in this quest for the perfect name, a good place to start is to take a look at the list of top ten boys' names.
By using this list as a starting point, it can help you see what names are popular in a certain year and in a certain country. Maybe you would like to have a name that is popular and trendy -- this list of the top 10 boys' names will give you some great ideas on what names have been the most popular. On the other hand, you may want a name that is unique -- by taking a look at this list of top ten boys' names, you can know which names to avoid.
In many cases, the top ten names may include a name that has been popular for a long time. For example, from 1961 to 1998, the name "Michael" held the number one position in the list. In 1999, the name "Jacob" took over the number one position and has held it ever since.
It's a good idea to start with a list of what you're looking for in a name. Do you want to have something popular or trendy, or something more unique? Either way, looking at the list of top ten boys' names is a good place to start, and not nearly as overwhelming as just jumping into that sea of thousands of names.
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