Boy Names of Modern theme
Modern names for baby boys, with 84 entries. With a little sass and spunk, modern names have made their way into the naming lexicon. Trendsetting names can be old, new or completely repurposed from another category. The trendsetting name Katniss, is actually a botanical name made popular by being the namesake of the Hunger Games heroine.
Modern names are very popular baby names for boys. At the height of their usage in 1932, 9.234% of baby boys were given Modern names. There were 27 Modern names ranked within the top 1000 baby names then. Modern names have since experienced a decline in frequency, but are nonetheless used on a very heavy scale now. In 2018, 26 Modern names listed among the top 1000, with a combined usage of 3.369%. Within all Modern names, the English and Hebrew Ethan was the most commonly used, with a ranking of #12 and a usage of 0.6146%.