Grappling for truly unique baby name? Consider a noun! They’re familiar; they’re easy to spell and pronounce; and many of them are still relatively rare. If you’re looking for a name that fits in and stands out, a noun name is a promising choice.
Out of the Wild star Emile Hirsh blazed a brave trail when he chose this name for his son last year.
This noble word name, reminiscent of gilded armor and dragon slaying, was chosen by singers Kelis & Nas for their boy in 2009. Actress Jamie King picked it last year for her son James Knight.
Alicia Silverstone’s son Bear Blu started the ursine baby trend in 2011. And with Kate Winslet following suit in 2013, the name is sure to stick around.