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Edgy baby names for your little boy or girl

Mary Fetzer is a freelance writer and marketing consultant with a marketing degree from Penn State University and 15 years of international business experience. Mary specializes in writing about parenting, children, pregnancy, college, h...

50 baby names with a trendy twist

So you're having a modern baby. Why not go with an edgy, modern baby name? Take a look beyond the classics, and you might find yourself fall in love with a baby names with a trendy urban beat.
50 baby names with a trendy twist
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To achieve that "coolness" factor for your baby boy's name, it's best to steer clear of the most popular baby name lists. We're veering from that beaten path to bring you some names that feel a bit more original. One of the easiest ways to do that is to avoid baby boy names with the long vowel sounds, particularly the long A.

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Let's start with the boys:

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And now the girls

These days, the most popular baby girl names are vintage feminine names, like Sophia, Chloe and Emily. To find a name with a more urban feel to it, consider looking beyond names that are strictly for girls. Destination names, along with names that are traditionally masculine, are great places to start.

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