Boy names taken from mythology are unique, yet distinctly masculine and with an air of power about them. Their uniqueness and meaning makes them a truly modern baby name choice. Here are some of our top picks:
For more ideas, check out our list of Greek baby names.
Once the ignored or forgotten letters of the alphabet, X and Z have emerged as the "cool kids" when it comes to baby boy names. Not only are there many modern boy names with the letters X or Z, but you can also make a traditional name more modern by adding these letters, such as changing Jack to Jax. Many celebrities have gotten in on this trend, including Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt (sons Maddox, Pax and Knox) and Ashlee Simpson and Pete Wentz (son Bronx).
Here are our top picks for modern boy names with the letters x or z:
For more ideas, check out our Advanced Baby Name Search and look for names by letter.
You won't find many modern boy names on the top of popular baby name lists because these names are forward thinking and ahead of their time. Here are some modern boy names that are nowhere near the top of popular baby name lists, but we predict will be in the future.