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Classic baby boy names

You will love these All-American boy names that never go out of style. From popular American names to traditional boy names and even trendy American names moving up the charts, these baby names are sure to be at the top of your baby boy name list!

Classic baby boy names

Many of today's parents want an all-American boy name that is classic and stands the test of time. Whether you are looking for a trendy all-American name or one that is more traditional, we've got your covered.

Popular American Boy Names

Each year, the Social Security Administration releases a list of the top baby names of the year, taken from birth certificates in the U.S. Jacob has nabbed the top spot for the second year in a row. So who else made the list?

If you are looking for a popular baby boy name, check out the top 10 baby boy names of the year:

  • Jacob
  • Ethan
  • Michael
  • Jayden
  • William
  • Alexander
  • Noah
  • Daniel
  • Aiden
  • Anthony

Also check out the top 100 baby boy names of the year>>

Top American boy names of all time

The Social Security Administration compiled the most popular baby boy names of the past 100 years (from 1911 to 2010). This list gives us a great snapshot of the top American boy names. Check out the list below of the top American boy names of all time.

  • James
  • John
  • Robert
  • Michael
  • William
  • David
  • Richard
  • Joseph
  • Charles
  • Thomas

Also check our retro baby names >>

Trendy American Boy Names

Wondering what boy names are the hottest of the year? The following boy names are climbing the charts the fastest. Check out the modern and upcoming all-American boy names.

  • Bentley
  • Kellan
  • Knox
  • Enzo
  • Karter
  • Easton
  • Rhys
  • Damon
  • Greyson
  • Brycen
  • Dexter
  • Brooks

Love trendy names? Check out the top baby name trends of 2011 >>

Classic Boy names of the past

Old-fashioned names are making a huge comeback here in the U.S. These names are classic and many of you will probably find in your family tree! If you are looking for a distinguished and traditional all-American name, check out some of these options.

  • Walter
  • Arthur
  • Samuel
  • Clarence
  • Ernest
  • Oscar
  • Alfred
  • Perry
  • Wesley
  • Percy
  • Amos
  • Rufus
  • Eli
  • Owen
  • Silas

all-American celebrity boy names

We couldn't leave off the baby names of some of our favorite American celebrities. These names are unique, trend-setting and forward thinking. Check out some of our favorite celebrity boy names:

  • Bingham Hawn -- Kate Hudson and Matthew Bellamy
  • Diesel Dean -- Olympian Jennie Finch
  • Finn -- Actress Autumn Reeser
  • Kannon -- Actor Kevin James
  • Skyler -- Celebrity stylist Rachel Zoe
  • Felix -- Actress Elizabeth Banks

For more ideas, check out celebrity baby boy names 2011 >>

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