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50 edgy boys names that are not at all cliché

Kim Grundy is a mom, writer, expert laundry folder and sandwich maker, not necessarily in that order. Raised in Oklahoma, she is now a West Coast gal and lives in California with her husband and two sons, along with one dog, two fish (oo...

These rockin' baby boy names will help your little man stand out

There are countless great classics when it comes to baby boy names, but what about those that are a little more off-the-cuff? If you consider yourself the type of parent who may go against the grain in your baby naming style, you'll be happy to know that these edgy (but not too "out there") baby names could help your little trendsetter make his place in the world.

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A recent study revealed that parents who regretted their baby name choice said it was because the chosen name was too popular or trendy. Avoid falling into this trap by checking out these cool and edgy monikers.

These rockin' baby boy names will help your little man stand out
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X and Z boy names

Adding an x or z to a name instantly ups its cool factor. Whether the name has always been spelled with an x, such as Dax, or the spelling has been changed to incorporate an x or z, these letters give the name a modern sound.

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Destination boy baby names

Think about your favorite destinations, from your honeymoon location to first date to birth places, and consider naming your son a destination baby name. These names are edgy -- with a romantic feel to them.

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