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The Meaning Of 10 Of 2020's Most Popular Boys Names

2020 is going to be a great year for baby boy names! Names like Wyatt, Liam, Bentley, and Grayson have some real potential to top the charts; again. If parents are going to be choosing a popular boy’s name for their beautiful, yet special 2020 delivery, it is a good idea to also know the meaning of the name that they have chosen for their little guy.

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Perhaps even learning some additional information about the name wouldn’t be too bad either. If moms and dads are interested in learning the meaning of 10 of 2020's most popular boy’s names, they don’t have to look any further!

10 Mason

Mason simply means “one who works with stone,” according to Nameberry.com. Mason comes in at number 126 on the Most Popular Boy Names list, and it also happens to come in at number 5 on the Modern Boy Names list, and number 77 on the Last Name First Names list, according to Names.org. All of which makes this name popular enough to continue into 2020. A great nickname for someone with the first name Mason would be Mase. There was even a once-popular hip hop artist who went by the name Mase but his career only lasted from 1993 to 1999.

9 Wyatt

Wyatt has the wonderful name meaning of “guide,” according to Sheknows.com. Wyatt happened to be the name of Piper’s husband, a white lighter who was like a guide, in the original Charmed TV series. Wyatt Cenac is also a writer and comedian who gets to share his first name with almost 148k other people who were born in the United States since the 1880s, according to Name.org. Wyatt stands at number 39 on the Boy Names of the 2010s list, and number 12 on the Modern Boy Names list.

8 Jaxon

Jaxon has the very simple meaning of “son of Jack,” according to Babycenter.com. Jaxon is a spelling variation to the more commonly used Jackson. An excellent nickname would be Jax. Jaxon is at number 7 on the Moden Boy Names list, as reported by Names.org

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This name sounds like it could fit someone who loves sports or is pretty physically active themselves. Perhaps Jaxon might be mom or dad’s little football or baseball player! According to Names.org, there have been about 71k babies who have been given this first name at birth in the United States since the late 1800s.

7 Liam

Liam has such a beautiful and lovely meaning. It means “strong-willed warrior and protector,” according to Babycenter.com. When you think of this fabulous first name, you may think of actors Liam Neeson and Liam Hemsworth. According to Names.org, Liam is at number 4 on the Boy Names of the 2010s list, and number 1 on the Modern Boy Names list. This name might have been considered unique and rare at one point, but now there are about 193k babies born in the United States who all share this fantastic first name since the 1880s.

6 Jayden

Jayden means “thankful,” according to Nameberry.com, and it is also a combination of the boy’s names Jay and Aiden or Hayden. This name is fairly common these days with about 222k babies born in the United States who all share this same exact first name, according to Names.org. Jayden is a gender-neutral name, but it is more commonly given to little guys as their first name. Jayden has found itself on several lists including number 15 on the Fastest Rising Boy Names list, number 13 on the Boy Names of the 2010s list, number 3 on the Modern Boy Names list, and number 27 on the Gender-Neutral Names list. Can you see why it’ll still be very popular in 2020?

5 Bentley

Bentley means, “meadow with coarse grass,” according to Nameberry.com. Bentley is still considered to be a unique name with just about 43k babies who were born since the 1880s who all share this same great name, as reported by Names.org.

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Bentley happens to be a gender-neutral name but is more commonly given to baby boys. This fantastic first name is at number 31 on the Modern Boy Names list, and number 123 on the gender-neutral names list.

4 Aiden

Aiden is such a spectacular name for a baby boy. It means “little fire,” according to Babycenter.com. Aiden Shaw is a multitalented artist who dabbles in everything from writing to creating music. There are about 197k babies who were all born in the United States who were given this wonderful first name since the late 1800s, as stated by Names.org. Aiden is at number 12 on the Boys Names of the 2010s list, and number 2 on the Modern Boy Names list.

3 Grayson

Grayson is a very gorgeous name for a little guy. It means, “son of the grey-haired one,” as reported by Babynames.com. Grayson happens to be a lovely gender-neutral name that is more commonly given to baby boys. There are about 75k people in the United States alone who share this same name. Grayson is at number 15 on the Modern Boy Names list, according to Names.org. Grayson sounds like the perfect name that mom could choose for her son in 2020.

2 Easton

Easton literally means “east-facing place,” according to Nameberry.com. Plus, it is also a city in Pennsylvania! Easton can be used as a gender-neutral name; meaning it can either be given to a baby boy or girl, although it is much more commonly given to little guys.

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As reported by Names.org, there are about 46k people in the United States who all have shared this great name since the late 1800s. Easton also sits at number 17 on the Modern Boy Names list.

1 Carter

Carter means “transporter of goods by cart,” according to Namerberry.com. There are about 154k people in the United States who were given this same first name at birth, as reported by Names.org. Carter is currently at number 31 on the Boys Names of the 2010s list, and number 10 on the Modern Boy Names list. Some well-known people with the last Carter would be rappers Lil’ Wayne and Jay-z. In 2016 there were over 10k babies who were given the first name Carter at birth!

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