With traditional names like Harry, Jack and Charlie ever present at the top of our Top 100 most popular name list, it would seem the majority of parents still favour tried and tested names that will stand the test of time. But what about those who are looking for something a little different? We’ve taken a look outside of the top 100 to find the most unusual names given to boys born in 2012 and wonder whether these will be the Jack and Charlie’s of the future?...
If you fancy your tot becoming a little rockstar a name like Hendrix, Jagger, Blade or Zed is bound to give him a head start in coolness! Or how about Sailor, Wade, River and Nemo – all names with an aquatic flavour?
Football fans could try Keegan and Zico whilst the world of motoring can also prove inspirational with the names Bentley and Diesel both given to baby boys in 2012.
Other extraordinary names recorded include Zeke, Alyus and Buzz-Bee - which goes to show if you’re looking for a name that’s going to make your little one stand out from the crowd there really are no rules!
Bounty’s most popular extraordinary names for boys