My Son Cash: 7 Unusual, but Cool, Baby Names for Boys

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Cash
My sister is a huge fan of Johnny Cash , and has had this name on her shortlist for her children since I can remember. It's really starting to grow on me, and I would love ... more 
Photo by: Emery Co Photo
Cash
My sister is a huge fan of Johnny Cash , and has had this name on her shortlist for her children since I can remember. It's really starting to grow on me, and I would love to have nephew with the name. I know that most people who use the name replace the "C" with a "K," but I love it spelled as it usually is.
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Fri, Dec 20, 2013 3:23 PM EST

I've always been a fan of names that aren't heard very often. We named our oldest daughter, Harlan, after my mother-in-law (it was her maiden name), and since then I've had a little bit of an obsession with giving my children names that are more unique. I will only give my children family names, which makes my situation a little bit more difficult, but still fun. With my little guy making his arrival in less than two months, we have his name picked out because he will be the fifth in his namesake. What we don't have is a nickname picked out for him. I want it to be something unique but still on track with his name, Robert MacKay. Nameberry recently released its Best 100 Cool Unusual Boys Names, and I used that as inspiration to think outside the box for boys' names of my own. I'm sharing some of my favorites from the list, as well as some of my favorite unusual yet cool names that I've loved throughout the years, including possible nicknames for my little guy. Click through for 7 strange and awesome names for boys! -By Lauren Jimeson

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