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Inspired Names for boys
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Akeem .. Its use is probably inspired in part by basketball player Hakeem Olajuwon, who was originally known as Akeem.
Ashley .. First recorded as a given name in the 16th century, but its wider use was probably inspired by the Earl of Shaftesbury, Anthony Ashley Cooper in the early 19th century, who was a noted humanitarian who inspired much of the legislation designed to improve conditions among working classes ..
Bing .. Could possibly be inspired by singer Bing Crosby, who was given the nickname after a comic-strip character.
Bruno .. Literary: use in the English-speaking world from the end of the 19th century may have been inspired by Lewis Carroll's "Sylvie and Bruno" (1889) ..
Enoch .. The name was briefly inspired by Tennyson's famous and sentimental poem "Enoch Arden" from the 1860s to 1880s.
Ashley (Top 52%), Bruno (Top 43%) and Enoch (Top 17%) are common first names, while Akeem and Bing are rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)
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