12 Popularity names that mean popularity for boys, listing Popularity baby names 1-12. Alan, Arnold, Austin, Benjamin, Bert, Brent, Christopher, Dustin and Jared are popular names. Aldous, Bevis and Buxton are uncommon names. View Popularity baby names for name meanings, search Popularity names for girls, or search other baby names.
Alan ... with a boom around the 1950s influenced by the popularity of actor Alan Ladd ... 
Aldous ... Medieval name brought back to slight popularity in the 19th century ... 
Arnold ... lost popularity after the 13th century ... 
Austin ... Enjoyed some popularity in England as late as the 17th century ... 
Benjamin ... came back to great popularity by the 1970s ... 
Bert ... Its popularity among show-business types of a certain age (Miss America emcee Bert Parks; actors Burt Lancaster, Burt Reynolds) gives it a jaunty, masculine connotation. 
Bevis ... and the popularity of the cartoon "Beavis and Butthead" makes it even less acceptable. 
Brent ... The popularity of the name may have been influenced by Brett ... 
Buxton ... Use as a given name may have been influenced by the popularity of names such as Buck and Bud ...
Christopher ... Revived in the 1940s by the popularity of A.A ... 
Dustin ... Popularity is also influenced by the rhyming similarity to another favored name, Justin. 
Jared ... The modern popularity of Jared initially was perhaps due to the character Jarrod on the 1960s TV Western "Big Valley". 
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