Funky names for a baby boy include Axel, Jett, Wilder, Duke and Ellis. These names are unique enough to stand out, but not crazy enough to cause concern. More fun baby boy names are Hunter, Dexter, Bowie, Enzo and Rhett.
Funky modern boys' names often incorporate Xs and Zs. Examples of this are Phoenix, Zane, Jax, Zander and Nixon. Phoenix and Zane were in the top 400 male baby names in 2013, with Phoenix at number 382 and Zane at number 215, according to Fit Pregnancy.
Futuristic boys' names take inspiration from combining modern names with science fiction. Names in this category include Mekhi, Orion, Slate, Gunner and Kane. Zane was ranked number 513 in 2013 top boys' names, and Orion was number 399.
Some boy names offer a "tough guy" appeal, including Harley, Rocco, Maximus, Titus and Vincent. Harley was number 621 in 2013, and Rocco was number 423.
Unisex names are becoming more popular, as of 2015, but are still unique choices for both first and middle names. Examples of unisex names include Ashton, Quinn, Ridge, Morgan and Grey.
Names that are popular in other countries make good options for exotic sounding names. International names include Dante, Keegan, Javier, Oscar and Giovani.