17 Unique Vintage Baby Boy Names That End in -S

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Even in our fast-progressing society, there will always be room for a few throwbacks. In fact, looking to the past for pointers and inspo is the thing to do these days. That definitely applies when it comes to finding retro-cool baby names -- particularly, those that end in a certain letter...

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Laura Wattenberg, founder of BabyNameWizard.com, believes names ending in -s have a certain power to them. "Classical -s endings appeal to parents with a distinguished antique style, accented with a pinch of mystery," notes Laura.

For example, she says that according to most baby name dictionaries, TobyTobiah, and Tobias are identical -- just different ways of writing the same biblical name -- "but in terms of fashion and impact, one stands apart." She adds, "Tobias is a fast-rising hit, far more popular than the other two names put together, thanks to the power of that final -s."

"Depending on the name, the effect can be scholarly, mythic, saintly, or downright dangerous," she adds.

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These antique baby names that end in -s continue to exhibit true staying power, as many of them are still making a splash today. Whether you're a fan of Greek classics or biblical namesakes, the chances of your finding a unique name for your short list is pretty high.

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