The coolest baby names in Ohio and around the world

Oklahoma: Ripken

This boy's name is more often used as a middle or last name, like baseball player Cal Ripken Jr. It would be a unique option to Ryan and Roger, which are also R names.

Oregon: Love

This sweet name for a girl would be a term of love. It was added to the list of the 1,000 most popular baby names in the country in 2023.

Pennsylvania: Lakelyn

As names ending in -lyn and -Lynn become more popular, like Brooklyn, Madelyn, and Katelyn, Lakelyn is a trendy but unique choice that made it onto SSA's list of the 1,000 most common names of 2023.

Rhode Island: Atlas

Atlas was the name of the Titan who was cursed by Zeus to carry the world on his shoulders forever. 

South Carolina: Marigold

The English name Marigold would be cute for little girls who are always happy. 

South Dakota: Lettie

Lettie is a well-known nickname of Letitia. Its meaning is "joy" or "gladness."

Tennessee: Lyrik

The English spelling of the Greek word "lyrikos," Lyrik is a fun way to spell the name of the singing girl.

Texas: Johnluke

As a mix of the very popular names John, which means "Yahweh is gracious," and Luke, the name of a Christian saint that means "of Luciana.

Utah: Savvy

The name Savannah became popular as a given name in the early 1800s in the United States. The name Savvy is a short form of Savannah.

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