15 Last Names that Make Perfect First Names
If you're looking for a unique name for your baby that won't make a “what were they thinking” list, there are a lot of places you can pull inspiration from. You can look through your family tree or you can look at the last names of people you know.
Surnames typically come from the family line, but if you look at the names independently, they're actually perfect for first names. They're strong sounding, have a lot of history behind them, and they're unique enough to have your child's name remembered.
If you're looking for a suitable name for your perfect baby, here are 15 typical surnames that make fantastic first names.
Clark: Superman may come to mind, but Clark is typically a surname that works as a strong choice.
Dixon: Think of all the sweet nicknames you can pull from this totally adorable name.
Cassidy: I think this name is so adorable for a sweet little girl.
Lincoln: There is no question this name has a strong presence behind it, and it's even better for a first name.
Beckett: I can just imagine an adorable curly haired boy running around being called inside with this name.
McKenzie: Another name that is fitting for a boy or a girl.
Ross: We know Ross from Friends, and that's reason enough for me to use this name.
Reed: I think this name is so sweet because it's not too common and perfectly unique.
Riley: A great choice for a boy or girl.
Connor: A name that has a strong sound.
Ellis: It sounds like an old-school name, but that's what makes it's so adorable.
Campbell: I know of Pete Campbell from Mad Men, but this name is perfectly suitable for the first name of a business man.
Fitzgerald: If you're a fan of the TV show Scandal, then you'll get why this is a great name for a future leader.
Kennedy: I love this name for a boy or a girl, and with such a strong surname connection, it's a great choice.
Carson: Carson Daly has s name that reminds me of another famous host, Johnny Carson.
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