Many New Yorkers go beyond toting logo-laden gear (we do love you, Brooklyn Industries) to show their city some love. Thanks to prideful moms and dads, some little ones are lucky enough to enter the world with amazing New York-inspired names (some normal, some totally out there). Read below for our favorites, then check out our list of the top baby names in 2014, 69 baby name ideas for hipsters and even the most searched baby names by state.
New York-themed baby names:
Moderately adventurous New York-themed baby names:
For ambitious New York diehards. Your kids may give you the side eye when they're old enough:
Houston (Pronounced “house-ton”…not to be confused with Houston, TX (“hew-ston”)).
Canarsie (Really brings out your New York accent.)
Gramercy (Because your kid can share a name with one of Manhattan’s most beautiful private gardens.)
Bowery (Cool. Just beyond cool.)
Bryant (Norm-defying with hints of androgyny and a pinch of iconic public park?)