Popularity:1537
Origin:Latin
Meaning:the younger one
Often given as a charming nickname, Junior is in fact a cute first name given to boys around the world. It may also come as no surprise that his Latin name means “the younger one.” This would make for a fabulous name for boys who are the second born and therefore your very own little one. However, we encourage you to go ahead and use this name regardless of what number child they are, it’s just too dang good not to! You may also recognize Junior as it’s often used for boys in Latin American culture, for example, Neymar Jr.

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