High-Energy Baby Names

These baby names are a rollicking group to choose from if you want an energetic-sounding child.
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  • Racer

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    New, fast, cool, and chosen by director Robert Rodriguez, whose other sons are Rebel, Rocket, and Rogue, all somewhat risky options.  Read More 

  • Ranger

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    The list of occupational boys' names continues to expand, and this is one of the latest to ride onto the range. And, as trends collide, it also has the popular western, cowboyish feel. A much bette... Read More 

  • Rogue

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    Now that names like Cannon and Gunner, fit for comic book heroes, are rising up, Rogue may fit right in. Read More 

  • Rory

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    Rory is a buoyant, spirited name for a redhead with Celtic roots. The name Rory is getting more popular overall, but for the past few years has been trending decidedly toward the boys' side -- how... Read More 

  • Rosie

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    Rosy-cheeked and cheery, Rosie (also spelled Rosy) has been standing on her own for many decades, back to the days of songs like Sweet Rosie O'Grady . She's one of the perky nickname names that are... Read More 

  • Springer

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    This lively, springy, rarely-used surname name has an interesting history. For the English, German, Dutch and Ashkenazic Jews it was a nickname for a lively person or traveling entertainer, derivin... Read More 

  • Tatum

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    Tatum is strong, distinctive, energetic, and recommended, especially if your last name is as congenial as O'Neal. While we do also hear Tatum for boys, we still like it best as a girls' name. Tho... Read More 

  • Ving

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    Actor Rhames's imaginative shortening of the prosaic Irving, giving it new life and energy.  Read More 

  • Viva

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    Viva la baby with this life-affirming name! Singer Rufus Wainwright chose it for his baby daughter, perhaps in celebration of a new life entering the world the year after he lost his mother Kate Mc... Read More 

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