Badass Baby Names

Badass baby names carry a macho image yet break with male traditions. These names suggest the kind of guy that rides a motorcycle and sings in a rock band, that can chop a cord of wood but would never wear a suit and tie. The badass baby names, most of them for boys, include:
  • Striker

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    Striker is one of the new gang of boys' names that have two syllables, end in -er, spring from words, and have a macho, even aggressive meaning and image. Other examples include Breaker, Heller,... Read More 

  • Talon

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    Despite its somewhat menacing meaning, this name has been chosen by hundreds of parents over the past few years, probably due to the appeal of its trendy on ending. Read More 

  • Tempest

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    Tempest is one of those names that could go either way. Cool, evocative modern word name? Or a name that has stripper written all over it? Your call, but if you decide the former image is... Read More 

  • Tornado

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    Tornado first meant thunderstorm and only later came to mean whirlwind, the common modern meaning. More recently, Tornado is the first name of a tennis-playing teen whose sister is called the... Read More 

  • Wild

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    Asking for trouble.Read More 

  • Wilder

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    New to the US Top 1000 in 2015, Wilder is on many parents' possibility lists, one of the new generation of bad boy names growing in popularity. Wilder got a big boost in interest through Goldie... Read More 

  • Wolf

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    Wolf is a name with a split personality. It can be seen as one of the fierce animal names, like Fox and Bear and Puma, with a touch of the werewolf, or it can be viewed as a quieter, Wolf Blitzer... Read More 

  • Zane

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    Western novelist Zane (born Pearl!) Grey made this name famous. Now, it's in tune with the style of our times, retaining that appealing cowboy image.

    Zane Grey was the great-grandson... Read More 

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