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Hipster Cowboy Names

October 28, 2013 Pamela Redmond

By Pamela Redmond Satran

Total props to Auggy for creating the list of Hipster Cowboy Names that inspired this post.  I love the whole idea of cool cowboy names, which seems completely right for our times.  Yes, there are cowboys – babies whose car seats are buckled into the backs of pickups for a day of roaming the range.  And then there are the hipster babies more accustomed to riding the L train, the little dudes who may wear jeans and boots but who’ve never seen a real live cow.

The Hipster Cowboy Names are a blend of the two types; urban cowboys, if you will.  These names combine the image of rugged masculinity with a more modern definition of gender and of cool. Some names we might expect to hear on young hipster cowboys today:

Urban Cowboy Names

Yep, I’m from the slope.  Park Slope.

Bookish Cowboy Names

As comfortable on a saddle as on an Ivy League campus.

Badass Cowboy Names

Are you lookin’ at me?

Funky Cowboy Names

For the dude who’s decidedly NOT the shy and quiet type.

 

To explore even more Cowboy and Western Names, check out the awesome list by Nyx of Cowboy/Western Names for Boys or our master list of Cowboy Baby Names.

About the author

Pamela Redmond

Pamela Redmond is the cocreator and CEO of Nameberry. The coauthor of ten bestselling baby name books, Redmond is an internationally-recognized name expert, quoted and published widely in such media outlets as the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, The Today Show,, CNN, and the BBC. Redmond is also a New York Times bestselling novelist whose books include Younger, the basis for the hit television show of the same name.

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