Badass Baby Names

Badass baby names carry a macho image yet work for babies of both genders . These names suggest the person who rides a motorcycle and sings in a rock band, who can carry a hikers' pack but would never carry a briefcase. They're cool, they've got attitude, and they kick butt in every sense of the term. The badass baby names include:

  • Butch

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    Old-school nickname ala Spike and Babe that's favored by some hipster parents.Read More 

  • Cleo

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Cleo, one of the few girls' names to boast the cool-yet-lively o ending, is of course short for Cleopatra, the name of one of the most powerful women in history.

    Cleo was most popular... Read More 

  • Coco

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Coco came to prominence as the nickname of the legendary French designer Chanel (born Gabrielle) and has lately become a starbaby favorite, initially chosen by Courteney Cox for her daughter Coco... Read More 

  • Crash

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    Crash is a particularly calamitous entry in the badass boys' name category, taking Wilder and Maverick one -- or maybe a dozen -- steps further. But we can think of at least a dozen reasons you... Read More 

  • Dagger

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    Dagger is one of the new badass baby names, a sharp and scary choice that some parents may feel arm their child for battle in a cruel modern world.Read More 

  • Danger

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    Prime example of the aggressive word names that are an off-the-grid branch of the new macho names. Makes Cannon, Maverick, and Ranger feel almost soft and sensitive by comparison. Read More 

  • Dash

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    Dash is a nickname that can stand on its own and sounds, well, dashing. Connected these days with Kardashian enterprises.

    Dash can stand on its own—as is evidenced by its entry into the... Read More 

  • Delilah

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Delilah has shed the stigma of its biblical beguiling-temptress image, and is now appreciated for its haunting, melodic, feminine qualities. Checking out Delilah's popularity graph shows that... Read More 

  • Denim

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    Singer Toni Braxton chose to give her son this fabric name; better just to dress your kid in jeans. Read More 

  • Diesel

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    Diesel, which you can think of as a word name for the fuel or as a German surname that derives from a pet form of Matthew or Mathias, is a new entry to the American name lexicon thanks to... Read More 

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