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:

  • Hurricane

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Hurricane is a storm, but it's also a baby name, thanks to rising tennis star Hurricane Black -- whose sister's name is Tornado. There's no reason this tempestuous choice can't work for boys too,... Read More 

  • Jagger

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    Jagger is a swaggering Rolling Stone of a name that's been picked up by a number of fellow celebs, including Lindsay Davenport and Brett Scallions--while Soleil Moon Frye pulled a gender switch... Read More 

  • Jax

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    Jax is the Dex-Jex-Pax type of x-ending cool -- possibly too cool -- variation of Jack or nickname for Jaxon or Jackson. Jax has been hovering just outside the Top 200 for four straight years,... Read More 

  • Jett

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    Aviation enthusiast John Travolta put this fast-paced name in the lexicon when he used it for his late son, and George Lucas followed suit. Read More 

  • Jezebel

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Jezebel, the wife of King Ahab in the Hebrew Book of Kings, has long had a bad girl reputation. But in the modern secular world, this is somewhat mitigated by the feminist perspective of her as a... Read More 

  • Jinx

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Jinx, a James Bond heroine name has an ominous meaning but kinetic energy. In the film "Die Another Day," the actual first name of the character played by Halle Berry is Giacinta.Read More 

  • Jude

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Jude may be a rising boys' name, thanks to Jude Law, but it's also a new way to spin Judy or Judith as well as a name that's long been used quietly for girls as well as boys. Alexis Stewart,... Read More 

  • Justice

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    Justice, one of the rare virtue names for boys, entered the popularity ranks in 1992, and has remained on the list ever since. Parents' search for names implying virtue has led to a mini-revival... Read More 

  • King

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    King is a name that sends a mixed message. While some might think of it as more fitting for a canine, others see it as a strong name with offbeat style and a full court of rich associations, from... Read More 

  • Lola

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    A hot starbaby name -- chosen by Kelly Ripa, Chris Rock, Lisa Bonet, Denise Richards and Charlie Sheen, Carnie Wilson, and Annie Lennox, and used as the nickname of Madonna's Lourdes -- Lola... Read More 

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