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:

  • Lulu

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Lula has a firecracker personality, a singing and dancing extrovert. Interesting that Lulu was a Top 100 name when the Social Security list was born in 1880, but it's been sliding ever since and... Read More 

  • Luna

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    This strong but shimmery moonstruck name has been growing in popularity, undoubtedly influenced by the Harry Potter character Luna Lovegood and several high profile celebrity babies. It's... Read More 

  • Maddox

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    Maddox, a previously obscure Welsh family name with a powerfully masculine image, suddenly came into the spotlight when Angelina Jolie chose it for her son in 2003. By the following year it was in... Read More 

  • Max

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    If Sam can make it as a girl's name, why not Max?Read More 

  • Maxen

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    Also spelled Macsen, this ancient name manages to sound modern and cool. An heroic namesake was Maxen Wledig, a fourth century Spanish-born general who led the Roman army out of Britain, and as... Read More 

  • Neo

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    This nouveau name of Keanu Reeves's character in The Matrix has not enjoyed the same burst of popularity as its female counterpart, Trinity, but it definitely sounds, well, newer. Neo... Read More 

  • Nico

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    A much more dynamic nickname than Nicky for any of the Nic-names Nico was chosen by Thandie Newton for her daughter.

    The single-named German Nico (born Christa) was the iconic 1960s... Read More 

  • Paine

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    While patriot Thomas Paine is a worthy honoree, the mere association with the word 'pain' knocks this name out of bounds.Read More 

  • Pilot

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    One celebrity baby Pilot put this occupational choice into the pool -- together with the middle name Inspektor, something we wouldn't advise following. Read More 

  • Power

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    Power is one of the new crop -- Justice, Liberty, Peace -- of strong, clear-cut, declarative choices, though this one carries more assertiveness than virtue. Read More 

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