Cowboy Baby Names

Looking for a name that says cowboy boots and stirrups? Check out this list of cowboy baby names, many of them inspired by Westerns of the last century.

  • Dallas

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    Relaxed, laid-back cowboy name with broad appeal, although none of the western place-names packs the same style power they did a few years ago. Read More 

  • Duke

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    While John Wayne and Duke Ellington are worthy role models, the reason Duke is currently enjoying a revival and returned to the Top 1000 in 2013 as one of the year's fastest-rising Read More 

  • Flint

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    Flint is one of the new macho names on the rise today, part old-school tough guy, part rebel. You won't find a tougher, steelier-sounding name; it's part of a genre on the rise along with cousins... Read More 

  • Gunner

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    The kind of nouveau macho name favored by NRA-leaning parents. Killers' frontman Brandon Flowers gave it to his son in 2009. It is now ranked at Number 250. Gunnar is another spelling that makes... Read More 

  • Heath

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    Actor Heath Ledger's tragic death has cast a pall over this otherwise pleasant and distinctive name. Nonetheless, it remains in the Top 1000.

    Heath is the name of a popular toffee candy... Read More 

  • Jace

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    Jace may sound like only half a name -- it's usually pronounced like the first half of Jason though some may consider it a spelling-out of the initials J. C. -- but it's popular enough to be... Read More 

  • Jeb

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    Both Jeb and Jed are very attractive Old Testament short forms with long and bright futures. Jeb's main current association is with the Bush brother and former governor of Florida, but the name... Read More 

  • Jed

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    Cowboyish short form that's both macho and cool. Got prime time exposure on The West Wing.Read More 

  • Jericho

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    A biblical place name with trumpeting verve and strength.

    Though rarely heard as a first name, Jericho has appeared in the titles of films, TV series, songs, bands, comics, and video... Read More 

  • Jesse

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    King David's father turned 1980s cowboy, Jesse is now down in popularity, due to the long run of similar female names. The name is associated with a wide variety of bearers, from outlaw Jesse... Read More 

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