Badass baby names that have plenty of attitude

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Looking for a name that commands attention? These names come with some serious attitude. Why? Because they’re bold, unique and bring on connotations of extreme badass-ness.

And who doesn’t want that?

Have you ever heard a name that just stuck with you and left you thinking, “Hmm, that’s a cool name”? Well here’s a list of 60 of them.

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The bad boys

Why are these names so badass? Some bring notions of celebrity notoriety, mythological heroes and rock star legends while others simply sound slick, sauve and super awesome.

  • Ace
  • Ajax
  • Alpha
  • Apollo
  • Ares
  • Axton
  • Blade
  • Bourne
  • Caulder
  • Cannon
  • Cohen
  • Cruz
  • Diesel
  • Fox
  • Huntley
  • Jett
  • Kane
  • Knox
  • Maddox
  • Malakai
  • Maverick
  • Neo
  • Ranger
  • Saxon
  • Steele
  • Xiam
  • Zane

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Mini renegadettes 

Your little gal is most likely going to have plenty of attitude (especially during the toddler years). So why not give her a name that matches this sparkplug personality? These are the very cutest in names of literary leading ladies and historical heroines who command attention and dominate the dudes.

  • Aya
  • Cleo
  • Dido
  • Dionne
  • Demi
  • Electra
  • Hera
  • Jovie
  • Kamala
  • Lara
  • Nikita
  • Oakley
  • Piper
  • Rebel
  • Raven
  • Sian
  • Steele
  • Trinity
  • Xena
  • Zahra
  • Zania
  • Zali

Unique unisex monikers

Choosing a name that sits on the gender line is intimidating in itself. And these are the gender bender baby names that really up the ante.

  • Blaze
  • Blair
  • Harley
  • Jade
  • Jagger
  • Lennon
  • Ryder
  • Rogue
  • Wilder
  • Zephry
  • Zepplin

Need more baby names in your life? Who doesn’t? Whether you are searching for the perfect name for your little one or,  like me, you simply like to pool all your favourite names together just for the fun of it, our baby name archive can certainly help.

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