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Looking for Cool Names for Your Kid? These Baby Boy Names Have Real Swagger

Kim Grundy is a mom, writer, expert laundry folder and sandwich maker, not necessarily in that order. Raised in Oklahoma, she is now a West Coast gal and lives in California with her husband and two sons, along with one dog, two fish (oo...

Seriously underrated baby boy names you could be missing out on

Yes, we love classic baby boy names, but we're also totally into the saying "out with the old and in with the new" when it comes clothing, housewares and tons of other aspects of our lives — so why should naming our babies be any different? Traditional names will always hold a place in our hearts, but it's time to usher in a new era of super cool names.

These names have unique twists that will give any little man some serious swagger.

Seriously underrated baby boy names you could be missing out on
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Underrated and unique boy names

These names are super underrated, which is what we like! Is one of these cool guy names what you are looking for?

Tough boy names

We love these tough guy names because they have a confident air to them, which often happens when you add the letter “Z” or “X” to a baby name (such as Axel or Zander). Names like Hercules or King, however, would make it seem like you are trying too hard, while names like Rocco or Gunner stand out on their own as tough names. Check out our picks below:

Next Up: Boy names with cool meanings

Originally published February 2016. Updated June 2017.

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