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These baby boy names have got serious 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...

Clever and cool baby boy names for your little leading man

Say what you will about those trendy baby boy names that are crowding out the traditional favorites like Henry and John, but we have a soft spot in our hearts for the baby names that are a little "out there." If you're totally stuck on choosing the right name for your bun in the oven, these unexpected picks may help to get you unstuck — or at the very least, keep you entertained during that long third trimester. Think Jax, Harley, Faust and more.

More: This printable guide is about to solve all your baby-naming squabbles

But be warned: The coolest baby boy names are as unique as they are addicting, And we've rounded up our favorites with serious swagger. (Seriously.) These baby names are unique, edgy, trendsetting and stand out in a crowd:

Clever and cool baby boy names for your little leading man
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Underrated and unique boy names

We love these boy names because they have serious swagger but are 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:

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