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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...

Seriously underrated baby boy names you could be missing out on

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." After all, we've got to start creating the new classics for 100 years down the road, right?

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

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 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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Originally published February 2016. Updated January 2017.

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