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Superhero baby names that are seriously badass

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Clark Kent's got nothing on these super-cool baby names from superheroes

When your love of superheroes meets your love of parenting, there's got to be a baby name for that. While you don't have to go all out and name your baby Batman or Wonder Woman just yet, you might be surprised by how many of your favorite superhero movies have some super-terrific baby naming ideas to draw from.

Clark Kent's got nothing on these super-cool baby names from superheroes
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With the popularity of Batman versus SupermanThe Avengers (Captain American, Thor, Iron Man, The Hulk, Black Widow) and Spider-Man, there were almost too many superhero-inspired baby names to consider. We've put together the best of the best, so take your pick — and see if your family can figure out where your baby's name really comes from:

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Superhero baby boy names

Actor Nicolas Cage named his son a superhero name with Kal-El, which is Superman’s birth name — which got us thinking about other superheroes birth names. Check them out below:

  • The Green Lantern: The original was Alan Scott, however the most famous is Hal Jordan
  • Batman: Bruce Wayne
  • Spider-Man: Peter Parker
  • Iron Man: Tony Starks
  • Captain America: Steve Rogers
  • Green Hornet: Britt Reid
  • Incredible Hulk: David Bruce Banner
  • Superman: Clark Kent
  • Mr. Fantastic: Reed Richards
  • Zorro: Don Diego de la Vega
  • Captain Marvel: Billy Batson
  • The Flash: Barry Allen
  • Mr. Terrific: Stanley Beamish
  • Robin: Dick Grayson
  • Wolverine: Logan or James Howlett
  • Cyclops: Scott Summers
  • Phantom: Kit Walker, Jr.

You can also switch up the spelling of a superhero name, for example Spyder instead of Spider, to come up with a unique name. Using just a portion of the superheroes name, for example, Flash, is also a fun idea. Check out more superhero baby boy names:

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