When it comes to naming your new baby boy, sometimes you just want to go with the classics — and rugged and cool boy names will never go out of style.
We did some internet research (and talked with some moms) to come up with a long list of names for boys that have a little bit of toughness to them, but also have a little sweetness mixed in, too.
The following tough baby names with an edge are rock-star cool, yet are also fairly easy to spell and pronounce. As you may notice, names with an “x” or “z” instantly gives them a more unique sound.
You can also search for boy names by looking at their meanings. The following tough guy names mean “powerful" or "rough."
For more ideas, check out the following tough boy names that mean "strong:"
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Originally published December 2015. Updated June 2017.
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