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Rugged Baby Boy Names for Your Little Lumberjack

Colleen Stinchcombe


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I'm the Community Editor at SheKnows. My perfect day would be camped in the middle of nowhere, reading an excellent book and writing something true.

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When you're imagining a name for your little one, its meaning and how it sounds are hugely important. Looking for a name that's sweet and smart and strong? You've come to the right place.

We went through tons of badass boy names for tough kids — including rugged, strong classics inspired by everything from nature to rock 'n' roll. Just look below for our favorites.

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A version of this article was originally published in December 2015.

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