77 Kickass Baby Names For Girls And Boys With Meanings

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Imagine having a rugged name for your kiddo, and a sassy personality to top that. Like that, right? MomJunction brings to you its collection of unique, crazy, and hardcore kickass baby names. But do be careful. Your kiddo might just have a great fan following!

Kickass Baby Names For Boys:

1. Alcott:

The English origin name has a very old world ring to it and stands for ‘an old cottage’.

2. Atticus:

Common to the Roman culture, the name means ‘one from Attica’. Atticus Finch, a namesake, is the main character in the worldwide popular novel ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’ by Harper Lee.

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3. Calvin:

The name is very popular today, as one of the leading brands of international fashion. It originated in English culture and means bald. American fashion designer Calvin Klein founded the company by the same name, which is one of the leading names in designer clothes, watches, perfumes, jewelry, and more. And don’t forget the famous comic strip Calvin and Hobbes.

4. Caleb:

It originated in the Hebrew culture and means the one who is bold. American actor and musician Caleb Landry Jones shares the name.

5. Ezra:

The Hebrew origin name means the one who helps or is a helper. It is also a biblical name which appears in the Old Testament. Ezra was the name of a religious reformer during the 5th century BC and Ezra Fitz is the name of a character in the popular television series Pretty Little Liars.

6. Tobias:

It was originally a Hebrew biblical name which was spelled as Toviyah. Tobias is the Greek version of this name and means the goodness of god. The name is also very popular in other cultures, such as in Germany, the Jewish culture, and in the United States. Tobias Eaton, also known as Four, is one of the popular and main fictional characters of the Young Adult trilogy ‘Divergent’ by Veronica Roth.

7. Ulysses:

The name may mean the one who is full of wrath and is a hater, but it is one of the most recognized names in the world, especially in literary circles. Having a Greek origin, Ulysses was the main character in the epic Greek poem Odyssey by Homer. Ulysses is also the title of a poem by Victorian poet Alfred Lord Tennyson and is one of the most well-known modernist works of all times.

8. Wesley:

Though the name comes from Old English surname, it is also used as a name. Meaning one who lives on an old meadow, the surname was sometimes bestowed in honor of John Wesley, who was a prominent name and also the founder of Methodism. Wesley Matthews and Wesley Johnson are both American basketball players, while Wesley Crusher is a popular fictional character in the popular television series Star Trek.

9. Thor:

Imagine your little Thor standing with a hammer of his own. According to mythology, Thorse was the Nordic god of thunder and the son of Odin. The day Thursday was named after Thor.

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10. Edison:

It is a name that originated in the English culture and means the son of Edward. Thomas Edison, probably one of the most famous carriers of this name, was the American inventor who is credited with the invention of the electric bulb, the phonograph (kind of a gramophone), and the motion picture camera. Imagine a little scientist at home.

11. Cas:

Cas is a Welsh name, meaning son of Seidi. The name is often used as a shorter version of Casper, which is a Persian name for imperial descent.

12. Griffith:

It comes from the original Welsh and stands for chief, fierce, and a warrior lord. It is also a popular Shakespearean name.

13. Alden:

Originating from Aldwine, in Old English, it is a mix of two words, ale (old) and wine (to refer a friend). The name Alden means one who is a loyal or an old friend. Alden Richards, a Fillipino actor and host, and Alden Ehrenreich, an American actor are famous minikers of this name.

14. Cassian:

It is originally a Roman family name which is derived from the Latin name Cassius, and it means one who is curly haired.

15. Zayn:

It is Arabic for grace and beauty. It is also another version of the name John, which means god is gracious. The name can be spelt as Zayne too. Zayn Malick, former band member of One Direction, shares this name.

16. Thorn:

While it is definitely not usual to be heard of as a name, Thorn is an English origin name which was used to refer to a town of thorns. It was also used as a surname.

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17. Leif:

The name comes from the Scandinavia and was derived from the Old Nordic name Leifr, which means a descendant, heir, beloved one, or lucky. Leif Ericson was an explorer from Iceland who is believed to have reached North America, before Columbus did.

18. Branigan:

It comes from an originally Irish surname and is also popularly used as a name. The name means a little raven.

19. Montgomery:

Here is a clasic English name that will add charm and affluence to your baby boy’s name. While the name has Norman origins, it is also widely used in various cultures such as English, Irish, and Scottish. It means the one who has power, and is also used as a surname.

20. Torsten:

It is a Swedish name for stone of Thor, who is the god of thunder according to the Swedish Mythology.

21. Domino:

The name comes from the Latin name Dominus, which means the lord or the one who is in charge.

22. Weston:

While the name was originally used as a surname, it is also quite commonly used as a name. Originating from the English culture, it means a western town, or one who dwells there.

23. Artie:

The English name Artie was originally derived from the Roman name Artorius. Meaning full of courage and noble, Artie is a very popular character in the television series Glee.

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24. Beck:

It is yet another English name which has German origins too. The name means a stream or a brook and is popular in various cultures such like England, Germany, and Denmark.

25. Denzel:

The beautiful name comes from the African American culture and means one who comes from the wild. Denzel Washington is a popular American actor as well as filmmaker.

26. Jagger:

The name has an interesting background to its origins. While it comes from an early medieval start, it is believed to have originated in Yorkshire. It is thought to have been developed from the Middle English word jag, which means the one who carries a load or is a hawker.

27. Garrick:

The English origin name is a combination of two words that mean the spear and the ruler. It means the one who is fearless and a brave warrior.

28. Hale:

 It is an Anglo-Saxon name which is derived from the Old English word halh. It means one who lives in a nook or in a remote valley. Hale Caesar is a popular character in the movie Expendables.

29. Hugh:

The name originated in the Germanic culture and was also very popular in the French nobility. It means the one who is of heart and mind. Hugh Jackman, a popular Australian actor and musician, and Hugh Bonneville, an English actor are popular monikers.

30. Keaton:

The name comes from English and was also a popular surname,a nd stands for one who lives in a shed town. Keaton Henson is an English poet, visual artist, and folk rock musician, while Keaton Simons is an American artist.

31. Lars:

It is a variation of the Roman name Laurentius, which was derived from the word Laurentum, and means one who is crowned with laurel. Danish actor Lars Mikkelsen and Lars Ulrich, the Danish drummer and one of the founding members of the band Metallica, both share the name.

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32. Gunner:

Coming from the Teutonic origin, the name means one who is a bold warrior.

33. Lennon:

The name was derived from the Irish surname O’ Leannain, which means lover in the Gaelic culture. It is used both as a name and a surname.

34. Diesel:

The word was used as a German surname which came as a nickname of Mathias.

35. Jett:

Jett is an English name for dark black. John Travolta gave his son this moniker.

36. Axel:

Axel is Hebrew for father of peace. Axel Foley is a fictional character in the movie series Beverley Hills Cop.

37. Wolfgang:

Definitely a kickass baby name, it is made of two Germanic words, which are wulf, which means wolf, and gang, which means path. Mozart, one of the most popular musicians and composer in the world, was named Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

38. Morrison:

The name is another variation of the name Morris, which was originally derived from Maurice. It is a Scottish name and it means one who is the son of the servant of the Virgin Mary.

Kickass Girl Names:

39. Lennox:

It is a strong feminine name which comes from Gaelic. The name refers to the one who lives near a place where there are a lot of elm trees.

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40. Eleanor:

This French name was introduced to the British culture during the 12th century AD, when King Henry II married Eleanor of Aquitaine. It means one who is full of light and is a torch bearer. Eleanor Roosevelt was an American diplomat and politician, and also the longest-serving First Lady of the United States of America. Eleanor Audley was a popular American actress and voice artist.

41. Rebel:

If you truly want a kickass baby name, how about naming your baby girl Rebel and being prepared for what may come when she hits the teens? The name is popular in a variety of cultures, such as English, American, Latin, and more. It means one who does not follow norms and is a rebellious one. Rebel Wilson is an Australian performer and writer.

42. Anouk:

It is originally a Hebrew name which is also very popular in Dutch and French cultures. The name is a variation of the name Anna. Anouk Aimee, a French actress and Anouk Hoogendijk, a Dutch football player, both share the name.

43. Tabitha:

The name comes from Hebrew and stands for one who is full of grace and beauty. Tabitha Smith is a fictional comic book character in the Marvel Comics.

44. Clementine:

The beautiful and very exotic name originated in the Latin culture. It comes from Clemens, and means the one who is mild in manner and is full of mercy. Clementine Kruczynski is the main character in the movie Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, portrayed by Kate Winslet.

45. Saskia:

This very unusual name is thought to be of Dutch origin and is a variation of the name Saxia. It means a woman who is from Saxon. The name also appears in Slavic origins and means one who protects mankind. Saskia Sassen is a Dutch-American sociologist who has made valuable contribution in topics such as globalization and international human migration.

46. Juno:

It is thought to be an Indo-European name which means youth. The name appears in the Roman mythology, and Juno, the wife of Jupiter, was also the queen of the heavens. She protected women and the institution of marriage, and finance. Juno Temple is an English actress.

47. Greta:

The Swedish name has been made famous worldwide by the Swedish actress Greta Garbo. It means a pearl. American actress Greta Gerwig, and American commentator Greta Susteren all share the name.

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48. Bridget:

It comes from the Irish culture and was derived from the name Brighid. It means one who is full of strength, or the high one. As per mythology, Brighid was a Celtic goddess of poetry and fire. Bridget Regan and Bridget Moynahan are both American actresses, while Bridget Jones is a popular fictional character from the book Bridget Jones’ Diary by Helen Fielding.

49. Sydney:

The English name is also a variation of the names Sidney, Sidon, and Cydney. It means the wide island that is on the south of the water.

50. Tilda:

The name comes from the German culture and is also a shorter variation of the name Mathilda. It means one who has strength in the time of battle. Tilde Swinton is an Anglo-Scottish actress.

51. Juniper:

Coming from the Latin origin, the name is made out of a combination of two words. The first word is juno, which means full of youth, and the second word is parere, which means to produce. The name Juniper means the one who will produce youth, or will forever remain evergreen and youthful.

52. Willa:

The name is a feminine version of the male name William, which originates from the German name Wilhelm. It means one who is a resolute protector. Actress Kerry Russell’s daughter is named Willa and it is also the middle name of actress Meryl Streep’s daughter.

53. Olympia:

It is a Greek name which means home of gods. Olympia Valance is an Australian actress. It is also the name of a very famous painting by artist Edouard Manet.

54. Ramona:

The name is the feminine version of the Spanish name Ramon as well as an Old German name Raymond. It means the one with protecting hands.

55. Audrey:

It comes from the English and is said to be derived from the name Aethelthryth. It means one who is noble and has a lot of strength. British actress Audrey Hepburn has popularized the name all over the world. French actress Audrey Tautou also shares the name.

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56. Tess:

Famous as the heroine of Thomas Hardy’s classic novel Tess of the D’Urberviless, the name comes from the Greek origin. It is said to have been derived from the name Therasia. Tess means one who reaps.

57. Deborah:

It is a biblical name which comes from Hebrew, and means bee. Deborah Ann Woll is a popular American actress, while Deborah Herold is an Indian cycling champion.

28. Elowen:

This beautiful name comes from the Cornish culture and means an elm tree.

59. Clea:

The Greek name is also a form of abbreviation for the names Cleopatra and Clotilde. It means one who is full of fame and glory. Clea Duvall is an American actress, director and writer.

60. Coco:

A very stylish and kickass name, it comes from French. It is a nickname and is used as a form of addressing someone with love. Coco Chanel is the most iconic female to popularize the name through her fashion brand Chanel. Courtney Cox and David Arquette’s daughter is named Coco.

61. Esty:

It is believed to be a shorter version of the name Esther. While some believe the name is a Persian variation of Hebrew word Hadassah, others believe it to be a translation from the Persian word Stara. Some also feel that it is derived from the Babylonian word Ishtar. The name means a goddess of love and fertility, as well as the beautiful one who is as bright as the star.

62. Ivy:

Ivy is an English name which means faithful. It is also derived from the name of the ivy plant.

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63. Maya:

The very popular name is found in many different cultures. In the Indian culture, it means full of love and kindness. In Nepali culture, it means love. It is thought to have been derived from the Greek name Maia, who was the mother of Hermes as per Greek mythology. In Sanskrit, it means illusion. Maya Rudolph is an American actress and musician while Maya Angelou was an American poet and activist.

64. Pixie:

It is an Irish origin name for feminine and delicate. English singer and actress Pixie Lott shares the name.

65. Rory:

Rory is the Irish origin name for red.

66. Emmeline:

The French name means one who is hardworking and industrious. It comes from the Old French word Ameline, which again is a variation on the German name amal. Christian Bale named his daughter Emmeline. It is also the name of a character in the Harry Potter series. Emmeline Pankhurst was a champion of the British suffragette movement who gained women the right to vote.

67. Sienna:

It is Irish for reddish brown. Another variation to the name is Siena. Sienna Miller is a British American actress and Sienna Guillory is an English actress.

68. Gloria:

The Latin name for full of glory, this name makes a prominent appearance in the classic You Never Can Tell by George Bernard Shaw. Cuban American singer Gloria Estefan, American feminist Gloria Steinem, American singer Gloria Gaynor, and American actress Gloria Swanson all share the name.

69. Suri:

If you haven’t already heard the name splash the news stories, it comes from the Hebrew name Sara. It means princess. Actor Tom Cruise and ex Katie Holmes have named their daughter Suri.

70. Saffron:

The name comes from English for a very expensive orange colored spice. It also refers to the color saffron, which is a darker shade of yellow.

71. Unique:

The name means just that, the one who is like no other, and is different from everyone else. It is thought to have originated in English.

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72. Tiger:

This is a bisexual name and comes from the original Greek word Tigris. It is widely used in various other cultures and means as brave as a tiger.

73. Rowan:

The name originated in the Gaelic culture and refers to red. It is also a type of ash tree. American actress Rowan Blanchard shares the name.

74. Wren:

It is an Old English origin word which is derived from the word wroenna. It is also popular in the Welsh culture and means ruler.

75. Lark:

Originating in the Old English, the name refers to the songbird. The name is a variation of the Middle English word larke and laverke. It means the one who is melodious.

76. Harriet:

Another English name, this one means one who is the ruler of home. It is the feminine version of the name Harry. Harriet Tubman was an American humanitarian and abolitionist, whose contribution to end slavery is priceless. Harriet Beecher Stowe was an American abolitionist author and one of her best-known works is Uncle Tom’s Cabin, an anti-slavery novel.

77. Isadora:

It is Greek for a gift from Isis, the Egyptian deity. Isadora Duncan was an American dancer who rebelled against the traditional dance forms and gave women the freedom to express themselves through better use of their bodies in dance form. She is also referred to as the ‘Mother of Modern Dance.’

Kickass baby names shared here are a mix of traditional, rebellious, and modern varieties. The names are beautiful and have some very interesting meanings. Do say them out loud to understand how each name will sound.

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