Are you expecting a baby girl? If a cute or flowery girl name isn’t your style, a badass girl name may be just what you’re looking for. This baby name list is full of names for girls that have the cool-girl vibe that you just know will fit your little one’s personality. You might want an older name with plenty of sass, like Maxine or Matilda. There are also plenty of modern choices to pick from, like Luxe or Sloane, that made our list of badass girl names. Or perhaps, a name with a literary reference like Katniss, or one inspired by nature, like Stormie, is more your style.
Badass baby girl names are perfect if you want an edgy, unique name that will stand out. Read on for our list of favorite badass names for girls.
Older Badass Girl Names
Yes, even a traditional name can still give off a badass vibe. Selecting an old-fashioned name with unexpected consonants that is less common (like Beatrix or Hildegarde) can have a strong, tough, yet feminine feeling. Maybe it’s my generation, but names like Brittany and Tiffany (also with the cool nicknames Britt, Britty, and Tiff) make me think “super cool girl” and would make a great name for a new
Some of these modern names may have been traditionally used for a boy, like Jude or Dexter, but when given to a girl, they sound even tougher. Check out these traditional girl names that make us think badass.
Modern Badass Girl Names
If you’re looking for a modern name that gives a don’t mess with me vibe, we’ve got our favorites here. Some modern names, like Bexley or Seven, sound tough with their unique letter combinations. Names like Luxe and Bronze also sound badass because of their rich meaning. And who would mess with a girl named Harley or Ripley? Read our favorite modern badass names for girls.
Real World Badass Girl Names
There’s no better place to find a badass girl name than out in the real world. Whether it’s a location, like Phoenix, or a nature reference, like Timber, these names pack plenty of attitude. We love how names like Night and Ember have a darker, mysterious feel while still being feminine. And again, you’ll see unusual consonants mixed in with outdoor-inspired names like Winter and Zephyr. Here are our favorite badass girl names inspired by the real world.
Literary and Screen-Inspired Badass Girl Names
So many great girl names come from books, movies, and mythology. The personalities of these well-known tough girls make these some of the best badass names for girls around. Whether one of the good girls (Briar is Sleeping Beauty’s real name) or from the darker side (Bellatrix is my favorite antagonist from Harry Potter), these names are all unique and bring a don’t-mess-with-me vibe.
Badass Girl Names from Powerful Positions
There’s nothing more badass than holding a high position of power. Check out this list of the best badass girl names from high ranks and special callings.
Are you going to use a badass name for your new little girl? Whether you want something tough by definition, has rare letter combinations, or is simply a contemporary name with an edge, we hope you found the name that’s perfect for your sassy little girl.
Check out our other baby name lists if you are still on the baby name hunt. Try the coolest girl names, one-syllable girl names, or rare girl names for inspiration. Good luck picking out the right one for your baby-to-be!