ULTIMATE 3-letter tough-guy baby names

Short & sweet – this collection of bad-ass baby names doesn’t mess about! For the ultimate tough-guy name, give your baby a 3 letter tough-guy name that does what it says on the label.

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B

Big

Goes well with a short second name, as in “Big Jon”.

Bam

The noise Batman makes when he punches you!

Box

Short form of “Boxer”.

Bil

The elite form of Bill (one “L” didn’t make the grade).

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C

Cam

Short for Cameron.

Cad

Short for Cadence. Or Cadet.

Cat

Songwriter Cat Stevens popularized this one for boys. But much tougher than him.

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D

Dan

Rhymes with “Man”.

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H

Han

Harrison Ford’s character from Star Wars. Bonus points if your last name is “Solo”!

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J

Jak

Like Jack. Or Jake. But tougher.

Jet

As in martial arts film star Jet Lee

Jag

Short for Jaguar. Or Jagged. Very bad-ass either way.

Jon

Goes well with “Big”, as in “Big Jon”.

Jan

Swedish name, pronounced “Yaan”.

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L

Lee

Super tough-guy name – Bruce Lee, Jet Lee, Tommy Lee…

Log

Fallen tree. Could also refer to the mathematical function (somewhat less tough).

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M

Mug

Refers to a tough, brutish face, as in “Mugshot”.

Mad

Nobody tougher than Mad Max.

Mac

As in Mac Truck. Not to be confused with “Big Mac”. Or “Macintosh”.

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R

Ra

The Ancient Egyption Sun-god.

Ram

As in “battering ram”.

Rod

Short for hot-rod. Or ram-rod.

Rig

Short for big-rig.

Rad

Short for “radioactive”. Or “radical”.

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S

Sam

Anacronym for “Surface-to-Air Missile”.

Sol

Sun.

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T

Tod

Normally spelt “Todd”, he lost an appendage in the war but kept on going.

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V

Vin

As in the tough-guy actor “Vin Diesel”.

Van

Utility vehicle.

Val

As in tough-guy actor Val Kilmer