10 Cooler-Than-Cool Cowboy-Inspired Names For Your Little Dude 4 years ago

10 Cooler-Than-Cool Cowboy-Inspired Names For Your Little Dude

Rugged, brave and adventurous, there is no denying cowboys are just about as cool as you can get.

And if you fancy a baby name with a little nod to the Wild Wild West, we have dug up some of the absolute best cowboy names there are.

Yee-ha!

1. Tex

OK, we are slightly obsessed now with this cool moniker! Reference: Tex Allen from the 1939 Western “The Man from Texas."

2. Jesse

As in the famous outlaw, Jesse James.

3. Clint

How cool would your kid be if he had a name like Clint?!

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4. Harry

Harry, a nickname for Henry, is shared by legends like Harry McDonacle from the 1997 film “Dead Man’s Gun.”

5. Sam

Sam was the main character in the Western movie "The Stalking Moon."

6. William

With a name meaning “desire,” “helmet,” “protection” and “will,” the name William was shared by legendary cowboys like William H. Bonney, also known as "Billy the Kid," from the 1988 film “Young Guns.”

7. Billy

Billy is a shortened form of the above "William",  and also the name of the main character in the Western movie “Gun Belt.”

8. Jack

Jack is already a very popular boy name on our shores, but it gets even cooler when you realize it has some serious cowboy credentials. Jack was the name of the main character in the 1970s film "Hardcase."

9. Gene

Gene is the short form of Eugene, and also the name of one of the main characters in “Sunset in Wyoming.”

10. Wyatt

Never mind Wyatt being the name of Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher's baby daughter, it is also a total cowboy name meaning “brave,” “hardy,” “strong” and “war.”

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