Emo Boy Names

By Maria Wilcox •  Updated: 06/27/22 •  3 min read
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If you love emo and everything about it, then you may be interested in emo boy names for your next baby. If that’s the case, then you’ll love the selection of rockin’ baby boy names we have here. So, let’s start it up!

What Are Emo Names?

Emo” can be defined as a rock music style that is very similar to punk but has its own edge when it comes to musical arrangement. Emo has also morphed to define a subset of people who are fans of and emulate the style and interests associated with emo culture.

For those who are immersed in emo culture, naming their baby boy a name that pays homage to that may be of interest. There are many types of names that can appeal to the rock star in you for your next baby, and we’ve compiled all of them right here for you! 

emo boy names for your baby

What Is an Edgy Boy Name?

  • Axel 
  • Maverick
  • Dexter
  • Knox
  • Maddox
  • Jett
  • Jagger
  • Lennox
  • Kingston
  • Gunner
  • Zephyr
  • Wolfe
  • Donovan 
  • Nash
  • Wesley 
  • Hawk
  • Tripp/Trip
  • Aro

What’s a Badass Name For a Boy?

  • Lazarus
  • Zeplin
  • Hawk
  • Gryphon
  • Draco
  • Rook
  • Talon
  • Grey
  • Damien
  • Blade
  • Alaric
  • Edgar
  • Thorn
  • Cruz
  • Dorian
  • Oberon
  • Blaze
  • Reign
  • Griffin
  • Bram
  • Hunter

Cool Emo Boy Names

Cute Emo Boy Names

  • Elvis
  • Simon
  • Harrison
  • Elton
  • Milo
  • Bruce
  • Jennings
  • Cedric
  • Chester
  • Otis
  • Lanegan
  • Orbison
  • Lars
  • Zander
  • Axl
  • Lennon
  • Bowie
  • Sebastian
  • Hetfield
  • Rivers
  • Geddy
  • Miles
  • Lemmy
  • Waylon
  • Darrell
  • Hendrix
  • Dylan
  • Iggy
  • Thurston
  • Syd
  • Cooper
  • Julian
  • Wayne
  • Ace
  • Buddy
  • Ringo
  • Freddie
  • Jagger
  • Maynard
  • Jett
  • Roy
  • Mack
  • Jarvis
  • Cash
  • Nikki
  • Burton
  • Mick
  • Bonham
  • Cliff
  • Floyd
  • Fleetwood

Unique Emo Boy Names

  • Briar
  • Saber
  • Elysium
  • Winter
  • Phoenix
  • Raven
  • Lennon
  • Blackwell
  • Grendel
  • Poe
  • Rain
  • Blair
  • Thorn
  • Zephyr
  • Whisper
  • Blade
  • Rogue
  • Jett
  • Requiem
  • Storm
  • Stone
  • Blaise
  • Rhapsody
  • Obsidian
  • Griffin
  • Crow
  • Augustus
  • Aiden
  • Abir
  • Apollo
  • Rocko
  • Ace
  • Sanjay
  • Joaquin
  • Knox
  • Boris
  • Ajax
  • Harvey
  • Brenan
  • Cassius
  • Bronco
  • Slater
  • Fender
  • Blaze
  • Jax
  • Finn
  • Kanye

Famous Emo Boy Names

Want to name your little one something that specifically points to your emo roots?

Consider a few of the following names taken directly from the emo/rock ‘n roll scene:

  • Wentz- After Pete Wentz of “Fall Out Boy”
  • Barker-After Travis Barker, a famous American drummer
  • Travis – Again, after Travis Baker, a famous American drummer
  • Hendrix- After Jimi Hendrix, a world-famous American guitarist
  • Carrabba- After, Chris Carrabba, the lead singer for the band Dashboard Confessional
  • Havok – Inspired by AFI’s Davey Havok
  • Urie – Brendon Urie of Panic at the Disco’s last name
  • Beckett – The Academy Is‘s front man
  • Claudio – Named after Coheed and Cambria‘s lead singer
  • Madden – After the brothers from Good Charlotte
  • Gerard – From one of the most iconic emo boys, MCR’s Gerard Way
  • Kaulitz – A city in Germany, this name is also after the German singer and songwriter with the iconic hair, Bill Kaulitz
cool boy names

Emo Goth Boy Names

What Are Some Dark Names For a Boy?

  • Ransley – meaning a raven meadow
  • Perseus – meaning avenger
  • Lazarus – meaning God has helped.
  • Jasper – a precious stone
  • Lucien – meaning light
  • Brendan – meaning prince in Irish
  • Gabriel – from the Biblical archangel
  • Elwin – meaning an elf, of Old English origin
  • Phelan – pertaining to a wolf
  • Riordan – a royal poet
  • Cadell – means battle
  • Jairus – meaning God enlightens
  • Martel – means hammer
  • Ingram – means raven
  • Nodin – meaning wind
  • Waldron – meaning home in the forest
  • Edgar – after the poet Edgar Allan Poe
  • Orion – a group of stars in the sky
  • Malachi – Hebrew name meaning my messenger
  • Hunter – meaning one who hunts
  • Gawain – meaning hawk of battle
  • Corbin – meaning crow
  • Dante – was an Italian poet, writer, and philosopher
  • Wolf – a wild forest animal

Emo Boy Names? Check ’em Out!

Now that you’re equipped with a few emo boy names stashed in your back pocket, we’re sure you’ll have no problem creating a unique name for your baby boy that fits your emo style and interests. Additionally, many of these names have a stylishly edgy flair to them, making them just as trendy as they are rock ‘n roll.

We hope this has helped! 

Maria Wilcox

Former instructor with an M.A. in Education turned grateful stay-at-home mama to one, I look to share helpful insights related to babies, toddlers, kids, and families for the benefit of real people just like you.

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