75 Bogan Names That You Haven't Heard Before

Adekunle Olanrewaju Jason
Feb 16, 2024 By Adekunle Olanrewaju Jason
Originally Published on May 26, 2022
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Bogan names are inspired by Book of Bogan Baby by Sabrina Rogers Anderson.

Bogan is a slang used in New Zealand and Australia to define a person who is unrefined or unsophisticated.

Bogan names are names that are spelled or pronounced quite differently. Some of the most popular bogan baby names are Dagger, Chablis, Chaton, Graceland, Klowee, Jevin, Jaxtynn, Rad, Bamboo, Tygrrr, Jinx, Jesabella.

Choosing a name for their kids is a significant moment for the parents. They want it to be meaningful. But today, parents are choosing bogan names for their kids. These baby names have variations in pronunciation and spelling.

More parents are opting for bogan names for their kids. Want to know more about these baby names? Let’s get started with spelling some Bogan baby names inspired by Sabrina Rogers Anderson.

(Afterward, also check Worgen names and Nautolan names.)

Aussie Bogan Names

Sabrina Rogers-Anderson, in her book ‘The Little Book Of BOGAN Baby Names’, has revealed a complete list of Aussie bogan names. Some popular names in the list are Axe, Mordax, Dagger, Klowee, Jevin, Jaxtynn. Few of these Australian bogan names are revealed here for parents to choose from. 

Afernee (American and Greek origin) meaning ‘priceless’ or ‘inestimable worth’, is a very unique boy’s name.

Ashtyn (English origin) meaning ‘ash tree town’, is a popular boy’s name.

Beejay (English-American origin) meaning ‘happy’ or ‘wealthy’, is one of the unique bogan baby names for boys.

Bylan (Anglo-Saxon origin) meaning ‘the dweller by the stream’, is one of the popular bogan baby names for boys.

Caprice (French origin) meaning ‘impulsive’ or ‘whimsical’, is a rare name for girls.

Carridyn (Bogan origin) doesn’t have a specific meaning. It is a unique girl’s name.

Chardae (Arabic origin) meaning ‘runaway’, is a bogan name for girls.

Chavelle (Spanish origin) meaning ‘my God is a vow’ or ‘pledged to God’, is a unique girl’s name.

Cheyenne (Native American origin) meaning ‘unintelligible speakers’, is a bogan name for girls.

Galaxcia (Spanish and Bogan origin) meaning ‘galaxy’, is a girl’s name.

Heavyn (English origin) meaning ‘paradise’, is a popular name for girls.

Indica (Latin origin) meaning ‘from India’, is a common bogan name for girls.

Jacksin (Bogan origin) does not have any meaning. It may be derived from the word Jackson. It is a gender-neutral name.

Jenesis (Greek origin) meaning ‘beginning’ or ‘origin’, is a common gender-neutral name.

Jorja (Greek origin) meaning ‘farmer’, is one of the popular bogan baby names for girls.

Kash (English origin) meaning ‘money’ is a derivative of cash. It is a bogan name for boys.

Kreighton (Scottish and Bogan origin) meaning ‘border’ or ‘boundary settlement’, is a unique name for boys.

Kuba (Polish origin) meaning ‘may protect’ or ‘holder of heel’, is one of the most unique baby names for boys.

Legend (English origin) meaning ‘history’ or ‘myth’, is a common bogan name for boys.

Lynxx (Latin and Bogan origin) meaning ‘wild cat’, is a gender-neutral name.

Mattel (Russian origin) refers to the name of the company that manufactures Barbie. It is a very popular name for girls.

Pinches (Middle English origin) meaning ‘a chirpy person’, is one of the unique bogan baby names for boys.

Rolexus (Bogan origin) doesn’t have any meaning. It is a unique name for boys.

Rybekkah (Hebrew and Bogan origin) meaning ‘to tie’ or ‘bind’, is derived from the word Rebecca. It is a bogan baby name for girls.

Ryliee (Bogan origin) is derived from the word Riley which means ‘wood clearing’. It is a popular bogan name for girls.

SaTiva (Latin origin) meaning ‘cultivated’, is one of the most popular bogan baby names for girls.

Silverina (Bogan origin) meaning ‘silver bowl’, is a unique bogan name for girls.

Skylah (Dutch origin) meaning ‘scholar’, is a variation of the word Kayla. It is a unique girl’s name.

Summerbreeze (Old English origin) meaning ‘the breeze in summer’, is not a very common girl’s name.

Tayn (Maori origin) meaning ‘the God of light’, is a popular boy’s name.

Trynyty (Latin and Bogan origin) meaning ‘triad’, is derived from the word trinity. It is not a common bogan baby name for girls.

Vaelen (Bogan origin) doesn’t have a specific meaning. It is inspired by the words Braelen and Kaelen.

Velveetaa (French origin) meaning ‘velvet’ or ‘velvety smooth’, is a very unique and rare girl’s name.

Wayve (American origin) meaning ‘to be different’, is unique among the rare baby names for boys.

Zaqueline (Hebrew and Bogan origin) meaning ‘supplanter’ or ‘may God protect’, is derived from the word Jacqueline. It is not one of the very popular bogan baby names.

Bogan names are much in vogue during the present times.

Popular Bogan Names From TV And Film

Some bogan baby names for boys and girls have been used in TV and films. Jesabella, Chablis, Chaton, Jumelle, Pistol, Jaguar, Rad, Dagger, Bamboo, Tygrr, Jinx, Honestee, Graceland, are some of the popular options. Some other interesting options are listed below.

Cruz (Iberian origin) meaning ‘cross’, is a common name for boys.

Haze (Dutch and Belgium origin) meaning ‘light brown’ or ‘vapor of smoke’, is a popular boy’s name.

Heller (English origin) meaning ‘dweller on the hill’, is a common male name.

Konor (Gaelic origin) meaning ‘desiring’, is a popular baby name for boys.

Tyson (Old French origin) meaning ‘fireband’, is a quite popular name for boys.

Zaiden (American origin) meaning ‘increasing’ or ‘surplus’, is a common boy’s name.

Funny Bogan Names

Bogan names are already quite funny, but some are more than others. Some examples are Jumelle (meaning twin), Pistol, Axe, Jaguar, Mordax (named after California forest scorpion), Honestee. The book by Rogers Anderson has revealed a complete list of bogan names. Below is the list of some of the funny bogan names.

Axe (Native American origin) meaning ‘father of peace’, is a boy’s name and has gained popularity recently.

Bamboo (Malay origin) meaning 'bamboo plant', is not a very common name.

Carryn (Welsh, French, and Greek origin) meaning ‘loving’, ‘kind’, or ‘pure’, is a very unique name for girls.

Chablis (Old French origin) meaning ‘deadwood’, is a very unique and rare name for girls.

Chaton (French origin) meaning ‘falcon’, is a boy’s name that is not very popular.

Corona (Spanish and Italian origin) meaning ‘crown’ or ‘diadem’, has gained popularity since the rise of the COVID-19 epidemic all around the world.

Crash (Middle English origin) meaning ‘to fall or land’ or ‘hit with destructive force’, is a rare boy’s name.

Dagger (Old French origin) meaning ‘knife’, is a rare and unique name for boys.

Espirit (Old French origin) meaning ‘soul’ or ‘spirit’, is an uncommon boy’s name.

Fysh (Anglo-Saxon origin) meaning ‘fish’, is a gender-neutral name.

Graceland (American origin) meaning ‘land of grace’ is a unique gender-neutral name.

Hairry (Bogan origin) is derived from the word Harry which means ‘home’, ‘power’, or ‘rule’. It is a boy’s name and is not very popular.

Honestee (Bogan origin) meaning ‘truthfulness’, is derived from the word honesty. It is a trending name for girls.

Jaguar (English origin) meaning ‘large spotted feline’, is a boy’s name that is not very common.

Javin (Urdu and Hindi origin) meaning ‘swift’ or ‘fast’, is a popular name for boys.

Jaxtynn (Bogan and American origin) meaning ‘from the town of jack’, is derived from the word. It’s a boy’s name.

Jezzabell (Hebrew and Bogan origin) meaning ‘unexalted’ or ‘pure’, is derived from the word jezebel. It is a unique name for girls.

Jinx (Canadian origin) meaning ‘gift of God’ or ‘spell’, is a very rare girl’s name.

Jumelle (French origin) meaning ‘twin’ or ‘binoculars’, is a rare girl’s name.

Mordax (Latin origin) meaning ‘corrosive’ or ‘to bite’, is the name of a California forest scorpion. Mordax is not a common name for boys.

Pistol (German origin) meaning ‘an aggressive person’, is an uncommon name for boys.

Rad (German origin) meaning ‘advice’ or ‘counsel’, is a common name for boys.

Tygrrr (Christian and Bogan origin) meaning ‘courage’ or ‘loyalty’ is derived from the word tiger. It is a boy’s name and is not very common.

Wednezdai (German and Bogan origin) means 'a day of the week- Wednesday'. It is not a very popular name for girls.

Classic And Traditional Bogan Names

Many bogan names revealed in Rogers Anderson’s book are classic and traditional. Some of them are Johno, Holden, Jayden, Phoenix, Sheila. Below is a list of classic and traditional bogan names you can choose for your kids.

Diesel (German origin) meaning ‘a kind of fuel’, is a popular bogan last name and sometimes used to name boys.

Enivid (Nigerian origin) meaning ‘derived from divine’, is a unique and rare name for girls.

Holden (Old English origin) meaning ‘deep valley’, is a common boy’s name.

Jayden (Hebrew origin) meaning ‘thankful’ or ‘God will judge’, is a popular name for boys.

Johno (American origin) meaning ‘God is gracious’, is derived from the word John. It is quite a common boy’s name.

Phoenix (Greek origin) meaning ‘purple and red’, is a gender-neutral name that has gained popularity recently.

Sharlexia (Bogan origin) does not have a specific name. It is a girl’s name that is not very common.

Sheila (Irish origin) meaning ‘heavenly’, is a popular name for girls.

Treah (American origin) meaning ‘earth’, is a common girl’s name.

Vegas (Spanish origin) meaning ‘meadow’, is a common girl’s name.

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Written by Adekunle Olanrewaju Jason

Bachelor of Science specializing in Mass Communication.

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Adekunle Olanrewaju JasonBachelor of Science specializing in Mass Communication.

With over 3+ years of professional experience, Olanrewaju is a certified SEO Specialist and Content Writer. He holds a BSc in Mass Communication from the University of Lagos. Throughout his dynamic career, Olanrewaju has successfully taken on various roles with startups and established organizations. He has served as a Technical Writer, Blogger, SEO Specialist, Social Media Manager, and Digital Marketing Manager. Known for his hardworking nature and insightful approach, Olanrewaju is dedicated to continuous learning and improvement.
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