94 Fun Gangster Names For Your Little Trouble Maker

Anusuya Mukherjee
Jan 15, 2024 By Anusuya Mukherjee
Originally Published on Jun 08, 2022
Edited by Ashima Jain
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Of course, gangsters gain their reputation because of the things they do but to keep their appellation on a lighter note, they have funny mafia nicknames, at least.

The mafia surely lives up to their tough reputation. May it be their deeds or the funny mafia nicknames they get from their deeds, they have it all covered.

The mafia has some of the best nicknames and mere diversity in their names are sure worth a knee slap. If you're looking for some good mafia or gangster names and stumbled upon this article then do not worry, because you have come to the right place.

As far as mafia names and mob names go, simple and bland names like Joey or Salvatore won't do.

When it comes to mafia nicknames, mob bosses aren't messing around. Their creativity and imagination are unmatched as the name is essential to illustrate their personality as well as character.

Some popular names ideas for a mob group are Grim Reaper, Mad Hatter, Ace of Spades, Chicken Man, Fat Tony, Organized Crime, Ice Cube, Ice Box, Snake Ice, and Life Bull.

Now that you have a good idea about what you're getting yourself into, just buckle up and be prepared because this is going to be a wild ride into old gangster names and tough gangster last names.

Fictional Gangster Names

The definition of a gangster might not have changed over the years but their image surely has changed. Due to their projection in the media, nowadays, it's not always brutal when you hear the word gangsters.

Actually, most of them are somewhat funny names that still rock. However, what's in the name when their activities sometimes can be the direct opposite of their names?

Benjamin ‘Bugsy’ Siegal is a good name for a character who doesn't look like he is the mob boss but he indeed is.

Blood Is Thicker Water is a mad gangsta name. Blood indeed is thick water and the name related to blood is surely an apt choice.

Boyz In Da Cornfield is a great name for bull gangsters who are into drug dealings because cornfield is an ideal place for exchanging commodities.

Charles ‘Pretty Boy’ Snake is a hilarious name. It would be even better if the person with this name is actually intimidating.

Charlie ‘Lucky’ Luciano is quite a lucky name? It was a bad pun just like the name.

George ‘Machine Gun’ Kelly is quite similar to the name of an American rapper who also goes by the name 'Machine Gun Kelly' or better known as 'MGK'.

‘Icepick Willie’ Alderman is another hilarious gangsta name. It is actually quite badass as well.

Laster ‘Baby face’ Nelson, now it goes without saying that this is one hell of a hilarious name. And even more, if the person having it actually has a baby face despite their heinous crimes.

Posse Full of Murder, there isn't much to add on this one.

Red Triangle Circus Gang is a great name but more than for a single person, this seems like an ideal name for a gang itself.

‘Scarface’ Al Capone is a good name with the fusion of a gangster name and a rapper name. Al Capone can be a mad name option.

The People’s Front of Judea is quite a unique and exquisite name. It will surely have an indelible impact on other people.

Thomas ‘Butter fingers’ Moran is quite a funny name. With a name like butterfingers, money will be slipping past your fingers like anything. One of the funny gangster nicknames.

Waste of Police Time couldn't get more true than this. Out of all the names mentioned above, this one surely takes the cake.

Young Family of Morons is another great name for a gang of morons. Well, jokes apart, it sure is funny enough to imprint an image on the minds of other people.

Street Gangster Names

Who wouldn't want others to call them a badass name? There could be various reasons as to why someone may want to call you something badass, given that you want someone to call you a badass gangster name. Nevertheless, whatever your reasons are to pick a name, this list is absolutely for you.

Azrael Sylla is a great name for a mafia group as it means 'angel of god' and makes the name ten times better if someone knows the context.

Blackjack is quite the badass name for gangsters. It's almost like being called the jack of all trades but better since it's black.

Dementor Teflon would say, 'fetch me their soul!' A cool mafia name.

Golem is a good name for someone with a physique that would be worth the title of Golem.

Medusa is one of the few mafia names on this list. Medusa was known for her intimidating stature and sheer dominance.

Narcissus is a good name for someone with a god complex as it would just feed their narcissism more.

Noir,as the name suggests, has quite the weight since the only things to exist in this world are mere pain, suffering, and futility.

Paramour means a partner of someone who is already married. Quite a morally dissonant name for a biker.

Raven is another cool name. Ravens are mostly known to be ruthless and cruel, and anyone having this name will get that impression on others as well.

Sam Jaguar is one of the biggest cats on this planet. Just like the biker name, the person bearing this must have courage similar to that of a jaguar.

Sam Wendigo is a very cool name, mostly because the word has a certain ring to it which feels quite badass.

Scissors is quite a great biker name. It has a pressure on it that is necessary to give off from the name.

Teflon Dragon, there isn't much to say because everyone knows that a dragon is the epitome of coolness.

Tony Baal is actually a cool name for gangsters. In Phoenician mythology, Baal is considered the supreme deity of the nation.

Tony Screwdriver is here to screw all your businesses and drive his own on the correct road.

Young Nevada is quite a great name for gangsters even though it might sound quite toponymic.

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Girls Gangster Names

Now that you just have just read the list of street gangster nicknames, you might be wondering if there are gender-specific names for gangsters. Well, don't worry even if you are searching for the perfect name to call that girl who always acts bossy and tries to order people around or just has the gangster nature in her.

Angel of Death is quite a badass name, especially because angel and death are opposite things.

Brandy Madam is quite an adorable name but the person can be dangerous.

Charlie's Angels is a name you must be familiar with.

Girl of the Old Town is a great female name for an old lady who is a secret mob boss but works in a bakery or something.

Head Bitch in Charge doesn't even need to be explained because the name is enough.

Husband Killer, talk about being illegal. Oh boy!

Ishtar was the name of a god and that's why this name is ten times better.

Kitchen Knives is quite the stereotypical name for a gangster who rules girls gang.

Money over Bitches sounds more like a motto than a name but it's true, at the end of the day.

Most Dangerous Clique seems like a name straight out of a romance novel between a mob heroine and a common man.

Satan's Bitch is a good name after Satan's mother.

Satan's Mother can surely give goosebumps to the person hearing it.

Shield Maiden is quite a badass name. It appears straight out of a game.

Switchblade Sister is quite a nice name for a girl who is a hitwoman.

The Belladonnas is quite a badass female name and seems fit for a group of contract killers.

Old School Gangster Names

Gangsters have always been notorious, be it the past or present. We'll be going over the name of some of the old school gangsters from the early 20th century.

Antonio 'Bootsie' Tomasulo was an Italian-American mobster.

Charles 'The Typewriter' Nicoletti was the American mobster of the Chicago outfit.

Donald 'The Wizard of Odds' Angelini was an American mobster who was involved in gambling.

Frank 'Chee-Chee' DeMayo became the leader of the Kansas City crime family.

Harry 'The Hump' Riccobene was a high-ranking member of the Philadelphia crime family.

James 'Jimmy Nap' Napoli controlled one of the largest illegal gambling.

John 'Porky' Zancocchio was a loan shark and bookmaker as well as the consigliere of the Bonanno family.

Joseph 'Socks' Lanza was a labor racketeer in New York.

Kazuo 'The Bear' Taoka was known as the Japanese Godfather and the kumichi of the third-largest Yakuza organization.

Louis 'Louie Bagels' Daidone was the acting boss of the Lucchese crime family.

Pasquale 'Pat the Cat' Spirito was quite a prominent soldier and hitman in Philadelphia.

Peter 'Fat Pete' Chiodo was a capo in the Lucchese crime family.

Peter 'Mr. Bread' LoCascio was a drug trafficker and mobster.

Philip 'Benny Squint' Lombardo was actually the leader of the Genovese crime family.

Thomas 'The Toupee' Bilotti was from the Gambino crime family and was an American mobster.

Thomas 'Tommy Karate' Pitera was the mafia hitman of the Bonanno family.

William 'Willie Potatoes' Daddano was the Loan Shark for the Chicago outfit.

1920 Gangster Names

Given below are some of the gangsters from the peak era of the 1920s.

Albert 'Tick–Tock' Tannenbaum was an American hitman.

Angelo 'Quack Quack' Ruggiero was a member of the Gambino crime family.

Anthony 'Whack-Whack' Indelicato was an American capo with the crime family of Bonannos.

Carmine 'The Cigar' Galante was an American crime boss and acting leader of the Bonanno family.

Frank 'Fingers' Abbandando, Jr. was infamous for the murders he committed. Frank was a contract killer in New York.

George 'Butterass' DeCicco was the longtime leader of the Gambino crime family.

Israel 'Ice Pick Willie' Alderman was an investor in Las Vegas Casinos.

Jake 'Greasy Thumb' Guzik was a financial and legal advisor.

John 'Johnny Sausage' Barbato was the leader of a Genovese crime family and was an American mobster.

Joseph 'Joe Bananas' Bonanno was an Italian-American crime boss of the Bonanno family.

Louis 'Cock-Eyed Lou' Fratto was an American labor racketeer.

Luigi 'Baby Shanks' Manocchio was an American mobster from Rhode Island.

Pete 'Pistol Pete' Rollack was the organizer and leader of a huge drug conspiracy for which he was locked up.

Peter 'Horseface' Licavoli was an organized crime figure in America.

Philip 'Chicken Man' Testa was quite the prominent figure in the Philadelphia crime family.

Thomas 'Tommy Sneakers' Cacciopoli was a member of the Gambino crime family.

Tony 'Big Tuna' Accardo was an American mobster whose era of reign lasted for over eight decades.

Gangster Rapper Names

Well, irrespective of whether you're a fan of a good rapper with a funny gangster name or just a fan of gangster nicknames and weird rappers, this list is just for you.

50 Cent is an American rapper and also an actor. Though 50 Cent is his pseudonym name, his real name is Curtis James Jackson III.

AZ was partnered with another rapper mentioned in this list, Nas. He is a rapper from Brooklyn, New York and his real name is Anthony Cruz.

Beanie Sigel is an American rapper and singer from South Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. His real name is Dwight Equan Grant.

Capone is the stage name of Kiam Akasi Holley. Capone is an American rapper from Queens, New York.

Chief Keef is an American rapper and musician. His first song became popular when he was in his teen years. Though Chief Keef is just his stage name, his real name is Keith Farrelle Cozart.

Daz Dillinger is an American rapper and also record producer. His real name is Delmar Drew Arnaud and he aided the mainstream gangsta rap culture.

French Montana is a Moroccan-American rapper. His real name is Karim Kharbouch. He is also the founder of Coke Boy Records.

Kool G Rap is the stage-used name of Nathaniel Thomas Wilson. He is an American rapper from Queens, New York.

Machine Gun Kelly is the stage-used name of American singer, musician, and songwriter Colson Baker, who is 31 years old at the moment.

Montana of 300 is an American rapper, singer, and songwriter. He is from Chicago, Illinois and his real name is Walter Anthony 'Tony' Bradford.

Nas, just the name is enough to know how influential and successful of a rapper he is. He is an American songwriter and rapper whose original name is Nasir bin Olu Dara Jones.

Raekwon is a member of the famous hip-hop group in New York called, Wu-Tang Clan. His real name is Corey Woods.

Rick Ross is an American rapper along with a record executive. He is known as Rick Ross but his original name is William Leonard Roberts II.

Scarface is just the stage name ofBradley Terrence Jordan. He is an American rapper and record producer who grew up in Houston.

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Written by Anusuya Mukherjee

Bachelor of Arts and Law specializing in Political Science and Intellectual Property Rights

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