Being Aussie is bonza and being an Aussie kid is ace – but giving your kid a bogan name? Stone the flamin’ crows, don’t be such a dag, mate!
We asked the top blokes and ripper sheilas in the Mouths of Mums community to tell us the most bogan names they’d ever heard, and ta very much we were blown away!
From baby names that pay homage to Aussie made classic cars to name that belong at the bottle-0, these are Australia’s best bogan baby names.
Australia’s Best Bogan Baby Names
This was a hot favourite for our bogan baby names list. In case you didn’t realise, it’s Heaven spelt backwards, and actually features in the top 100 baby names regularly.
Not James. Just Bond. I’m shaken and stirred.
A twist on Skyler?
This kid’s fast.
According to the Mouths of Mums follower who suggested this name, it has been used by a ‘very Aussie family’.
We seem to be loving giving kids names that mean fast! Be careful what you wish for …
This has disaster written all over it.
Perhaps anticipating a smart (or pretty sharp) kid?
Would this one be any better if the spelling was correct?
A Mouths of Mums follower says this name belonged to a child that went to her son’s school. Talk about building up your kids’ confidence!
Named after a restaurant, apparently.
Is it bogan to name your Aussie kid after a location in the US? (Ok, we know there’s also a Miami on the Gold Coast!)
Ford & Holden
For twins. Seriously.
“My two sons went to primary school with a Ford and a Holden and they used to line them up for races, these kids were 6 and my boys were 11 and 12. Then about a month ago I met a bloke who was mid twenties and his name was Holden turns out it was the same guy and he remembered the races well, he’s also obsessed with Holdens.” – Mouths of Mums follower
See above, re: Miami.
Short, sharp and possibly bogan.
Speaking of sharp.
“Heineken has a brother called Jack. These are what I have heard at our local park and shops. I just hope my kids don’t become friends with them someday because I won’t have anything to do with their parents.” – Mouths of Mums follower
“Sharone – for a boy – because the parents liked the song My Sharona.” – Mouths of Mums follower
This name is actually listed on Nameberry as either a boy or girl name, but the website does add ‘As a name, a bit too p. c.’
At least it’s not Crystal Palace?
Pronounced Le Dasha. Really.
So close to Bogan. So close.
When Aussie car names are too bogan. Aim high.
We’re not convinced this one is actually bogan! Apparently it’s a name that’s been bestowed on Roman Catholic saints, scientists and athletes.
A future leader.
Future wrestler name sorted.
“My son goes to school with a girl named Areola. Also a lady walked past my house about 10 years ago and yelled, ‘Delta, Koehler and Moen, get yo asses back here right now.'” – Mouths of Mums follower
Why are car names so bogan?
While Atticus has been a reasonably popular boys name over the years, this gem has been relegated to bogan status.
Talk about tempting fate.
Sons of Anarchy anyone?
Perhaps a nod to the ‘King of the Mountain’ Peter Brock.
“People calling their kids Alani because it spells Inala (the suburb they live in) backwards. And there’s more than one.” – Mouths of Mum follower
Apparently this sweet name is no longer reserved for Earth-loving hippies.
“Her other child’s name was Tuscany.” – Mouths of Mums follower
Is it the spelling or the sentiment?
“Aioli Holden (I think the kid should sue the parents lol)” – Mouths of Mums follower
“Two sisters named: Tallis and Webcke. No joke. Why???” – Mouths of Mums follower
Guns ‘n Roses fan?
A little whirlwind in the form of a child!
“A kid I went to school with was named Steele Carr.” – Mouths of Mums follower
No rules for this little cherub!
“… like the tiger.” – Mouths of Mums follower
Once a super popular baby name, particularly in the US, this shining moniker has been given the bogan stamp of approval.
The god of … bogan?
Crickey – this name is rising from the ashes.
“Any name with unique spelling of a common name is bogan.” – Mouths of Mums follower
The spelling, the meaning … apparently it’s all bogan.
A play on the super popular (and not at all bogan) Mason.
Country or bogan? You decide.
Like sands through the hourglass …
A unique (some might say bogan) twist on the spelling of River.
“We all assumed it was a boy, but turned out it’s a girl!” - Mouths of Mums follower
“Nivek. Kevin backwards. Huntah and Pipah are pretty bad, too.” - Mouths of Mums follower
“My oldest had a girl in a class called “Girly”. Poor kid hated that name.” - Mouths of Mums follower
“I know a girl called Xria (after a Honda XR500 motorbike)” – Mouths of Mums follower
Would you really want to name your child after a snake?
Now we’re bringing in the bogan hyphens.
“There was a kid in my son’s class named Nedloh – which is Holden spelt backwards…” - Mouths of Mums follower
Just to finish off the Holden theme.
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