100 Gangster Nicknames for Guys and Girls

Updated on June 13, 2019
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You ready for some 1920s style gangster nicknames? Hell yeah you are, otherwise you wouldn't be here!

Show 'em who's boss with a nickname that says, "You better do as I say, or else!"

Picking a Gangster Nickname

You would think the process of giving someone a nickname is easy, and it can be in those times that you are not trying to do it, but if you are set on figuring out nicknames for all of your friends, then there’s a few things that you will need to know to help!

  • Personality: No matter what kind of nickname is being assigned, it’s best that it is one that makes sense with the personality of the recipient of the nickname. The only exception to this unwritten rule is if you are purposely picking a name that contradicts the person in the name of humor, which is not a common thing for gangster nicknames.
  • Toughness: Your name should beef up your personal appearance just by making you sound tougher! Example: Al Capone's second in command was a guy named Frank "The Enforcer" Nitti. I doubt he was much of a pushover!
  • Specialty: If people have specific duties within their gangster group, then these should be used in order to help you give them nicknames!
  • Group position: Are you the kingpin of the group or merely a pawn? The higher up in rank you are within your gang, the more you are expected to have an intimidating name.
  • Name word play: Maybe your actual name is the perfect way to show you're a mobster meanie. For instance, infamous gangster and henchman Jack McGurn was nicknamed "Machine Gun", obviously for his specialty, but also for the similarity to his last name.

With that said, here's a list of our favorite 100 gangster, mobster, and mafia style names to give you some inspiration!

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Guy Gangster Names

8-Ball
Jigsaw
Ace of Spades
King
Baldie
Kingpin
Blueman
Knuckles
Bones
Lord
Books (as in bookie or accountant)
Lucky
The Boss
Machine Gun
Bugsy
Mad Hatter
Butcher
Parole
Cain
The Prophet
Coon
Rattler
Cottonmouth
Recluse
Deathrow
Rifle
Digger (as in grave digger)
Rocks (as in "on the rocks")
Dimebag
The Sandman
The Don
Scar
Dreads
Sharkie (as in loan shark)
The Enforcer
Skinhead
Fastfingers
Smuggie (a smuggler)
Fat Tony
Snake Eyes
The Godfather
Snap
Guttermouth
Stab Happy
Headlock
T-Bone
Ice
Vito
Ice Box
Wheels (a getaway driver)

For more awesome sounding nickname ideas, check out 120 Badass Nicknames for Guys and Girls!

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Girl Gangster Names

Amaretto (a sweet Italian liqueur)
Los Angeles Lolita
Angel Face
Magnolia
Baby
Mama
Baby Blue
Margarita
Bambi
Miss Demeanor
Bandit
Missy
Banker (as in bank robber)
The Monalisa
Bonnie (as in Bonnie and Clyde)
Nails
Brooklyn
Pearl
Bug
Pinstripes
Cadillac
Pistol
The Cardinal
Queen Bee
Cheeks
Queenie
The Cougar
Red
Diamond
Red Hot
Dollface
Rosie
Duchess
Ruby
Felony
Stiletto
The Flamingo
Tammy Gun (as in Tommy Gun)
Frenchie
Trigger
Gams
The Vicereine
The Harlem Hatchett
Vixon
Jailbird
Wicked Witch
Jersey
Widow
Kitty
Wifey

Choosing a Gangster Nickname

Your members should probably know what you’re up to in all of this nickname research, so call a meeting with them and get their thoughts. Some of them might already have nicknames that they like and have had dormant for a while, while others might not want a nickname at all.

Take some mental notes on their strong points, their personalities, and the input of everyone else in the group. Coming up with the names together would make it seem like even more of a brotherhood and make the names more personal.

There really is no set of rules governing what you can call a gangster, and actually no set of rules that gangsters really follow outside of their group anyway. Names are totally up to you and the group!

While you’re at it all, order some bacon pizza. Gangsters like bacon pizza.

Badass Nicknames for Guys and Girls

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      Yasmin 

      5 days ago

      i like the nickname boss or pistol

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      Chinwe kekeocha 

      4 weeks ago

      I want a nickname date includes boss and money mine is catty ca$h cos I luv money and I luv bein a mean bozz

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      Nova 

      6 weeks ago

      I can't find my nickname....... My Nickname Is Vixen. It's Vixen Because I tend to be stealthy and quiet like a Female Fox (Vixen) does watching its prey!

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      Soonup 

      7 weeks ago

      Can i get NickName with W as like Warriors

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      Nature 1 

      2 months ago

      can I get a nickname that start with k and end with k

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      SlimShady 

      2 months ago

      “Lil” is not a gangsta name, it’s a mumble rap name

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      mrs.nobody_1256 

      3 months ago

      can i get a nickname start with f

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      Terrell 

      4 months ago

      how bout' Ruger

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      billy chin 

      4 months ago

      can i get a nickname that starts with a z and ends with z

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      deyanka 

      5 months ago

      can a nickname that starts with D

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      baby blue 

      5 months ago

      always sad so I call myself baby blue

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      Kamal 

      5 months ago

      Give me a cute Nick name

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      HumanBeing 

      5 months ago

      Triple B

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      Heartless 

      5 months ago

      mine is heartlessBitch

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      Shady42 

      6 months ago

      Mines Shady

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      AdelinA 

      6 months ago

      I liked Stiletto a lot.

      But my real life nickname is Double A

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      Jay Fed 

      6 months ago

      Im know as mubbles

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      autumn 

      6 months ago

      what is the best name

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      sickle 

      6 months ago

      i love vixon and trigger

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      #GODFATHER 

      6 months ago

      I'm a godfather

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      bbgvfghjhgfdrthg 

      7 months ago

      Kitty!!!!

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      Puppyloverrobokitty 

      7 months ago

      Baby

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      Akuma Hime 

      7 months ago

      i think I must prefer Bloody Death

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      Shmackahoe 

      7 months ago

      All of you are like 15 or younger

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      Olivia 

      7 months ago

      Make one for splatoon because I need to beat my brothers nickname

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      Poison Ivy 

      7 months ago

      I already have my name as u can see but I really liked:

      Vixon

      Pistol

      Stiletto

      Cadillac

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      Bambiblue 

      9 months ago

      Think I found one. I also rap and I’m a female but yea I used to be called k-her. (Kay-her)

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      Ms.Demon 

      9 months ago

      Demon-IN EVERY ANGEL, A DEMONS HIDES AND IN EVERY DEMONS AN ANGEL STRIDES.

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      Mr.44 

      9 months ago

      mr-44 my nickname

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      Jae 

      10 months ago

      Can i have a cool name with jae in it

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      Raeghan 

      10 months ago

      Since you asked for a nickname for luke, how about lucas pukas?

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      kitty 

      11 months ago

      I am a gang member my nickname is kit kit

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      Scar 

      11 months ago

      I will leave a scar

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      Anil 

      12 months ago

      My nickname

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      Omaruah pascal E 

      14 months ago

      My nickname, cross

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      Rein Dorf 

      14 months ago

      Sick nickname needed

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      toni 

      15 months ago

      you really gon write a book bout a woman gangster?...

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      Help me im writing a book 

      16 months ago

      Im writing a book and the main characters name is Iza Adams who is a gang leader and Im thinking her alternate (gang) name to be something like Iza (insert nickname) Bons as in Bonnie from Bonnie and Clyde but idk what the nickname should be shes a Gemini if that helps and her secret identity is unknown to anyone Im thinking something that pertains to her looks or personality such as Dollface or Hourglass (her hourglass figure) or Princess or something along royalty lines cuz shes the leader idk help me

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      Bard Man 

      17 months ago

      Bard

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      Trevin 

      17 months ago

      My nickname

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      GANGSTA KITTY 

      18 months ago

      its funny that my nickname " Kitty " popped up here XD

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      Unkown Boi 

      18 months ago

      Switchoro

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      Unknow 

      19 months ago

      Did a white person make these names

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      lodi 

      19 months ago

      wow amazin

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      kissing kstae barlow 

      19 months ago

      kittykat kill kis a good name

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      MatRules 

      19 months ago

      I like guttermouth snap

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      Luke 

      19 months ago

      What is a good thug name for Luke?

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      Sophie 

      19 months ago

      What's a cool girl name for S?

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      Jailbird 

      19 months ago

      my sister's name is one of these.

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      Lagrima 

      20 months ago

      You can’t give yourself a gang name you need something to happen to that person or just something that reminds you of them one of my homegirls is “Bestia” because she took a packed edible once and she took it like a beast, another one is “Stoney” cause she has a personality of a rock and my other homegirl’s is” Dimond” cause she is a beauty and she is tough as hell. Mine came from Dimond.

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      Fina 

      20 months ago

      I want a gang code name

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      Onehotmomma 

      20 months ago

      What would be a great female gangsta name for a girl that's sweet but at the same time will do anything for her family.

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      HS 

      20 months ago

      what would be a good nick name for a girl????

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      Ag 

      20 months ago

      Big ting

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      Girl 

      20 months ago

      I would say I was Kitty

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      Lil std 

      21 months ago

      Idk what that even mean or stands for my dad called me that and it said gangster ill shoot anyone i think that's why he calls me that I'm dangerous but I'm only 13 but once i tried to steala car and yes don't mess with me I'm lil std

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      saad 

      21 months ago

      All Not badd

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      Noah 

      21 months ago

      Digger

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      Al masri 

      21 months ago

      Nice names

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      king 

      21 months ago

      bomb is me

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      BlaxkJade 

      21 months ago

      Thunderbat

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      Nockoff Nicky 

      22 months ago

      Fugazi for sale

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      zaiden 

      22 months ago

      tony bagels

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      Jovit 

      22 months ago

      I'm Baldy Vino

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      i like king and ice cube 

      22 months ago

      dabablo

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      but why? 

      22 months ago

      I like cheese

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      ROAD MAN 

      23 months ago

      MY NICK NAMES SARKY

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      Dont read. You'll die 

      23 months ago

      I think Sniper is more cooler than Rifle.

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      My name is not from this stupid shit I don’t get names from the internet I got it from my gang bitches haha CML 

      23 months ago

      But my gangsta name is “lil locks”

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      Cyb0rG 

      23 months ago

      Cyb0rG

      That's mine

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      Ezra 

      23 months ago

      Cool

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      Random Biker Chic 

      23 months ago

      Blk Dymond is mine

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      grimmfxjr@gmail.com 

      23 months ago

      im ice joker

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      Buttercup 

      23 months ago

      Buttercup is my gangster name. I have an innocent name and appearance, but underneath that, I can be deadly. (Buttercups are a poisonous flower that can be used to create medicine, despite safety concerns. This implies that I work with drugs.)

      PS, I spent way too long thinking about this.

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      big daddy archer 

      24 months ago

      archer

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      The White boy 

      24 months ago

      I like to call myself nun_of_the_above

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      random girl 

      24 months ago

      I'm "Hurricane" :')

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      I dont have a name 

      24 months ago

      Meh nicname is KittyVixon

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      snake eyes 

      2 years ago

      my name snake eyes caz i see thing coming before it happens

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      Jeff 

      2 years ago

      The blunt machete

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      Stux 

      2 years ago

      Vision Crew

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      Baby girl 

      2 years ago

      I'm called baby girl in my gang and I'm in love with this name

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      Don't matter 

      2 years ago

      Deuce ✌

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      Giovanni 

      2 years ago

      My gangster name:ace of spade

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      ROSE 

      2 years ago

      MY NAME

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      Kiley foul 

      2 years ago

      I like a the name blair, jailbird, and slender

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      Anonymous 

      2 years ago

      I am called Toxic

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      kaley 

      2 years ago

      I love bein called Baby Girl!

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      No one 

      2 years ago

      I have a good gang name Dry Juice

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      Daddy 

      2 years ago

      I think I like Butcher

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      Arwen 

      2 years ago

      My gang nickname is Difficult Deva . And it has been for a long time. But I have proved myself far beyond that nickname and I want a better one... Any ideas?

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      Sk 

      2 years ago

      Knuckles

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      2 years ago

      Whitey would be a good nickname for me because I have got blond hair

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      blue 

      2 years ago

      Blue stand for born living under evil

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      2 years ago

      Sick gangster name man

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      Vito 

      2 years ago

      I like vito

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      savannah 

      2 years ago

      i love these names

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      Hehe 

      2 years ago

      What about "Smiley As in "murder"

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      Yan Elastic 

      2 years ago

      I think I like Snake Eyes

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      Andrea 

      2 years ago

      What should my gang name be

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