Intimidating names for boys
Freddy Krueger (from A Nightmare on Elm Street) Wes Craven picked this because it was the name of a boy who bullied him in school.
Cropsy (from The Burning) The name comes from an urban legend about an axe-wielding maniac named John Cropsey.
There are the less-intimidating names (I mean really, who is scared of a Cardinal? Though some of baseball's best teams have not-so-scary names, it is a good bragging right to be able to say your team's name is baseball's most intimidating.
Jason Voorhees (from Friday the 13th) The person who created Jason used the name of his childhood friend. Elvira, Drusilla, Cruella, Griselda, Morticia, Antoinette, Crimson, Scarlet, Raven, Shadow, Mercy, Tempest, Mordred, Desdemona, Winifred, Althea, Temperance, Lucinda, Henrietta, Lenore, Coraline, Belladonna (a poisonous plant), Hecate (a witch from Shakespeare’s Mac Beth), Zelda. Damien, Norman, Igor, Cole, Vlad, Luther, Boris, Abel, Barnabas, Dexter, Zander, Ichabod, Raoul, Ebenezer, Edgar, Bran, Gideon. Mister Frost, Mister Sinister, Mister Dread, Mister Shhh, Mr Rellik, Dr Alucard, Mr Natas, Mr Morte, Mr Fogg, Mr Hex, Mister Moloch, Mister Mesmer, Mister Peepers, Mister Hollow, Dr Frankenstein, Dr Jekyll, Mr Hyde, Mister Mystery, Mr Leech, Mr Nobody, Mr Stench, Mr Murder, Mr Sardonicus, Mr Mean, Mr Vile, Mr Foul, Mr Skeeve, Mr Scratch, Mr Fagin, Mr Magwitch, Dr Faustus, Mr Murderous, Mr Savage, Dr Death, Dr Giggles. Fans of their respective teams take pride in wearing the colors and logo of their boys.But like all things in sports, these team names have a hierarchy.