What does Buck mean?
Buck \b(u)-ck\ as a boys' name is pronounced buk. It is of Old English origin. The word for a male goat or deer, used as a given name or nickname that denotes a robust and spirited young man. Actor Buck Henry.
For more on this name, see also the related boy name Buxton.
Buck is a somewhat popular first name for men (#1205 out of 1220, Top 99%) and an even more popular last name for all people (#737 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the baby name popularity of Buck for boys. Buck reached its peak position of #501 in the U.S. during 1890-1899, but is not ranked at the moment. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)