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Short baby names and what they mean, for short, diminutive, nickname, pet, with 548 results. These Short forms are also known as nicknames or pet names. The trend for modern parents is a preference for full names over their short forms. These girl names were at the top of their popularity in the 1960s (adoption of 35%) and are now significantly less common (adoption 12.2%, 65% less), with names like Toni becoming less fashionable. The trendier names for newborns in this compilation are Adeline (#135), Charlotte (#9), Ellie (#47), Nora (#41) and Sadie (#52), while Aspin (top 70%) and Chay (21%) are common last names. Here is the list of Short names for boys.

Short names

Aanya - Amy | Ancina - Babette | Bambi - Bettina | Betty - Brina | Brisa - Carrie | Casey - Charo | .. - .. | Zandra - Zsazsa

Aanya - Amy

AanyaAanya
Also Russian pet form of the .. Aaniya is also a marginally favored baby name. [Ania, Anya]

AcaciaAcacia
.. is considered a short form of .. Popular, and Acacia, Cacia (58%), Casia are comparable to common -ia last names Anchia (upper 94%), Alia (28%). [Cacia, Casha, Cassy, .. 11 more]

AdaAda
A pet form of Adele and .. Adan, Addi, Addiah, Addy and Ade are more exclusive as variant forms of Ada. [Adan, Adda, .. 12 more]

AddieAddie
Short form of Adelaide, Adeline, or .. Addie has diminished in popularity as a children's name since 1880-1889. [Addy]

AdelineAdeline
French diminutive of Adela. Used occasionally .. Adoption of Adalynn and forms is at its apex today. [Adalene, Adalina, Adalyn, Addie, Adelynn, Adline, Ahdella, Dahlina, Dallina, Edelie, .. 19 more]

AggieAggie
Pet form of Agatha and Agnes. Adoption of Aggie was more pronounced among parents a century ago. See also Aggi.

Ailie
Scottish pet form of Aileen or .. Not Top 2000 name. See also Ailse.

AlexAlex
Short form of Alexandra and Alexis .. Alex was a Top birth name in 2015. [Alix]

AliAli
.. used as a nickname of Allie .. Unisex name. Ali is a conventional (top 57%) given name, and is found often (top 1%) as a surname.

AlinaAlina
.. variant of Aline, nickname of Adelina .. Popularly used, with usage of 0.282% for Alina and variants as birth names in 2015, higher than 0.259% the previous year. [Aleen, Aleena, Allene, Alline, Leenah, Lena, Lina, Linah, Lyna, .. 16 more]

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Short names: Aanya, Acacia, Ada, Addie, Adeline

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Short names: Aggie, Alex, Ali, Alina, Aline

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Short names: Alison, Alla, Allie, Aloma, Alta, Amy

AlineAline
.. Middle Ages, a contracted form of .. Aline peaked in popularity 105 years ago, but now, Aline has gone out of style. See also Allyne.

AlisonAlison
Norman French diminutive form of Alice .. Allison (upper 5%), Alison (8%), Allie (18%), Allyson (18%) and Alyson (23%) are recognizable as given names. [Aili, Alisanne, Allicen, Allicenne, Allisoun, Ally, Alysanne, .. 21 more]

Alita
Spanish short form of Adelita. Uncommon as a children's name, but Alita is comparable to the more familiar Alda. See also Alima.

AllaAlla
Also a short form for Al .. Alla and Ala are widely used as variant forms. [Ala, Alah, .. 1 more]

AllieAllie
Nickname of Alfreda, Alice, Alison, Allegra .. Allie (upper 18%) and Ali (57%) are recognizable women's names, while Aley, Alley, Alli and Ally are scantly used. [Aley, Alley, Ally, .. 2 more]

AlomaAloma
Short form of Paloma. Somewhat common as a children's name, Aloma is comparable to the familiar Alina. See also Alyona.

AltaAlta
Short form of Altagracia, a reference .. A somewhat quaint birth name these days, but Alta still exists often as a feminine first name. [Allta, .. 1 more]

Alya
Also nickname of Alla. Ala (top 25%), Alyea (23%) are popular surnames. [Aalya]

Amantha
.. Also a short form of Samantha. Amantha is not frequently used as a baby name. See also Amynta.

AmyAmy
.. originated as a nickname from the .. Esme has risen in prominence as a birth name since 1880-1889. [Aimee, Aimie, Amada, Amee, Amecia, Amia, Amiah, Amiee, Amil, Amya, .. 12 more]

Quick Reference

Summary Index of Short names [and variants] for girls.

1. Aanya - Amy
Aanya [2], Acacia [14], Ada [14], Addie [1], Adeline [29], Aggie, Ailie, Alex [1], Ali, Alina [25], Aline, Alison [28], Alita, Alla [3], Allie [5], Aloma, Alta [2], Alya [1], Amantha, Amy [22]


Ancina, Andie [3], Andrea [52], Angela [47], Ania [2], Anita [12], Annette [8], Anouska [4], Antoinette [22], Antonia [38], Anya [5], Aphra [3], Ara [3], Arlette [4], Asia [7], Aspen, Asta [11], Avis [2], Babe, Babette


Bambi [4], Barbara [53], Barra, Bea [1], Beck, Becky [1], Bee, Belita [1], Bell, Bella [7], Beracha [3], Bernice [38], Berry [2], Bertina [1], Bertrona, Bess [2], Beth [3], Bethan, Betsy [4], Bettina [6]


Betty [12], Bianca [10], Biddy [2], Bijou [1], Billie [10], Bina [2], Binnie, Bird [4], Bizzy, Blanche [7], Blossom, Bo [1], Bobbie [3], Bonnie [17], Brayne, Bree [2], Breena [4], Brennan, Bride [2], Brina [6]


Brisa [8], Brit [1], Britt [3], Buffy, Bunny [3], Bunty, Calla, Callie [22], Cameron [23], Campbell, Candy [8], Carey [2], Cari, Carina [16], Carita [2], Carla [43], Carly [22], Carol [92], Caroline [104], Carrie [9]


Casey [57], Cass [2], Cassie [11], Catherine [212], Cathy [5], Cayla [22], Celia [4], Celine [2], Cendrine, Ceri [2], Chalina, Chana [6], Chaney [2], Charity [27], Charla [8], Charlene [21], Charlie [9], Charlotte [99], Charmian [8], Charo


Chaya, Chelle [1], Cher [22], Cherelle, Cherry [13], Chorine, Chrissie [10], Christa [11], Christy [24], Ciana [2], Cilia [2], Cilla, Cindy [21], Clara [21], Clarette, Claudette, Claudine [1], Clementine [13], Cleo [2], Clio [2]


Clove, Coco, Colette [12], Coline [11], Columbine [2], Connie [2], Coretta [1], Cosette [2], Courtney [37], Crecia, Cressida [2], Cynthia [52], Daisy [9], Dale [12], Decca [2], Dee [5], Deiondra [3], Deja [13], Delia [2], Della [4]


Delma [3], Demi [4], Detta, Devri, Dinah [6], Dolly [3], Dora [36], Dorrit [2], Dory, Drew, Drina [1], Ebba [1], Eda [2], Edda, Eden [5], Edwina [8], Effie [10], Eike, Eila [5], Eiry


Elba [2], Elise [22], Elita [3], Eliza [10], Elke [4], Ella [13], Ellen [27], Ellie [3], Elma [1], Elmina [5], Elmira [19], Elsa [7], Elsie [1], Elspeth [4], Elva [5], Emma [27], Emmy [3], Ena [2], Eppie, Erna [2]


Esme [6], Ethel [21], Etta [2], Eva [13], Evangeline [14], Evie, Fabiola [1], Fanny [9], Farica [3], Fennel, Fern [2], Fina, Flick, Flora [31], Flossie, Fran [5], Francine [5], Frankie, Freda [7], Fritzi [1]


Gael [1], Gail [18], Gay [3], Gaynor [3], Gene [1], Georgette [4], Georgina [17], Ghita [2], Gigi [2], Gilda, Gilly, Gina [9], Ginger [4], Ginny [8], Gitta [1], Goldie [3], Greta [13], Gretel, Gull, Gwen [3]


Gwyn [7], Gypsy [4], Hallie [4], Happy, Harriet [16], Heidi [7], Henrietta [27], Hilma [2], Honey [1], Idona [6], Ilse [8], Ina [2], Irma [6], Jacey [8], Jackie [9], Jamie [21], Jan [8], Janet [22], Jay [13], Jeanelle [8]


Jeanette [4], Jeannine [8], Jenna [8], Jennie [5], Jenny [27], Jerrie [7], Jessie [20], Jill [17], Jillian [19], Jinny [4], Jo [29], Jocelyn [43], Jody [4], Josephine [35], Josie [3], Juanita [14], Judy [5], Julie [9], Juliet [8], Kami [3]


Karen [29], Karina [11], Karleen [6], Kassia, Kassie [3], Kate [15], Kathy [9], Katie [16], Katrina [20], Kay [8], Kayla [25], Keisha [11], Kenzie [3], Keren [2], Kia [1], Kiki, Kim [8], Kimi [1], Kirsi, Kirsty [3]


Kitty [4], Kyra [11], Laine [4], Lainey [1], Lalia [3], Lallie [2], Landra, Latoya [6], Lecia [1], Leda [5], Leora [3], Lexie [9], Lia [2], Liana [8], Liane [4], Libby [8], Licia [5], Liesl [6], Lila [5], Lin


Lina [4], Lisa [9], Lissa [2], Lita [1], Liv, Livia [5], Liz [5], Liza [6], Lizbeth [6], Lola [2], Lolita, Loretta [9], Lori [12], Lottie [5], Lou [5], Luba [5], Lucetta [3], Lucille [10], Lucita [2], Lulu


Lupita [2], Lyla [3], Lynn [17], Mabel [13], Madge, Magda, Maggie [6], Mai [1], Maida [9], Mairin [2], Maisie [6], Malina, Mamie [3], Manda [3], Mandy [3], Manon, Mara [7], Marietta [4], Marilla [2], Marni [10]


Maureen [20], May [12], Maya [5], Meg, Megan [14], Melia [2], Melita [5], Meralda, Meta, Mia [3], Micah [5], Miki [2], Mimi [2], Mindy [4], Minta [1], Missy [1], Mitzi [3], Molly [5], Mona [6], Nadette


Nan [17], Nana, Nancy [16], Nanette [5], Nastasia [5], Natasha [27], Neda [3], Nedda, Nelia [5], Nelly [10], Nessie [7], Nesta [1], Nia [4], Nicia [2], Nicolette [2], Nikita [5], Nikki [10], Nilda [1], Nina [17], Nita


Nitsa, Nola [1], Nora [8], Nuala [4], Osanna, Pania [2], Paquita, Pat, Paulina [7], Peggy [4], Penny [4], Pepita [4], Pepper, Peri [3], Perry [3], Petra [25], Petula [1], Pierette [3], Pippa [2], Pocahontas


Pola, Polly [6], Posy [1], Queta, Rae [26], Raina [24], Randy [6], Ray [3], Reba [2], Reina [6], Rena [4], Rene [3], Reta [5], Reza, Ria [2], Richelle [5], Rickie [8], Risa [4], Rita [7], Ritsa


Riva [12], Robin [21], Roline [8], Romy [1], Ronni [18], Sabelle [1], Sade [3], Sadie [11], Sami [4], Sandra [23], Sandy [4], Sanna [2], Santuzza, Sasha [6], Saskia, Selma [6], Shana [8], Shandra, Shaya [1], Shayla [12]


Sheba [6], Sheiletta, Shell [5], Shelley [5], Sherry [27], Shura [1], Silja [7], Silvestra, Sissy [8], Skye [3], Soki [2], Stacy [20], Stina [1], Sukey [5], Sunny [4], Suri, Susan [67], Tacy [6], Taisie [1], Talia [3]


Tally [3], Tama, Tammy [10], Tamsin [8], Tandy [6], Tani [1], Tanya [19], Tasha [14], Tasia [3], Tavia [1], Tea, Teddi, Terra [5], Terry [23], Tessa [5], Thea [3], Theda [3], Theophania [5], Thomasina [14], Tia [3]


Tiana [12], Tilda [7], Tippi [1], Tisha [2], Tita [2], Toni [16], Tonya [2], Tori [11], Tossa, Toya [2], Tracy [9], Tricia [11], Trina [9], Trixie [3], Trudy [6], Ula [4], Ulla [2], Uta [3], Val, Valley [3]


Van, Vania [2], Vanna [3], Vera [22], Verna [12], Verona [4], Vesta [1], Vianna [4], Vicky [9], Victoria [31], Vida [6], Vilma [1], Vina [11], Vinia [4], Vita [4], Wava, Wilma [6], Xuxa, Yetta [1], Yvette [6]


Zandra [6], Zanna [3], Zelda [3], Zelma [1], Zena [6], Zita [2], Zizi [1], Zsazsa [2]

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