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Page 1/2. 30 Diminutive names and what they mean, for diminutive for baby boys, listing 1-20. Here is the list of Short names for girls.
Augustine .. Diminutive of August ..
Calvin .. Diminutive of "calve", from French "chauve" ..
Cisco .. Diminutive of Francisco.
Clare Sometimes used as a diminutive of Clarence ..
Cliff .. Diminutive of Clifford and Clifton ..
Coby Possibly a diminutive of Coburn, or an invented name ..
Colin .. Diminutive form of the medieval name Col or Colle, a short form of Nicholas (Greek) "people of victory" ..
Corey .. Also used as a diminutive for Cor- names ..
Dino .. Also a diminutive of Dean ..
Egan .. Anglicized form of Aogán, from Aodhagán, a diminutive of Aodh ..
Elliot .. Diminutive of Elie, the Old French form of Elias ..
Emmet .. Transferred use of the surname, itself derived from a diminutive of the medieval female given name Emma ..
Eunan .. Diminutive of adomnae, which means "great fear" .. Also used as an anglicized form of the Gaelic name Ádhamhnán, a diminutive form of Ádhamh, the Gaelic form of Adam ..
Hans .. The diminutive Hansel is familiar because of the fairy tale "Hansel and Gretel" ..
Hewett .. Also possibly a diminutive of Hugh (German) "small intelligent one" ..
Ike Diminutive of Ike (Hebrew) "laughter" ..
Jamie .. Diminutive of James, used as an independent name ..
Jory Diminutive of Jordan.
Kester .. Diminutive of Christopher.
Klaus Variant of Claus, which is a diminutive of Nicholas (Greek) "people of victory" ..
Augustine, Calvin, Cliff, Colin, Corey, Dino, Elliot, Hans, Ike and Jamie are commonly used names, while Cisco, Clare, Coby, Egan, Emmet, Eunan, Hewett, Jory, Kester and Klaus are rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)
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