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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. Short names and what they mean, for short, nickname, pet, diminutive, contracted, shortened for males. Here is the list of Short names for girls. Usage of these boy names reached its peak in 1960-1969 and it is somewhat lower today, with names like Fred, Earl, Todd, Tom and Jim becoming somewhat dated. The most trendy baby names in this list are Milan (#411), Hank (#602), Rory (#416), Duke (#666) and Prince (#412), with Milan, Hank, Duke and Prince having a resurgence in usage.


Aad - Abram

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Aad 1 Danish nickname of Adriaan, from Adrian. Atypical as a baby name. See also Gad.

Abbey 2 Short form of Abbott, Abelard and Abner .. Name applicable for both genders. Distinctive as a birth name for boys, Abbey is found more often as a surname. [Abbie, Abby]

Abbott 3 .. Also, the name may have originated as a teasing nickname for a man with the grave and pious attitude associated with an abbot .. Usage of Abe as a given name has fallen off over the years since 1890-1899. The variation Abe is popular as a variant form of the name. [Ab, Abba, Abe, Abbie, Abby, .. 6 more]

Abe 4 .. Short form of Abner, Abraham, and Abram. Abe has waned in popularity as a birth name for boys over time since 1890-1899. See also Ace. [Abey, Abie]

Abram 5 .. From the Middle Ages, however, if not before, it was taken to be a contracted version .. The name Abram is rising in favor as a boys' name. See also Abrahim. [Abe, Abey, Abramo, Abrian, Avram, .. 5 more]


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Summary of all Short names (and their variants) for boys.

[Aad - Abram]
Aad, Abbey [2], Abbott [11], Abe [2], Abram [10]

[Ace - Alexis]
Ace [4], Addison [6], Addy [4], Adlai [6], Aidan [11], Akim, Al, Alec [1], Alex [11], Alexis [14]

[Alfred - Archie]
Alfred [21], Alger [9], Algernon [8], Alistair [8], Amerigo [6], Andino, Aneirin [2], Angus [6], Archibald [13], Archie

[Ari - Baldie]
Ari [6], Aris [1], Arman [2], Arnold [21], Art, Aspen, Auden, Augustine [11], Austin [5], Baldie

[Barney - Bell]
Barney [2], Barry [9], Bart [2], Bartlet [2], Barton [3], Bassett [1], Bastian [1], Bay, Beau [6], Bell

[Ben - Bo]
Ben [6], Benjamin [29], Bern [4], Bert [7], Biff, Bill [3], Bing, Bingo, Blake [2], Bo [1]

[Bob - Buck]
Bob [4], Boris [4], Brad [1], Bram [3], Brand [7], Brevard, Brick [3], Bryn, Bubba, Buck [4]

[Bud - Cameron]
Bud [4], Burt [2], Buster, Butcher [1], Buzz [3], Cade [6], Caius [7], Cal, Calvin [4], Cameron [9]

[Casey - Chase]
Casey [6], Cash [1], Cathan, Cedro, Chad [5], Champ, Chan [2], Charlie [1], Charro, Chase [4]

[Chauncey - Chuck]
Chauncey [6], Chaz [2], Che, Chevy [3], Chick [2], Chico, Chip [1], Chris [3], Christie [1], Chuck [1]

[Cisco - Colin]
Cisco, Clare [4], Clarrie, Claus [3], Clay [1], Cletus [9], Cliff [3], Coby [6], Cole [2], Colin [6]

[Coll - Cydney]
Coll [1], Colum [7], Conn, Corbin [12], Corey [15], Courtney [4], Curt [1], Curtis [6], Cyd, Cydney

[Dai - Dick]
Dai, Dan [1], Dante [7], Davis [8], Del, Dell, Derry [1], Des, Dev, Dick [4]

[Dino - Dyson]
Dino, Dion [9], Dolph [5], Don [5], Donato [4], Drew [2], Duke, Durand [5], Dwight, Dyson

[Earl - Eli]
Earl [10], Eben [2], Ed [1], Eddie [1], Edsel, Edward [27], Egan [4], Egon, Eike, Eli [5]

[Elisha - Fairfax]
Elisha [9], Elliot [6], Elman, Elmo [1], Emmet [5], Enzo [1], Eric [31], Eunan, Evan [15], Fairfax

[Faolan - Fonso]
Faolan [5], Fenn, Fester [1], Fico, Finbar [11], Finn [3], Finnian [11], Flann [3], Flannan, Fonso [4]

[Fox - Garson]
Fox [2], Francis [43], Frank [8], Fred [2], Fritz [1], Frost, Gable, Gael [1], Gareth [7], Garson

[Garth - Gill]
Garth, Gary [6], Gay, Gaylord [7], Gaz [1], Ged, Gene [3], Geoffrey [22], Gerry, Gill [2]

[Gino - Ike]
Gino [3], Gus [2], Hal, Hank, Hans [6], Harry [3], Hewett [5], Hopkins [5], Hunt, Ike

[Ilya - Jeff]
Ilya [2], Jace [6], Jake, Jamie [5], Jamin, Jay [6], Jeb, Jed [2], Jediah [2], Jeff

[Jem - Jory]
Jem, Jerry [5], Jesus [1], Jim [6], Joachim [10], Jody [3], Joe [3], Jon [10], Jordan [28], Jory [2]

[Joshua - Klaus]
Joshua [9], Joss [2], Jude [6], July [3], Ken [4], Kenny [2], Kester, Kim, Kit [1], Klaus [2]

[Kris - Lonzo]
Kris, Lance [3], Lanny [1], Lapo, Larry, Lenny [4], Lexer [4], Link, Lonnie [6], Lonzo [2]

[Lucky - Max]
Lucky, Mac [4], Mace [3], Madison [5], Mallory [3], Mano [2], Manuel [6], Marcellus [1], Martin [17], Max [4]

[Mayo - Morse]
Mayo, Meir [4], Mel, Mercury [3], Mike [2], Milan, Misha [1], Monte [9], Monty, Morse [1]

[Mungo - Paquito]
Mungo, Naldo, Nardo, Nat, Ned, Nick [10], Nico [3], Paco [1], Pancho, Paquito [1]

[Parkins - Rand]
Parkins [2], Pepper, Perry [2], Plato [1], Prince [5], Quentin [8], Quinn [3], Rafe [1], Rai, Rand

[Randy - Ricky]
Randy [3], Rasmus, Rastus, Ray [11], Read [4], Ren [2], Reno, Renzo, Rick [15], Ricky [3]

[Rico - Roy]
Rico, Rio [1], Rito, Rob [3], Rocco [7], Rocky [7], Rod, Rory [5], Rowdy, Roy [4]

[Rudy - Silver]
Rudy [3], Rusty [1], Sacha [2], Sam [4], Sandy [5], Shad [3], Shaquille [6], Shura [2], Silas [7], Silver [1]

[Skip - Stacy]
Skip [2], Skye [2], Slim, Somers [2], Sonny [2], Spark [1], Spider [1], Springer, Spud, Stacy [2]

[Steve - Teo]
Steve [1], Stoney [3], Sunny [2], Tab [3], Tad [2], Tandie [2], Tavin, Tavio, Ted [6], Teo [1]

[Terrell - Torio]
Terrell [12], Terry [3], Thomas [24], Tino [3], Toby [8], Todd [1], Tom [3], Tommy, Tony [3], Torio [1]

[Tory - Valentine]
Tory, Trent [3], Trevin [6], Turbo, Ty [1], Tyrell [6], Tyson [7], Udo, Val, Valentine [9]

[Van - William]
Van [3], Vander, Vanya, Vernon [9], Vester [1], Waldo [2], Wally, Watt [1], Wilkes [3], William [34]

[Willie - Zeke]
Willie [3], Willis [7], Wole, Woody, Xander [2], Zander [4], Zarek, Zeke

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