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Short baby names and what they mean, for short, nickname, pet, diminutive.

Adoption of these boy names reached its peak 134 years ago (usage of 28.3%) and has become much diminished since (usage 10.3%, down 63%), with names such as Alexis becoming less trendy. The more fashionable boy names among these are Benjamin (#12), Braxton (#121), Eli (#49), Jace (#68) and Silas (#137).

Here is the list of Short names for girls.

Aad - Amerigo

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Top 2000 baby names ranking of Short names: Abbott, Abe, Abram, Ace, Addison

Aad
Danish nickname of Adriaan, from Adrian. Not Top 2000 name.

Abbey
Short form of Abbott, Abelard and .. Popular as last names, and Abbey (upper 4%) is similar to popular -ey surnames Abney (upper 2%), Abey (53%). [Abbie, Abby]

AbbottAbbott
.. as a teasing nickname for a .. Adoption of Abbie and forms was well-received a century ago, but now, Abe has become less in vogue. [Ab, Abad, Abbe, Abe, Abby, .. 6 more]

AbeAbe
Short form of Abner, Abraham, and .. Abe is recognizable (upper 70%) as a male name, whereas Abey and Abie are scantly used. [Abey, .. 1 more]

AbramAbram
.. taken to be a contracted version. A highly familiar children's name (#377 in recent rankings), Abram is also used commonly as a surname. [Abe, Abey, Abramo, Abriel, .. 6 more]

AceAce
A nickname given to one who .. A highly conventional children's name (#379 last year), Ace is also found frequently as a surname. [Acee, Acie, .. 2 more]

AddisonAddison
.. (and occasional modern) pet form of .. Addison is in the Top 2000. [Ad, Addeson, .. 4 more]

Addy
Also a short form of Adam. Addy, like the similar Addis, exists more usually as a last name. [Addie, .. 3 more]

AdlaiAdlai
Aramaic contracted form of the Hebrew .. Addy, Adley and Atli are more unconventional as variations of Adlai. [Ad, Addy, .. 4 more]

AidanAidan
.. name Aedan, a pet form of .. Usage of Aidan as a birth name has decreased since 2003. [Aedan, Aiden, Aydan, Eidan, .. 7 more]

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Short names: Adlai, Aidan, Al, Alec, Alex

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Short names: Alexis, Alfred, Alger, Algernon, Alistair, Amerigo

Akim
Russian short form of Joachim. Alim is a somewhat common kid's name. See also Atim.

AlAl
A short form of names beginning .. A slightly untypical baby name, Al occurs more commonly as a last name. Gender-neutral name.

AlecAlec
Short form of Alexander. Widely used, with usage of 0.032% for Alec and Alick as birth names in 2014, though lower than 0.033% a year ago. [Alick]

AlexAlex
Short form of Alexander. Often used .. Alec (top 100%), Aleck (44%), Alex (5%), Alick (74%) and Allex (53%) are found regularly as surnames. [Alec, Aleco, Aleck, Alecko, Alek, Aleks, Alik, .. 4 more]

AlexisAlexis
.. used as a short form of .. Aleksi and variants were popular as baby names a decade ago and have become less common. [Alejo, Aleksio, Alexi, Alexus, .. 10 more]

AlfredAlfred
.. Alfie is a pet form; Alfredo .. Adoption of Alfred, Alfeo, etc. as birth names in 2014 was up 8.8% compared to a decade ago. [Ahlfred, Ailfred, Ailfryd, Alfey, Alfredas, Alfrey, Alfredo, Freddie, .. 13 more]

AlgerAlger
.. also possibly a short form of .. Less popular today. Al was the variant last found (2000) in the Top 2000. [Al, Algar, Allger, Ellgar, .. 5 more]

AlgernonAlgernon
.. this was a nickname for William .. Slightly atypical as a children's name. [Al, Algernone, Algie, Aljernon, Allgernon, .. 3 more]

AlistairAlistair
.. Aly is the pet form. TV .. Adoption of Aleister and forms grew in 2014. [Alastair, Alisdair, Alistaire, .. 5 more]

AmerigoAmerigo
.. rule, took its nickname of "America" .. America, Americus, etc. are barely found as masculine names. [America, Amerika, .. 4 more]

Quick Reference

Index of all Short names [and variants] for boys.

1. Aad - Amerigo
Aad, Abbey [2], Abbott [11], Abe [2], Abram [10], Ace [4], Addison [6], Addy [4], Adlai [6], Aidan [11], Akim, Al, Alec [1], Alex [11], Alexis [14], Alfred [21], Alger [9], Algernon [8], Alistair [8], Amerigo [6]

2. Andino - Bastian
Andino, Aneirin [2], Angus [6], Archie, Ari [6], Aris [1], Arman [2], Art, Aspen, Auden, Augustine [11], Austin [5], Baldie, Barney [2], Barry [9], Bart [2], Bartlet [2], Barton [3], Bassett [1], Bastian [1]

3. Bay - Brevard
Bay, Beau [6], Bell, Ben [6], Benjamin [29], Bern [4], Bert [7], Biff, Bill [3], Bing, Bingo, Blake [2], Bo [1], Bob [4], Boris [4], Brad [1], Bram [3], Brand [7], Braxton [1], Brevard

4. Brick - Chan
Brick [3], Bubba, Buck [4], Bud [4], Burt [2], Buster, Butcher [1], Buzz [3], Cade [6], Caius [7], Cal, Calvin [4], Cameron [9], Casey [6], Cash [1], Cathan, Cedro, Chad [5], Champ, Chan

5. Chano - Clay
Chano, Charlie [1], Charro, Chase [4], Chauncey [6], Chayo, Chaz [2], Che, Chevy [3], Chick [2], Chico, Chip [1], Chris [3], Christie [1], Chuck [1], Cisco, Clare [4], Clarrie, Claus [3], Clay [1]

6. Cletus - Del
Cletus [9], Cliff [3], Coby [6], Cole [2], Colin [6], Coll [1], Colum [7], Conn, Corbin [12], Corey [15], Courtney [4], Curt [1], Curtis [6], Cyd, Cydney, Dai, Dan [1], Dante [7], Davis [8], Del

7. Dell - Edsel
Dell, Derry [1], Des, Dev, Dick [4], Dino, Dion [9], Dolph [5], Don [5], Donato [4], Drew [2], Duke, Durand [5], Dwight, Dyson, Earl [10], Eben [2], Ed [1], Eddie [1], Edsel

8. Edward - Finbar
Edward [27], Egan [4], Egon, Eike, Eli [5], Elisha [9], Elliot [6], Elman, Elmo [1], Emmet [5], Enzo [1], Eric [31], Eunan, Evan [15], Fairfax, Faolan [5], Fenn, Fester [1], Fico, Finbar [11]

9. Finn - Gaz
Finn [3], Finnian [11], Flann [3], Flannan, Fonso [4], Fox [2], Francis [43], Frank [8], Fred [2], Fritz [1], Frost, Gable, Gael [1], Gareth [7], Garson, Garth, Gary [6], Gay, Gaylord [7], Gaz [1]

10. Ged - Hopkin
Ged, Gene [3], Geoff [1], Gerry, Gill [2], Gino [3], Gus [2], Hal, Halle, Hampus, Hank, Hansel [1], Hardy [1], Harry [3], Hawkin, Heinz [3], Hewett [5], Hewie, Hill, Hopkin [5]

11. Hoyt - Jody
Hoyt [1], Hunt, Hussein [4], Ike, Ilya [2], Jace [6], Jake, Jamie [5], Jamin, Jay [6], Jeb, Jed [2], Jediah [2], Jeff, Jem, Jerry [5], Jesus [1], Jim [6], Joachim [10], Jody [3]

12. Joe - Larry
Joe [3], Jon [10], Jordan [28], Jordi, Jory [2], Joshua [9], Joss [2], Jude [6], July [3], Ken [4], Kenny [2], Kester, Kim, Kit [1], Klaus [2], Kris, Lance [3], Lanny [1], Lapo, Larry

13. Lenny - Mercury
Lenny [4], Lexer [4], Link, Lionel [16], Lonnie [6], Lonzo [2], Lucky, Mac [4], Mace [3], Madison [5], Mallory [3], Mano [2], Manuel [6], Marcellus [1], Martin [17], Max [4], Mayo, Meir [4], Mel, Mercury [3]

14. Mike - Plato
Mike [2], Milan, Misha [1], Monte [9], Monty, Morse [1], Mungo, Naldo, Nardo, Nat, Ned, Nick [10], Nico [3], Paco [1], Pancho, Paquito [1], Parkins [2], Pepper, Perry [2], Plato [1]

15. Prince - Rob
Prince [5], Quentin [8], Quin, Rafe [1], Rai, Rand, Randy [3], Rasmus, Rastus, Ray [11], Read [4], Ren [2], Reno, Renzo, Rick [15], Ricky [3], Rico, Rio [1], Rito, Rob [3]

16. Rocco - Somers
Rocco [7], Rocky [7], Rod, Rory [5], Rowdy, Roy [4], Rudy [3], Rusty [1], Sacha [2], Sam [4], Sandy [5], Shad [3], Shaquille [6], Shura [2], Silas [7], Silver [1], Skip [2], Skye [2], Slim, Somers [2]

17. Sonny - Tino
Sonny [2], Spark [1], Spider [1], Springer, Spud, Stacy [2], Steve [1], Stoney [3], Sunny [2], Tab [3], Tad [2], Tandie [2], Tavin, Tavio, Ted [6], Teo [1], Terrell [12], Terry [3], Thomas [24], Tino [3]

18. Toby - Vester
Toby [8], Todd [1], Tom [3], Tommy, Tony [3], Torio [1], Tory, Trent [3], Trevin [6], Turbo, Ty [1], Tyrell [6], Tyson [7], Udo, Val, Van [3], Vander, Vanya, Vernon [9], Vester [1]

19. Waldo - Zeke
Waldo [2], Wally, Watt [1], Wilkes [3], William [34], Willie [3], Willis [7], Wole, Woody, Xander [2], Zander [4], Zarek, Zeke

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