Short Names for boys

Short names and what they mean, for short, nickname, pet, diminutive, contracted, shortened, informal for males. Here is the list of Short names for girls. These boy names reached the peak of their popularity during 1960-1969 (usage of 0.2443%) and are somewhat less popular today (usage 0.1592%, down 34.8%), with names such as Chad, Kenny, Steve, Terrell and Tyrell becoming somewhat dated. The more fashionable boy names among these are Duke (#666), Hank (#602), Milan (#411), Prince (#412) and Rory (#416), and there is a revival in birth name usage for Duke, Hank, Milan and Prince.


Aad - Aidan

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Aad 1 .. Danish nickname of Adriaan, from Adrian. Scarce. Aad is not listed in the US Demographics. See also Lad.

Abbey 2 Short form of Abbott, Abelard and .. Not in popularity charts. [Abbie, Abby]

Abbott 3 .. .. as a teasing nickname for a .. Unusual. Abbott, Abott, like Emmott, Walcott, use the common masculine-sounding -ott ending. [Ab, Abad, Abbe, Abe, Abby, .. 6 more]

Abe 4 .. Short form of Abner, Abraham, and .. Abe is generally used as a form. [Abey, .. 1 more]

Abram 5 .. .. taken to be a contracted version .. Popular, with usage of 0.0566% for Abram and variants as children's names in 2014, but lower than 0.0568% the year before. [Abe, Abey, Abramo, Abriel, .. 6 more]

Ace 6 .. 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]

Addison 7 .. .. (and occasional modern) pet form of .. Addison (top 1%), Addy (8%), Addie (21%) and Adison (68%) appear commonly as last names. [Ad, Addeson, .. 4 more]

Addy 8 .. Also a short form of Adam. Usage of Ado and forms grew during 1880-1889 and is now less, with Addie becoming less fashionable. [Addie, .. 3 more]

Adlai 9 .. Aramaic contracted form of the Hebrew .. Rare. Adlai, like Gwalchmai, Dai, ends with the common masculine -ai. [Ad, Addy, .. 4 more]

Aidan 10 .. .. name Aedan, a pet form of .. Conventional, with usage of 0.2966% for Aidan and variants as children's names in 2014, but lower than 0.3038% a year ago. [Aedan, Aiden, Aydan, Eidan, .. 7 more]

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Short names: Abe, Abram, Ace, Addison, Aidan



Quick Index

Summary of Short names (and variants) for boys.

Aad - Aidan
Aad, Abbey [2], Abbott [11], Abe [2], Abram [10], Ace [4], Addison [6], Addy [4], Adlai [6], Aidan [11]

Akim - Art
Akim, Al, Alec [1], Alex [11], Alexis [14], Alfred [21], Alger [9], Algernon [8], Alistair [8], Amerigo [6], Andino, Aneirin [2], Angus [6], Archibald [13], Archie, Ari [6], Aris [1], Arman [2], Arnold [21], Art

Aspen - Biff
Aspen, Auden, Augustine [11], Austin [5], Baldie, Barney [2], Barry [9], Bart [2], Bartlet [2], Barton [3], Bassett [1], Bastian [1], Bay, Beau [6], Bell, Ben [6], Benjamin [29], Bern [4], Bert [7], Biff

Bill - Butcher
Bill [3], Bing, Bingo, Blake [2], Bo [1], Bob [4], Boris [4], Brad [1], Bram [3], Brand [7], Braxton [1], Brevard, Brick [3], Bryn, Bubba, Buck [4], Bud [4], Burt [2], Buster, Butcher [1]

Buzz - Chaz
Buzz [3], Cade [6], Caius [7], Cal, Calvin [4], Cameron [9], Casey [6], Cash [1], Cathan, Cedro, Chad [5], Champ, Chan, Chano, Charlie [1], Charro, Chase [4], Chauncey [6], Chayo, Chaz [2]

Che - Colum
Che, Chevy [3], Chick [2], Chico, Chip [1], Chris [3], Christie [1], Chuck [1], Cisco, Clare [4], Clarrie, Claus [3], Clay [1], Cletus [9], Cliff [3], Coby [6], Cole [2], Colin [6], Coll [1], Colum [7]

Conn - Dion
Conn, Corbin [12], Corey [15], Courtney [4], Curt [1], Curtis [6], Cyd, Cydney, Dai, Dan [1], Dante [7], Davis [8], Del, Dell, Derry [1], Des, Dev, Dick [4], Dino, Dion [9]

Dolph - Elliot
Dolph [5], Don [5], Donato [4], Drew [2], Duke, Durand [5], Dwight, Dyson, Earl [10], Eben [2], Ed [1], Eddie [1], Edsel, Edward [27], Egan [4], Egon, Eike, Eli [5], Elisha [9], Elliot [6]

Elman - Francis
Elman, Elmo [1], Emmet [5], Enzo [1], Eric [31], Eunan, Evan [15], Fairfax, Faolan [5], Fenn, Fester [1], Fico, Finbar [11], Finn [3], Finnian [11], Flann [3], Flannan, Fonso [4], Fox [2], Francis [43]

Frank - Gus
Frank [8], Fred [2], Fritz [1], Frost, Gable, Gael [1], Gareth [7], Garson, Garth, Gary [6], Gay, Gaylord [7], Gaz [1], Ged, Gene [3], Geoff [1], Gerry, Gill [2], Gino [3], Gus [2]

Hal - Jem
Hal, Hampus, Hank, Hans [6], Harry [3], Hewett [5], Hopkins [5], Hunt, Ike, Ilya [2], Jace [6], Jake, Jamie [5], Jamin, Jay [6], Jeb, Jed [2], Jediah [2], Jeff, Jem

Jerry - Kris
Jerry [5], Jesus [1], Jim [6], Joachim [10], Jody [3], Joe [3], Jon [10], Jordan [28], Jory [2], Joshua [9], Joss [2], Jude [6], July [3], Ken [4], Kenny [2], Kester, Kim, Kit [1], Klaus [2], Kris

Lance - Mayo
Lance [3], Lanny [1], Lapo, Larry, Lenny [4], Lexer [4], Link, 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 - Parkins
Meir [4], Mel, Mercury [3], 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 - Rico
Pepper, Perry [2], Plato [1], Prince [5], Quentin [8], Quinn [3], Rafe [1], Rai, Rand, Randy [3], Rasmus, Rastus, Ray [11], Read [4], Ren [2], Reno, Renzo, Rick [15], Ricky [3], Rico

Rio - Skip
Rio [1], Rito, Rob [3], 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 - Terrell
Skye [2], Slim, Somers [2], 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 - Vander
Terry [3], Thomas [24], Tino [3], 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 - Zeke
Vanya, Vernon [9], Vester [1], 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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