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Page 1/37. 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. 358 Short names and what they mean, for short, nickname, pet, diminutive, contracted, shortened for males. Here is the list of Short names for girls. These boy names reached the height of their popularity in 1960-1969 and are somewhat less popular today, with names like Fred, Earl, Todd, Tom and Jim falling out of fashion. The more trendy baby names in this list are Milan, Hank, Rory, Duke and Prince.


Aad Danish nickname of Adriaan, from Adrian.

Abbey Short form of Abbott, Abelard and Abner ..
[Abbie, Abby]

Abbott .. Also, the name may have originated as a teasing nickname for a man with the grave and pious attitude associated with this role ..
[Ab, Abad, Abba, Abbe, Abe, .. 6 more]

Abe .. Short form of Abner, Abraham, and Abram.
[Abey, Abie]

Abram .. From the Middle Ages, however, if not before, it was taken to be a contracted version ..
[Abe, Abey, Abie, Abramo, Abran, .. 5 more]


Top 1000 baby names ranking of Short names: Abe, Abram

Abe and Abram are commonly used names, while Aad, Abbey and Abbott are rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)

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A to Z Index of all names (with 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 - Chauncey]
Casey [6], Cash [1], Cathan, Cedro, Chad [5], Chan [2], Charlie [1], Charro, Chase [4], Chauncey [6]

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

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

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

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

[Dion - Earl]
Dion [9], Dolph [5], Don [5], Donato [4], Drew [2], Duke, Durand [5], Dwight, Dyson, Earl [10]

[Eben - Elisha]
Eben [2], Ed [1], Eddie [1], Edsel, Edward [27], Egan [4], Egon, Eike, Eli [5], Elisha [9]

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

[Fenn - Fox]
Fenn, Fester [1], Fico, Finbar [11], Finn [3], Finnian [11], Flann [3], Flannan, Fonso [4], Fox [2]

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

[Gary - Hans]
Gary [6], Gene [3], Geoffrey [22], Gerry, Gill [2], Gino [3], Gus [2], Hal, Hank, Hans [6]

[Harry - Jamin]
Harry [3], Hewett [5], Hopkins [5], Hunt, Ike, Ilya [2], Jace [6], Jake, Jamie [5], Jamin

[Jay - Joachim]
Jay [6], Jeb, Jed [2], Jediah [2], Jeff, Jem, Jerry [5], Jesus [1], Jim [6], Joachim [10]

[Jody - Ken]
Jody [3], Joe [3], Jon [10], Jordan [28], Jory [2], Joshua [9], Joss [2], Jude [6], July [3], Ken [4]

[Kenny - Larry]
Kenny [2], Kester, Kim, Kit [1], Klaus [2], Kris, Lance [3], Lanny [1], Lapo, Larry

[Lenny - Mallory]
Lenny [4], Lexer [4], Link, Lonnie [6], Lonzo [2], Lucky, Mac [4], Mace [3], Madison [5], Mallory [3]

[Mano - Mike]
Mano [2], Manuel [6], Marcellus [1], Martin [17], Max [4], Mayo, Meir [4], Mel, Mercury [3], Mike [2]

[Milan - Ned]
Milan, Misha [1], Monte [9], Monty, Morse [1], Mungo, Naldo, Nardo, Nat, Ned

[Nick - Prince]
Nick [10], Nico [3], Paco [1], Pancho, Paquito [1], Parkins [2], Pepper, Perry [2], Plato [1], Prince [5]

[Quentin - Read]
Quentin [8], Quinn [3], Rafe [1], Rai, Rand, Randy [3], Rasmus, Rastus, Ray [11], Read [4]

[Ren - Rocco]
Ren [2], Reno, Renzo, Rick [15], Ricky [3], Rico, Rio [1], Rito, Rob [3], Rocco [7]

[Rocky - Sandy]
Rocky [7], Rod, Rory [5], Rowdy, Roy [4], Rudy [3], Rusty [1], Sacha [2], Sam [4], Sandy [5]

[Shad - Sonny]
Shad [3], Shaquille [6], Shura [2], Silas [7], Silver [1], Skip [2], Skye [2], Slim, Somers [2], Sonny [2]

[Spark - Tad]
Spark [1], Spider [1], Springer, Spud, Stacy [2], Steve [1], Stoney [3], Sunny [2], Tab [3], Tad [2]

[Tandie - Toby]
Tandie [2], Tavin, Tavio, Ted [6], Teo [1], Terrell [12], Terry [3], Thomas [24], Tino [3], Toby [8]

[Todd - Ty]
Todd [1], Tom [3], Tommy, Tony [3], Torio [1], Tory, Trent [3], Trevin [6], Turbo, Ty [1]

[Tyrell - Vester]
Tyrell [6], Tyson [7], Udo, Val, Valentine [9], Van [3], Vander, Vanya, Vernon [9], Vester [1]

[Waldo - Xander]
Waldo [2], Wally, Watt [1], Wilkes [3], William [34], Willie [3], Willis [7], Wole, Woody, Xander [2]

[Zander - Zeke]
Zander [4], Zarek, Zeke

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