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Short baby names and what they mean, for short, nickname, pet, diminutive, with 372 results. These boy names reached the peak of their popularity 135 years ago (USAGE OF 27.8%) and have become much less conventional since (USAGE 9.2%, DOWN 67%), with names such as Gary becoming less trendy. The more fashionable boy names among these are Beau (#203), Braxton (#122), Elliot (#208), Jace (#75) and Silas (#129), while Abrham (TOP 78%) and Corbine (47%) are conventional surnames. Here is the list of Short names for girls.

Short names

Aad - Amerigo | Andino - Bastian | Bay - Brick | Bubba - Chano | Charlie - Cletus | Cliff - Dell | .. - .. | Wally - Zeke

Aad - Amerigo

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%). [Abby, Abbie]

Abbott

Abbott
.. as a teasing nickname for a .. Abbott (UPPER 1%), Abbey (4%), Abad (4%), Abe (7%) and Abbe (13%) are found commonly as last names. [Abott, Abby, Abe, Abbe, Abad, Ab, .. 6 more]

Abe

Abe
Short form of Abner, Abraham, and .. Uncommon, with usage of 0.004% for Abe, Abey, etc. as birth names in 2015. [Abie, .. 1 more]

Abram

Abram
.. taken to be a contracted version. Used widely as children's names, Avram, Abram, etc. are similar to the common Avraham. [Bram, Abriel, Abramo, Abey, .. 6 more]

Ace

Ace
A nickname given to one who .. Acee and variants are barely found as male names. [Acie, .. 3 more]

Addison

Addison
.. (and occasional modern) pet form of .. Popular as children's names, Adison, Addison, etc. are comparable to the common Edison. [Adisson, Addeson, Ad, .. 3 more]

Addy
Also a short form of Adam. Somewhat common as baby names, Addy, Addie, etc. are similar to the conventional Eddie. [Ado, .. 3 more]

Adlai

Adlai
Aramaic contracted form of the Hebrew .. Ad, Addy, etc. are seldom found as given names. [Atli, Addy, .. 4 more]

Aidan

Aidan
.. name Aedan, a pet form of .. Usage of Aidan as a birth name has decreased since 2003. [Eiden, Eidan, Aydan, Aiden, Aedan, .. 6 more]

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

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.

Al

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

Alec

Alec
Short form of Alexander. Adoption of Alec and forms soared 20 years ago and is now reduced, with Alec becoming somewhat outmoded. [Alick]

Alex

Alex
Short form of Alexander. Often used .. Well-used, with usage of 0.204% for Alex and variants as birth names in 2015, but lower than 0.205% a year ago. [Elex, Alik, Aleks, Alek, Alecko, Aleck, Aleco, .. 4 more]

Alexis

Alexis
.. used as a short form of .. Adoption of Alexis, Alexus, etc. as birth names in 2015 was down 15.4% compared to a year ago. [Alexy, Alexus, Alexi, Aleksio, .. 10 more]

Alfred

Alfred
.. Alfie is a pet form; Alfredo .. Adoption of Alfred, Alfeo, etc. as birth names in 2015 was up 1.6% compared to a decade ago. [Fredo, Freddie, Alfredo, Alfrey, Alfredas, Alfey, Ailfryd, Ailfred, Ahlfred, .. 12 more]

Alger

Alger
.. also possibly a short form of .. Somewhat common as birth names, Elgar, Alger, etc. are similar to the familiar Edgar. [Ellger, Ellgar, Allger, Algar, Al, .. 4 more]

Algernon

Algernon
.. this was a nickname for William .. Usage of Al as a children's name has declined since 1900-1909. [Allgernon, Aljernon, Algie, Algernone, .. 4 more]

Alistair

Alistair
.. Aly is the pet form. TV .. Alistair has gained in prominence since 1880-1889. [Aly, Alistaire, Alisdair, Alastair, .. 4 more]

Amerigo

Amerigo
.. rule, took its nickname of "America" .. Americo and forms rose in popularity during 1910-1919. [Amerikus, Amerika, .. 4 more]

Quick Reference

Summary Index of 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]


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]


Bay, Beau [6], Bell, Ben [6], 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, 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, 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], 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, 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, 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], 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], 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], 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], 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, 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], 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], 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], 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], 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], 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], 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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