4 Shortened names that mean shortened for boys, listing Shortened baby names 1-4. Bob, Boris and Dick are popular names. Meir is an uncommon name. View Shortened baby names for name meanings, or search other baby names.
Bob ... Robert today is more likely to be shortened to Robbie or Rob instead of the pedestrian Bob ... 
Boris ... then used as a shortened form of the Russian name Borislav ... 
Dick ... was shortened to Rick ... 
Meir ... whose last name was shortened from Meirson. 
Related tags: contracted, curt, cut, pointed, short, trimmed.