Here is a list of classic, trendy and unique nicknames that many famous people are well-known as. You may not even know their real first names, and in many cases, the nicknames aren’t even short for their given name.
Ace Ventura was ranked the 60th Greatest Movie Character by Empire Magazine in November 2008
Both John Barrymore and Stewart Granger played Beau Brummel on the silver screen
Berry is a unisex name, much more common as a nickname for girls than a given name
Bucky Dent was the World Series MVP in 1978
William was the real first name of Bud Abbott, the straight man of comedy team, Abbott and Costello
Buster Brown began as a 1902 comic strip character with a sister named Mary Jane and a dog named Tige
Butch was a nickname often given to a rough and tumble type of child
Buzz may also be a short form of Busby
“Cuchi-cuchi” is the catch phrase of flamenco guitarist, Charo
The name Tamar was chosen for 66 American baby girls in 2010
In Polish legends, Princess Wanda was the daughter of King Krakus, the founder of Poland’s second largest city.
As a male name in the USA, Kennedy peaked in the 1960s beginning with the election of John F. Kennedy and tapering off several years after his assassination
Savannah was a consistent Top 50 USA baby girl names between 1996 and 2010
Laszlo is a very popular given male name in Hungary. It is also a popular middle name