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
Serena was most popular in the USA from 1997 to 2003 when it ranked between 209 and 256
Lambert the Sheepish Lion is a Disney cartoon character
Angelina peaked in popularity at No. 43 in 2005. In 2010 it was No. 93.
88 American males were named Levon in 2012. The same number were named Huxley and Kenzo that year.
Leslie was a Top 100 American baby boy name between 1887 and 1909