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
Linda was a Top 10 American baby girl name between 1940 and 1965. It was the No. 1 most popular name from 1947 until 1952.
Lavinia fell out of the Top 1000 most popular American baby girl names after 1929
Suellen highest rank in Top 1000 American baby girl names was in 1941 at No. 556
Daphne’s peak popularity in the USA occurred between 1961 and 1973
Tricia came closest to the Top 100 most popular American baby girl name in 1971 at No. 109.