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
Ollie was a consistent Top 500 given name from 1880 through 1949; in fact, it was in the Top 200 until 1916
Isabelle is the second most popular spelling (after Isabella) of this variant of Elizabeth
Uta was the name of a 6th century Bavarian princess
42 American baby boys were named Raj in 2012, making it equally popular with Niall, Champ, Murray and Hansel.
Gail was a Top 50 American baby girl name between 1950 and 1956