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
Solange made its first appearance in American name statistics in 1912, along with these variants: Solangel and Solangie
More American babies were named Orville than Jerome in 1919, the year J.D. Salinger was born.
Cordelia dropped out of the Top 1000 American baby girl names after coming in at No. 988 in 1950, a year before. Cornelia dropped out No. 947 in 1951.
Haifa is also the name of the largest city in Northern Israel
Marnie was a Top 500 baby girl name in the USA from 1968 through 1970