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 Catholic Encyclopedia lists two saints named Ignatius
Flora was a frequent Top 100 baby girl name in the late 1800s
43 American baby boys were named Stratton in 2010, 8 less than in 2009
Curtis was consistently in the Top 125 American males names from 1916 to 1990, with a high rank of No. 72 in 1963.
Lynn was a consistent Top 100 American baby girl name between 1946 and 1968