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Diminutive Names for Boys

There are 71 Diminutive names for baby boys.

Diminutive names are popular baby names for boys. At the height of their usage in 1933, 5.973% of baby boys were given Diminutive names. There were 26 Diminutive names ranked within the top 1000 baby names then. Diminutive names have since experienced a decline in frequency, and in recent years they are of only moderate use. In 2012, 23 Diminutive names listed among the top 1000, with a combined usage of 1.516%. Within all Diminutive names, the English and Dutch Jack was the most commonly used, with a ranking of #46 and a usage of 0.392%.

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Abbey priest; noble strength; father of light, father is light ...

Aidan Popularity Trend of Aidan
from 1900 to 2012. 
2012 Rank: 115 115 little fire; fire, brightness, splendor ... Gaelic Aodán, itself a diminutive of Aodh with the suffix ...

Aldo Popularity Trend of Aldo
from 1900 to 2012. 
2012 Rank: 534 534 old; noble, honorable; noble, honorable; ... as an Italian diminutive of Germanic names ...

Alec Popularity Trend of Alec
from 1900 to 2012. 
2012 Rank: 448 448 defender of men ... was first used as a diminutive of Alexander in the ...

Alf Popularity Trend of Alf
from 1900 to 2012. noble and ready; inspired advice; ... name has been used as a diminutive of Alfred since the ...

Benno bear; brave as a bear; son, son ... in the Middle Ages as a diminutive of longer Germanic ...

Bert Popularity Trend of Bert
from 1900 to 2012. bright, famous; nobly famous; famous ... name developed as a diminutive of various names ...

Bob Popularity Trend of Bob
from 1900 to 2012. bright famous one; famously famous ... was first used as a diminutive of Robert among ...

Bobby Popularity Trend of Bobby
from 1900 to 2012. 
2012 Rank: 715 715 bright famous one; famously famous ... name developed as a diminutive of Robert in the early ...

Brennan Popularity Trend of Brennan
from 1900 to 2012. 
2012 Rank: 318 318 descendant of Braonán, tear drop; ... element 'braon' and a diminutive suffix. ...

Calvin Popularity Trend of Calvin
from 1900 to 2012. 
2012 Rank: 189 189 little bald one ... which is from a diminutive of the Norman and ...

Cathán little battle ... battle) combined with a diminutive suffix. ...

Chidi God exists ... is also a diminutive of longer Igbo names starting ...

Conan dog; great ... as a nickname from the diminutive of the Gaelic 'cú' ...

Dick Popularity Trend of Dick
from 1900 to 2012. peaceful ruler; powerful ruler; ... developed as a medieval diminutive of Richard, reflecting ...

Donaghan of brown hair or complexion ... 'donn' and the double diminutive suffix '-og-an' ...

Donat given, given by God ... best known from its diminutive, borne by the famous ...

Duane Popularity Trend of Duane
from 1900 to 2012. little dark one, descendant of Dubhán, descendant of the little dark one; to cause one to perceive ...

Dwight Popularity Trend of Dwight
from 1900 to 2012. white one; white, blond ... and its medieval diminutive Diot, or else it could ...

Egil edge of a sword ... used as an Old Norse diminutive of names starting with ...


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