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Short Names for Boys

Short NamesShort NamesAnthonyAustinAbrahamAbramCurtisAdonisVamanaTihkoosueOrtonKranyDoddCourtneyBennoBassettBassArtemasArtAldousAdolfAdlaiShort NamesAnthonyAustinAbrahamAbramCurtisAdonisVamanaTihkoosue

There are 115 Short names for baby boys.

Short names are very popular baby names for boys. At the height of their usage in 1953, 10.872% of baby boys were given Short names. There were 40 Short names ranked within the top 1000 baby names then. Short names have since experienced a decline in frequency, but are nonetheless used on a very heavy scale now. In 2015, 29 Short names listed among the top 1000, with a combined usage of 4.432%. Within all Short names, the Czech, English, French, German, and Yiddish Michael was the most commonly used, with a ranking of #9 and a usage of 0.7066%.

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MEANING MATCH:

Bass short ...Bass is of the meaning 'short'. ...

Bassett short ...Bassett's meaning is short. ...

Courtney short nose; domain of Curtius; domain of the short one ... 'court' meaning short ; 'nez' nose ; 'curtus' ...

Curtis courtly, courteous; short; leggings ... words 'curt' meaning short ; 'hose' leggings. ...

Dodd short and plump ...The name means short and plump. ...

Krany a man of short stature ...Krany is of the meaning a man of short stature. ...

Orton short town; stag hill ...From English roots, its meaning is short town. ...

Tihkoosue a man of short stature ... Tihkoosue is 'a man of short stature'. ...

Vamana short ...The name is of the meaning short. ...

DESCRIPTION MATCH:

Abraham father of a multitude ... short form of the name is well-known from Bram ...

Abram high father; father of a multitude ... been used as an English short form of Abraham since ...

Adlai Yahweh is just; my ornament ... is derived as a short form of Adaliah (Hebrew), ...

Adolf noble wolf ... short forms Dolph and Dolphus are sometimes used ...

Adonis lord, ruler ... is pronounced with a short 'o' while in the UK, it ...

Aldous noble, honorable; old; old friend; ... have originated as the short form of Germanic names ...

Anthony priceless, inestimable ... Rivals (1775), and the short form from Tony Lumpkin ...

Art stone, bear; follower of Artemis; ... generally taken as the short form of Arthur today, ...

Artemas follower of Artemis; safe; butcher ... and Artemas is a short form of Artemisios as ...

Austin august, dignified, holy ... developed as a medieval short form of the Roman ...

Benno bear; brave as a bear; son, son ...It later came into use as a short for Benedict ...





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