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Gender: M Origin of Buster: Modern nickname

An old-fashioned nickname in the Bud/Buzz/Biff mold; this one's kind of belligerent. Michelle Hicks and Jonny Lee Miller moved outside the box when they used it for their son--given the safer middle name of Timothy.

Famous People Named Buster

Joseph Frank "Buster" Keaton, American silent film actor
Gerald Dempsey "Buster" Posey III, American baseball player
Harry "Buster" Merryfield, English actor
Clarence Linden "Buster" Crabbe, American swimmer and actor
Charles Anthony "Buster" Williams, American jazz bassist
James "Buster" Douglas, American boxer
Buster Timothy Miller (b. 2008), son of actors Jonny Lee MIller and Michele Hicks
Buster Hindmarsh, son of rugby league player Nathan Hindmarsh
Buster Lawrence Wolfenden (b. 2010), son of actors Matthew Wolfenden and Charley Webb

Pop Culture References for the name Buster

"Buster Brown," comic strip by Richard Outcault and its main character
Byron "Buster" Bluth, character on TV's "Arrested Development"
Buster, character in Marc Brown's "Arthur"
Buster Baxter, character in animated series 'Arthur'
Buster Clavell, character in "The Sims 3" computer game
Buster, Darby's pet puppy in animated series "My Friends Tigger& Pooh"