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Vintage Nicknames for Boys

There's a group of nicknames that were used in distant past and are all but forgotten now. The following might be worth a fresh look. You may also want to consult the larger list of Nicknames for Boys.
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  • Jem

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    This name of the ten-year-old boy in the much loved and acclaimed modern classic To Kill a Mockingbird could find favor along with that of the character's sister, Scout.  Read More 

  • Lauro

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    A heck of a lot cooler than Larry. Read More 

  • Leno

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    Better than Lenny, not as good as Leo, and tightly tied to Tonight SHow host Jay. Read More 

  • Mano

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    A nickname that sounds like a nickname.  Read More 

  • Maso

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    Appealing, lively, and distinctive.  Read More 

  • Pip

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    The original Pip was the main character in Great Expectations (full name Philip Pirrip). Cute for a tike, problematic for a man.  Read More 

  • Seb

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    This name, also a short form of Sebastian, is conceivable for a full name, as is Bas.  Read More 

  • Sim

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    The Biblical Simon has been rediscovered and this appealing short form, an alternative to Sam, might be a way to make your Simon even more special. Read More 

  • Tad

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    More than a tad meager.  Read More 

  • Wills

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    The cute short form gained prominence when it was used for young Prince William of England. Read More 

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