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Gender: Male Meaning of Buck: "male deer" Origin of Buck: English

The name Buck is a boy's name of English origin meaning "male deer". Buck and is often added to lists like Badass Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Adding then Eliminating - Boys Themed".

From the experts:

Comedian Roseanne Barr chose this for her son...which seems in character. In the 18th century it was used to describe a dashing, fashionable dressed man.

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Famous People Named Buck

Buck Henry, (born Henry Zuckerman) American actor
Alvis Edgar "Buck" Owens, American country singer
Buck Angel, American transgender adult film actor and producer
Buck Dharma, stage name of Donald Brian Roeser, American guitarist of Blue Oyster Cult
Buck Jones (born Charles Frederick Gebhart), American actor
Buck James Pierce, American CFL football player
William Nathaniel "Buck" Showalter, American baseball manager
Elzie Wylie "Buck" Baker Sr., American NASCAR driver
Buck Thomas, son of actor/comedian Roseanne Barr

Pop Culture References for the name Buck

Beauregard "Buck" Tuddrussel, time cop on the animated series "Time Squad"
Buck, Booth's undercover alter-ego on TV series "Bones"
Buck Mulligan, conceited medical student in "Ulysses" by James Joyce
Buck Rogers, title character in sci-fi stories and films
Buck Naked, George Costanza's porn-star alter ego on TV's "Seinfeld"
Buck Weaver, from movie "Eight Men Out" played by John Cusack
Buck Oliver, teen boy character from Adventures in Odyssey audio series

Buckey, Bucky, Buckie


AprilRobin Says:


We have a neighbor boy named Buck but everyone calls him Bambi. I think it's a cute name that I think suits him. I personally would never use it but it's still cute.