Buddy 🔥

Gender: Male Origin of Buddy: English, nickname name

Buddy Origin and Meaning

The name Buddy is a boy's name .

Until recently it was rarely used as a proper name; Buddy Holly, for example, was christened Charles, and Salinger's Buddy Glass was born Webb. Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver did name his fourth child Buddy Bear Maurice--a fittingly named brother to Poppy Honey Rosie, Daisy Boo Pamela and Petal Blossom Rainbow, and singer Tom Fletcher has a double-nicknamed Buddy Bob.

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Boba_Buddy_Le Says:


I literally only came here because it's in my username.

Renee5322 Says:


Call your kid "my little buddy" for a nickname, but don't make it his first name...

The Ubiquitous Shadow Says:


Sounds just a little too condescending? cute at first glance, but idk I just think of "hey, buddy, chill,"/similar quotes.

Wittyusername103 Says:


I don't see what's so bad about this. It has that vintage feel and there are adults who go by this professionally so why not? I get the dog thing but I have never met a dog with the name Buddy.

clairels Says:


For dogs, this is the most predictable name imaginable. It's that much worse on a human.