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Gender: Female Origin of Buffy: Diminutive of Elizabeth Meaning of Elizabeth: Hebrew, "pledged to God"

The name Buffy is a girl's name . Buffy and is often added to lists like Nicknames for Elizabeth and discussed in our forums with posts like "The Makeover Baby Name Game".

From the experts:

Buffy was a one-time sorority girl with a roommate named Muffy, then a fearless vampire slayer, though still basically fluffy. You might think of Buffy as the feminine version of Chip or Bud -- an all-purpose nickname now buried in a mid-century time capsule.

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Famous People Named Buffy

Beverly "Buffy" Sainte-Marie, Canadian-American Cree singer-songwriter
Buffy Jo Christina Wicks, American political strategist
Buffy Tyler (born Buffy Yvonne Pribyl), American model
Buffy-Lynne Williams, Canadian rower

Pop Culture References for the name Buffy

Buffy Anne Summers, main character in film and TV series "Buffy the Vampire Slayer"
Buffy Driscoll, character on TV's "Andi Mack"
Buffy Patterson-Davis, character in TV's "Family Affair"
Georgette 'Buffy' Meissonier, character in "Feed" by Mira Grant
Buffy, character in comic strip "Motley's Crew"

Buffee, Buffey, Buffi, Buffie