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Gender: Male Origin of Butch: Nickname name

The name Butch is a boy's name . Butch and is often added to lists like Badass Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "A brother or sister for little Jack or Olivia".

From the experts:

Old-school nickname ala Spike and Babe that's favored by some hipster parents.

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Famous People Named Butch

Butch Patrick (born Patrick Alan Caples), American actor
Butch Vig (born Bryan David Vigorson), American music producer
Andrew David "Butch" James, South African Rugby Union Player
Butch Cassidy (born Robert Leroy Parker), 19th century American outlaw
Butch Thompson, American pianist
Harold E. "Butch" Woolfolk, American NFL player
Bradley Glenn "Butch" Walker, American musician for bands SouthGang and Marvelous 3
Robert Franklin "Butch" Leitzinger, American racing driver
Butch Walts, American tennis player
Clement Leroy "Butch" Otter, American politician, 32nd governor of Idaho
Lawrence D. "Butch" Morris, American jazz cornettist
Paul Hilton "Butch" Davis, Jr., American NFL football coach
George Lansing "Butch" Seewagen, American tennis player
Bruce Franklin "Butch" Reed, American pro wrestler
Elmer Earl "Butch" Hartman, American animator

Pop Culture References for the name Butch

Butch Coolidge, prizefighter played by Bruce Willis in movie "Pulp Fiction"
Butch DeLoria, character in the video game "Fallout 3"
Butch Walter, son of Iris in the book "The Lost Hero" (Rick Riordan)
Butch, Tyranousauras Rex in Pixar's "The Good Dinosaur"


April Ludgate Says:


Did they put this on here for fun?

Czar Felix Says:


This name makes me feel hungry.

northern Says:


Surely this has to be a joke, right?

ThistleThorn Says:


Please, no

Theodora_Phoenix Says:


Why is this name making me laugh so much!?