Gender: Male Origin of Buzz: Modern nickname

The name Buzz is a boy's name . Buzz and is often added to lists like Names That Mean Moon and discussed in our forums with posts like "Adding then Eliminating - Boys Themed".

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Brother for Biff and Bud. McFly rocker Tom Fletcher transformed this from midcentury short form to modern cool name when he used it for his newborn son.

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Czar Felix Says:


Buzz lightyear to star command, come in star command!" Yeah, that's all I can think of when I hear this name.

katinka Says:


I'd never use it personally, but I actually thought it was really cool when Tom Fletcher used it for his first son. I much prefer Buzz to Buddy Bob. It's sweet without being saccharine.