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Gender: Male Origin of Buzz: Modern nickname

The name Buzz is a boy's name . Buzz and is often added to lists like Crazy Nicknames for Boys and discussed in our forums with posts like "Picky Parents BNG".

From the experts:

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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Famous People Named Buzz

Edwin Eugene "Buzz" Aldrin, American astronaut
Roger "Buzz" Osborne, American guitarist of The Melvins
J. Buzz Von Ornsteiner, American psychologist and TV commentator
Russell Loris "Buzz" Arlett, American baseball player
Charles "Buzz" Guarnera, American trumpeter
Madison Monroe "Buzz" Nutter, American NFL player
Leslie "Buzz" Parsons, Canadian soccer player
Brent Langdon "Buzz" Williams, American basketball coach
Harry Gerard "Buzz" Bissinger III, American author and journalist
Buzz Sawyer, ring name of Bruce Alan Woyan, American pro wrestler
Buzz Michelangelo Fletcher (b. 2014), son of singer Tom Fletcher & author Giovanna Fletcher

Pop Culture References for the name Buzz

Buzz Lightyear, character in the "Toy Story" movies
Buzz McCallister, character in the "Home Alone" films
Buzz Thompson, a recurring character on TV's "Dawson's Creek"
Buzz Buzzard, nemesis of Woody Woodpecker
Buzz McNab, character on TV series "Psych"
Buzz Rickson, character in "The War Lover"
The Buzz aka Jack "JJ" Jameson, character in Marvel's Spider-Girl comics
Buzz, bee in the Donkey Kong video game series
Buzz Buzz, character in video game EarthBound
Buzz, a Neopet from an online virtual pet site
Buzz, title character of the Buzz! quiz video games
Buzz, Rhynoc boss from the game "Spyro the Dragon"
Buzz, mascot of the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets


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.