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Gender: Male Origin of Cap: English word name

The name Cap is a boy's name . Cap and is often added to lists like Middle Names for Boys and discussed in our forums with posts like "Harry Potter: A Detailed CAF BNG {Part One}".

From the experts:

The lead character of the Captain America movies, played by Chris Evans, is occasionally called Cap, short for "captain," but even he has a real name. (Steve Rogers, ICYC)

Find other names based on Cap using our baby name generator.

Famous People Named Cap

Caspar Willard "Cap" Weinberger, 15th US secretary of defense
Adrian Constantine "Cap" Anson, American baseball player
Cap Robert Carden, US Congressman from Kentucky
Charles Emmett "Cap" Barham, 43rd Lieutenant Gov. of Louisiana
Charles Andrew "Cap" Peterson, American baseball player
Howard Eugene "Cap" Edwards, American NFL player
Minot Joy "Cap" Crowell, American baseball player
Alfred Henry "Cap" Fear, English CFL player

Pop Culture References for the name Cap

Cap Garland, character in the "Little House on the Prairie" series
Capricorn "Cap" Anderson, character in the book "Schooled" by Gordon Korman


katinka Says:


My favourite childhood nickname for one of my favourite names, Caspar. Though I do also love Cas, which feels a bit more "grown-up".

raevynstar Says:


Really cute and spunky. :)