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Gender: Male Origin of Huckleberry: Word name and literary name

The name Huckleberry is a boy's name of English, American origin. Huckleberry and is often added to lists like Middle Names for Boys and discussed in our forums with posts like "Baby a Day".

From the experts:

Everybody knows Huckleberry Finn, the Mark Twain character named, Twain said, for the 19th century slang term for "humble." A few modern parents have put it on a birth certificate, including "Man Vs. Wild" star Bear Grylls, who, like many parents, will call the boy the much more manageable Huck. It was also the name of a child on TV's West Wing,

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Famous People Named Huckleberry

Huckleberry Edward Jocelyne Grylls (b. 2009), son of TV personality Bear Grylls
(William) Huckleberry "Huck" Paisley, son of singer Brad Paisley and actress Kimberly Williams-Paisley
Huckleberry "Huck" Seed, American poker player

Pop Culture References for the name Huckleberry

Huckleberry "Huck" Finn, character in novels by Mark Twain
Huckleberry Hound, dog cartoon character
Huckleberry, child on TV's "West Wing"
"my huckleberry friend," a lyric from the song "Moon River"


cmailest Says:


please don't name your son Huckleberry...

marlena1300 Says:


A big fat NO with a huckleberry on top.

I'm a Banana Says:


I hope nobody actually named their son this.

I'm a Banana Says:


Or a girl?

mamanmia Says:


please just use Finn

snowsbeloved Says:


Exactly!!! My husband tried to call him just Huck but I find myself calling him Huckle Cat :)

beachbear Says:


Like Huckle Cat from Busytown? Cute!!

snowsbeloved Says:


And then...I adopted a kitty and named him Huckleberry...Huckle for short :)

snowsbeloved Says:


Very uncharacteristic of me, but I like this name. Huck is cute...hubby would NEVER go for this though. Relegating to the future pet name pile...

AlexxisLynn Says:


One of my close friends calls me Huckleberry, because in her words:"I'm as humble as heck."

Lena_Aline Says:


I do not like Huckleberry. I will, however, admit to liking Thornsberry.

Hylian Wizard Says:


That's a rating of how many people on the site clicked on the name, not an actual representation of babies being named Huckleberry

Zelliew Says:


Who would want to call a boy any type of Berry?

bootsie Says:


I actually dig it

Rachel Kent Says:


How is this name up 54% please say no one is using this name x

jordalini Says:


If you use this, I will be completely devastated if his middle name is not Finn. Just kidding. Don't use this. Please.

Zoey_Artemisia Says:


Oh please never use this name

Renee Says:


The only time I have EVER heard this name is on Strawberry Shortcake.