Vintage Nicknames for Boys

There's a group of nicknames that were used in distant past and are all but forgotten now. The following might be worth a fresh look. You may also want to consult the larger list of Nicknames for Boys.

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  • Augie

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    Augie is an adorable and, at this point, fresher sounding short form than Gus of the rising August and all its variations, from Augustine to Augustus. The Adventures of Augie March is a... Read More 

  • Bat

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    Bartholomew is one vintage name with Biblical antecedents that hasn't risen again in the modern world, perhaps because short form Bart, as in Simpson, would be too difficult for a contemporary boy... Read More 

  • Baz

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    As Bas, it's a popular name in The Netherlands, but Baz, as in director Luhrmann, has potential for independent life too.

    Curiously, Australian-born Moulin Rouge director Luhrmann was... Read More 

  • Bige

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    The Biblical Abijah might be temporarily lost to time, but this antiquated short form could move with it into the modern era.Read More 

  • Bram

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    Bram has an unusual measure of character and charm for a one-syllable name; it started as a hipper-than-Abe diminutive of the biblical Abraham, but is also an independent Irish and Dutch name,... Read More 

  • Cager

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    Sounds a bit like a nickname in a Dickens novel, but this short form was used in New England a few centuries ago, back when names like Micajah were popular. Both short and long forms are now ripe... Read More 

  • Cal

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    A homey sitting-by-the fire-type nickname name. Read More 

  • Chan

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    Whether it's an Asian surname-name or short for Channing, has a sound and feel that's both simple and stand-out.Read More 

  • Chas

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  • Clem

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    Laid-back and humble, with a distinctive down-home charm. Read More 

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