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100 Names That Automatically Come with Cute Nicknames

Not all baby names are created equal. In fact, many appellations automatically come with cute nicknames that parents can use with reckless abandon. We wanted to discover which names for girls and boys have already got the nickname goods baked in to share with expecting parents who want not only the perfect given name but also a pleasant and endearing nickname.

We found a hundred names that have cute nicknames and we believe parents should consider them for their inherent charm. These storied baby names come from a variety of traditions but most are of English origin as most of the beloved nicknames in use today in the US originated in the UK. But, that’s not always the case and we will be sure to share some American inventions as well as other appellations from other languages. Let’s find the perfect name for your baby!

Cute Nicknames for Girls

A & B Names

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  • Abigail – Nicknames: Abbie, Abby, Gale, Gail. Name meaning: “father’s joy.”
  • Alexandra – Nicknames: Al, Alex, Alexa, Allie, Ally, Andie, Lex, Lexa, Lexie, Sandra, Sandie, Sandy. Name meaning: “defending men.”
  • Bethany – Nicknames: Annie, Betty, Beth, Effie, Bethel. Name meaning: “house of figs.”
  • Brinleigh – Nicknames: Brin, Leigh, Lee. Name meaning: “burnt meadow.”

C & D Names

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  • Catherine – Nicknames: Cat, Cate, Cathy, Catie, Kit, Kitty. Name meaning: “pure.”
  • Charlotte – Nicknames: Char, Charlie, Lola, Lottie. Name meaning: “free man” and “petite.”
  • Danielle – Nicknames: Danni, Dani, Nani, Elle. Name meaning: “God is my judge.”
  • Desiree – Nicknames: Des, Desi, Dez, Rae, Dezi. Name meaning: “desired.”

E & F Names

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  • Eleanor – Cute nicknames: Ellen, Nora, Elle, Elly, Elle, Nori, Nell. Name meaning: “bright, shining one.”
  • Evelyn – Nicknames: Eve, Lynn, Eva, Evie. Name meaning: “desired.”
  • Florence – Nicknames: Flor, Flo, Florie, Lo. Name meaning: “blossoming.”
  • Francesca – Nicknames: Fran, Frannie, Frankie, Cesca, Francine. Name meaning: “free man.”

G & H Names

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  • Gabriella – Cute nicknames: Gab, Gabby, Gabs, Brielle, Briella, Ella, Elle. Name meaning: “God is my strength.”
  • Gwendolyn – Nicknames: Gwen, Gwennie, Winnie, Wendy, Lyn. Name meaning: “fair.”
  • Helena – Cute nicknames: Helen, Lena, Lennie. Name meaning: “bright, shining one.”
  • Henrietta – Nicknames: Etta, Ettie, Hattie. Name meaning: “estate ruler.”

I & J Names

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  • Imogen – Cute nicknames: Mo, Genny, Gen, Momo. Name meaning: “maiden.”
  • Isabella – Nicknames: Bella, Belle, Izzy. Name meaning: “pledged to God.”
  • Jasmine – Nicknames: Jas, Mina, Jazzy, Minnie. Name meaning: “jasmine” and “gift of God.”
  • Josephine – Nicknames: Jo, Josie, Jojo, Fifi. Name meaning: “God will increase.”

K & L Names

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  • Kendall – Cute nicknames: Dolly, Kenny, Ken, Kay, Doll. Name meaning: “royal valley.”
  • Kimberly – Nicknames: Kim, Kimmy, Kimber, Kiki. Name meaning: “from the royal forest.”
  • Liliana – Nicknames: Lil, Lila, Ana, Lily, Lana. Name meaning: “little lily.”
  • Luciana – Nicknames: Luci, Lucy, Ana, Lulu. Name meaning: “light.”

M & N Names

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  • Mackenzie – Cute nicknames: Mac, Kenzie, Macey, Kenz. Name meaning: “comely” and “child of the wise leader.”
  • Magdalena – Nicknames: Maggie, Magda, Lena. Name meaning: “of Magdala.”
  • Margaret – Nicknames: Greta, Margot, Maggie, Maisie, Marge, Margie, Margo, May, Meg, Molly, Peg, Peggy. Name meaning: “bitter” and “pearl.”
  • Nicolette – Nicknames: Nicole, Niki, Nika, Nic, Colette. Name meaning: “victory of the people.”

O & P Names

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  • Octavia – Cute nicknames: Ava, Avie, Avia, Tav, Tavi. Name meaning: “eighth.”
  • Olivia – Nicknames: Livia, Liv, Livvie, Ollie, Olive. Name meaning: “olive tree.”
  • Patricia – Nicknames: Pat, Patty, Patsy, Tricia, Trish. Name meaning: “noble.”
  • Paulina – Nicknames: Pauli, Pollie, Polly, Lina. Name meaning: “small.”

R & S Names

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  • Rebecca – Cute nicknames: Reba, Becca, Becky, Becks. Name meaning: “to join.”
  • Rosalie – Nicknames: Rosa, Rose, Rosie, Sally. Name meaning: “rose.”
  • Sabrina – Nicknames: Bree, Breena, Sabi. Name meaning: “from the Severn River.”
  • Sophia – Nicknames: Fifi, Phia, Soph, Sophie. Name meaning: “wise.”

T & V Names

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  • Tatiana – Cute nicknames: Tanya, Tati, Taty, Tiana. Name meaning: “fairy queen.”
  • Tiffany – Nicknames: Tiff, Tia, Tiffy. Name meaning: “revelation of God.”
  • Valentina – Nicknames: Val, Tina, Vina. Name meaning: “vitality.”
  • Victoria – Nicknames: Tori, Toria, Ria, Vicky, Vic, Vicks. Name meaning: “victorious.”

W, Y & Z Names

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  • Wilhelmina – Cute nicknames: Willa, Will, Willy, Mina. Name meaning: “resolute protector.”
  • Winifred – Nicknames: Win, Winni, Freddie. Name meaning: “fair.”
  • Yvonne – Nicknames: Eve, Evee, Evie, Vonna, Vonnie. Name meaning: “yew.”
  • Zaidee – Nicknames: Zai, Dee, Aidy. Name meaning: “splendor.”

Unisex Cute Nicknames

A – G Names

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  • Addison – Cute nicknames: Addy, Addie. Name meaning: “son of Adam.”
  • Braden – Nicknames: Brady, Brade, Den, Aden. Name meaning: “broad valley.”
  • Cameron – Nicknames: Cami, Cam, Cammy, Ron. Name meaning: “crooked nose.”
  • Emerson – Nicknames: Em, Emery, Emmy, Son, Sonny. Name meaning: “son of Emery.”

H – Q Names

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  • Jaden – Cute nicknames: Jade, Jadey, Jay. Name meaning: “God has heard.”
  • Madison – Nicknames: Maddy, Mads, Madis, Dee. Name meaning: “son of Matthew.”
  • Paisley – Nicknames: Pai, Paisy, Pais, Lee. Name meaning: “church.”
  • Quincy – Nicknames: Quinn, Quinny, Quince, Cee. Name meaning: “fifth.”

R – Z Names

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  • Riley – Cute nicknames: Ry, Ryry, Lee. Name meaning: “wood clearing.”
  • Rowan – Nicknames: Ro, Row, Roro, Owan, Wan. Name meaning: “little red one.”
  • Skylar – Nicknames: Sky, Ky, Lar. Name meaning: “scholar.”
  • Teagan – Nicknames: Tea, Eagan, Teag. Name meaning: “poet.”

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Cute Nicknames for Boys

A & B Names

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  • Aaron – Cute nicknames: Air, Ro, Ron. Name meaning: “mountain.”
  • Alexander – Nicknames: Al, Alex, Alec, Lex, Xander, Ander. Name meaning: “defending men.”
  • Benjamin – Nicknames: Ben, Benj, Benji, Benny. Name meaning: “son of the right hand.”
  • Beckett – Nicknames: Beck, Becks, Bex, Ket. Name meaning: “bee cottage.”

C & D Names

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  • Carmelo – Cute nicknames: Carl, Car, Melo, Lo. Name meaning: “garden” and “orchard” and “Carmel.”
  • Carter – Nicknames: Car, Art, Cart, Cary. Name meaning: “carrier.”
  • Christopher – Nicknames: Chris, Topher, Toph, Kit. Name meaning: “bearer of Christ.”
  • Declan – Nicknames: Dec, Dex, Lan. Name meaning: “pious one.”

E & F Names

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  • Edward – Cute nicknames: Ed, Eddie, Ned, Ted. Name meaning: “wealthy gaurdian.”
  • Evander – Nicknames: Evan, Van, Vander. Name meaning: “strong warrior.”
  • Finnegan – Nicknames: Finn, Finny, Egan, Neg. Name meaning: “fair.”
  • Fredrick – Nicknames: Fred, Freddie, Ed, Rick. Name meaning: “peaceful ruler.”

G & H Names

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  • Grayson – Nicknames: Gray, Sonny, Ayson, Ray, Son. Name meaning: “son of Gray.”
  • Gideon – Nicknames: Gid, Ian, Deon. Name meaning: “hewer.”
  • Hayden – Nicknames: Hay, Hays, Ayden. Den. Name meaning: “hedged valley.”
  • Harrison – Nicknames: Harry, Harris, Har, Son. Name meaning: “son of Harry.”

I & J Names

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  • Isaiah – Cute nicknames: Eyes, I, Zay, Zaya, Ike. Name meaning: “the Lord is gracious.”
  • Jackson – Nicknames: Jack, Jax, Jace, Jay. Name meaning: “son of Jack.”
  • Jacob – Nicknames: Coby, Jake, Jakey, Jack, Jay. Name meaning: “supplanter.”
  • Jeremiah – Nicknames: Jim, Jem, Jay, Jeremy, Remy. Name meaning: “appointed by God.”

K & L Names

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  • Kaden – Cute nicknames: Kade, Kay. Name meaning: “companion.”
  • Kendrick – Nicknames: Ken, Rick, Ricky, Kenny. Name meaning: “champion.”
  • Lawrence – Nicknames: Law, Larry, Lor, Rory, Lore, Ren. Name meaning: “man from Laurentium.”
  • Leonardo – Nicknames: Leo, Leon, Len, Lenny, Ardo. Name meaning: “brave lion.”

M & N Names

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  • Maverick – Cute nicknames: Mav, Rick, Ricky. Name meaning: “rebel.”
  • Merrick – Nicknames: Mer, Eric, Rick, Ricky. Name meaning: “dark skin.”
  • Morrison – Nicknames: Morri, Morris, Mors, Ree. Name meaning: “a Moor.”
  • Nelson – Nicknames: Neil, Nelly, Nels. Name meaning: “son of Neil.”

O & P Names

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  • Orlando – Cute nicknames: Orly, Lando, Land, Lanny. Name meaning: “famed land.”
  • Oberon – Nicknames: Obi, Ron, Ber, Berry. Name meaning: “noble” and “like a bear.”
  • Oswald – Nicknames: Oz, Ozzie, Wald. Name meaning: “divine power.”
  • Philip – Nicknames: Phil, Philly, Pip, Lip. Name meaning: “lover of horses.”

R & S Names

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  • Raphael – Cute nicknames: Rafe, Raffy, Ralph, Phael. Name meaning: “God has healed.”
  • Remington – Nicknames: Rem, Remi, Remy, Ring. Name meaning: “raven settlement.”
  • Santiago – Nicknames: Sant, Tiago, Tigo, Ti. Name meaning: “Saint James.”
  • Sebastian – Nicknames: Bass, Ash, Ashton, Bash, Bastian, Seb. Name meaning: “from Sebastia.”

T & V Names

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  • Theodore – Cute nicknames: Dory, Dor, Theo, Ted, Teddy. Name meaning: “gift of God.”
  • Trenton – Nicknames: Trent, Rent, Ren. Name meaning: “Trent’s town.”
  • Trevor – Nicknames: Trev, Trey, Rev. Name meaning: “prudent.”
  • Vincent – Nicknames: Vince, Vinny, Vin, Cent. Name meaning: “conqueror.”

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W & X Names

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  • William – Cute nicknames: Will, Willy, Wills, Liam, Bill, Billy. Name meaning: “resolute protector.”
  • Wesley – Nicknames: Wes, Les, Lee. Name meaning: “from the western meadow.”
  • Wilson – Nicknames: Will, Willy, Wills. Name meaning: “son of Will.”
  • Xavier – Nicknames: Xav, Xavi, Vier, Avi, Zee, Zav. Name meaning: “bright” and “new house.”

There you go! What did you think of these baby appellations with cute nicknames? We hope they inspired you and gave you food for thought on your baby name search. After all, most of us will use a nickname for our children more than their proper name so it’s only logical to consider what nickname you will use for your sweet baby. Happy baby name hunting!

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