Buddy: baby boy name popularity and meaning

Buddy

This friendly-sounding moniker is of English origin, and is usually used as a nickname. But even as a standalone name it's perfect for your little Buddy - because he'll be, well, your little buddy.

Nicknames:

Bud.

Famous people named Buddy:

Musicians Buddy Holly and Buddy Guy; baker and reality TV personality Buddy Valastro; singer Buddy Jewell; actors Buddy Hackett and Buddy Ebsen.

Fun fact:

If you give your son this name, he'll automatically have a favorite Christmas movie - Elf, whose elfin main character is Buddy.

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