Buddy - boys name

Buddy name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 92%

Buddy name meaning:

The name "Buddy" is often used as a term of endearment or as a nickname for someone who is considered a close friend or companion. It is derived from the word "buddy," which means a friend or a pal. The name itself carries a warm and friendly connotation, suggesting a strong bond between individuals.

When used as a name for a boy, "Buddy" signifies a likable and approachable individual who is easy to get along with. It evokes a sense of camaraderie, trust, and loyalty. The name also implies a person who is dependable and supportive, someone who would always be there for their friends.

Overall, the name "Buddy" for a boy conveys qualities such as friendship, companionship, and reliability. It signifies a person who values and cherishes their relationships, making it a fitting choice for parents who desire a name that reflects these attributes.

Origin: English


Related names

Buddy , Budd, Buddey, Buddie

Other boys names beginning with B


Overall UK ranking: 401 out of 4789

107 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (605)

Historical popularity of Buddy

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