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Wouldn't use this as a nickname and I definitely wouldn't use this as a first name.
Luvbug86  3/20/2019
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Art Alexakis is the lead singer of the alternative rock band Everclear.
MarioDM02  3/1/2019
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In 2018, 49 is the most common age for an American (U.S.) Art* who is registered male with the Social Security Administration. It is the 3459th most common male first name for living U.S. citizens.

*as a first name, not a nickname.
― Anonymous User  10/19/2018
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I like this as a nickname, I just don't care for the name, "Arthur".
saranade  7/29/2018
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This name could also be in reference to the word Art.
DanielRivera  5/17/2018
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Arthur "Art" Blakey (October 11, 1919 – October 16, 1990) was an American jazz drummer and bandleader. He was known as Abdullah Ibn Buhaina after he became a Muslim. He was inducted into the Down Beat Jazz Hall of Fame (in 1981), the Grammy Hall of Fame (in 1998 and 2001), and was awarded the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 2005. He was inducted into the Modern Drummer Hall of Fame in 1991.
apromaco  1/11/2018
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Art Parkinson is an Irish actor, based in Moville, County Donegal. He began his professional acting career at the age of seven. He is best known for his role as Rickon Stark on the HBO series Game of Thrones, and Kubo in the film Kubo and the Two Strings.
cutenose  6/13/2017
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Also Old Irish for "bear".
PurpleManners  4/2/2017
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This name is also used in The Netherlands. There, it can also be a short form of Arthur, but it is more often a short form for Arnout or a variant form of Aart.
Lucille  6/9/2010
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I suppose it's a nice enough nickname of Arthur, but I don't think it ought to be used as a name on it's own.
Pippin  5/8/2008
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Also used in Ireland.
― Anonymous User  3/1/2008
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Art Linkletter is an actor, author, and humanitarian. He was born Arthur Gordon Kelly, but was adopted into the Linkletter family.
breakofday  9/27/2006
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When I hear this name, I always imagine an old man. I wish I didn't, because otherwise I love that it's the short form of Arthur and the same as the word 'art'.
― Anonymous User  9/14/2006
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When you think of the 'name' Art, all you can think of is painting and stuff like that.
― Anonymous User  7/18/2006
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Singer Art Garfunkel bears this name. Rather would be clasified for his hairstyle than his music.
rosco kid  4/22/2006
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Art Spiegelman is a Swedish American comic artist and writer. Most well known for his two volume comic "Maus," he has also drawn "In the Shadow of No Towers" in response to September 11. Spiegelman has worked for the New Yorker, helped push comic art's reception into museums (he has had an exhibition in MOMA), won a special Pulitzer Prize and been named one of Time Magazine's Top 100 Most Influential People worldwide in its 2005 list.
ars musica  12/5/2005

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