This is a list of names in which the categories include nicknames.
BIFF m English (Rare)
From a nickname that was based on the English word biff
, which means "punch, hit, strike"
BRÁDACH m Irish
Possibly derived from a Gaelic word meaning "large-chested"
PURDIE m & f English (Rare)
From an English surname that was derived from the Norman French expression pur die "by God"
. It was perhaps originally a nickname for a person who used the oath frequently.
SONNY m English
From a nickname that is commonly used to denote a young boy, derived from the English word son
TEX m English
From a nickname denoting a person who came from the state of Texas. A famous bearer was the American animator Tex Avery (1908-1980), real name Frederick, who was born in Texas.