A contracted form of Augustine and originally a surname. Austin is a city in Texas. Austin was a British car manufacturer, that was later called the British Motor Corporation. They were responsible for the first Mini and later the Austin Rover group.
French word for "handsome" (and therefore never used in French spaking countires as a given name) and American slang for "boyfriend". Its use as a first name likely came from a shortening of a surname such as Beauchamp or Beaufort in order to honor someon
Nickname for William. There are many famous bearers who go by the name "Bill" including comedian Bill Murray, 42nd US President William "Bill" Clinton, philanthropis and chairman of Microsoft Bill Gates, comedian Bill Cosby and political commentator and p
Buddy may be taken as a variant of the surname Budd.
It is also the English vocabulary word for "a good friend".
Drummer Buddy Rich, ground dbreaking rock-n-roller Buddy Holly, actor and comedian Buddy Hackett, actor Buddy Ebsen and baseball
Originally a French surname; based on the Picard dialect form of the word 'chauve' meaning 'bald'.
John Calvin was a church reformer of the 16th century, after whom the Christian group Calvinism is named. Calvinists believe in predestinati
Chester is rarely used in modern times, although it is probably due for a comeback. Chet or Chas/Chaz are common nicknames for Chester. It is also found as a surname, where it likely originated designating someone who lived near or worked in a camp, fort
James Earl Carter, 39th President of the United States, preferred to go by the name "Jimmy". He has always signed his name as Jimmy Carter.
Other famous Jimmys include: American movie star (known for his large nose) Jimmy Durante, Led Zeppl
Most famous bearer of this surname turned personal name is 36th President of the United States Lyndon B. Johnson. Other famous bearers include political activist and economist Lyndon LaRouche,
From the English word meaning "dissident", usually referring to semi-wild, unbranded cattle in the Western United States, from the surname of a 19th century Texas rancher who did not brand his calves.
Modern use of the surname as a first name. Mav
This is a nick name or pet name for a person who's given name is Russel. It is also given sometimes as a pet name for one with red hair. Seldom used as a given name on it's own, Rusty charted on the Top 1000 names from 1940 to 1995.
Sawyer's rise in popularity on boys in the U.S. is likely the combined effect of the increasing popularity of surnames as first names, and public interest in the character named Sawyer on the television show "Lost."
Tom Sawyer is a literary
This surname has four separate origins. In English-speaking countries it is simply an occupational surname for a tanner (a tanner is someone who treats animal hide to make leather). In German it is either a variant of the surname Tann (meaning 'forest', a
Walker-on-Tyne is a village in north-east England. There are also five US cities named Walker. Additionally, "Walker, Texas Ranger" was a popular American television show for many years.
Walker is a common occupational surname and the mid
Dallas is a city in Texas that grew due to it's importance in the oil and cotton industries. 'Dallas' was a long-running TV show that focussed on the Ewing family.
Dusty is a common nickname for the given name Dustin, but is sometimes used on its own as a given name for both males and females.
Dusty Springfield was a successful british pop music singer in the 1960's.
Jay may also be used as a nickname for names beginning with J, or as a full name independently.
A jay is a type of small bird.
Jay is the name of a character of F. Scott Fitzgerald's "The Great Gasby" (1925).
From the Latin for mountainous; name of an American state.
Famous bearers include sports legend, football player Joe Montana.