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19th Century Men’s Victorian era Old Names & Nicknames

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19th c. Names: Hundreds of popular 19th century Victorian nicknames for Genealogy We collect old nicknames, can you help? email us with more. This is also a great source for boy baby names. Check out our Victorian boys, male nickname page here. Many of these old American names are Bible, Biblical names.

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Boys Male Victorian Nicknames, baby Names, Biblical Names......

            1. Abiel, Abial, Able, Abel, Abiram, Abram, Abraham, or Abel: Abe
            2. Abednego, Abednigo: Abed
            3. Abel, Able, Abiel
            4. Abanese, Aban
            5. Abijah
            6. Abinago
            7. Abiram, Abiran
            8. Abner
            9. Absolom
            10. Achsah
            11. Acharis
            12. Achsa
            13. Ackley
            14. Adoniram, Adonyah: Adon
            15. Adelbert, Del, Delbert
            16. Adna
            17. Adonijah
            18. Agrippa
            19. Al may be a nickname for Aldus, Alton, Alderon, Allesaph, Alford, Alfred, Alson, Alsen, Alico, Alphonse, Alonson, Alanson, Albus, Alpine, Allan, Allen, Alan, Albert, Alastair, Alton, Alcott, Alden, Aldrich, Aldo, Alexander, Alex, Alec, Alfred, Alger, Algernon, Alison, Allister, Allard, Alonzo, Albion, Alston or Alvin.
            20. Alan, Alanson, Alonson
            21. Alderon, Alder, Ron
            22. Aldus
            23. Algeroy
            24. Allasaph, Alasaph
            25. Alf, Alph, Alford, Alphus, Alphes, Alphas, Alphias, Alphord, Alfred
            26. Alonzo
            27. Alpheas, Alpheus
            28. Alsen or Alson: Alson Deforest Blye, 1860's photographer, Syracuse NY
            29. Alsop
            30. Alston
            31. Alton
            32. Alvon or Glen may be a nickname for Glenalvon.
            33. Amasa, Ammon, Ammy, Ammie, Amon
            34. Ambrose, Ambro
            35. Andoniram, Andy, Andon, Don
            36. Andrew, Andy
            37. Aphias, Aphus, Aphas, Aphis, Aphes, Aph
            38. Alphias, Alphas, Alphas, Alph, Alf, Alppheus, Alpheus
            39. Amania
            40. Annis (both male and female)
            41. Aquilla
            42. Ara
            43. Aram
            44. Aras
            45. Archibald, Archer, Arch
            46. Arenith
            47. Arkill
            48. Armin, Arminius, Armenius
            49. Arthur, Art
            50. Arunah, Aruna
            51. Artemus, Artemas
            52. Asahel, Asaph, Asa
            53. Asha
            54. Asda
            55. Asenith
            56. Ashael, Ash
            57. Ashbel, Ash
            58. Asher
            59. Asia Staples & Africa Staples, 1840's Maine
            60. Aspurus
            61. Asshur, Asher
            62. Athelbert
            63. Aubrey, Aubry: Aub, Aubie, Aubey, Auby
            64. Aza
            65. Baborn
            66. Baltus
            67. Barah, Bariah, Beriah
            68. Barnabus, Barnie
            69. Belorman
            70. Beriah
            71. Bert may be a nickname for Berton, Albert, Bertram, Bertrand, Bertran, Cuthbert, Egbert, Gilbert or Gilburt, Burt, Herbert, Hubert, Lambert, Norbert, Robert, Wilbert, Berthold, Berton, Burton, Delbert, Inglebert, Engelbert, Filbert or Hulbert.
            72. Ben may be a nickname for Benrus, Benedict, Benjamin, Benjamine, Benaiah, Bendiah, Benoni, Benonia, Benonie, Benajah, Benry.
            73. Betham
            74. Bethuel, Beth
            75. Blaise
            76. Bliss
            77. Brown
            78. Burch, Birch
            79. Bushrod, Bush
            80. Brush
            81. Caleb, Cal, Cale
            82. Carleton, Carlton, Carlin, Carlisle, or Charles: Carl
            83. Cassius, Cashius, Casius
            84. Cebern
            85. Cellios
            86. Ceranus
            87. Cesar, Ceasar
            88. Cephas
            89. Challis
            90. Chapin
            91. Charlemagne
            92. Chesney, Chess, Ches
            93. Clane
            94. Clayton, Clay
            95. Clellan
            96. Clement, Clemen, Clemens: Clem
            97. Clifford, Cliff
            98. Clio
            99. Clyford
            100. Colson, Cole
            101. Coonrod, Coon, Rod
            102. Cornelius, Con, Cornelian, Corie, Cory, Cornell
            103. Corydon, Coroidon
            104. Cleon
            105. Cloah, Cloe
            106. Cloyd
            107. Culver
            108. Cuthbert, Cuth
            109. Cyrenius, Cyril, Cyrus, Cy
            110. Cypreau, Cy
            111. Dan’l is often written for Daniel.
            112. Darrus, Darius, Darrius
            113. Del may be a nickname for Adelbert, Delbert, Delburt, Delmar, Delling, Delwyn, Delwin, Delevan, Adelbert, Delano, Delmer, Delmar, Delman, Delmore, Dell, Delray, Dellray, Delroy, Dellroy.
            114. Defoss, Delos
            115. Derris, Deris: Derrie, Derry
            116. Dick: Richard or Melchezedick, Dick
            117. Dillay, Dillaye
            118. Dilwyn, Dillwyn
            119. Dinwiddie
            120. Dolph: Randolph, Rudolph.
            121. Don: Andoniram, Andon, Donald, Donovan, Donell, Donnell, Donel, Donnel, MacDonald.
            122. Dougal, Doug, Douglas
            123. Doris (boy)
            124. Dovis, Dove
            125. Dyl, Dill may be a nickname for Dylan or Dylone.
            126. Early
            127. Ebben, Ebbon
            128. Eben may be a nickname for Ebeneezer. 
            129. Eberhart, Hart
            130. Eber, Eberley, Eberly
            131. Ed or Eddie may be a nickname for Edder, Edden, Edward, Edwardo, Eduardo, Edgar, Edmin, Eden, Edmiston, Edmund, Edrick or Edwin.
            132. Eden
            133. Elder
            134. Edrick, Edric
            135. Edson
            136. Eli may be a nickname or variant of Eliakim, Eliphalet, Elijah, Elihu, Elie, Eloi, Eloy, Ely, Eleazar, Elias, Elijah, Elisha, Elliot, Eliott, Elizur, Elisha.
            137. El or Nathan may be a nickname for Elnathan.
            138. Elam
            139. Eldred
            140. Elephalet, Eliphalet, Elaphalet
            141. Elexander
            142. Elliot, Elliott
            143. Eliab
            144. Eliakim
            145. Eliel
            146. Eliphat
            147. Elos
            148. Elvin
            149. Elton
            150. Epath
            151. Eman, Emanuel
            152. Emmons
            153. Emor, Emmor
            154. Enoch
            155. Enos
            156. Enus
            157. Ephiram, Ephraim, Ephriam, Epher, Eph
            158. Epaphroditus, Epaphro
            159. Erasmus
            160. Ernst, Ernest, Ernie
            161. Eskell
            162. Estep
            163. Ethere
            164. Euler
            165. Eu or Eus may be a nickname for Eustace.
            166. Euripides
            167. Europe
            168. Evan, Evander
            169. Ez may be a nickname for Ezra, Ezer, Ezel, Eza, Ezah, Ezera
            170. Ezer, Ezere, Ezera, Ezerah
            171. Falmage, Falmadge
            172. Fairlie, Fairley
            173. Farley
            174. Fay, Fayette
            175. Fen may be a nickname for Fenton.
            176. Fergus, Ferguson
            177. Festus
            178. Fielden
            179. Fin, Phineas, Finley
            180. Flavel
            181. Floy
            182. Floyd, Floyde
            183. Fordy or Fordie may be a nickname for Ford, Fordyce, Fordice, Fordham, Forde, Forden. Erford or Fordon.
            184. Forrest
            185. Francis is male and often had the nickname Frank. The spelling Frances is female and usually called Fanny, Franny, Frannie, or Fran.
            186. Frank may also be known as Francis or Franklin in census records.
            187. Fred is a nickname for Frederick, Fredrick, Frederic, Frederich, Frederico, Frederik, Fredric, Fredrik, Wilfred or Alfred.
            188. Freedom
            189. Freegift is a wonderful 18th c first name we found.
            190. Free, Freeman
            191. Fritz for Frederic, Frederick.
            192. Gabe is a nickname for Gabriel.
            193. Gale may be a nickname for Galen.
            194. Gallmon
            195. Gamliel, Gamaliel
            196. Garry or Gary may be a nickname for Garrick, Gerald, Gareth, Garret, Garrett.
            197. Garnet
            198. Gem, Gemmy, Jem, Jemmy for Jim, Jimmy, James.
            199. Gershom, Gersham
            200. Gideon, Gid
            201. Glen, Glenn, Glenalvon.
            202. Gobind
            203. Goodel, Goodell
            204. Goodwyn, Goodwin, Godwin, Godwyn
            205. Greville
            206. Greenleaf, Green, Greenberry
            207. Gus or Guss may be a nickname for August, Augusta, Augustus, Gustaf, Gustave, Gustauvus, Gaius, Angus, Gust, Argus, Augustin, Gustavo.
            208. Guy may be a nickname for Guysbert, also William, James in some families.
            209. Green, Greenberry, Greenberg, Greenman
            210. Hale may be a nickname for Halen.
            211. Harden, Harding or Hardin
            212. Harman, Harmanus
            213. Harry or Harrie may be a nickname for Harald, Harailt, Herold, Harold, Henry, Harris, or Harrison.
            214. Hart, Hartman, Eberhart
            215. Haskel
            216. Haym
            217. Hazard
            218. Hector, Hec, Heck
            219. Hedgeman
            220. Heman
            221. Hence
            222. Hendry (Scottish, nickname can be Henry or Harry)
            223. Henry, Henery
            224. Herman
            225. Hepsibath
            226. Heptasoph, Heptisoph
            227. Heran
            228. Hibbard
            229. Hieronymus, Hiero, Hero, Hiram, Hironemus
            230. Hildreth
            231. Hippolyte
            232. Hodijah
            233. Holden
            234. Hollis
            235. Horsham
            236. Hosephat, Hosaphat, Hosiphat
            237. Hosiah
            238. Howd or Howie may be a nickname for Howard
            239. Hypatis
            240. Idris
            241. Ignacius, Iggnacius, Ignasius, Igg, Iggy
            242. Iradnus, Iradah, Ira
            243. Irenaeus, Ira
            244. Isaac, Isac, Isaacher, Issacher
            245. Isaih, Isah, Isaiah
            246. Islah
            247. Israel
            248. Ira
            249. Irad
            250. Jack may be a nickname for John, Jonathan, Jacob, Jacques, Jackman, Jackie, Jacquin, Jacqin
            251. Jahiel
            252. James, Jim, Jimason
            253. Jarius, Jar, Jari, Jary, Jarry
            254. Jasper, Jap
            255. Jedediah, Jed, Ede
            256. Jehial
            257. Jer or Jerry may be a boys nickname for Jerauld, Jeremiah, Jerome,  Jeremy, Jered, Jerod, Jerold, Jerzy, Jheronimus, Jeronimus, Jerius.
            258. Jerah
            259. Jehovah
            260. Jher, Jheron, Jeron may be a nickname for Jheronimus, Jeronimus.
            261. Jehoshaphat, Jehosaphat, Jehosephat
            262. Jephthah, Jeptha, Jep
            263. Jess or Jessie may be a nickname for Jesse.
            264. Jimason
            265. Job, Jobe
            266. Joe, Joey, Joie may be a nickname for Joseph, Josue, Joel, Josephat, Joemar.
            267. John: Census records might read John, Jon, Jonathon, Jonathan or Johnathon.
            268. Jonh for Jonathan.
            269. Jorace
            270. Jos or Jose is a nickname for Joseph, Josiah, Josephat, Josue, Joshua, Joemar, Joss or Jos.
            271. Joshua, Josh
            272. Josiah, Josia, Jose
            273. Jotham, Joth
            274. Jove
            275. Judd, Jud
            276. Jude, Judron
            277. Juneberry
            278. Junius, June, Juna
            279. Ladack
            280. Larnard
            281. Late is a nickname for Laton, as in Laton Alton Huffman 1854-1931, American western photographer known as “Late Huffman.”
            282. Lauris may be a nickname for Lauriston.
            283. Lebedee
            284. Leander, Leeander
            285. Lee may be a nickname for Leeander, Leander, Leo, Leopold, Leonard, Leroy. Leland, Leighton, Leith, Levi.
            286. Leo may be a nickname for Leopold, Leon, Leonard, Leonardo, Lee, Leander, Leroy, Leonidas.
            287. Lent
            288. Lettice
            289. Leonidas, Leon, Leonard
            290. Leroy to Roy
            291. Levi as in Levi Strauss (1829-1902), also Levis.
            292. Leviah
            293. Levity
            294. Let
            295. LLewen or Lew may be a nickname for LLewelyn, LLewellyn.
            296. Lon may be a nickname for Alonzo, Lonnie, Leonard, London, or simply Lon, which is a Gaelic name meaning “Fierce”.
            297. Lot is a biblical name, also Lott.
            298. Louvisa
            299. Luddie or Lud is a nickname for Ludger.
            300. Lum may be a nickname for Columbus.
            301. Lyman
            302. Lynk, Link
            303. Lyric
            304. Lysander
            305. Mac or Mack may be a nickname for MacDonald, MacLean, McKenzie, McKinley, MacKenzie.
            306. Magnus, Mag
            307. Mahlon
            308. Major
            309. Mannie may be a nickname for Manoah, Manheim, Maynard, Manford, Manfred, Maynard, Manuel.
            310. Manoah
            311. Mark, Markman, Markaman, Marcus
            312. Mat, Mattie or Matt may be a male nickname for Mather, Matias, Mathias,  Matthias, Mattias, Matthew, Mateus, Mathieu, Mathian, Mateo, or Mathew.
            313. Marcus
            314. Mather
            315. Mayson, May
            316. Medorah, Med, Meddie, both male and female.
            317. Mel may be a nickname for Melvin, Melanchthon, Melchezedick.
            318. Melanchton, Melancthon
            319. Melchezedick, Mel, Dick
            320. Mercy (male)
            321. Meriweather, Meriwether
            322. Meshach, Meshack
            323. Mexico
            324. Mindwell
            325. Minor
            326. Montraville, Montreville, Monty, Montra
            327. Morrie, Mory or Morry may be a nickname for Mora, Morris, Moris, Moreland, Morland, Morford, Mortimer, Mordecai, Moore, Morgan, Morell, Morten, Maurice, Mortin.
            328. Mont, Monty may be a nickname for Montague, Montraville, Montreville
            329. Mora
            330. Mordecai, Mord
            331. Moses, Mose
            332. Moss
            333. Mott
            334. Nahum
            335. Nathan may be a nickname for Elnathan.
            336. Nebuchadnezzar, Nebikanejah
            337. Ned may be a nickname for Edward, Edgar, Edmin, Theodore (as in Neddy or Teddy) or Edwin, Edwardo, Eduardo, Edmin, Eden, Edmiston, Eddie, or Edmund.
            338. Nehemiah
            339. Nevin
            340. Newell, Newel
            341. Newton
            342. Nin, Ninian
            343. Niram, Adoniram, Andoniram "Ni"
            344. Nirum, "Ni"
            345. Noah, Noahdiah
            346. Norbert, Norburt
            347. Oba
            348. Obad, Obadiah
            349. Octavius
            350. Odell
            351. Ollie may be a nickname for Oliver, Olaf, Olney, Olav, Olivier,  Olan, Ollan, or Olin.
            352. Olwen
            353. Omer
            354. Oremus, Orenus
            355. Oris
            356. Orliff
            357. Orrie, Orry may be a nickname for Orris, Orlando, Oremus, Orliff, Orson, Orville, Orton, Orvin, Orland, Oren, Orrin, Orin, Ora, Orlo, Orwin, Orford, Orman, Oura, Ort.
            358. Orm or Ormie may be a nickname for Orman, Orma, Ormel.
            359. Orrison, Orris
            360. Orock, Orrock
            361. Ort, Orth, Orthy may be a nickname for Orthello.
            362. Osman, Os
            363. Ossill, Orsell, Orcill, Orsil
            364. Othenial, Othen
            365. Ovid, Ovide
            366. Oz or Ozzie may be a nickname for Ozro, Ozrah, Oswald, Ozias, Osman, Oswin, Oscar, Osmar, Osborn, Osgood, Osmond, Ozias, Oziah.
            367. P names: John and Mary Austin had these children between 1739 and 1755: Plevus, Pavis, Paulus, Prisimus, Parvis, Picus, Anstis, Lettice, Polepas, Phineas, and Percius, all in one family! (All the P names are male.)
            368. Pacificus
            369. Pardon
            370. Park, Parke, Parker
            371. Parnel
            372. Parmenio, Parmenius, Parmus, Parmanus, Parminus
            373. Pel, Pell may be a male nickname for Pelam or Pelham
            374. Pericles
            375. Perimice, Perry, Peri
            376. Permanus
            377. Percival, Percy, Percey, Perce
            378. Perry may be a nickname for Pericles, Peramice, Percival, Perland, Perrin, Perauld, Perlin.
            379. Percy or Perce may be a nickname for Percival, Persival, Percius.
            380. Pewman
            381. Pharady
            382. Pharas, Pharis
            383. Phil may be a nickname for Philomath, Philemon, Philo, Phillip, Philip, Philander, Philbert.
            384. Philemon, Philaman, Philamen, Philoman, Philomon
            385. Philenus, Philanus, Philanese, Philamus, Philanies
            386. Philetus
            387. Philomath
            388. Philemon
            389. Phincas
            390. Phinney, Phin, Fin may be a nickname for Phineas
            391. Pliny, Pliney
            392. Pimm
            393. Placidus, Placidius
            394. Plymouth, Plymmouth
            395. Purtyman, Purty
            396. Pryor
            397. Pyam, Py
            398. Quitman
            399. Rafael, Raphael, Rafe
            400. Ramsden, Ram
            401. Rawsel or Rawsell
            402. Ray may be a nickname for Raymond, Rayburn, Raynor, Ramon.
            403. Reece, Rhys
            404. Rheron
            405. Rial, Riall
            406. Robah
            407. Rob't is often written for Robert.
            408. Rod, Coonrod, Rodney, Roderick, Rodrick, Alderod
            409. Rogerus, Roger
            410. Rolandus, Rolandis, Rolandas
            411. Ron, Ronald, Alderon
            412. Roselle or Rossell, Ross
            413. Rich'd is often written for Richard.
            414. Roy may be a nickname for Leroy, Elroy, Royal, Royce, Royd, Roydon.
            415. Rule, Rully, Ruly or Rul may be a nickname for Ruliff.
            416. Sabina, male.
            417. Sable, Sabel
            418. Sadoc
            419. Sam may be a nickname for Samuel, Samson.
            420. Sam’l is often written for Samuel.
            421. Sarra, Sarrah
            422. Schuyler
            423. Seaborn
            424. Seaman or Seamans
            425. Seddie or Seddy may be a nickname for Sedrig, Sedric, Sedrick.
            426. Selah is a nickname for Methuselah.
            427. Seligman, Seligmann
            428. Selim
            429. Semiranis, Semiramus, Semiramis, Semmy, Sem
            430. Seneca
            431. Septimus, Septimius
            432. Shirley (male)
            433. Shuah
            434. Shubael, Shubad, Shuback, Shubart
            435. Silas, Silus
            436. Sinia
            437. Sep may be a nickname for Septimus.
            438. Shadrach, Shadrack, nickname Shady, Shade
            439. Sharron
            440. Simeon, Sim
            441. Si, Sy or Cy: Sion, Zion, Josiah, Simon, Simeon, Silas, Cylas, Sylas, Cyrus, Syrenus, Symon
            442. Smith, Smyth
            443. Snow
            444. Solon, Solen
            445. Soloman, Solomon, Sollie, Sol
            446. Solvie, Sol or Sal may be a nickname for Salvatore, Salvador, Solvador.
            447. Spencer, Spence
            448. St. Clair, Clair
            449. Stillman
            450. Stoten
            451. Sumner
            452. Squire
            453. Sydenham or Syd
            454. Sylvanus, Sylvie, Sylvus
            455. Syrenus
            456. Talton
            457. Tamadge, Tamage
            458. Taron
            459. Tarrant
            460. Teddy is a nickname for Ted, Theodore,  Theophilus, Tedmund, Edward, Edwin, Edmund.
            461. Terry may be a nickname for Terrant, Terrence, Terence, Terrell, Tarrance, Terance
            462. Thad or Tad may be a nickname for Thadius, Thaddeus, Thaddius, Thadeus
            463. Theron
            464. Timm, Tim, Timothy
            465. Titus
            466. Thos is often written for Thomas.
            467. Thurston
            468. Theo, Theophilus, Theodore
            469. Tyrus, Ty, Tyram, Tyrah
            470. Ulant or Uland
            471. Ulysses, Uly
            472. Urbane
            473. Uriah, Ure
            474. Usher, Ussher
            475. Valentine, Val, Volentine, Vol
            476. Vanderbilt, nickname Van
            477. Victor, Victory
            478. Vince may be a nickname for Vincil or Vincent.
            479. Volentine
            480. Volomon
            481. Watson
            482. Welcome
            483. Wiley
            484. William, Wm., Bill, Billie, Will, Willie
            485. Willie may be a nickname for William, Willis, Wilson, Wilton, Wilkes, Wilkie, Wilhelm, Wilson, Willie, Willard, Wilmer, Wilbur, Wilbert, Wilburt, Wilford, Wilmot, Wilfred, Wilfrid, Willaby, Will, Willon.
            486. Willon
            487. Willmouth, Wilmouth
            488. Winfield, Winford
            489. Whipple Clark, husband of Eliza, Madison NY.
            490. Woodbridge, Woody, Wood
            491. Worth may be a nickname for Worthing.
            492. Zachariah, Zechariah, Zacharias
            493. Zad, Zaddy or Zaddie may be a nickname for Zadder, Zadock, Zadoc, Zadius, Zadmen, Zadman, Zada.
            494. Zadock, Zadoc
            495. Zadoe
            496. Zalmone, Zalmon
            497. Zavala, Zavalah
            498. Zeb or Zib may be a nickname for Zebina, Zebedee, Zebediah, Zebulon
            499. Zeba, Ziba, Zibby
            500. Zebedee
            501. Zebina
            502. Zebulon
            503. Zebuton
            504. Zed or Zeddie may ne a nickname for Zedder, Zedick
            505. Zelotes, Zel, Zell
            506. Zenas, Zenos or Senos is a first name.
            507. Zeph: Zephonia, Zephicus, Zepherell, Zephidas, Zephas, Zephus, Zepha, Zephaniah
            508. Zerenda
            509. Zeri may be a nickname for Zared, Zero, Zerah, Zerahiah, Zeredah, Zeresh, Zereth, or Zer.
            510. Zerua, Zeruah, Zerah, Zera
            511. Zetus
            512. Zoeth
            513. Zurishaddai, Zuris, Zurish
            514. Zore, Zora or Zoro may be a nickname for Zoraster, Zoroaster, as in Zoroaster Dike of Vermont born 1803.

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