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340+ adorable nicknames for boys 

Looking for a sweet nickname for a boy?

We’ve got a list of over 340 boy nicknames that are just right for the little man in your life, and even for the bigger ones too!

These are funny, cute and sweet boy nicknames that work for babies, toddlers and beyond! 

Boy with cute nickname

The beauty of a nickname for your little one is they become a term of affection and an in joke. They’re a way of expressing your love for your little one and become part of your family history! 

Coming up with the perfect nickname for a boy that fits can be tricky, and it’s sometimes a case of trying on a few choices before finding the right one! 

These 300+ ideas for boy nicknames will help you pick! 

What is the best nickname for a boy?

Choosing a nickname for the little dude in your life can come easily. It may be connected to something to do with their personality or their favourite things. For example if they’re a cuddly little man then the nickname Bear or Teddy may suit them really well! 

A nickname may also be a shortened version of your boy’s name. There’s a whole host of boy names with cute nicknames in this article if you want inspiration. 

The best nickname for a boy is something that sums up a part of or all of their personality or is connected to something that reminds you of them. This may be a specific memory of that they remind you of a person or character, for example one of the superheroes in the Marvel universe! 

However you end up choosing your nickname for a boy, as long as it comes from a place of affection and feels like a good fit then it will be perfect! 

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Nicknames for boys

Best nicknames for boys 

These are some examples of popular nicknames for boys that you’ll instantly recognise. You may have already been using some of these! 

Some of these nicknames can be shortened versions of your boy’s name, for example Teddy is a nickname for Edward. 

Abe 

Ace

Amor 

Ash 

Baby Bear 

Beau 

Bean 

Bear 

Benny 

Bub

Bubba 

Bud 

Buddy 

Champ

Chief 

Cutie

Dear

Dearie 

Honey 

Honey Bunch 

Junior 

Kid 

Kiddo 

Little Guy 

Shortie 

Sonny 

Snuggles

Sugar 

Sunny

Sunshine 

Sweetie 

Sweetie Pie 

Sweets 

Teddy 

Turbo 

Twinkle 

Cute nicknames for boys 

These are the cutest nicknames for boys including fun and affectionate monikers that are full of personality! 

Adonis 

Angel 

Ankle Biter 

Babe 

Babushka 

Baby 

Babycakes 

Babykins 

Baby Face 

Bae 

Bam Bam 

Bambino 

Bax 

Bertie 

Blueberry 

Blue Eyes 

Boo

Boo Boo 

Brown Eyes 

Bubbles 

Bug 

Bugsy 

Buster 

Buttercup 

Buzz 

Charming

Cheeks 

Cheeky 

Chico 

Cupcake 

Cutes 

Crew

Crux 

Cruz 

Danny 

Dimples 

Duck 

Duke 

Earl 

Firefly 

Freddie 

Giggles 

Green Eyes 

Gum Drop 

Jaguar 

Kiddlewink 

Killer 

King 

Knockout 

Laddie 

Lamby 

Little Bug 

Little Dude 

Little Man 

Lovey 

Haribo 

Matey

Mini Me 

Muffin 

Peaches 

Pup 

Prince Charming 

Robin 

Rocket 

Rocky 

Romeo 

Simba 

Slugger 

Smiler 

Smiles 

Smiley 

Spiderman 

Sunflower 

Sweet Boy  

Sweetheart 

Sweet One 

Sweet Pea 

Sweetums 

Tater Tot 

Teddy Bear 

Tiger 

Wise Guy 

Modern and cool nicknames for boys 

Looking for a more modern nickname for a boy? 

These trendy boy nicknames are perfect for people with a little trendsetter or a kid with attitude! 

Ajax 

Aldo 

Alex 

Alix 

Alpha 

Axel 

Baller 

Bambino 

Batman 

Blake 

Blane 

Bodhi 

Bolt 

Boyo 

Brick 

Bud

Buzz 

Cadillac 

Cap or Captain 

Cowboy 

Cuddy

Cy 

Dash 

Doodle 

Dude 

Flash 

Handsome 

Hawkeye 

Heartbreaker 

Hero 

Hot Shot 

Hunter 

Obi Wan 

Onyx 

Oz

Ozzy 

Prince 

Rocket 

Soldier 

Sonic 

Taffy 

Tank 

Tigger 

Titan 

Wolfie  

Zeus 

Unusual nicknames for boys 

These unusual boy nicknames are inspired by popular culture and nature to give you some quirky choices! 

Beanstalk 

Beethoven 

BFG

Brains 

Drogo 

Dynamo 

Echo 

Eeyore

Falcon 

Fox 

Gandalf 

Hammer 

Herc (short for Hercules)

Hobbit 

Homer 

Homie 

Hulk 

Iron Man 

Jedi 

Joey 

Kermit 

Killer 

Levi 

Maverick 

Mouse 

Mowgli 

Ninja 

Owlet 

Piglet 

Pinky 

Pooh Bear 

Punk 

Rabbit 

Rainbow 

Roadrunner 

Rookie 

Scoobie 

Scrappy 

Shadow 

Sir 

Smoochie 

Snookums 

Spike

Spud 

Star Lord 

Tadpole 

Tater Tot 

Thor 

Vegas 

Wise Guy 

Funny nicknames for boys 

A funny nickname is the perfect way to show your love to the special little dude in your life! 

Bunny 

Cheesecake 

Chip 

Chipmunk 

Chuck 

Chunky Monkey 

Cookie 

Cuddle Bug 

Cuddle Bunny 

Cupcake 

Cutie Patootie 

Doc 

Doodle 

Dreamboat 

Duckling 

Ducky 

Energizer Bunny 

Fruitloop 

Fun-Sized 

Fuzzy Wuzzy

Godzilla 

Goofy 

Goose 

Grumpy 

Half Pint 

Itty Bitty 

Jellybean 

Joker 

Little Lamb 

Macho Man 

Meatball 

Monkey 

Munchkin 

Mister 

Noob 

Nugget 

Pickle 

Piglet 

Pineapple

Popcorn 

Poptart 

Pork Chop 

Pudding

Pudding Pop 

Pumpkin 

Pup 

Q-Tip 

Ripper 

Scrappy Doo 

Short Stuff 

Smalls 

Sparky 

Sprinkles 

Squirt 

Squitch 

Sidekick 

Stinker 

Sleep Stealer 

Snug-a-bug 

Tadpole 

Tarzan 

Tike 

Tinker 

Tuna 

Turbo 

Tough Guy 

Trouble 

Twinkie 

Wiggle Bum 

Ziggy 

Zippy 

Zod 

Zorro 

Nicknames for boys

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