US Popularity:4670
Other Origin(s):German
Meaning:Male deer or goat, stag; A fashionable man
Buck is a boy's name of Old English and Germanic origins. The name is often used as a term for a male goat, deer, and other male animals. However, it has been used as a given name or nickname to signify a robust, fashionable, and spirited young man. So, if your little one is bursting with energy with great style to boot, Buck could be the perfect name to represent them.

Famous People Named Buck

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  • Buck O'Neil
    Baseball Player

Buck Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Buck is currently #3798 on The Bump
Boy:Buck is currently #2121 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Buck is currently #4670 in U.S. births
Boy:Buck is currently #2165 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 506
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
  • WordSense Dictionary, buck

  • Name Doctor, Buck

  • Behind the Name, Buck, July 2008

  • Online Etymology Dictionary, buck, October 2022

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