US Popularity:6803
Your new pal deserves a name that gives him best friend status from the beginning, and this could be just the one. Buddy is a boy's name of British origin. What once was a term of endearment now is a fully fledged name. Give baby a promise of lifelong friendship with a name that means "friend." The name started out as a nickname, given to those including Buddy Holiday, who’s real name is Charles. Now, however, the friendly name has a place of its own on the charts. Send baby Buddy to the playground with this name and he’s sure to find his perfect playmates.

Famous People Named Buddy

Wondering who else shares this name? Check out these well known people who made this baby name famous.
  • Buddy Holly

Buddy Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Buddy is currently #3879 on The Bump
Boy:Buddy is currently #1267 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Buddy is currently #6803 in U.S. births
Boy:Buddy is currently #2374 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 811
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data

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