Other Origin(s):British, German, Norse
Meaning:Potato; Small knife; Spear
Spud is a masculine name with many different origins and meanings. While it’s best known for being the American nickname for “potato,” it has other meanings to inspire your small fry. Spud can also be a variant of the Middle English word spudde, meaning “small knife,” and can celebrate how your little one shows a sharp edge to their cute demeanor. Spud may also have connections to the Old Norse word spjot and the German word speiss, both translating to “spear.” Whether you want to celebrate baby’s strong roots or fierce spirit, the name Spud makes for a cutting-edge choice.

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