English First Names and Their Diminutive Forms

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Boys'names :

  • Albert => Al
  • Bradley => Brad
  • Alexander => Al, Alex, Xander, Sandy, Alec(k)
  • Alfred => Fred, Freddy, Alf, Alfie
  • Andrew => Andy
  • Benjamin => Ben, Benny
  • Charles => Charlie, Charley, Chuck
  • Daniel => Danny, Dan
  • David => Dave, Davey
  • Duncan => Dunc
  • Edward => Ned, Ed, Eddy, Eddie
  • Henry => Harry , Hal
  • Jacob => Jake
  • James => Jamie, Jim, Jimmy, Jimbo
  • John => Johnny, Jack, Jake
  • Jonathan => Jon (à ne pas confondre avec John)
  • Joseph => Joe , Joey
  • Joshua => Josh
  • Lawrence => Larry, Laurie
  • Michael => Mike, Mick, Micky
  • Nicholas => Nick, Nicky
  • Paul => Pauly, Pauley
  • Peter => Pete, Pita
  • Philip =>Phil
  • Richard => Richie, Rick, Dick
  • Robert =>Rob, Bob, Bobby, Robbie
  • Ronald => Ron
  • Salvatore=> Sal
  • Samuel => Sam, Sammy
  • Simon => Si
  • Stephen/Steven => Steve, Ste
  • Stewart => Stu
  • Terence => Terry
  • Thomas => Tom, Tommy
  • Timothy => Tim, Timmy
  • William => Bill, Billy, Will, Willy

Girls'names

  • Abigail => Abby, Abbie, Abie
  • Amanda => Mandy/ Mindy
  • Alison => Ali, Ally, Allie
  • Barbara => Barb, Barbie
  • Beverly, Beverley => Bev
  • Charlotte => Lotte, Lottie, Char, Charlie
  • Deborah => Deb, Debbie
  • Dorothy => Dot, Dotty
  • Elizabeth => Liz, Lizzie, Liza, Libb, Lisbeth, Beth, Bessie, Bess
  • Emily => Em, Emy
  • Hilary => Hil
  • Jennifer => Jenny, Jen
  • Kathryn => Kate ,Katie
  • Margaret => Maggie, Meg, Maisie
  • Natasha=> Tash, Tasha
  • Nicola => Nicky
  • Pamela => Pam, Pammy
  • Patricia => Pat, Patty, Patsy, Trish, Trisha
  • Philippa => Pippa
  • Rachel=> Rae
  • Sally => Sal
  • Sandra => Sandy
  • Susan => Suzie, Sue, Suze
  • Victoria => Vicky, Vic
  • Virginia => Ginny

Gender-Neutral names

The diminutive forms are sometimes uses as boy's or girl's names or unisex names)

  • Addison
  • Adrian
  • Ainsley
  • Alex
  • Andy
  • Angel
  • Ashley
  • Ashton
  • Aubrey
  • Avery
  • Bailey
  • Bevan
  • Blair
  • Bobby
  • Brett
  • Brooke
  • Cameron
  • Carson
  • Casey
  • Cassidy
  • Charlie
  • Chris/Kris
  • Dakota
  • Dallas
  • Dana
  • Darby
  • Dawson
  • Devon
  • Drew
  • Eden
  • Eddie
  • Ellis
  • Emery
  • Emerson
  • Erin
  • Finley
  • Francis/Frances
  • Gene/Jean
  • Gillian
  • Greer
  • Hayden
  • Harlow
  • Harper=> Harper Lee (female author)
  • Holland
  • Hunter
  • Indigo
  • Jaden
  • Jackie
  • Jamie/Jayme
  • Jan
  • Jesse
  • Joe
  • Jody
  • Jordan
  • Kai/Kei
  • Keegan
  • Keely
  • Keelan
  • Keith/Keath
  • Kelly
  • Kelsey
  • Kendall
  • Kerry/Carrie
  • Kevin
  • Kiley
  • Kieran
  • Kyle
  • Lane
  • Lee/Leigh
  • Leslie/Lesley
  • Logan
  • Loren
  • Macey/Macy
  • Madison
  • Marley
  • Marlow
  • Merritt
  • Michael
  • Micky
  • Montana
  • Morgan
  • Nevada
  • Nico
  • Owen
  • Paris
  • Parker
  • Pat
  • Peyton/Payton
  • Phoenix
  • Piper
  • Quinn
  • Rayne/Rain
  • Regan
  • Rene/Renee
  • Reese
  • Riley
  • Robin
  • Rory
  • Rowan
  • Ryan
  • Sage
  • Sam
  • Sasha
  • Scout
  • Shae
  • Shannon
  • Sloan/Slone
  • Skylar
  • Sydney/Sidney
  • Shawn
  • Storm
  • Tate
  • Tatum
  • Taylor
  • Tory
  • Tracy
  • Trinity
  • Tristan
  • Val
  • Vick
  • Wesley
  • Whitney


See that page for more detail: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Unisex_name