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in the U.S.
since 1880


Gender: Boy. Ranked #3199 most popular

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What does the name "Buck" mean?

Buck (American): Deer, Cowboy

The name "Buck" is of American origin and it means "Deer, Cowboy". It's a name commonly given to boys. There are 2 other names that are similar to this one.

B is for buddy, everyone is your pal.

U is for unbreakable, your spirit is strong.

C is for caring, your finest trait.

K is for keen, your sense of honesty.

Your name in reverse order is "Kcub". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Kbuc". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

How popular is the name "Buck" in the U.S.?


Want to know about the populiarty of Buck? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 6,055 babies born with the name Buck in the United States. That's more than enough Bucks to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Buck" was in 1919 with a total of 102 babies.

According to the 1913 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Buck" is not a popular baby boy's name in Georgia. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Georgia have the same name as you in 1913. Across the entire United States a total of only 57 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

Where is the name Buck popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Buck in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the west? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Buck

Buck Showalter

Buck Showalter is a MLB player. Buck was born in 1956 in DeFuniak Springs, Florida.


Buck Henry

Buck Henry is a screenwriter, actor, and director with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1964 to present. Buck was born in 1930 as Henry Zuckerman in New York City, U.S.


Buck Jones

Buck was born in 1889 as Charles Frederick Gebhart in Vincennes, Indiana, U.S.


Buck Buchanan

Buck Buchanan is a NFL player. Buck was born in 1940 in Gainesville, Alabama.


Past life for Buck born Dec 5, 2008

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Arctic approximately on 1250. Your profession was chemist, alchemist, and poison manufacturer.

You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. You should develop your talent for love, happiness and enthusiasm and to distribute these feelings to all people.

Here's something for you to ponder on...

The Theory Behind The Name Game - Finding a good baby name is one of the dilemmas that plague parents who live in a modern setting. Parents do have the right to be conscious about the name.