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Bud

Patrick Hanks, Kate Hardcastle and Flavia Hodges

in A Dictionary of First Names

Second edition

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780198610601
Published online January 2006 | e-ISBN: 9780191726675
Bud

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Mainly U.S.: originally a short form of the nickname or vocabulary word buddy ‘friend’, which may be an alteration, perhaps a nursery form, of ...

Reference Entry.  42 words. 

Subjects: Names Studies

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