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Bud Meaning


What does Bud mean?

The name Bud is of English origin.

The meaning of Bud is "herald, messenger".

Bud is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 3 letters and 1 syllable and is pronounced Bud.

The Given Name Bud

Bud is a diminutive of Buddy. See Buddy for further details.

Fearless and sophisticated, it is a name considered by many parents.

This great little boy name has a natural adventure.

Although unique, your little simple Bud, is sure to make it a memorable one.

Bud falls into the flower name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Bud Spencer.

Bud Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 6,362 in baby name popularity for boys with 13 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 7,151 in baby name popularity for boys with 11 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

View the Bud Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Bud has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Bud to other names.

Bud Related Names

Bud is a diminutive of Buddy.

Famous Buds

  • Bud Spencer ~ Actor

Bud Numerology

Want to know how your name choice may effect your child?

Then take a look at the Numerological Report For Bud.

It may give you some insight about your new baby.

Children named Bud are often cooperative and ambitious but most of all they are read more >>

Bud Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Bud in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Bud.

Just for fun, see the name Bud in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Bud in Nautical Flags page.