Words matter. These are the best Nickname Quotes from famous people such as Sonya Deville, Richard Simmons, Gegard Mousasi, Ron Rivera, Scott Anderson, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
Sonya Deville was originally supposed to be NJ Deville to help me keep my MMA nickname of ‘The Jersey Devil’ after debating back and forth we agreed on Sonya Deville.
My nickname is Dickie Jukebox. I own thousands and thousands and thousands of songs.
I’d rather have no nickname, but with my style, you can’t really put a name on it.
My family nickname is ‘Mr. Safety.’ I mean, I check everything. Is everything off, is it put away where it’s supposed to be?
The modern Middle East was largely created by the British. It was they who carried the Allied war effort in the region during World War I and who, at its close, principally fashioned its peace. It was a peace presaged by the nickname given the region by covetous British leaders in wartime: ‘The Great Loot.’
Weirdly, my nickname was Lady. I didn’t get Stretch, or Stilts, or Spider Legs – I got Lady. I guess I was always a bit ladylike.
I have spoken to many, many Indian chiefs who say they have no objection whatsoever to the nickname.
When I go out with the ladies, I don’t force them to pronounce my name. I tell them I like to go by the nickname of Kitten.
In America, people really struggle with my name, so I don’t have a nickname as such. I’ve had Sharlito, Sheldon, Charldo, really interesting variations on the name. Some of them can get it, but many can’t.
Ronnie O’Sullivan, the greatest snooker player ever, will tell you that he doesn’t practise. I’m not having that. I call him Roger, after Federer, because he’s a genius. He doesn’t like that nickname.
My nickname is Esta Bell.
My nickname used to be Moses – still is Moses – for a long time, and people just call me Mo for short.
There is one nickname that my mate wants me to have… it’s The Ace. I’m happy for a campaign for people to start calling me that!
I knew from the time I was a young girl that I was destined to be a writer. I’m incredibly stubborn. The more someone tells me I can’t do something, the harder I work to prove them wrong. My father’s nickname for me when I was growing up was ‘Hardhead.’
As a teenager, I used to use the nickname ‘Moo’ as a moniker online, and then I turned into ‘Moot’ for fun, which I didn’t even realize was a real word at the time, and it just stuck with me.
My stage name is actually my nickname given to me by my dad when I was a baby.
I had to make a name up, and it came from one of my sisters; she was a fan of Frankie Laine. The ‘Denny’ thing, in those days, everyone had a backyard, and a den to hang out. I think I got that nickname there.
I don’t have a nickname. But, hey, they can call me what they want – The Silent Assassin, The Underground King. In Japan, they call me American Knuckle Star. Call me what you want.
I got that nickname my first spring training camp with the Expos in 1974. Tim Foli, Ken Singleton and Mike Jorgensen started calling me ‘Kid’ because I was trying to win every sprint. I was trying to hit every pitch out of the park.
My nickname is Bondy. But not because of the Bond films – it was my surname a long time before I did those.
I think it was Dad who gave me my nickname ‘Katy Custard,’ recognising my deep, positive and lasting relationship with it.
You’re not allowed to give yourself a nickname. This holds true in life as well as in poker.
Titles are but nicknames, and every nickname is a title.
I went to USC. I wasn’t a rich kid or anything like that, so I had to get a scholarship. Went to USC; my first year, I took 26 units, so I got to have a nickname. Everyone goes, ‘There’s 26.’ So I had a nickname. Having a nickname is a good thing because then you start to get popular, and you keep that going.
I was overweight when I went to school. In fact, I was overweight when I left, just taller. Fatty Cavill was the nickname. I mean, no one wants to be Fatty Cavill.
My nickname, when I was 15 years old in the Coast Guard, they called me ‘Hollywood’ because I went to the movies all the time. It was such great escapism. That’s why I ran away from home.
Actually, Keke is my nickname. When I was little, my sister was about four years old, and she had an imaginary friend named Keke. And she wanted my name to be Keke.
I do have a nickname with my family; I’m called Snappy, because I do get to be a bit snippy at times. They call me Snappy Bear. That’s from New Hampshire. My dad’s called Crazy, my mother’s Happy – it’s a whole thing.
For years my nickname was ‘Bum.’
My mother’s nickname for me is ‘Positive Patrick.’ I like to live up to that title.
I especially enjoyed some of the old hairstyles, with my hair down to my shoulders and a beard. And Henley’s nickname used to be ‘Furry Basketball’ because he had that fro. It was fun to just look at what was going on in that era and how we presented ourselves on stage.
My nickname senior year was ‘ugly duckling.’
My nickname is Saffy.
There was a TV show that came on every week called the ‘Bowery Boys,’ and there was a character named Muggsy. The way I played basketball and the nickname stuck with me. No one calls me Tyrone except one person: Mom!
My nickname is ‘Chief’ because my father was a chief in Nigeria.
‘Gut’ was my nickname. And I was picked on terribly by many, many kids.
I think that ‘Cry Baby’ came from a nickname I was called as a kid.
I gave myself the nickname ‘Bipolar Rock N’ Roller’ way back in the 1990s, when – as much as we don’t talk about mental health now – back then it was almost nonexistent. And if it was broached, it was done in a very pejorative way.
I worked in pubs when I was younger. My nickname was Morticia.
I’ve never given myself a nickname.
Artists take on an alias that’s suitable for their style of music. Everyone had a nickname when they were younger.
I have always wanted to sing at some point in my life. In fact, when I was shooting for ‘Oohalu Gusagusalaade,’ I would randomly start singing on the sets, and I even earned a nickname ‘Radio’ on that film.
I have no nickname, as there has never been any need for one.
As a kid, my nickname was Tarzan. I never wore shoes, and I walked around and fished and camped out and just was a grub.
When a black person is acting up or showing off, somebody might say she’s ‘wilin’ out.’ In sports, an athlete who really takes it to another level has entered ‘beast mode,’ which happens to be the nickname of the former Seattle Seahawks superstar Marshawn Lynch.
My nickname is Mishti… I am named after mishti doi!
Ocean acidification is caused by the ocean absorbing excess carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, the same carbon dioxide that is the primary cause of global warming, hence the nickname ‘the other carbon problem.’ As they do so, the oceans become more acidic with terrible consequences.
A nickname is the heaviest stone that the devil can throw at a man. It is a bugbear to the imagination, and, though we do not believe in it, it still haunts our apprehensions.
I don’t mind being called ‘Supernova.’ If one nickname is going to stick, that’s not a bad one!
John Legend is a nickname that some friends started calling me, and it kind of grew into my stage name.
My stepfather’s nickname for me was Squarehead.
I actually had a nickname as a player myself. When I played high school football in Texas, strong safety, they called me Choo Choo because they said I hit like a train.
OK, I have a nickname. My family calls me ‘Trey’ because I’m William the third. My dad has the same name, which is always confusing because my dad is well known, and I’m also known.
I nickname my cars. Most of the time, it doesn’t make any sense. One of my Benzes I call Justin Bieber. My Maybach is Oprah.
No one knows exactly when I got the nickname Doro, but I’ve been called that as long as anyone can remember.
It’s a great honour to have the nickname of Iceman, it makes me feel very proud of my achievements.
The worst nickname I ever had was Tim Pig-ears-Smith. I had big ears. When I was younger, it was more pronounced. So I felt huge sympathy towards Prince Charles over that.
When Shaq gave me the nickname, it wasn’t no Joe-Bob giving you a nickname. This is Shaq. It was like, whoa.
I started the business as a computer consulting business, which, coupled to my nickname, Scorpion, formed the full name Scorpion Computer Services.
We don’t have the same philosophy, but I don’t think it’s the worst thing in the world to have a nickname associated with Jose Mourinho.
You don’t give yourself a nickname unless you’re bloody struggling.
When I was on ‘Haven,’ my nickname was ‘Sasquatch.’
‘Mahershala’ is my nickname.
My dad’s nickname was MacGyver when we were kids. He’d hijack my projects all the time. When I got older, he would not do it as much… but he would just end up hijacking the whole thing. You should see the look in his eyes when he gets to create stuff.
Sometimes a nickname is used instead of the real name. But a nickname may offend either the one named or the parents who gave the name.
I’m not a big nickname guy.
I was born William. My father was William. I came from a big family, I hated being called Billy. Willem’s a nickname; it’s a Dutch name, very common in the Netherlands.