Top 95 Nickname Quotes

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

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.
Sonya Deville
My nickname is Dickie Jukebox. I own thousands and thousands and thousands of songs.
Richard Simmons
I’d rather have no nickname, but with my style, you can’t really put a name on it.
Gegard Mousasi
My family nickname is ‘Mr. Safety.’ I mean, I check everything. Is everything off, is it put away where it’s supposed to be?
Ron Rivera
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.’
Scott Anderson
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.
L’Wren Scott
I have spoken to many, many Indian chiefs who say they have no objection whatsoever to the nickname.
Jack Kent Cooke
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.
Joaquin Phoenix
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.
Sharlto Copley
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.
Jimmy White
My nickname is Esta Bell.
Ester Dean
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!
Judd Trump
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.’
Lori Wilde
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.
Christopher Poole
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.
Denny Laine
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.
Eddie Alvarez
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.
Gary Carter
My nickname is Bondy. But not because of the Bond films – it was my surname a long time before I did those.
Samantha Bond
I think it was Dad who gave me my nickname ‘Katy Custard,’ recognising my deep, positive and lasting relationship with it.
KT Tunstall
You’re not allowed to give yourself a nickname. This holds true in life as well as in poker.
Richard Roeper
Titles are but nicknames, and every nickname is a title.
Thomas Paine
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.
Brian Grazer
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.
Henry 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.
Tab Hunter
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.
Keke Palmer
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.
Eliza Coupe
For years my nickname was ‘Bum.’
Jack Hemingway
My mother’s nickname for me is ‘Positive Patrick.’ I like to live up to that title.
Patrick Schwarzenegger
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.
Don Felder
My nickname senior year was 'ugly duckling.'

My nickname senior year was ‘ugly duckling.’
Colton Underwood
My nickname is Saffy.
Aimee Osbourne
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!
Muggsy Bogues
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.
John Schneider
I think that ‘Cry Baby’ came from a nickname I was called as a kid.
Melanie Martinez
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.
Mauro Ranallo
I worked in pubs when I was younger. My nickname was Morticia.
Suranne Jones
I’ve never given myself a nickname.
Genesis Rodriguez
Artists take on an alias that’s suitable for their style of music. Everyone had a nickname when they were younger.
Tinie Tempah
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.
Raashi Khanna
I have no nickname, as there has never been any need for one.
Alan Bennett
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.
Travis Fimmel
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.
Wesley Morris
My nickname is Mishti… I am named after mishti doi!
Rhea Chakraborty
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.
Philippe Cousteau, Jr.
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.
William Hazlitt
I don’t mind being called ‘Supernova.’ If one nickname is going to stick, that’s not a bad one!
Natalia Vodianova
John Legend is a nickname that some friends started calling me, and it kind of grew into my stage name.
John Legend
My stepfather’s nickname for me was Squarehead.
Ashley Walters
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.
Gabriel Luna
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.
Bill Gates
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.
Rick Ross
No one knows exactly when I got the nickname Doro, but I’ve been called that as long as anyone can remember.
Dorothy Bush Koch
It’s a great honour to have the nickname of Iceman, it makes me feel very proud of my achievements.
Wim Hof
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.
Tim Pigott-Smith
When Shaq gave me the nickname, it wasn’t no Joe-Bob giving you a nickname. This is Shaq. It was like, whoa.
Paul Pierce
I started the business as a computer consulting business, which, coupled to my nickname, Scorpion, formed the full name Scorpion Computer Services.
Walter O’Brien
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.
Julian Nagelsmann
You don’t give yourself a nickname unless you’re bloody struggling.
Nick Cummins
When I was on ‘Haven,’ my nickname was ‘Sasquatch.’
'Mahershala' is my nickname.

‘Mahershala’ is my nickname.
Mahershala Ali
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.
Lucas Till
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.
Russell M. Nelson
I’m not a big nickname guy.
Connor McDavid
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.
Willem Dafoe