Mansfield, Massachusetts Unique Nicknames
from the 1920s through 1940s



Anna Pat - Anna Palanza Cubby - Dick Cipriani Lindo - Galanti Skins - Lenny Belli
An Tan - Anthony Copparini Cutsie - Albert Cutillo Lulla - John Scialoia Skip - Robert Whaley
Antne - Anthony Bruno Cutsy - Corrine Conroy LuLu - Louise (Mei) Silva  
Appleseed - James Evans DeeDee- William Segfrield LuLu - Louise Baroncelli Skipper - Erwin Shepardson
Arbi - Albert Straccia Dell - Fred Delfino Lundy - Johnny Falotico Skippy - George Burrow
Arkie - Archibald Robertson Desi - Al Desimone Madge - Mike Scaldini Skippy - Anthony Melchiori, Jr.
Babe - Geneieve Goddard DingDong -Harold Bell Mally - Alphonse Musto Skunkhead - Tony Uva
Baby John - John Paioni Dink - Al Turniese Mare - Mary Joan Todesco Slab - Louis Scaldini
Baccala - Guido Leonelli   Marzi - Albert Fasulo Slim/Pinhead - Jim Eastman
  Dink - Fred Delliacono Milly - Amelio Scaldini  
Baldi - Fran Baldini Dink - Sheldon David Mini - Almelia Cardinute Slip - Silvio Santucci
Beansy - Bernadette Annese DoDo - Doreen (Annese) Tighe Moko - Jim Mei Slugger - Sarah Chambers
BeBe - Al Delliacono DoDo - Doreen (Eastman) Mulcahy Morgan - Patsy Tartufo Smitty - Steven Smith
Bed - Al Lodico Duffy - Doris Codding Mushy - Ed Guilani Sonny - Alfred Guerrini
Bing - Charles Cinelli Duke - Elio Copparini  Mutsie - Richard Blandori Sonny - Mario Morini
  Dutchy - John Wills Mutt - Americo Carnevali Speedy - Alfred Speizio
Binky - Carl Anderson     Spider - Genio Spiezio
Boiled Ham/Spunky - Frank Liberatore  Fessy - Henry Olney Nappy - Napoleon Carbana Spider - John Frongillo
Bones - Mary Conroy Fitzy - Tom Fitzgerald Nutcha - Carl Tartaglia Sputo - Mario Geminiani
Bra - Bruno Copparini Flash - Gordon Pada Poopa - Alfred Albertini Sqeeky - Louise Ricci
Bra - Bruno Guilani Footie - Aldo Certuse PeeWee - Guido Falotico Squinky - Guido Sherino Amici
Briggsy - Beverly Briggs   Pepper - Ernestine Scaldini Stichy - Alfred Guerrini
Brutz - Tony Pellegrini Forty Pounds - Sam Cutillo Peppy - Joe Albertini Strawberry - Fragalino Patrianni
Bub - Rudy Schulz Frit - John Falcone Pesky - Richard Pescosolido Stubby - George Antosca
Budgy - Charles Campbell Fritzy - Alfred Cipriani Pic - Mathew Piccolomini Sully - Bill Sullivan
Bummer/Peanuts - Jim Gordon Funzi - Al Tartufo Pini - Josephine Tartaglia Tappy - Octavio Geminiani
Bumps - John Cotterill Jr. Futti - DePalma   Tart - Bob Tartufo
Bunchy - Anthony Medeiros Prof - Alec Salacchi Tarzy - Joe Tratufo
Buster - Ed Deviney Fuzzy - Anthony Fasulo Pudsy - Pedini Tink - Charles E. Phillips
Butch - Arthur Razee Garney - Lou Garland Putt - Hugo Blandori Tiny - Anthony Pascucci
Butch - Claude Picciandra General Bone - Valentino Picciandra QuackQuack - Leo Baldelli The Rev - Ed Sheehy
Butch - Francis Murphy Gibby - Bernard Gibbons Red - Bill Purrier Thirty-Five - Al Terenzi
Butch - Willian Gormley Gopher - Al Inglese Red - James Tarte Toca - James Antosca
Buzzy - Burill Gov - Bill Eastman Red - Joe Todesco Tokey - Thomas Barnes
Buzzy - Charles Richardson Gov/Chisel Chin - Don Flynn Red - William Verzola  
  Hacksaw - Richard Akles Rocky - Rocco Molinari Tooky - Ray Lively
Cheech - Signorello Happy - Jimmy Horton   Toot - Fiore James Palladino
Chicka - Charles Falotico Henny - Isabelle Scaldini   Toot - Tulio Picciandra
Chicky - Francis Antosca Hoopty - Chambers Rooster - Aristodamo Albertini Tootie - Bennett
Chicky - Frank Cavallo Hucky - Americo Dei Root - Rick Baldini Truck - Helen Carr
Chico - Frank Colella Humpty - Charles Young Santo - John Scialoia Truck - Warren Carr
Chippy - Cesare Cipriani Jake - George Fasulo Scap - John Scarpellini Tut - Clifton Phillips Sr.
Chop Chop - George Francis Jazzy - James Clemmey Scatty - Bart Jackson Twisty - Don Baptiste 
Cip - Bob Cipriani Jazzy - James Scarpellini Scully - John Scaldini Wimpy - Ed Jones
Cisco - Francis Annese Jiggsie - Luigi Melchiorri Sharpy - Aggie Picciandra Winky - Katherine Paine
    Shipper - Jack Shea Yip - Italo Baldini
Clem - Bill Todesco Jocko - John Clemmey Shorty - Jean Chambers Yum Yum - Paul Schulz
Clem - Ed Epstien Junior - Hugo Bolin Shorty/Lamb -Romolo Picciandra Zaf - Al Zaffini
Clem - Karl Clemmey Kit - Chris Sabin Sibby - Sebastian Falcone Zburicia - Primo Geminini
Coots - Raldo Baldini Lalo - Louis Baldelli Sissy - Lillian Schulz Zeke - Mark Gleason 
  Lam - Aldo Geminiani    
  Lefty - Amici Skeets - Guido DeLutis  

These names represent that first generation of Italian-Americans and their friends in Mansfield, Mass.
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