ETYM Old Eng. ekename surname, hence, a nickname, an ekename being understood as a nekename, influenced also by Eng. nick, v. Related to Eke, and Name.
A familiar name (often a shortened version of a person's given name); SYN. moniker, cognomen, sobriquet, soubriquet.
Nadenuto ime, pridevak.
1. Misname, miscall
2. To give a nickname to; to call by a nickname.