The Most Creative Mafia Nicknames

Amy Boal By 5.7k votes 1.1k voters 104k views 56 items tags f p @

When it comes to funny nicknames, the mafia has it covered. These are the best mafia nicknames (which basically means the funniest mafia nicknames) around! As far as mafia names and mob names, sometimes Joey or even just Salvatore simply won't do. Mob bosses aren't messing around with nicknames, as evidenced by the creativity and imagination popping off the list of nicknames given to the most colorful characters in all of organized crime.

What would your mafia nickname be? Big Tuna? Butterass? Mayhaps your unwavering love of garlic mashed potatoes would earn you the nickname, "Willie Potatoes?" One can dream, right? Obviously, the mob is a dangerous thing, because crime and murders and drugs and stuff. But that doesn't mean that they don't have a great sense of humor. Sometimes that sense of humor manifests itself in an incredibly violent fashion, like cutting somebody up into little pieces, placing those pieces in a gym bag, and throwing them in to the Hudson River - but sometimes they just give each other really funny nicknames. On the very small off chance there's anything to love about the mafia, it's probably that. And also for keeping New York City, and really the entire tri-state area, operating.

So god bless the mafia and the mob (Italian or Russian or just any of them!), for this one very specific thing (funny mobster names) and please help us rank the most creative and funny mafia nicknames ever given to a boss, muscle, consigliere, lackey, or whatever other roles they may have. If you can't get enough of hilarious and awesome names, vote on these badass Viking names, too!

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    Israel "Ice Pick Willie... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Creative Mafia Nicknames

    Israel "Ice Pick Willie" Alderman

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    Died at 86 (1906-1992)

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    Died at 97 (1905-2002)

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    Louis "Cock-Eyed Lou" ... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Creative Mafia Nicknames

    Louis "Cock-Eyed Lou" Fratto Died at 59 (1908-1967)

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    Luigi "Baby Shanks" Ma... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Creative Mafia Nicknames

    Luigi "Baby Shanks" Manocchio age 88

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    Louis "Louie Bagels" D... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Creative Mafia Nicknames

    Louis "Louie Bagels" Daidone age 69

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    George "Butterass" DeC... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Creative Mafia Nicknames

    George "Butterass" DeCicco age 86

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    Albert "Tick–Tock" Tan... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Creative Mafia Nicknames

    Albert "Tick–Tock" Tannenbaum Died at 70 (1906-1976)

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    Frank "Fingers" Abband... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Creative Mafia Nicknames

    Frank "Fingers" Abbandando, Jr. Died at 60 (1935-1995)

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    Pete “Pistol Pete” Rollack is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Creative Mafia Nicknames

    Pete “Pistol Pete” Rollack

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    Thomas "Tommy Sneakers"... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Creative Mafia Nicknames

    Thomas "Tommy Sneakers" Cacciopoli age 66

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    Anthony "Whack-Whack" ... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Creative Mafia Nicknames

    Anthony "Whack-Whack" Indelicato

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    Died at 49 (1940-1989)

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    Died at 69 (1910-1979)

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    Jake "Greasy Thumb" Gu... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Creative Mafia Nicknames

    Jake "Greasy Thumb" Guzik Died at 70 (1886-1956)

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    Pasquale "Pat the Cat"... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Creative Mafia Nicknames

    Pasquale "Pat the Cat" Spirito

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    Thomas "Tommy Karate" ... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Creative Mafia Nicknames

    Thomas "Tommy Karate" Pitera age 61

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    Sam "Teets" Battaglia is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Creative Mafia Nicknames

    Sam "Teets" Battaglia Died at 65 (1908-1973)

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    Ronnie "One Armed Ronnie&#... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Creative Mafia Nicknames

    Ronnie "One Armed Ronnie" Trucchio age 64

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    Peter "Horseface" Lica... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Creative Mafia Nicknames

    Peter "Horseface" Licavoli Died at 82 (1902-1984)

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    Frank "Chee-Chee" DeMa... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Creative Mafia Nicknames

    Frank "Chee-Chee" DeMayo Died at 64 (1885-1949)

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    Alfred "The Owl" Poliz... is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Most Creative Mafia Nicknames

    Alfred "The Owl" Polizzi Died at 94 (1900-1994)

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    Died at 45 (1940-1985)

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    Joseph "Socks" Lanza is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Most Creative Mafia Nicknames

    Joseph "Socks" Lanza Died at 64 (1904-1968)

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    Charles "The Typewriter... is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Most Creative Mafia Nicknames

    Charles "The Typewriter" Nicoletti Died at 61 (1916-1977)

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    Died at 91 (1909-2000)

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    Antonio "Bootsie" Toma... is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Most Creative Mafia Nicknames

    Antonio "Bootsie" Tomasulo Died at 86 (1917-2003)

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    Benjamin "Dopey Benny"... is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Most Creative Mafia Nicknames

    Benjamin "Dopey Benny" Fein Died at 73 (1889-1962)

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    Carmine "Charley Wagons... is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Most Creative Mafia Nicknames

    Carmine "Charley Wagons" Fatico Died at 81 (1910-1991)

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    Kazuo “The Bear” Taoka is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Most Creative Mafia Nicknames

    Kazuo “The Bear” Taoka Died at 68 (1913-1981)

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    Peter "Mr. Bread" LoCa... is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Most Creative Mafia Nicknames

    Peter "Mr. Bread" LoCascio age 99

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    Philip "Benny Squint" ... is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Most Creative Mafia Nicknames

    Philip "Benny Squint" Lombardo Died at 79 (1908-1987)

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    Carl "Corky" Civella is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Most Creative Mafia Nicknames

    Carl "Corky" Civella Died at 84 (1910-1994)

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    Louis Tom "The Reluctant P... is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Most Creative Mafia Nicknames

    Louis Tom "The Reluctant Prince" Dragna Died at 92 (1920-2012)

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    Philip "Chicken Man" T... is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Most Creative Mafia Nicknames

    Philip "Chicken Man" Testa Died at 57 (1924-1981)

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    James "Jimmy Nap" Napo... is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Most Creative Mafia Nicknames

    James "Jimmy Nap" Napoli Died at 81 (1911-1992)

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    Salvatore "The Golfer"... is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Most Creative Mafia Nicknames

    Salvatore "The Golfer" Avellino age 80

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    Carmen "Flipper" Milan... is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Most Creative Mafia Nicknames

    Carmen "Flipper" Milano Died at 77 (1929-2006)

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