names The Most Creative Mafia Nicknames  

Amy Boal
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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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Joseph Bonanno is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Creative Mafia Nicknames
Joseph "Joe Bananas" Bonanno Died at 97 (1905-2002)

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412 172
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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276 110
Tony Accardo is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Creative Mafia Nicknames
Tony "Big Tuna" Accardo Died at 86 (1906-1992)

4
334 144
John Barbato is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Creative Mafia Nicknames

5
377 177
Pete “Pistol Pete” Rollack is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Creative Mafia Nicknames
Pete “Pistol Pete” Rollack

6
272 115
Louis Fratto is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Creative Mafia Nicknames
Louis "Cock-Eyed Lou" Fratto Died at 59 (1908-1967)

7
250 110
Luigi Manocchio is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Creative Mafia Nicknames
Luigi "Baby Shanks" Manocchio age 90

8
268 129
George DeCicco is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Creative Mafia Nicknames
George "Butterass" DeCicco age 88

9
233 113
Anthony "Whack-Whack" ... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Creative Mafia Nicknames
Anthony "Whack-Whack" Indelicato

10
255 130
Frank Abbandando, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Creative Mafia Nicknames
Frank "Fingers" Abbandando, Jr. Died at 60 (1935-1995)

11
237 123
Louis Daidone is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Creative Mafia Nicknames
Louis "Louie Bagels" Daidone age 71

12
150 70
Thomas Cacciopoli is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Creative Mafia Nicknames
Thomas "Tommy Sneakers" Cacciopoli age 66

13
210 114
Donald Angelini is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Creative Mafia Nicknames
Donald "The Wizard of Odds" Angelini Died at 74 (1926-2000)

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131 58
Jake Guzik is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Creative Mafia Nicknames
Jake "Greasy Thumb" Guzik Died at 70 (1886-1956)

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173 90
Albert Tannenbaum is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Creative Mafia Nicknames
Albert "Tick–Tock" Tannenbaum Died at 70 (1906-1976)

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154 79
Angelo Ruggiero is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Creative Mafia Nicknames
Angelo "Quack Quack" Ruggiero Died at 49 (1940-1989)

17
131 67
Carmine Galante is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Creative Mafia Nicknames
Carmine “The Cigar” Galante Died at 69 (1910-1979)

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136 74
Peter Chiodo is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Creative Mafia Nicknames

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113 57
Peter Licavoli is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Creative Mafia Nicknames
Peter "Horseface" Licavoli Died at 82 (1902-1984)

20
169 102
Pasquale "Pat the Cat"... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Creative Mafia Nicknames
Pasquale "Pat the Cat" Spirito

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130 72
Sam Battaglia is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Creative Mafia Nicknames
Sam "Teets" Battaglia Died at 65 (1908-1973)

22
136 78
Thomas Pitera is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Creative Mafia Nicknames
Thomas "Tommy Karate" Pitera age 61

23
126 71
William Daddano, Sr. is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Creative Mafia Nicknames

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92 47
Frank DeMayo is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Creative Mafia Nicknames
Frank "Chee-Chee" DeMayo Died at 64 (1885-1949)

25
113 66
Ronnie Trucchio is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Creative Mafia Nicknames
Ronnie "One Armed Ronnie" Trucchio age 64

26
99 58
Thomas Bilotti is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Most Creative Mafia Nicknames
Thomas "The Toupee" Bilotti Died at 45 (1940-1985)

27
70 37
Carmine Fatico is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Most Creative Mafia Nicknames
Carmine "Charley Wagons" Fatico Died at 81 (1910-1991)

28
81 48
Harry Riccobene is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Most Creative Mafia Nicknames
Harry "The Hump" Riccobene Died at 91 (1909-2000)

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85 52
Girolamo Palermo is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Most Creative Mafia Nicknames

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70 43
Antonio Tomasulo is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Most Creative Mafia Nicknames
Antonio "Bootsie" Tomasulo Died at 86 (1917-2003)

31
62 36
James Napoli is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Most Creative Mafia Nicknames
James "Jimmy Nap" Napoli Died at 81 (1911-1992)

32
76 50
Philip Testa is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Most Creative Mafia Nicknames
Philip "Chicken Man" Testa Died at 57 (1924-1981)

33
59 35
John Zancocchio is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Most Creative Mafia Nicknames
John "Porky" Zancocchio age 57

34
89 63
Joseph Andriacchi is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Most Creative Mafia Nicknames

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67 43
Joseph Lanza is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Most Creative Mafia Nicknames
Joseph "Socks" Lanza Died at 64 (1904-1968)

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59 36
Philip Lombardo is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Most Creative Mafia Nicknames
Philip "Benny Squint" Lombardo Died at 79 (1908-1987)

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73 49
Richard Cantarella is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Most Creative Mafia Nicknames

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62 40
Benjamin Fein is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Most Creative Mafia Nicknames
Benjamin "Dopey Benny" Fein Died at 73 (1889-1962)

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62 40
Peter LoCascio is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Most Creative Mafia Nicknames
Peter "Mr. Bread" LoCascio age 99

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79 59
Charles Nicoletti is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Most Creative Mafia Nicknames
Charles "The Typewriter" Nicoletti Died at 61 (1916-1977)

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66 47
Giuseppe Morello is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Most Creative Mafia Nicknames
Giuseppe "The Clutch Hand" Morello Died at 63 (1867-1930)

42
81 62
Salvatore Catalanotte is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Most Creative Mafia Nicknames

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76 58
Alfred Polizzi is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Most Creative Mafia Nicknames
Alfred "The Owl" Polizzi Died at 94 (1900-1994)

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64 48
Kazuo Taoka is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Most Creative Mafia Nicknames
Kazuo “The Bear” Taoka Died at 68 (1913-1981)

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78 62
Ciro Terranova is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Most Creative Mafia Nicknames
Ciro "The Artichoke King" Terranova Died at 50 (1888-1938)

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54 40
Carl Civella is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Most Creative Mafia Nicknames
Carl "Corky" Civella Died at 84 (1910-1994)

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65 52
Louis Consalvo is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Most Creative Mafia Nicknames

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58 50
Stephen Armone is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Most Creative Mafia Nicknames
Stephen "14th Street Steve" Armone Died at 61 (1899-1960)

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55 47
Louis Tom Dragna is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Most Creative Mafia Nicknames
Louis Tom "The Reluctant Prince" Dragna Died at 92 (1920-2012)

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50 45
Carmen Milano is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Most Creative Mafia Nicknames
Carmen "Flipper" Milano Died at 77 (1929-2006)