500 Plus Gangster Nicknames

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Some of the popular Gangster nicknames include Scarface, Bonnie and Clyde, Public Enemy Number One, Pablo, Baby Face, El Capitan, etc. These names have caught the imagination of both the public and popular culture.  

Gangsters and organized crime leaders have achieved a certain aura and reputation throughout history. The nicknames they earn, which frequently become linked with their illegal actions, are an intriguing facet of their characters.

Gangster nicknames have caught the imagination of both the public and popular culture, from Al Capone to Bonnie and Clyde. This article goes into the realm of gangster nicknames, investigating their historical roots, legendary people linked with them, their importance and purpose, and the patterns and themes that emerge.

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In addition, we will look at how gender influences these names, how they are portrayed in pop culture and media, and the problems that surround their use. Join us as we explore the fascinating world of 510 gangster nicknames and the location of their origin. 

The following are the most popular Gangster nicknames from around the world.

American Gangster Nicknames

1. “The Zodiac Killer”

2. “The Grim Sleeper” Lonnie David Franklin Jr.

3. “The Night Stalker” Richard Ramirez

4. “Black Sam” Carr

5. “The Barber” Louis Buchalter

6. “The Birdman” Al Capone

7. “The Grandfather” Frank Nitti

8. “Crazy Phil” Leonetti

9. “The Ice Man” Richard Kuklinski

10. “The Buffalo Soldier” Ellsworth Raymond Johnson

11. “The Bank Robber” Willie Sutton

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12. “The Hoodlum Priest” Charles Clark

13. “The French Connection” Auguste “Pierrot” Ricord

14. “The Maestro” Giovanni Strangis

Gangster Nicknames

15. “The Puppeteer” Victor “Vic” Muccio

16. “The Falcon” Ricardo Martinez

17. “The Conductor” Antonio “Tony Bananas” Capelli

18. “The Chessmaster” Marco Caruso

19. “The Phoenix” Michael “Mikey Cigars” Coppola

20. “The Virtuoso” Luca Di Stefano

21. “The Viper” Nico Morelli

22. “The Mirage” Sergio Santoro

23. “The Puppetmaster” Vincent “Vinnie Strings” Stradivari

24. “The Whisperer” Alessandro “Sandro” Russo

25. “The Whispering Don” Vincenzo “Vinny Whispers” Vitale

26. “The Enchantress” Isabella “Izzy” Lombardi

27. Al Capone

28. Arnold Rothstein

29. Earl “Hymie” Weiss

30. “Bumpy” Johnson

31. “Crazy Joey” Gallo

32. “Baby Face” Nelson

33. “Machine Gun” Kelly

34. Vincent “Mad Dog” Coll

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Vincent "Mad Dog" Coll

35. Nucky Johnson

36. Bugsy Siegel

37. Tony Accardo

38. Scarface

39. Jack “Legs” Diamond

40. Mickey Cohen

41. Meyer Lansky

42. John Gotti

43. Frank Lucas

44. “Big Jim” Colosimo

45. “Joe Batters” Accardo

46. “Flat Nose” Massei

47. “Fingers” Genovese

48. “Crazy Sal” Polisi

49. “The Chin” Gigante

50. “Tony the Ant” Spilotro

51. “Ice Pick Willie” Alderman

52. “Mad Sam” DeStefano

53. “Two Gun” Crowley

54. “Pretty Boy” Floyd

55. “Dapper Don” John Gotti

56. “Junior Lollipops” Salerno

57. “Sammy the Bull” Gravano

58. “Vinny Gorgeous” Basciano

59. “Snake” Roberts

60. “The Executioner” Felix Alderisio  

61. “Frankie the Prime Minister” Costello

62. “Lucky” Luciano

63. “Longie” Zwillman

64. “Legs” Diamond

65. “The Dutch Schultz”

66. “Dapper Pete” DiPierno

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66. "Dapper Pete" DiPierno

67. “The Irishman” Frank Sheeran

68. “The Gentleman Bandit” Willie Sutton

69. “Big Nose” Curly

70. “Teflon Don” John Gotti

71. “The Grim Reaper” Anthony Spilotro

72. “Scarface” Al Capone

73. “The Enforcer” Frank Nitti

74. “The Brain” Meyer Lansky

75. “Trigger Mike” Coppola

76. “The Ghost” Amado Carrillo Fuentes

77. “The Lord High Executioner” Albert Anastasia

78. “The Mad Hatter” James “Whitey” Bulger

79. “The Mob’s Accountant” Otto “Abbadabba” Berman

80. “The Boss of Bosses” Salvatore “Cement” Montagna

81. “The Angel of Death” Josef Mengele

82. “The Shadow” Charles “Lucky” Luciano

83. “The Old Man” Santo Trafficante Jr.

84. “The Texarkana Phantom” James Earl Ray

85. “The Napoleon of Crime” Adam Worth

86. “The Black Caesar” Ellsworth “Bumpy” Johnson

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87. “The Snake Charmer” Thomas “Tommy Shots” Gioeli

Italian-American Gangster Nicknames

1. “Lucky Luciano”

2. “Sam Giancana”

3. “La Mariposa” Alessio “Butterfly’s Dance” Santoro (Miami)

4. “El Escorpión” Maria “Scorpion’s Seduction” DeLuca (New York)

5. “The Enchantress” Marco “Enchanting Eyes” Moretti (Chicago)

6. “The Maestro” Valentina “Maestro’s Muse” Lombardi (Las Vegas)

7. “La Diosa” Roberto “Dios of Beauty” Bianchi (New York)

8. “The Chessmaster” Alessio “Chess Maestro” Santoro (Miami)

9. “The Serpent” Maria “Serpent’s Charm” DeLuca (New York)

10. “The Puppetmaster” Leonardo “Master Puppeteer” Moretti (Miami)

11. “La Mariposa” Alessio “Butterfly’s Dance” Santoro (Miami)

12. “El Escorpión” Maria “Scorpion’s Seduction” DeLuca (New York)

13. “The Whispering Don” Valeria “Whisperer’s Song” Lombardi (New York)

14. “El Toro” Santiago “Toro’s Flame” Rodriguez (Houston)

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"El Toro" Santiago "Toro's Flame"

15. “The Sorcerer” Estella “Sorcerer’s Spell” Rodriguez (Houston)

16. “The Siren” Emilio “Siren’s Call” Gonzalez (El Paso)

17. “The Enforcer” Elena “Enforcer’s Gaze” Santoro (Miami)

18. “Angelo Bruno”

19. “Smokin’ Joe” Joseph “Smokin’ Joe” Moretti

20. “The Shadow Broker” Marco “Shadow Broker” Bianchi

21. “Voodoo Queen” Alessandra “Voodoo Queen” Lombardi

22. “The Hammerhead” Giovanni “Hammerhead” Strangis

23. “Black Widow” Valeria “Black Widow” Lombardi

24. “The Velvet Glove” Roberto “Velvet Glove” Bianchi

25. “The Tactician” Maria “Tactician” DeLuca

26. “The Silver Serpent” Alessio “Silver Serpent” Santoro

27. “Scarlet Rose” Isabella “Scarlet Rose” Marino

28. “The Velvet Viper” Marco “Velvet Viper” Moretti

29. “Blue Thunder” Vittorio “Blue Thunder” Vitale

30. “The Golden Goose” Giovanni “Golden Goose” DeMarco

31. “Lady Luck” Valentina “Lady Luck” Lombardi

32. “The Black Canary” Roberto “Black Canary” Bianchi

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33. “The Baroness” Maria “Baroness” DeLuca

34. “The Crimson King” Alessio “Crimson King” Santoro

35. “Diamond Dust” Isabella “Diamond Dust” Marino

36. “The Platinum Panther” Marco “Platinum Panther” Moretti

37. “The Crimson Cobra” Vittorio “Crimson Cobra” Vitale

38. “Velvet Vixen” Giovanni “Velvet Vixen” DeMarco

39. “Midnight Mirage” Valentina “Midnight Mirage” Lombardi

40. “The Jade Jaguar” Roberto “Jade Jaguar” Bianchi

41. “The Midnight Muse” Maria “Midnight Muse” DeLuca

42. “The Silver Siren” Alessio “Silver Siren” Santoro

43. “Scarlet Seraph” Isabella “Scarlet Seraph” Marino

44. “The Gilded Gorgon” Marco “Gilded Gorgon” Moretti

45. “Crimson Cyclone” Vittorio “Crimson Cyclone” Vitale

46. “The Obsidian Oracle” Giovanni “Obsidian Oracle” DeMarco

47. “The Amethyst Avenger” Valentina “Amethyst Avenger” Lombardi

48. “Rogue Raven” Roberto “Rogue Raven” Bianchi

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49. “The Ivory Inquisitor” Maria “Ivory Inquisitor” DeLuca

50. “The Scarlet Sphinx” Alessio “Scarlet Sphinx” Santoro

51. “Sable Serenade” Isabella “Sable Serenade” Marino

52. “The Gossamer Gorgon” Marco “Gossamer Gorgon” Moretti

53. “Midnight Maestro” Vittorio “Midnight Maestro” Vitale

54. “The Ruby Raptor” Giovanni “Ruby Raptor” DeMarco

Gangster nickname

55. “The Crystal Cobra” Valentina “Crystal Cobra” Lombardi

56. “The Obsidian Octopus” Roberto “Obsidian Octopus” Bianchi

57. “Golden Griffin” Maria “Golden Griffin” DeLuca

58. “The Azure Archer” Alessio “Azure Archer” Santoro

59. “The Platinum Peacock” Isabella “Platinum Peacock” Marino

60. “The Vermilion Vulture” Marco “Vermilion Vulture” Moretti

61. “The Crimson Crow” Vittorio “Crimson Crow” Vit

62. “The Silver Sphinx” Giovanni “Silver Sphinx” DeMarco

63. “Lunar Lycan” Valentina “Lunar Lycan” Lombardi

64. “Frank Balistrieri”

65. “Anthony ‘Tony’ Spilotro”

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66. “John ‘Junior’ Gotti”

67. “Carmine ‘The Snake’ Persico”

68. “Frank ‘The Irishman’ Sheeran”

69. “Whitey Bulger”

70. “The Alchemist” Alessandro “Alex Gold” Lombardi

71. “The Phantom” Roberto “Ghostman” Bianchi

72. “The Puppeteer” Salvatore “Sammy Strings” Santoro

73. “The Enchantress” Sofia “The Siren” Santoro

74. “The Sorcerer” Leonardo “Leo the Wizard” DeLuca

75. “The Illusionist” Isabella “Bella Mirage” Lombardi

76. “The Enigma” Marco “Mystery Man” Moretti

77. “The Chessmaster” Roberto “Chess Mastermind” Bianchi

78. “The Maestro” Marco “Maestro Marco” Moretti

79. “The Whispering Don” Vittorio “Vinny Whispers” Vitale

80. “Vincent ‘Chin’ Gigante”

81. “John ‘Teflon Don’ Gotti”

82. “The Little Man” Joseph “Joe Cago” Valachi

83. “The Jeweler” Jacob “Gurrah” Shapiro

84. “The Teflon Boss” Vincent “Chin” Gigante

85. “The Snake” Charles “Lucky” Luciano

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86. “The Little Italian” Frank Costello

87. “The Snake Charmer” Joseph Bonanno

88. “The Gentle Don” Angelo Bruno

Gangster nickname

89. “The Archangel” Paul Castellano

90. “The Oddfather” Vincent “The Chin” Gigante

91. “The Executioner” Albert Anastasia

92. “The Shadow” Anthony “Fat Tony” Salerno

93. “The Ant” Anthony “Tony the Ant” Spilotro

94. “The Ice Man” Roy DeMeo

95. “The Grim Reaper” Thomas Pitera

96. “The Beast” Vito Rizzuto

97. “The Mentor” Salvatore “The Beast” Vitale

98. “The King of Chicago” Sam Giancana

99. “The Falcon” Ricardo Martinez

100. “The Conductor” Antonio “Tony Bananas” Capelli

101. “The Chessmaster” Marco Caruso

102. “The Virtuoso” Luca Di Stefano

103. “The Viper” Nico Morelli

104. “The Mirage” Sergio Santoro

105. “The Oracle” Salvatore “Toto” Ruggiero

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106. “The Phantom” Giovanni “Johnny Diaper” DiGuardi

107. “The Architect” Marco “Maserati” Moretti

108. “The Oracle” Leonardo “Leo the Sage” Santoro

109. “The Maestro” Antonio “Tony Strings” Stradivari

110. “The Sorcerer” Giovanni “Gio the Wizard” DeMarco

111. “The Enforcer” Marco “Mark the Hammer” Moretti

112. “The Alchemist” Emilia “Alchemist’s Elixir” Gonzalez

Gangster nickname

113. “The Phoenix” Santiago “Phoenix’s Flight” Rodriguez

114. “La Dama Blanca” Esteban “White Knight’s Lady” Rodriguez

115. “The Mirage” Valeria “Mirage’s Illusion” Lombardi

116. “The Chessmaster” Alessio “Chess Maestro” Santoro

117. “The Serpent” Maria “Serpent’s Charm” DeLuca

118. “The Puppetmaster” Leonardo “Master Puppeteer” Moretti

119. “La Mariposa” Alessio “Butterfly’s Dance” Santoro

120. “El Escorpión” Maria “Scorpion’s Seduction” DeLuca

121. “The Enchantress” Marco “Enchanting Eyes” Moretti

122. “The Maestro” Valentina “Maestro’s Muse” Lombardi

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123. “La Diosa” Santiago “Dios of Beauty” Rodriguez

124. “The Whispering Don” Elena “Whisperer’s Song” DeLuca

125. “El Toro” Estella “Toro’s Flame” Rodriguez

126. “The Sorcerer” Emilio “Sorcerer’s Spell” Gonzalez

127. “The Siren” Sergio “Siren’s Call” Santoro

128. “The Enforcer” Valeria “Enforcer’s Gaze” Lombardi

129. “La Tigresa” Enrique “Tigre’s Roar” Ramirez

130. “The Alchemist” Emilia “Alchemist’s Elixir” Gonzalez

131. “The Phoenix” Santiago “Phoenix’s Flight” Rodriguez

132. “La Dama Blanca” Esteban “White Knight’s Lady” Rodriguez

133. “The Mirage” Valeria “Mirage’s Illusion” Lombardi

134. “The Chessmaster” Alessio “Chess Maestro” Santoro

135. “The Serpent” Maria “Serpent’s Charm” DeLuca

136. “The Puppetmaster” Leonardo “Master Puppeteer” Moretti

137. “La Mariposa” Alessio “Butterfly’s Dance” Santoro

138. “El Escorpión” Maria “Scorpion’s Seduction” DeLuca

139. “The Enchantress” Marco “Enchanting Eyes” Moretti

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140. “The Maestro” Valentina “Maestro’s Muse” Lombardi

141. “La Diosa” Roberto “Dios of Beauty” Bianchi

142. “The Whispering Don” Valeria “Whisperer’s Song” Lombardi

143. “El Toro” Santiago “Toro’s Flame” Rodriguez

144. “The Sorcerer” Estella “Sorcerer’s Spell” Rodriguez

145. “The Siren” Emilio “Siren’s Call” Gonzalez

146. “The Enforcer” Elena “Enforcer’s Gaze” Santoro

147. “La Tigresa” Enrique “Tigre’s Roar” Ramirez

148. “The Alchemist” Emilia “Alchemist’s Elixir” Gonzalez

149. “The Phoenix” Paolo “Phoenix’s Flight” DeRosa

150. “La Dama Blanca” Esteban “White Knight’s Lady” Rodriguez

151. “The Mirage” Valeria “Mirage’s Illusion” Lombardi

152. “The Chessmaster” Alessio “Chess Maestro” Santoro

153. “The Serpent” Maria “Serpent’s Charm” DeLuca

154. “The Puppetmaster” Leonardo “Master Puppeteer” Moretti

155. “La Mariposa” Alessio “Butterfly’s Dance” Santoro

156. “El Escorpión” Maria “Scorpion’s Seduction” DeLuca

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157. “The Enchantress” Sofia “The Siren” Santoro

158. “The Sorcerer” Leonardo “Leo the Wizard” DeLuca

159. “The Illusionist” Isabella “Bella Mirage” Lombardi

160. “The Enigma” Marco “Mystery Man” Moretti

161. “The Chessmaster” Roberto “Chess Mastermind” Bianchi

162. “The Maestro” Marco “Maestro Marco” Moretti

163. “The Whispering Don” Vittorio “Vinny Whispers” Vitale

164. “Vincent ‘Chin’ Gigante”

165. “John ‘Teflon Don’ Gotti”

166. “The Little Man” Joseph “Joe Cago” Valachi

167. “The Jeweler” Jacob “Gurrah” Shapiro

168. “The Teflon Boss” Vincent “Chin” Gigante

169. “The Snake” Charles “Lucky” Luciano

170. “The Little Italian” Frank Costello

171. “The Snake Charmer” Joseph Bonanno

172. “The Gentle Don” Angelo Bruno

173. “The Archangel” Paul Castellano

174. “The Oddfather” Vincent “The Chin” Gigante

175. “The Executioner” Albert Anastasia

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176. “The Shadow” Anthony “Fat Tony” Salerno

177. “The Ant” Anthony “Tony the Ant” Spilotro

178. “The Ice Man” Roy DeMeo

179. “The Grim Reaper” Thomas Pitera

180. “The Beast” Vito Rizzuto

181. “The Mentor” Salvatore “The Beast” Vitale

182. “The King of Chicago” Sam Giancana

183. “The Falcon” Ricardo Martinez

184. “The Conductor” Antonio “Tony Bananas” Capelli

185. “The Chessmaster” Marco Caruso

186. “The Virtuoso” Luca Di Stefano

187. “The Viper” Nico Morelli

188. “The Mirage” Sergio Santoro

189. “The Oracle” Salvatore “Toto” Ruggiero

190. “The Phantom” Giovanni “Johnny Diaper” DiGuardi

191. “The Architect” Marco “Maserati” Moretti

192. “The Oracle” Leonardo “Leo the Sage” Santoro

193. “The Maestro” Antonio “Tony Strings” Stradivari

194. “The Sorcerer” Giovanni “Gio the Wizard” DeMarco

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Pablo Escobar

195. “The Enforcer” Marco “Mark the Hammer” Moretti

196. “The Alchemist” Emilia “Alchemist’s Elixir” Gonzalez

197. “The Phoenix” Santiago “Phoenix’s Flight” Rodriguez

198. “La Dama Blanca” Esteban “White Knight’s Lady” Rodriguez

199. “The Mirage” Valeria “Mirage’s Illusion” Lombardi

200. “The Chessmaster” Alessio “Chess Maestro” Santoro

201. “The Serpent” Maria “Serpent’s Charm” DeLuca

202. “The Puppetmaster” Leonardo “Master Puppeteer” Moretti

203. “La Mariposa” Alessio “Butterfly’s Dance” Santoro

204. “El Escorpión” Maria “Scorpion’s Seduction” DeLuca

205. “The Enchantress” Marco “Enchanting Eyes” Moretti

206. “The Maestro” Valentina “Maestro’s Muse” Lombardi

207. “La Diosa” Santiago “Dios of Beauty” Rodriguez

208. “The Whispering Don” Elena “Whisperer’s Song” DeLuca

209. “El Toro” Estella “Toro’s Flame” Rodriguez

210. “The Sorcerer” Emilio “Sorcerer’s Spell” Gonzalez

211. “The Siren” Sergio “Siren’s Call” Santoro

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212. “The Enforcer” Valeria “Enforcer’s Gaze” Lombardi

213. “La Tigresa” Enrique “Tigre’s Roar” Ramirez

214. “The Alchemist” Emilia “Alchemist’s Elixir” Gonzalez

215. “The Phoenix” Santiago “Phoenix’s Flight” Rodriguez

216. “La Dama Blanca” Esteban “White Knight’s Lady” Rodriguez

217. “The Mirage” Valeria “Mirage’s Illusion” Lombardi

218. “The Chessmaster” Alessio “Chess Maestro” Santoro

219. “The Serpent” Maria “Serpent’s Charm” DeLuca

220. “The Puppetmaster” Leonardo “Master Puppeteer” Moretti

221. “La Mariposa” Alessio “Butterfly’s Dance” Santoro

222. “El Escorpión” Maria “Scorpion’s Seduction” DeLuca

223. “The Enchantress” Marco “Enchanting Eyes” Moretti

224. “The Maestro” Valentina “Maestro’s Muse” Lombardi

225. “La Diosa” Roberto “Dios of Beauty” Bianchi

Gangster Nickname

Mixed Background Gangster Nicknames (Italian/Mexican)

1. “La Tigresa” Catalina “Tigress” Ramirez

2. “The Phoenix” Paolo “Pablo Fire” DeRosa

3. “La Mariposa” Isabella “Butterfly” Lombardi

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4. “La Dama Blanca” Esteban “White Knight’s Lady” Rodriguez

5. “The Mirage” Valentina “Mirage’s Illusion” Lombardi

6. “The Serpent” Maria “Serpent’s Charm” DeLuca

7. “The Puppetmaster” Paolo “Master Puppet” DeRosa

8. “La Mariposa” Alessio “Butterfly’s Dance” Santoro

9. “The Enchantress” Marco “Enchanting Eyes” Moretti

10. “The Maestro” Valentina “Maestro’s Muse” Lombardi

11. “The Whispering Don” Valeria “Whisperer’s Song” Lombardi

12. “The Sorcerer” Estella “Sorcerer’s Spell” Rodriguez

13. “The Siren” Salvatore “Siren’s Song” Santoro

14. “The Onyx Owl” Roberto “Onyx Owl” Bianchi

15. “Sapphire Serenade” Maria “Sapphire Serenade” DeLuca

16. “The Crimson Chameleon” Alessio “Crimson Chameleon” Santoro

17. “The Ebony Eagle” Isabella “Ebony Eagle” Marino

18. “The Scarlet Stiletto” Marco “Scarlet Stiletto” Moretti

19. “The Violet Vulture” Vittorio “Violet Vulture” Vitale

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20. “The Gilded Gryphon” Giovanni “Gilded Gryphon” DeMarco

21. “Emerald Enchantress” Valentina “Emerald Enchantress” Lombardi

22. “The Cobalt Crocodile” Roberto “Cobalt Crocodile” Bianchi

23. “The Scarlet Snail” Maria “Scarlet Snail” DeLuca

24. “The Silver Salamander” Alessio “Silver Salamander” Santoro

25. “The Onyx Ostrich” Isabella “Onyx Ostrich” Marino

26. “The Vermilion Vulture” Marco “Vermilion Vulture” Moretti

27. “The Gilded Gorilla” Vittorio “Gilded Gorilla” Vitale

28. “The Sapphire Sloth” Giovanni “Sapphire Sloth” DeMarco

29. “The Ruby Rabbit” Valentina “Ruby Rabbit” Lombardi

30. “The Ivory Impala” Roberto “Ivory Impala” Bianchi

31. “The Obsidian Owl” Maria “Obsidian Owl” DeLuca

32. “The Crimson Coyote” Alessio “Crimson Coyote” Santoro

33. “The Golden Gazelle” Isabella “Golden Gazelle” Marino

34. “Emerald Eagle” Marco “Emerald Eagle” Moretti

35. “The Cobalt Cheetah” Vittorio “Cobalt Cheetah” Vitale

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36. “The Scarlet Seahorse” Giovanni “Scarlet Seahorse” DeMarco

37. “The Silver Snail” Valentina “Silver Snail” Lombardi

38. “The Onyx Ocelot” Roberto “Onyx Ocelot” Bianchi

39. “Sapphire Shark” Maria “Sapphire Shark” DeLuca

40. “The Ruby Rattlesnake” Alessio “Ruby Rattlesnake” Santoro

41. “The Ivory Iguana” Isabella “Ivory Iguana” Marino

42. “The Obsidian Octopus” Marco “Obsidian Octopus” Moretti

43. “The Crimson Cobra” Vittorio “Crimson Cobra” Vitale

Gangster Nickname

44. “The Golden Grouse” Giovanni “Golden Grouse” DeMarco

45. “Emerald Elephant” Valentina “Emerald Elephant” Lombardi

46. “The Cobalt Crocodile” Roberto “Cobalt Crocodile” Bianchi

47. “The Scarlet Snail” Maria “Scarlet Snail” DeLuca

48. “The Silver Salamander” Alessio “Silver Salamander” Santoro

49. “The Onyx Ostrich” Isabella “Onyx Ostrich” Marino

50. “The Vermilion Vulture” Marco “Vermilion Vulture” Moretti

51. “The Gilded Gorilla” Vittorio “Gilded Gorilla” Vitale

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52. “The Sapphire Sloth” Giovanni “Sapphire Sloth” DeMarco

53. “The Ruby Rabbit” Valentina “Ruby Rabbit” Lombardi

54. “The Ivory Impala” Roberto “Ivory Impala” Bianchi

55. “The Obsidian Owl” Maria “Obsidian Owl” DeLuca

56. “The Crimson Coyote” Alessio “Crimson Coyote” Santoro

57. “The Golden Gazelle” Isabella “Golden Gazelle” Marino

58. “Emerald Eagle” Marco “Emerald Eagle” Moretti

59. “The Cobalt Cheetah” Vittorio “Cobalt Cheetah” Vitale

60. “The Scarlet Seahorse” Giovanni “Scarlet Seahorse” DeMarco

61. “The Silver Snail” Valentina “Silver Snail” Lombardi

62. “The Onyx Ocelot” Roberto “Onyx Ocelot” Bianchi

63. “Sapphire Shark” Maria “Sapphire Shark” DeLuca

64. “The Ruby Rattlesnake” Alessio ” Ruby Rattlesnake” Santoro

65. “The Ivory Iguana” Isabella “Ivory Iguana” Marino

66. “The Obsidian Octopus” Marco “Obsidian Octopus” Moretti

67. “The Crimson Cobra” Vittorio “Crimson Cobra” Vitale

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68. “The Golden Grouse” Giovanni “Golden Grouse” DeMarco

69. “Emerald Elephant” Valentina “Emerald Elephant” Lombardi

70. “The Cobalt Crocodile” Roberto “Cobalt Crocodile” Bianchi

71. “The Scarlet Snail” Maria “Scarlet Snail” DeLuca

72. “The Silver Salamander” Alessio “Silver Salamander” Santoro

73. “The Onyx Ostrich” Isabella “Onyx Ostrich” Marino

74. “The Vermilion Vulture” Marco “Vermilion Vulture” Moretti

75. “The Gilded Gorilla” Vittorio “Gilded Gorilla” Vitale

76. “The Sapphire Sloth” Giovanni “Sapphire Sloth” DeMarco

77. “The Ruby Rabbit” Valentina “Ruby Rabbit” Lombardi

78. “The Ivory Impala” Roberto “Ivory Impala” Bianchi

79. “The Obsidian Owl” Maria “Obsidian Owl” DeLuca

80. “The Crimson Coyote” Alessio “Crimson Coyote” Santoro

81. “The Golden Gazelle” Isabella “Golden Gazelle” Marino

82. “Emerald Eagle” Marco “Emerald Eagle” Moretti

83. “The Cobalt Cheetah” Vittorio “Cobalt Cheetah” Vitale

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84. “The Scarlet Seahorse” Giovanni “Scarlet Seahorse” DeMarco

85. “The Silver Snail” Valentina “Silver Snail” Lombardi

86. “The Onyx Ocelot” Roberto “Onyx Ocelot” Bianchi

87. “Sapphire Shark” Maria “Sapphire Shark” DeLuca

88. “The Ruby Rattlesnake” Alessio “Ruby Rattlesnake” Santoro

89. “The Ivory Iguana” Isabella “Ivory Iguana” Marino

90. “The Obsidian Octopus” Marco “Obsidian Octopus” Moretti

91. “The Crimson Cobra” Vittorio “Crimson Cobra” Vitale

92. “The Golden Grouse” Giovanni “Golden Grouse” DeMarco

93. “Emerald Elephant” Valentina “Emerald Elephant” Lombardi

94. “The Cobalt Crocodile” Roberto “Cobalt Crocodile” Bianchi

95. “The Scarlet Snail” Maria “Scarlet Snail” DeLuca

Gangster Nickname

96. “The Silver Salamander” Alessio “Silver Salamander” Santoro

97. “The Onyx Ostrich” Isabella “Onyx Ostrich” Marino

98. “The Vermilion Vulture” Marco “Vermilion Vulture” Moretti

99. “The Gilded Gorilla” Vittorio “Gilded Gorilla” Vitale

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100. “The Sapphire Sloth” Giovanni “Sapphire Sloth” DeMarco

101. “The Ruby Rabbit” Valentina “Ruby Rabbit” Lombardi

102. “The Ivory Impala” Roberto “Ivory Impala” Bianchi

103. “The Obsidian Owl” Maria “Obsidian Owl” DeLuca

104. “The Crimson Coyote” Alessio “Crimson Coyote” Santoro

105. “The Golden Gazelle” Isabella “Golden Gazelle” Marino

106. “Emerald Eagle” Marco “Emerald Eagle” Moretti

107. “The Cobalt Cheetah” Vittorio “Cobalt Cheetah” Vitale

108. “The Scarlet Seahorse” Giovanni “Scarlet Seahorse” DeMarco

109. “The Silver Snail” Valentina “Silver Snail” Lombardi

110. “The Onyx Ocelot” Roberto “Onyx Ocelot” Bianchi

111. “Sapphire Shark” Maria “Sapphire Shark” DeLuca

112. “The Ruby Rattlesnake” Alessio “Ruby Rattlesnake” Santoro

113. “The Ivory Iguana” Isabella “Ivory Iguana” Marino

114. “The Obsidian Octopus” Marco “Obsidian Octopus” Moretti

115. “The Crimson Cobra” Vittorio “Crimson Cobra” Vitale

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116. “The Golden Grouse” Giovanni “Golden Grouse” DeMarco

117. “Emerald Elephant” Valentina “Emerald Elephant” Lombardi

118. “The Cobalt Crocodile” Roberto “Cobalt Crocodile” Bianchi

119. “The Scarlet Snail” Maria “Scarlet Snail” DeLuca

120. “The Silver Salamander” Alessio “Silver Salamander” Santoro

121. “The Onyx Ostrich” Isabella “Onyx Ostrich” Marino

122. “The Vermilion Vulture” Marco “Vermilion Vulture” Moretti

123. “The Gilded Gorilla” Vittorio “Gilded Gorilla” Vitale

124. “The Sapphire Sloth” Giovanni “Sapphire Sloth” DeMarco

125. “The Ruby Rabbit” Valentina “Ruby Rabbit” Lombardi

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126. “The Ivory Impala” Roberto “Ivory Impala” Bianchi

127. “The Obsidian Owl” Maria “Obsidian Owl” DeLuca

128. “The Crimson Coyote” Alessio “Crimson Coyote” Santoro

129. “The Golden Gazelle” Isabella “Golden Gazelle” Marino

130. “Emerald Eagle” Marco “Emerald Eagle” Moretti

131. “The Cobalt Cheetah” Vittorio “Cobalt Cheetah” Vitale

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132. “The Scarlet Seahorse” Giovanni “Scarlet Seahorse” DeMarco

133. “The Silver Snail” Valentina “Silver Snail” Lombardi

134. “The Onyx Ocelot” Roberto “Onyx Ocelot” Bianchi

135. “Sapphire Shark” Maria “Sapphire Shark” DeLuca

136. “The Ruby Rattlesnake” Alessio “Ruby Rattlesnake” Santoro

137. “The Ivory Iguana” Isabella “Ivory Iguana” Marino

138. “The Obsidian Octopus” Marco “Obsidian Octopus” Moretti

139. “The Crimson Cobra” Vittorio “Crimson Cobra” Vitale

140. “The Golden Grouse” Giovanni “Golden Grouse” DeMarco

141. “Emerald Elephant” Valentina “Emerald Elephant” Lombardi

142. “The Cobalt Crocodile” Roberto “Cobalt Crocodile” Bianchi

143. “The Scarlet Snail” Maria “Scarlet Snail” DeLuca

144. “The Silver Salamander” Alessio “Silver Salamander” Santoro

145. “The Onyx Ostrich” Isabella “Onyx Ostrich” Marino

146. “The Vermilion Vulture” Marco “Vermilion Vulture” Moretti

147. “The Gilded Gorilla” Vittorio “Gilded Gorilla” Vitale

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148. “The Sapphire Sloth” Giovanni “Sapphire Sloth” DeMarco

149. “The Ruby Rabbit” Valentina “Ruby Rabbit” Lombardi

150. “The Ivory Impala” Roberto “Ivory Impala” Bianchi

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Mexican-American Gangster Nicknames

1. “El Diablo Blanco” Rafael “White Devil” Gonzalez

2. “La Diosa” Sofia “Dios of Beauty” Rodriguez

3. “The Enchantress” Marco “Enchanting Eyes” Moretti

4. “The Maestro” Valeria “Maestro’s Muse” Lombardi

5. “The Whispering Don” Elena “Whisperer’s Song” DeLuca

6. “El Toro” Estella “Toro’s Flame” Rodriguez

7. “La Tigresa” Enrique “Tigre’s Roar” Ramirez (Los Angeles)

8. “The Alchemist” Emilia “Alchemist’s Elixir” Gonzalez (El Paso)

9. “The Phoenix” Paolo “Phoenix’s Flight” DeRosa (Miami)

10. “La Dama Blanca” Esteban “White Knight’s Lady” Rodriguez (Houston)

11. “The Mirage” Valeria “Mirage’s Illusion” Lombardi (New York)

12. “The Sorcerer” Emilio “Sorcerer’s Spell” Gonzalez

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13. “The Siren” Sergio “Siren’s Call” Santoro

14. “El Diablo Negro” Carlos “Black Devil” Rodriguez

15. “The Viper” Valentina “Val the Viper” Lombardi

16. “La Mariposa Negra” Juanita “Black Butterfly” Rodriguez

17. “La Dama Blanca” Maria “White Lady” DeLuca

18. “El Escorpión” Enrique “Scorpion King” Gonzalez

19. “La Diosa” Luisa “Goddess” Ramirez

20. “El Toro” Esteban “The Bull” Rodriguez

21. “La Tigresa” Antonio “Tony Tigre” Ramirez

22. “The Enforcer” Valeria “Enforcer’s Gaze” Lombardi

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23. “The Sorcerer” Estella “Sorcerer’s Spell” Rodriguez

24. “The Siren” Emilio “Siren’s Call” Gonzalez

25. “The Enforcer” Elena “Enforcer’s Gaze” Santoro

26. “El Toro” Santiago “Toro’s Flame” Rodriguez

27. “The Chessmaster” Alessio “Chess Maestro” Santoro

28. “The Serpent” Maria “Serpent’s Charm” DeLuca

29. “The Puppetmaster” Leonardo “Master Puppeteer” Moretti

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Mexican Gangster Nicknames

  1.  El Chapo
  2.  “The Ghost” Amado Carrillo Fuentes
  3.  “The Cash Cow” El Chino Ántrax
  4.  “The Jackal” Carlos the Jackal
  1.  “The Ghost” Amado Carrillo Fuentes
  2.  “La Mariposa” Carlos “Butterfly” Hernandez
  3.  “El Escorpión” Juan “Scorpion” Rodriguez
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Italian Gangster Nicknames

  1.  Don Corleone (Italian)
  2.  Salvatore “Toto” Riina (Italian)

Colombian Gangster Nicknames

  1.  Pablo Escobar
  2.  Griselda Blanco
  3.  Carlos Lehder
  4.  “The Godmother of Cocaine” Griselda Blanco
  5. “The Black Widow” Griselda López Pérez

English Gangster Nickname

1.  “Black Sam” Bellamy

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German Gangster Nickname

1.  Josef Mengele  “The Schutzhaftlagerführer” Martin Gottfried Weiss

Cuban-American Gangster Nickname:

  1. “The Puerto Rican Godfather” José Miguel Battle Sr.

French Gangster Nickname:

  1.  “The French Connection” Auguste “Pierrot” Ricord

British Gangster Nickname:

1 “The Train Robber” Ronnie Biggs

Chinese Gangster Nickname

11.  “The Czar of the Underworld” Lao Li

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Polish American:

 “The Ice Man” Richard Kuklinski

Russian

  1.  “The Beast” Semion Mogilevich

Italian-Canadian

  1.  Nicolo Rizzuto
  2.  Vito Rizzuto
  3.  Salvatore “Cement” Montagna

Jamaican

  1.  “The Jamaican Shower Posse” Claude Massop
  2.  “The Smiling Tiger” Willy Thompson

Venezuelan:

  1.  “The Jackal” Carlos the Jackal

Please remember that these names are associated with criminal activities and are not meant to glorify or promote illegal actions.

FAQs

Why do gangsters have nicknames?

Gangsters have nicknames for a variety of reasons. To begin, nicknames can be used to frighten opponents and demonstrate status. A gangster with a harsh moniker is more likely to be feared and revered by his or her colleagues.

Second, gangsters might use nicknames to foster a sense of brotherhood and solidarity. When a bunch of criminals all share nicknames, it gives them the impression that they are a close-knit community.

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Finally, a gangster’s nickname might simply describe his or her attitude or look. A mobster with a reputation for violence, for example, may be known as “Killer.”

What are some famous gangster nicknames?

Some famous gangster nicknames include:

  •  Al Capone – “Scarface”
  • Bonnie and Clyde – “Bonnie and Clyde”
  • John Dillinger – “Public Enemy Number One”
  •  Pablo Escobar – “The King of Cocaine”
  •  Lucky Luciano – “Lucky” Luciano

 How do gangsters get their nicknames?

Gangsters’ nicknames can come from a multitude of sources. Some gangsters have nicknames given to them by friends or family, while others pick their own. Rivals or the media might also bestow nicknames.

Related: Top 11 Most Famous Criminals In The World

Are gangster nicknames always positive?

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No, not all gangster nicknames are favourable. Some gangster monikers are disparaging or offensive. For example, a mobster notorious for being a coward may be nicknamed as “Yellow Belly.”

Are gangster nicknames still used today?

Yes, gangsters and gang members still use gangster nicknames nowadays. They are, however, not as common as they formerly were. 

Conclusion

Gangster monikers are an intriguing aspect of gangster culture. They can be used to frighten opponents, to demonstrate prestige, or just to represent the gangster’s personality. Gangster nicknames are sometimes legendary and unforgettable for a variety of reasons.

I hope this article has given you a better understanding of gangster nicknames. Please feel free to ask any more questions.


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