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Girl Names Ending with -dy

Dy ending baby names and what they mean, with 96 results. -dy names are used more often as feminine names. These girl names reached the height of their popularity during 1950-1959 (usage of 1.59%) and are now much less common (usage 0.64%, 60% less), with names like Wendy going out of style. Kennedy (#57), Melody (#148) and Kassidy (#466) are three of the more trendy birth names here, while Kenedy (top 27%) and Holody (70%) are popular -dy surnames. Here is the list of -dy names for boys.

-dy names

Addy - Candy | Cassidy - Freddy | Freddy - Kennedy | Lady - Sandy | Sandy - Zureidy

Addy - Candy

Var. of Ada. Source fr. Old German language. "Noble." Gender-neutral name. Outside Top 2000.

Adelaide and variantsAddy2, Ady, Lady
Forms of Adelaide. Derived fr. Old German word. "Noble kind." Aidy is also a moderately popular birth name.

Form of Addie. Source fr. Old German, Old English languages. "Noble; son of Adam." Unisex name. Popular as last name. Compare Addy (top 8%) and common surnames Oddy (top 38%), Ady (24%), with the -dy suffix.

Amanda and variantsAmandy, Mandy
Var. of Amanda. Source fr. Latin. "Fit to be loved, lovable." Less common today. Mandy was the version last listed (2014) in the Top 2000.

Form of Andrea. Root fr. Greek language. "Manly, virile." A rare children's name, Andy exists more conventionally as a surname. Unisex name.

Biddy1, Bridy
Var. of Bridget. Derivative of Gaelic. "Exalted one." Biddy and Bridy are not Top 2000 names.

Pet form of Bride or Bridget .. Bady and Bidde are creative variations. See also Bindy.

Belinda and variantsBindy, Lindy
Forms of Belinda. Derived fr. Italian. "Beautiful." Adoption of Lindy and forms was common in the 1980s.

Var. of Bertha. Based on Old German element. "Bright, famous." Compare surnames Birky (upper 21%), Biddy (15%). See also Byrd.

Form of Blondell. Derivative of Latin element. "Caressing." Unique. Blondy is not listed in the US Demographics.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of -dy names: Brandy, Cady, Candy, Kady, Kandy

Top 2000 baby names ranking of -dy names: Lady, Lindy, Mandy

Source fr. Irish, Gaelic element. "Descendant of Brádach." Not in popularity charts. Gender-neutral name.

Derivative of English element. The name of the distilled wine .. Brandy is a conventional (top 6%) feminine name, and exists regularly (top 13%) as a surname. See also Brinda.

Origin fr. English word. Based on the English word. Not Top 2000 name.

Candace and variantsCaddy1, Candy1, Kandy1
Forms of Candace. From Latin. "Clarity, whiteness." Caddy (upper 17%) and Candy (14%) appear commonly as last names.

Var. of Caroline. Root fr. Old German element. "Free man." Not Top 2000 name. See also Maddy.

Cady and variantsCady1, var. Kady
Root fr. Greek element. "Pure." Cady and Kady are unusual female names.

Form of Cadence. Derived fr. Latin. "With rhythm." Somewhat atypical as a girls' name, Cady is found more frequently as a last name. See also Cadi.

Candy2, Kandy2
Var. of Kandace. From Latin element. "Clarity, whiteness." Adoption of Kandy and variants peaked 45 years ago, but now, Candy has become somewhat dated.

Candy3, var. Kandy3
From English word. "Sweet." Less widespread today. Candy was the variation last recorded (2010) in the Top 2000.

Var. of Candida. Root fr. Latin. "White." Candy is common as a girls' name compared to other variant forms. See also Kandy.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for -dy names for girls.

1. Addy - Candy
Ada [Addy], Adelaide [Ady, Lady, ..], Addie [Addy], Amanda [Mandy, Amandy], Andrea [Andy], Bridget [Biddy, Bridy], Biddy, Belinda [Bindy, Lindy], Bertha [Birdy], Blondell [Blondy], Brady, Brandy, Burgandy, Candace [Candy, Kandy, ..], Caroline [Caddy], Cady [Kady], Cadence [Cady], Kandace [Candy, Kandy], Candy [Kandy], Candida [Candy]

Cassidy [Kasidy, Kassidy, ..], Chandra [Chandy], Charity [Charidy], Chasity [Chasidy, Chassidy, ..], Chastity [Chastady, Chastidy], Cynthia [Sindy, Syndy, ..], Lucinda [Cindy], Cinderella [Cindy], Cindy [Sindy, Syndy, ..], Claudia [Claudy], Cloudy, Cody [Kody, Coady], Cordelia [Cordy], Dorothy [Dody], Dodie [Dody], Dora [Dody], Edna [Eddy], Edith [Edy], Elodie [Elody], Alfreda [Fredy, Freddy]

Frederica [Freddy], Elfrida [Freddy], Winifred [Fredy, Freddy], Goldie [Goldy], Golda [Goldy], Hedy, Hedwig [Hedy], Hedda [Hedy], Heidi [Heidy], Hilda [Hildy], Brunhilda [Hildy], Hildegard [Hildy], Jade [Jady], Jane [Jandy], Jody, Judith [Jody, Judy], Judy, Kady, Kassidy, Kennedy

Lady [Laidy], Melinda [Lindy, Mandy], Linda [Lindy, Lyndy], Lundy, Maida [Mady, Maddy], Madeline [Mady, Maddy], Mandy, Manda [Mandy], Melody, Mindy, Nadia [Nady], Normandie [Normandy], Prudence [Prudy], Randy, Miranda [Randy], Rose [Rhody], Rhoda [Rhody], Cassandra [Sandy], Sandra [Sandy], Sandy

Alexandra [Sandy], Shannon [Shandy], Shandy, Tansy [Tandy], Tandy [Thandy], Tilda [Tildy], Matilda [Tildy], Trudy, Gertrude [Trudy], Ermintrude [Trudy], Wanda [Wandy, Wendy], Wendy [Windy], Guinevere [Wendy], Gwendolen [Wendy], Zandra [Zandy], Zureidy

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