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Boy Names Ending with -dy

Dy ending baby names and what they mean, with 66 results. -dy names are used more often as feminine names. These boy names were at the height of their popularity in 1993 (usage of 1.4%) and have become significantly less conventional since (usage 0.6%, 57% less), with names like Hardy going out of style. Jordy (#874) and Grady (#353) are two of the more chic names for newborns here, while Boddy (top 9%) and Grandy (7%) are familiar -dy last names. Here is the list of -dy names for girls.

-dy names

Addy - Eddy | Eddy - Lindy | Lundy - Teddy | Teddy - Woody

Addy - Eddy

Addy1
Form of Adam. Based on Hebrew word. "Earth." Gender-neutral name. Common as surname. Compare Addy (top 8%) with common surnames Ady (top 24%), Aldy (61%), which also end with -dy.

Addy2
Form of Adlai. Based on Hebrew word. "God is just." Addi (upper 76%), Addo (22%) are conventional last names. Unisex name.

Addy3
Origin fr. Teutonic. "Awe-inspiring; noble." Addy was not among 2015's Top names. Gender-neutral name.

Addy4
Var. of Addison. Based on Old English element. "Son of Adam." Addy is unconventional as a first name, appearing commonly (upper 8%) as a last name. Also a girls' name.

AndyAndy1
Var. of Anthony. Source fr. Latin language. English form of the old Roman .. Adoption of Andy was more pronounced 10 years ago and is lower today. Unisex name.

Andy2, Dandy
Forms of Andrew. Source fr. Greek. "Man, warrior." Dandy (top 13%) and Andy (22%) occur frequently as last names.

Ardy
Var. of Arden. Origin fr. Latin word. "Great forest." Ardi is a marginally prominent boys' name. See also Arly.

Arkady
Var. of Arcadio. Root fr. Spanish, Greek elements. Ancient place name .. A rare children's name.

Brady and variantsBrady, var. Braedy, Braidy
Origin fr. Irish, Gaelic. "Descendant of Brádach." Braedy and Braidy are more rarefied as children's names among the variations of Brady.

Broddy
Var. of Broderick. .. Also possibly (Old German) "famous power". Broddy is not a Top 2000 name.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of -dy names: Andy, Brady, Brody, Buddy, Cassidy

Top 2000 baby names ranking of -dy names: Cody, Eddy, Kody, Teddy

Brody and variantsBrody, var. Brosedy
Derived fr. Irish, Gaelic language. "Ditch." Brosedy is novel as a children's name among the variations of Brody.

BuddyBuddy
Var. of Bud. Stems fr. English word. "Brother." Slightly atypical as a children's name, Buddy is on the other hand found somewhat often as a surname.

Cassidy and variantsCassidy, var. Cassady, Cassedy
Derived fr. Irish, Welsh, Gaelic. "Curly-headed; ingenious, clever." Cassidy is common as a boys' name among these variations.

Cody and variantsCody, var. Kody
Origin fr. Irish, Gaelic word. "Helper." Cody and Kody became less trendy in 2015, dropping on average -28 positions as children's names with Kody leading the decline.

Cuddy
Var. of Cuthbert. Stems fr. Old English element. "Bright, brilliant, famous." Cuddy is not a Top 2000 name.

Edmund and variantsEddy1, Teddy1
Forms of Edmund. Origin fr. Old English word. "Wealthy protector." Eddy and Teddy became more trendy in 2015, rising on average +53 positions as boys' names with Teddy rising the most.

Eddy2, Teddy2
Forms of Edward. Based on Old English element. "Wealthy guard." Used frequently as boys' names, Eddy and Teddy are similar to the common Todd.

EddyEddy3
Var. of Edison. Based on Old English. "Son of Edward." Gender-neutral name. Eddy was a Top birth name in 2015.

Eddy4, Neddy, Teddy3
Var. of Edwin. Origin fr. Old English. "Wealthy friend." Eddy and Teddy were among 2015's Top names.

Eddy5
Var. of Eddie. Stems fr. English word. Pet form of Ed, the nickname .. Usage of Eddy as a children's name in 2015 was 24.4% less than a decade ago. Cross-gender use.

Quick Reference

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

1. Addy - Eddy
Adam [Addy], Adlai [Addy], Addy, Addison [Addy], Anthony [Andy], Andrew [Andy, Dandy], Arden [Ardy], Arcadio [Arkady], Brady [Braedy, Braidy], Broderick [Broddy], Brody [Brosedy], Bud [Buddy], Cassidy [Cassady, Cassedy], Cody [Kody], Cuthbert [Cuddy], Edmund [Eddy, Teddy], Edward [Eddy, Teddy], Edison [Eddy], Edwin [Eddy, Neddy, Teddy], Eddie [Eddy]


Edgar [Eddy, Neddy], Ferdinand [Ferdy, Nandy], Alfred [Freddy], Fred [Freddy], Frederick [Freddy], Gordon [Gordy], Grady [Graidy], Hardy, Hildebrand [Hildy], Judah [Jody], Joseph [Jody], Jody, Jordan [Jordy], Kassidy, Kennedy [Canady, Kennady], Kody, Ladd [Laddy], Lindsay [Lindy], Lyndon [Lindy], Lindberg [Lindy]


Lundy, Madison [Maddy], Mordecai [Mordy], Paddy, Patrick [Paddy], Peabody, Randall [Randy], Randy, Randolph [Randy], Roderick [Roddy], Rowdy, Rudolph [Rudy], Rudy, Alexander [Sandy], Sandy, Shandy, Tandie [Tandy], Thandiwe [Tandy, Thandy], Theobald [Teddy], Theodore [Teddy]


Ted [Teddy], Thaddeus [Thady], Woody, Woodrow [Woody], Elwood [Woody], Haywood [Woody]

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