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What does Addey mean?

Addey Pronunciation of Addey [addey] as a girls' name has its root in Old German, and Addey means "noble kind". Addey is an alternate form of Adelaide (Old German): from adal heid.

Associated with: noble, kind (gracious).


Addey has 8 variants: Ada, Addi, Addie, Addy, Adey, Adi, Ado and Ady.

12 more relations via Adelaide: Adalyn, Addala, Adde, Adel, Adela, Adele, Adelei, Adell, Adelyn, Aide, Lady and Laidey.

Creative forms:
(female) Aldey, Ardey, ..

(male) Adder, ..

Middle name pairings:
Addey Lindsay (A.L.), ..

How popular is Addey?

Addey is an uncommon given name for women. Addey is an equally rare last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Adalyn (#132 via latest list), Adelyn (#193), Adelaide (#273), Ada (#357), Adele (#652), Addie (#1122), Adela (#1123), Lady, Aide, Adell and Adel are the popular alternative forms of Addey (outside Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Laidey, are seldom used. Adoption of these forms of Addey was widespread among parents in the 1880s (usage of 0.7%) and is somewhat lower today (usage 0.4%, 33% less), with forms such as Ada becoming somewhat outmoded. Adalyn, Adelyn and Adelaide are three of the more contemporarily stylish birth names in this list. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ada, Adalyn, Addie, Adel, Adela in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Adelaide, Adele, Adell, Adelyn, Aide, Lady in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Addey and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Addey is alike in pronunciation to Adah, Adda, Addiah, Adia, Adiah, Adie, Aida, Aidah, Aidee, Auda, Audi, Audie, Ayda, Edda, Eddi, Eddie, Eddy, Edee, Edie and Edy. Other recommended names are Abbey, Addal (see Adalia), Ade, Adeen, Aden, Adley, Adrea, Aiden, Ailey, Aimey, Aldea, Aley, Alley, Amey, Ande, Andee, Andy, Ardea, Arden, Arley, Aude, Audrey, Audry, Ayden, Cadey, Codey, Dodey, Jodey, Judey, Kodey, Ladey and Teddey (see Theodora). These names tend to be more commonly used than Addey.

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