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Addy (girl)

What does Addy mean?

Addy Pronunciation of Addy [ad-dy] as a girls' name is an Old German name, and the meaning of the name Addy is "noble; son of Adam; noble kind". Addy is an alternate form of Ada (Old German). Addy is also a form of Addie (Old German, Old English). Addy is also used as a form of Adelaide (Old German).

Associated with: noble, kind (gracious).


Addy has 13 variants: Adda, Addey, Addi, Addiah, Adey, Adi, Adia, Adiah, Adie, Ado, Ady, Aida and Aidah.

12 more different relations via Ada, Addie, Adelaide: Adalyn, Adan, Addala, Adde, Ade, Adel, Adela, Adele, Adell, Adelyn, Aide and Lady.

Creative forms:
(female) Alddy, Aldy, ..

(male) Adad, Adex, ..

Middle name pairings:
Addy Jade (A.J.), ..

How popular is Addy?

Addy is an uncommon first name for females but a very popular surname for all people (#11416 out of 150436, Top 8%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Adalyn (#132 from recent data), Adelyn (#193), Adelaide (#273), Ada (#357), Adele (#652), Addie (#1122), Adela (#1123), Aida (#1296), Aide, Lady, Adell, Adel, Adda and Adia are the prominent variation forms of Addy (not in Top 2000). Other variants, like Addala, are seldom used. Usage of these relations of Addy reached its apex in the 1880s (adoption of 0.67%) and is somewhat lower today (adoption 0.44%, 34%). Ada is more universally found than the rest, though Adalyn is currently the more favored form, while forms such as Adda have become less popular. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Adia, Aida, Aide, Lady in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Addy is pronounced similarly to Adah, Aeeda, Aidee, Auda, Audi, Audie, Ayda, Eda, Edda, Eddi, Eddie, Eddy, Edee, Edi, Edie, Edy, Ida, Oda and Uda. Other recommended names are Abby, Adal, Addal (see Adalia), Aden, Adin, Adley, Adra, Aggy, Agy, Aimy, Alby, Alda, Aley, Alfy (see Alfreda), Ally, Alvy, Amey, Amy, Anda, Ande, Andi, Andy, Angy, Anny, Arda, Ardys, Arly, Aud, Aude, Audry, Biddy, Caddy, Cady, Cody, Dody, Hedy, Jady, Jody, Judy, Kady, Kody, Maddy, Mady and Nady. These names tend to be more commonly used than Addy.

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