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Adey

What does Adey mean?

Adey Pronunciation of Adey [adey] as a girls' name is an Old German name, and the meaning of the name Adey is "noble kind". Adey is an alternate spelling of Ada (Old German). Adey is also a variation of Adelaide (Old German): from adal heid.

Associated with: noble, kind (gracious).

Variations

Adey has 14 variants: Adda, Addey, Addi, Addiah, Addie, Addy, Adi, Adia, Adiah, Adie, Ado, Ady, Aida and Aidah.

19 more related forms via Ada, Adelaide: Adalyn, Adan, Adde, Ade, Adel, Adela, Adele, Adelei, Adelia, Adelis, Adell, Adella, Adelle, Adelyn, Adelynn, Aide, Del, Lady and Laidey.

Creative forms:
(female) Adai, Asey, ..

(male) Aday, Addio, ..

Middle name pairings:
Adey Brenna (A.B.), ..

How popular is Adey?

Adey is an uncommonly occurring first name for women but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#52935 out of 150436, Top 35%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Prominent variation forms of Adey (unlisted) listed in the Top 2000 are Adalyn (#132 in recent rankings), Adelyn (#193), Adelaide (#273), Adelynn (#275), Ada (#357), Adele (#652), Addie (#1122), Adela (#1123), Aida (#1296), Lady, Adia, Aide, Adelia, Adda, Adel, Adell, Adella and Adelle. These forms of Adey were popular as birth names a century ago (median #1037) and are somewhat less conventional today (#1301, down 27%). Ada has historically been a favorite of parents, though Adalyn is now more frequently used, while forms like Addie are now somewhat dated. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Adella, Adelle, Adelyn, Adelynn, Adia in U.S.

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

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

Similar Names

Adey is alike in pronunciation to Adah, Aeeda, Aidee, Auda, Audi, Audie, Ayda, Eda, Edda, Eddi, Eddy, Edee, Edi, Edie, Edy, Ida, Oda and Uda. Other suggested similar names are Abbey, Adal, Adeen, Aden, Adena, Adene, Adley, Adra, Adrea, Aggy, Agy, Aiden, Ailey, Aimey, Aimy, Alby, Aldea, Alex, Aley, Alfy (see Alfreda), Alley, Ally, Alvy, Ame, Amee, Amey, Amy, Ande, Andee, Andy, Anet, Anny, Ardea, Arden, Arely, Aren, Arley, Ase, Aude, Audrey, Audry, Ave, Aven, Avery, Cadey, Codey, Dodey, Evey, Fey, Ivey, Jey, Jodey, Joey, Judey, Kodey, Ladey and Rey. These names tend to be more frequently used than Adey.

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