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Caddy

What does Caddy mean?

Caddy Pronunciation of Caddy [cad-dy] as a name for girls is of Latin and Old German derivation, and the name Caddy means "clarity, whiteness; free man". Caddy is an alternate form of Candace (Latin). Caddy is also a form of Caroline (Old German): from the French transcription of Carolina.

Associated with: whiteness.

Variations

22 related forms via Candace, Caroline: Canda, Candas, Candee, Candi, Candie, Candis, Candra, Candy, Candyce, Cari, Carla, Carley, Carly, Carlyn, Caro, Carol, Carri, Carry, Cary, Dacey, Dacy and Kandy.

Creative forms:
(female) Caddyl, Cadia, ..

(male) Cadley, Cadro, ..

Middle name pairings:
Caddy Renesmee (C.R.), ..

How popular is Caddy?

Caddy is an uncommonly occurring given name for women but a very prominent last name for all people (#25076 out of 150436, Top 17%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Popular varying forms of Caddy (outside Top 2000) are Candace, Candi, Candie, Candis, Candra, Candy, Candyce, Cari, Carla (#873 from recent data), Carley (#1106), Carly (#389), Carlyn, Caro, Carol (#1768), Caroline (#62), Carri, Carry, Cary and Kandy. Other forms, like Canda, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Caddy was at its most widespread in the 1940s (average #1403) and is now significantly less (#1694, 88.2% less usage), with forms like Carla becoming less fashionable. Caroline is the most contemporarily stylish name for newborns in this list. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Candace, Candi, Candie, Candis, Candra in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Candy, Candyce, Cari, Carla, Carley in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Carly, Carlyn, Caro, Carol, Caroline in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Carri, Carry, Cary, Kandy in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Carla, Carly, Caroline outside U.S.

Similar Names

Caddy is pronounced similarly to Cadee, Cadey, Cadi, Cadie, Cady, Cadye, Caidie, Coady, Codee, Codey, Codi, Codie, Cody, Kadee, Kadi, Kadia, Kadie, Kadiya, Kady, Kaydi, Kodey and Kody. Other recommended names are Addy, Biddy, Cacey, Cacy, Cade, Caity, Caley, Cally, Cammy, Candys, Carey, Carmy, Cascy, Casey, Casidy, Cassy, Casy, Catey, Cathy, Caty, Cay, Cazzy, Chandy, Cindy, Claudy, Cordy, Cyndy, Eddy, Jady, Jandy, Lady, Laidy, Maddy, Mady, Mandy, Nady, Randy, Sandy, Tandy, Wandy and Zandy. These names tend to be more frequently used than Caddy.

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