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What does Edy mean?

Edy Pronunciation of Edy [edy] as a name for girls is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Edy is "strife for wealth". Edy is a version of Edith (Old English): from ad gy.

Associated with: old english, strife (battle), wealth.


Edy has 6 variants: Eadie, Eda, Edee, Edi, Edie and Eydie.

9 more different relations via Edith: Ede, Edita, Ediva, Edyta, Edyth, Edytha, Edythe, Eidyth and Eyde.

Creative forms:
(female) Erdy, Ery, ..

(male) Edea, Eed, ..

Middle name pairings:
Edy Lyric (E.L.), ..

How popular is Edy?

Edy is an uncommon first name for females but a somewhat popular last name for both adults and children (#116835 out of 150436, Top 78%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular alternative forms of Edy (not in Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000 are Eda, Edie (#1802 a year ago), Edith (#526), Edyth and Edythe. Other forms, like Edyta, are uncommon. These forms of Edy were popular with parents a century ago (usage of 0.7%) and have become much less widespread since, with forms like Edith becoming less fashionable. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Eda, Edie, Edith, Edyth, Edythe in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Edith outside U.S.

Similar Names

Edy is alike in pronunciation to Ada, Adah, Adda, Addey, Addi, Addy, Adey, Adi, Adia, Adie, Ado, Ady, Aida, Auda, Audi, Ayda, Edda, Eddi, Eddie, Eddy, Ida, Oda and Uda. Other suggested similar names are Edyn and Evy. These names tend to be more frequently used than Edy.

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