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Lady

What does Lady mean?

Lady Pronunciation of Lady [la-dy] as a girls' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Lady is "bread kneader". Probably refers to someone in charge of a household, and therefore of high rank.

Associated with: old english, high (great).

Variations

Lady has 2 variants: Ladey and Laidy.

Related girl name: Adelaide.

Creative forms:
(female) Ledy, Liady, ..

(male) Lado, Lase, ..

Middle name pairings:
Lady Khloe (L.K.), ..

How popular is Lady?

Lady is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#2508 out of 4276, Top 59%) and an even more prominent surname for all people (#22196 out of 150436, Top 15%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Lady reached its highest position of #951 in the U.S. in the 1900s, but is not in the list at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lady name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Adelaide (#273 last year) is the only other prominent variation form of Lady. These forms of Lady are at the height of their popularity today (average #1136). Adelaide has generally been preferred by parents.

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

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

Similar Names

Lady is pronounced similarly to Lada, Laday, Laidey, Lauda, Leda, Ledah, Leida, Leoda, Leyda, Lida, Lidah, Lidia, Lidie, Loida, Loyda, Lyda, Lydah, Lydia and Lydie. Other suggested similar names are Andy, Brady, Caddy, Cady, Candy, Coady, Cody, Dody, Eddy, Edy, Hedy, Jady, Jandy, Jody, Judy, Kady, Kandy, Kody, La-, Lace, Lacey, Laci, Lacy, Lael, Laily, Lake, Lal, Lala, Lali, Lally, Lalya, Lana, Lane, Lani, Lara, Laray, Lari, Lark, Laryn, Lata, Lesy, Lexy, Liby, Lily, Lindy, Livy, Lizy, Lory, Lucy, Maddy, Mady, Mandy, Nady, Randy, Tandy and Zandy. These names tend to be less commonly used than Lady.


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