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Meaning and name origin

Lady \l(a)-dy\ as a girl's 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.

Lady has 2 variant forms: Ladey and Laidy.

For more information, see also the related girl name Adelaide.

Lady is also pronounced similarly to Lada, Laday, Laidey, Lauda, Leda, Lida and Lyda. Other suggested similar baby names are Cady, Jady, Kady, Lacy, Lata, Mady and Nady.


Lady is a somewhat popular first name for females (#2508 out of 4276) and an even more popular surname or last name for all people (#11510 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

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