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pinWhat does Lady mean?

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.


Lady has 2 variants: Ladey and Laidy.

Related girl name: Adelaide.

Kreatif forms: Liady, Luady. [more]

pinHow 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)

Adelaide (#316 2 years ago) is the only prominent variation form of Lady (unlisted). This form of Lady reached the height of its popularity during the years 1880-1889 (#207) and is somewhat less widespread today (#316, down 13.7%). Adelaide has generally been preferred by parents. Below is a charted analysis of the popularity of Lady and affiliated names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Adelaide in U.S.

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

pinSimilar Names

Lady is 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. These names tend to be less commonly used than Lady.