What does Lady mean?
Lady /la-dy/ [2 sylls.] 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.
Related girl name: Adelaide.Kreatif forms: Liady, Luady. [more]
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)
Adelaide (#316 last year) is the only prominent variation form of Lady (unlisted). This girl name reached the height of its popularity during the years 1880-1889 (usage of 0.793%) and is now significantly less widespread (usage 0.684%, down 13.7%). Adelaide (#316) is the most chic birth name in this list, and there is also a resurgence in baby name popularity for this name. Below is a charted analysis of the popularity of Lady and affiliated names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
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.