Meaning and name origin
Windy \wi(n)-dy\ as a girl's name is of English origin, and the meaning of Windy is "friend". Windy is a variant of Wendy (English); literary: a created name for the heroine in James Barrie's "Peter Pan".
Windy is a very popular first name for females (#1473 out of 4276, Top 34%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Windy for girls. Windy reached its highest rank of #696 in the U.S. in 1970-1979. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Windy and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Wendy (#782), Windy and Wendi. (2014 statistics).
Windy is also pronounced similarly to Andy, Wanda▼, Wandy and Wonda. Other suggested similar baby names are Bindy, Cindy▼, Lindy, Mindy▼, Sindy and Winny. These names tend to be less commonly used than Windy.