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What does Windy mean?

Windy Pronunciation of Windy [windy] as a name for girls is of English derivation, and the meaning of the name Windy is "friend". Windy is a variant form of Wendy (English).


Windy has 6 variants: Wenda, Wendee, Wendey, Wendi, Wendie and Wendye.

Creative forms:
(female) Wildy, Wyndy, ..

(male) Winby, Winwy, ..

Middle name pairings:
Windy Aleksandra (W.A.), ..

How popular is Windy?

Windy is a very popular first name for females (#1473 out of 4276, Top 34%) and a slightly less popular last name for both adults and children (#133114 out of 150436, Top 88%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Windy was first listed in 1960-1969 and reached its top position of #651 in the U.S. in the 1970s, but is not listed currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Wendy (#936 from recent data), Wendie, Wendi and Wenda are the popular varying forms of Windy appearing in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Wendye, are seldom used. These relations of Windy were favored as baby names in the 1970s (adoption of 0.59%) and have become significantly less popular since (adoption 0.01%, 98%), with versions such as Wendy falling out of fashion.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Windy, Wenda, Wendi, Wendie, Wendy in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Windy is alike in pronunciation to Anda, Andi, Andy, Annda, Enda, Inda, Indu, Indya, Wahnda, Wanda, Wandah, Wandie, Wandy, Wannda, Wohnda, Wonda and Wonnda. Other recommended names are Biddy, Bindy, Birdy, Candy, Cindy, Cyndy, Hildy, Jandy, Kandy, Lindy, Lundy, Lyndy, Mandy, Mindy, Randy, Sandy, Sindy, Syndy, Tandy, Tildy, Wilda, Willy, Win, Wina, Winne, Winny and Zandy. These names tend to be less frequently used than Windy.

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