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What does Zadie mean?

Zadie Pronunciation of Zadie [zadie] as a name for girls is of Arabic derivation, and Zadie means "prosperous, fortunate". Zadie is an alternate spelling of Zaida (Arabic): author Zadie Smith.

Associated with: arabic, prosperous (wealthy), fortunate (blessed).


Zadie has 3 variants: Zada, Zayda and Zayeeda.

Creative forms:
(female) Zaidie, Zeadie, ..

(male) Zabe, Zake, ..

Middle name pairings:
Zadie Kenley (Z.K.), ..

How popular is Zadie?

Zadie is an unusual given name for females. Zadie is an equally uncommon surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Zadie entered the list in 1880-1889 and reached its top position of #798 in the U.S. then, and is presently at #1638. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Zayda (#1907 from recent data), Zaida and Zada are the prominent varying forms of Zadie (#1638 from recent data) appearing in the Top 2000. These relations of Zadie were at the apex of their popularity a century ago (median #1157) and are somewhat less popular today.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Zadie, Zada, Zaida, Zayda in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Zadie is alike in pronunciation to Sada, Sadah, Sadee, Sadia, Sadie, Sadye, Saidee, Saidie, Saydie and Sudie. Other suggested similar names are Addie, Adie, Andie, Audie, Bradie, Cacie, Cadie, Caidie, Calie, Candie, Carie, Casie, Catie, Codie, Dacie, Danie, Dasie, Dedie, Dodie, Eadie, Eddie, Eydie, Gardie, Halie, Jacie, Jamie, Jodie, Judie, Kadie, Kalie, Kandie, Karie, Kasie, Katie, Lacie, Lidie, Macie, Maddie, Maidie, Mamie, Mandie, Marie, Maudie, Maxie, Mazie, Medie, Nadie, Ramie, Randie, Rodie, Rudie, Tacie, Taddie, Talie, Tamie, Tandie, Tavie, Zakia, Zalia, Zandie, Zanne, Zannie, Zaria, Zhade and Zowie. These names tend to be more commonly used than Zadie.

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