What does Zadie mean?
Zadie \z(a)-die\ as a name for girls is of Arabic derivation, and Zadie means "prosperous, fortunate". Zadie is a variation of Zaida (Arabic): author Zadie Smith. Moderately infrequent as a name for baby girls.
Zadie is an unusual given name for females. Zadie is an equally uncommon surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the birth name popularity of Zadie for girls. Zadie reached its top position of #799 in the U.S. then, but is not ranked currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Zaida and Zada are the prominent varying forms of Zadie appearing in the Top 1000. These girl names were at the apex of their popularity during 1880-1889 and are now much less popular, with the form Zada becoming less in vogue. Displayed below is an analysis of the popularity of the girl name Zadie and affiliated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Zadie is alike in pronunciation to Sadee, Sadia, Sadie▲, Sadye▼, Saidie, Saydie and Sudie▼. Other suggested similar baby names are Cadie, Eadie, Kadie, Nadie, Zandie and Zhade. These names tend to be more commonly used than Zadie.