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Addie (boy)

What does Addie mean?

Addie Pronunciation of Addie [ad-die] as a name for boys (also used more commonly as girls' name Addie) is of Hebrew, Old English and Teutonic origin, and the meaning of the name Addie is "earth; son of Adam; awe-inspiring; noble; God is just". Addie is an alternate spelling of Adam (Hebrew): from "adama". Addie is also a variant of Addison (Old English). Addie is also used as a form of Addy (Teutonic) and Adlai (Hebrew).

Associated with: old english, earth, noble, just.


Addie has 3 variants: Adao, Adi and Ado.

20 more alternative forms via Adam, Addison, Addy, Adlai: Ad, Adamo, Adams, Adan, Addam, Addams, Addem, Addis, Ade, Adem, Adham, Adim, Adley, Adnet, Adnon, Adnot, Adom, Atim, Atlee and Atli.

Creative forms:
(male) Aldie, Asdie, ..

(female) Adai, Addra, ..

Middle name pairings:
Addie Gregory (A.G.), ..

How popular is Addie?

Addie is a rare first name for men but a very popular surname for all people (#31085 out of 150436, Top 21%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Addie entered the list in 1880-1889 and reached its peak rank of #767 in the U.S. then, but is not listed currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Adam (#73 from current records), Adan (#395), Addison (#1203), Adlai, Atlee, Ad and Adams are the prominent related forms of Addie. Adoption of these relations of Addie was at its highest 35 years ago (adoption of 1.1%) and is now much reduced (adoption 0.3%, down 69.3%). Adam is the clear favorite, although Adan appears to be getting popular too, while versions like Adam are no longer trendy.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Addie, Ad, Adam, Adams, Adan in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Addison, Adlai, Atlee in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Addie is alike in pronunciation to Aadi, Adya, Audey, Audie, Eddie, Eddy, Iddo, Odie and Udi. Other suggested similar names are Abbie, Abdi, Abie, Acie, Adair, Adaire, Adare, Adiel, Adil, Adin, Adiv, Adlin, Adriel, Adrien, Adrin, Albie, Aldin, Aldis, Alfie, Algie, Allie, Alvie, Ambie, Andie, Andre, Angie, Ardie, Ardin, Arie, Arlie, Arnie, Artie, Arvie, Augie, Aydin, Bodie, Buddie, Codie, Jodie, Kodie, Laddie, Neddie, Paddie, Roddie, Rudie and Teddie. These names tend to be more frequently used than Addie.

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