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What does Algy mean?

Algy Pronunciation of Algy [al-gy] as a boys' name is an Old French name, and the meaning of the name Algy is "wearing a mustache". Algy is an alternate spelling of Algernon (Old French): the Normans were usually clean-shaven.


Algy has 2 variants: Algey and Algie.

2 more relations via Algernon: Al and Alger.

Creative forms:
(male) Alar, Argy, ..

(female) Alajua, Alja, ..

Middle name pairings:
Algy Tristan (A.T.), ..

How popular is Algy?

Algy is an uncommon given name for men. Algy is also a rare surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent related forms of Algy (not in Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000 are Al, Alger, Algernon and Algie. Usage of these relations of Algy reached its peak a century ago (average #1347), but now, the version Al has become less stylish. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Al, Alger, Algernon, Algie in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Algy is alike in pronunciation to Ilja. Other recommended names are Aage, Abby, Abey, Acey, Addy, Adley, Alan, Alba, Alby, Albyn, Albys, Aldo, Alec, Aled, Alek, Alem, Alen, Alex, Alexy, Alf, Alfa, Alfey, Alfo, Alfy, Alga, Algar, Algis, Ali, Alia, Alic, Alik, Alin, Alix, Alley, Allyn, Aloj, Alon, Aloys, Alta, Alto, Aluf, Alun, Alva, Alvy, Alvyn, Alvys, Alwyn, Aly, Alyn, Amby, Amry, Andy, Ange, Angy, Ardy, Arley, Arly, Arny, Arry, Arty, Arvy, Ary, Atley, Augy, Avry and Bogy. These names tend to be more frequently used than Algy.