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pinWhat does Buddy mean?

Buddy /bud-dy/ as a name for boys is of English derivation, and the meaning of the name Buddy is "brother". Buddy is a version of Bud (English) with the suffix -y.


pinVariations

Buddy has 2 variants: Buddey and Buddie.

Buddy has 1 more different relation via Bud: Budd.

Kreatif forms: Budry, Burdy. [more]

pinHow popular is Buddy?

Buddy is a very prominent first name for males (#586 out of 1220, Top 48%) and a slightly less prominent surname for both adults and children (#86992 out of 150436, Top 58%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Buddy for boys. Buddy entered the list in 1910-1919 and reached its peak position of #252 in the U.S. during 1930-1939, but is not ranked at the moment. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Buddy name in U.S.

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

Below is a charted analysis of the popularity of the boy name Buddy and corresponding names. Buddie, Budd and Bud are the prominent varying forms of Buddy. Usage of these relations of Buddy was widespread during the years 1930-1939 (average #678) and has become less since, with the versions Bud and Buddy becoming less in vogue. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Buddy, Bud, Budd, Buddie in U.S.

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


pinSimilar Names

Buddy is alike in pronunciation to Beda, Bodey, Bodhi and Bodie. Other suggested similar baby names are Addy, Brady, Broddy, Brody, Bucky, Burty, Busby, Buzzy, Cuddy, Eddy, Laddy, Lundy, Maddy, Neddy, Paddy, Roddy, Rudy and Teddy. These names tend to be less frequently used than Buddy.

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