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Buddy meaning and name origin

Buddy \b(ud)-dy\ as a boy's name is a variant of Bud (English), and the meaning of Buddy is "brother".

The baby name Buddy sounds like Buddey and Budd. Other similar baby names are Cuddy, Addy, Audey, Burty, Brady, Broddy, Brody, Bucky, Buddie, Buzzy, Eddy, Neddy, Teddy, Judd, Laddy, Maddy, Paddy, Roddy, Rudd, Rudy and Rudey.

Popularity of Buddy

Buddy is a very popular first name for men (#586 out of 1220) and a slightly less popular surname or last name for all people (#74546 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).

Displayed below are the baby name popularity trends of the name Buddy compared with its source form and related boy baby names. (2012 statistics). View the popularity trend for Buddy only.

Popularity of name Buddy
Popularity of Buddy