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Meaning and name origin

Buddy \b(ud)-dy\ as a boy's name means "brother" and is a variant of Bud (English): nickname used since medieval times, and modern slang and short form for "buddy" or "brother".

Buddy has 2 variant forms: Buddey, Buddie.


Popularity

Buddy is a very popular first name for males (#586 out of 1220) and a slightly less popular surname or last name for all people (#74546 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Buddy for boys (2014 statistics).


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

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Buddy and its variant forms. Variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Bud, Buddie and Buddy. (2014 statistics).


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

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


Similar Names

Buddy is also pronounced similarly to Bodey. Other suggested similar baby names are Budd and Cuddy. These names tend to be less commonly used than Buddy.

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