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What does Nandy mean?

Nandy Pronunciation of Nandy [nandy] as a boys' name is of Old German origin, and the meaning of the name Nandy is "ready journey". Nandy is an alternate form of Ferdinand (Old German): the original version is Ferdinando.


Nandy has 1 variant: Nando.

1 more different relation via Ferdinand: Ferdy.

Creative forms:
(male) Nande, Nanned, ..

(female) Nandia, Nanta, ..

Middle name pairings:
Nandy Dovid (N.D.), ..

How popular is Nandy?

Nandy is an uncommon given name for men but a somewhat popular surname for both adults and children (#122534 out of 150436, Top 81%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Ferdinand is the only prominent alternative form of Nandy (outside Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Ferdy, are uncommon. This relation of Nandy was popular as a birth name during the years 1880-1889, but now, Ferdinand has become somewhat outmoded. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ferdinand in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Andy, Canady, Dandy, Hardy, Laddy, Lindy, Lundy, Maddy, Naldo, Nardo, Natty, Neddy, Paddy, Randy, Sandy, Shandy, Tandy and Thandy. These names tend to be more commonly used than Nandy.

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