What does Paddy mean?
(male) Paddo, Pedy, ..
(female) Padi, Padie, .. Middle name pairings:
Paddy Arden (P.A.), ..
How popular is Paddy?
Paddy is an uncommon first name for males but a very popular surname for all people (#47838 out of 150436, Top 32%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Prominent varying forms of Paddy (not ranked) are Patrick (#164 in 2015), Patsy, Patryk, Padraig and Pat. These forms of Paddy were favored as baby names in the 1960s (average #1201) and are now much less common (#1632, ▼80%), with forms like Pat going out of style. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Addy, Buddy▼, Cuddy, Dandy, Eddy, Hardy▼, Laddy, Maddy, Nandy, Neddy, Paden, Paley, Parry, Pauly, Randy▼, Roddy, Sandy▼, Tandy and Teddy▼. These names tend to be more frequently used than Paddy.See names in meaning and etymology.