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What does Worthy mean?

Worthy Pronunciation of Worthy [wor-thy] as a name for boys is of Old English derivation, and the meaning of Worthy is "fenced farm". Worthy is an alternate spelling of Worth (Old English).

Associated with: old english, farm.


Worthy has 1 variant: Worthey.

1 more relation via Worth: Worthing.

Creative forms:
(male) Warthy, Wolthy, ..

(female) Worta, Worte, ..

Middle name pairings:
Worthy Kamarion (W.K.), ..

How popular is Worthy?

Worthy is an uncommonly occurring first name for males but a very prominent last name for all people (#3919 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Worthy reached its apex rank of #1791 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not found in the list currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Worthy name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. The only other popular variation form of Worthy listed in the Top 2000 is Worth. Other forms, like Worthey, are uncommon. Adoption of these relations of Worthy was at its most widespread in the 1890s (adoption of 0.01%).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Worthy, Worth in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Archy, Corty, Fortny (see Fortney), Harthy, Morty, Murphy, Warley, Warton, Westby, Whitby, Whitey, Wojtek, Woody, Worden, Wortham, Wray and Wyeth. Like Worthy, these names are not commonly used.

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