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Girl Names Ending with -dy

Dy ending baby names and what they mean, with 96 results. -dy names are used more often as feminine names. These girl names reached the height of their popularity during 1960-1969 (USAGE OF 1.74%) and are now much less common (USAGE 0.48%, 72% LESS), with names like Cindy going out of style. Melody (#137) and Kennedy (#59) are two of the more trendy birth names here, while Kenady (TOP 36%) and Mendy (64%) are popular -dy surnames. Here is the list of -dy names for boys.

-dy names

Addy - Candy | Cassidy - Freddy | Freddy - Kennedy | Lady - Sandy | Sandy - Zureidy

Addy - Candy

Var. of Ada. Source fr. Old German language. "Noble." Gender-neutral name. Outside Top 2000.

Form of Addie. Source fr. Old German, Old English languages. "Noble; son of Adam." Aidy is a moderately popular kid's name.

Adelaide and variants

Lady, Ady, Addy3
Forms of Adelaide. Derived fr. Old German word. "Noble kind." Common as surnames, and Addy (UPPER 8%), Ady (24%), Lady (15%) are similar to common -dy surnames Ahmady (UPPER 88%), Eddy (1%).

Amanda and variants

Mandy, Amandy
Var. of Amanda. Source fr. Latin. "Fit to be loved, lovable." Amandy is unconventional as a girls' name among the variations of Amanda.

Form of Andrea. Root fr. Greek language. "Manly, virile." A rare children's name, Andy exists more conventionally as a surname. Unisex name.

Bridy, Biddy1
Var. of Bridget. Derivative of Gaelic. "Exalted one." Biddy and Bridy are not Top 2000 names.

Pet form of Bride or Bridget .. Bady and Bidde are creative variations. See also Bindy.

Belinda and variants

Lindy, Bindy
Forms of Belinda. Derived fr. Italian. "Beautiful." Lindy is a conventional (UPPER 33%) feminine name, while Bindy is unique.

Var. of Bertha. Based on Old German element. "Bright, famous." Compare surnames Birky (UPPER 21%), Biddy (15%). See also Byrd.

Form of Blondell. Derivative of Latin element. "Caressing." Unique. Blondy is not listed in the US Demographics.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of -dy names: Brandy, Cady, Candy, Kady, Kandy

Top 2000 baby names ranking of -dy names: Lady, Lindy, Mandy

Source fr. Irish, Gaelic element. "Descendant of Brádach." Not in popularity charts. Gender-neutral name.


Derivative of English element. The name of the distilled wine .. Brandy is a conventional (TOP 6%) feminine name, and exists regularly (TOP 13%) as a surname. See also Brinda.

Origin fr. English word. Based on the English word. Not Top 2000 name.

Var. of Caroline. Root fr. Old German element. "Free man." Not Top 2000 name. See also Maddy.

Candace and variants

Kandy1, Candy1, Caddy2
Forms of Candace. From Latin. "Clarity, whiteness." Caddy (UPPER 17%) and Candy (14%) appear commonly as last names.


Form of Cadence. Derived fr. Latin. "With rhythm." Somewhat atypical as a girls' name, Cady is found more frequently as a last name. See also Cadi.

Cady and variants

Cady2, var. Kady
Root fr. Greek element. "Pure." Cady and Kady are unusual female names.

Candy2, var. Kandy2
From English word. "Sweet." Less widespread today. Candy was the variation last recorded (2010) in the Top 2000.

Kandy3, Candy3
Var. of Kandace. From Latin element. "Clarity, whiteness." Adoption of Kandy and variants peaked 48 years ago, but now, Candy has become somewhat dated.


Var. of Candida. Root fr. Latin. "White." Candy is common as a girls' name compared to other variant forms. See also Kandy.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for -dy names for girls.

1. Addy - Candy
Ada [Addy], Addie [Addy], Adelaide [Ady, Lady, ..], Amanda [Mandy, Amandy], Andrea [Andy], Bridget [Bridy, Biddy], Biddy, Belinda [Lindy, Bindy], Bertha [Birdy], Blondell [Blondy], Brady, Brandy, Burgandy, Caroline [Caddy], Candace [Kandy, Candy, ..], Cadence [Cady], Cady [Kady], Candy [Kandy], Kandace [Kandy, Candy], Candida [Candy]

Cassidy [Kasidy, Kassidy, ..], Chandra [Chandy], Charity [Charidy], Chasity [Chasidy, Chassidy, ..], Chastity [Chastidy, Chastady], Lucinda [Cindy], Cinderella [Cindy], Cindy [Syndy, Sindy, ..], Cynthia [Syndy, Sindy, ..], Claudia [Claudy], Cloudy, Cody [Kody, Coady], Cordelia [Cordy], Dodie [Dody], Dora [Dody], Dorothy [Dody], Edna [Eddy], Edith [Edy], Elodie [Elody], Winifred [Fredy, Freddy]

Alfreda [Fredy, Freddy], Elfrida [Freddy], Frederica [Freddy], Goldie [Goldy], Golda [Goldy], Hedda [Hedy], Hedwig [Hedy], Hedy, Heidi [Heidy], Brunhilda [Hildy], Hilda [Hildy], Hildegard [Hildy], Jade [Jady], Jane [Jandy], Judith [Judy, Jody], Jody, Judy, Kady, Kassidy, Kennedy

Lady [Laidy], Linda [Lyndy, Lindy], Melinda [Mandy, Lindy], Lundy, Maida [Mady, Maddy], Madeline [Mady, Maddy], Manda [Mandy], Mandy, Melody, Mindy, Nadia [Nady], Normandie [Normandy], Prudence [Prudy], Randy, Miranda [Randy], Rose [Rhody], Rhoda [Rhody], Sandra [Sandy], Sandy, Alexandra [Sandy]

Cassandra [Sandy], Shandy, Shannon [Shandy], Tansy [Tandy], Tandy [Thandy], Matilda [Tildy], Tilda [Tildy], Trudy, Gertrude [Trudy], Ermintrude [Trudy], Wanda [Wendy, Wandy], Gwendolen [Wendy], Wendy [Windy], Guinevere [Wendy], Zandra [Zandy], Zureidy

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