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Boy Names Ending with -dy

Dy ending baby names and what they mean, with 66 results. -dy names are used more often as feminine names. These boy names were at the height of their popularity in 1993 (USAGE OF 1.4%) and have become significantly less conventional since (USAGE 0.48%, 66% LESS), with names like Teddy going out of style. Jordy (#877) and Grady (#412) are two of the more chic names for newborns here, while Boddy (TOP 9%) and Grandy (7%) are familiar -dy last names. Here is the list of -dy names for girls.

-dy names

Addy - Eddy | Eddy - Lindy | Lundy - Teddy | Teddy - Woody

Addy - Eddy

Form of Adam. Based on Hebrew word. "Earth." Gender-neutral name. Common as surname. Compare Addy (TOP 8%) with common surnames Ady (TOP 24%), Aldy (61%), which also end with -dy.

Origin fr. Teutonic. "Awe-inspiring; noble." Addy was not among 2018's Top names. Gender-neutral name.

Form of Adlai. Based on Hebrew word. "God is just." Addi (UPPER 76%), Addo (22%) are conventional last names. Unisex name.

Var. of Addison. Based on Old English element. "Son of Adam." Addy is unconventional as a first name, appearing commonly (UPPER 8%) as a last name. Also a girls' name.

Andrew and variants

Dandy, Andy1
Forms of Andrew. Source fr. Greek. "Man, warrior." Dandy (TOP 13%) and Andy (22%) occur frequently as last names.

Var. of Anthony. Source fr. Latin language. English form of the old Roman .. Adoption of Andy was more pronounced 13 years ago and is lower today. Unisex name.

Var. of Arden. Origin fr. Latin word. "Great forest." Arat and Ardi are creative forms. See also Arly.

Var. of Arcadio. Root fr. Spanish, Greek elements. Ancient place name .. A rare children's name.

Brady and variants

Brady, var. Braidy, Braedy
Origin fr. Irish, Gaelic. "Descendant of Brádach." Adoption of Braedy and variants was at a high in 2007 and is now less, with Brady becoming less trendy.

Var. of Broderick. .. Also possibly (Old German) "famous power". Broddy is not a Top 2000 name.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of -dy names: Andy, Brady, Brody, Buddy, Cassidy

Top 2000 baby names ranking of -dy names: Cody, Eddy, Kody, Teddy

Brody and variants

Brody, var. Brosedy
Derived fr. Irish, Gaelic language. "Ditch." Brosedy is novel as a children's name among the variations of Brody.


Var. of Bud. Stems fr. English word. "Brother." Slightly atypical as a children's name, Buddy is on the other hand found somewhat often as a surname.

Cassidy and variants

Cassidy, var. Cassedy, Cassady
Derived fr. Irish, Welsh, Gaelic. "Curly-headed; ingenious, clever." Cassady and Cassedy are more uncommon as boys' names among the variations of Cassidy.

Cody and variants

Cody, var. Kody
Origin fr. Irish, Gaelic word. "Helper." Cody and Kody became less trendy in 2018, dropping on average -36 positions as children's names with Kody leading the decline.

Var. of Cuthbert. Stems fr. Old English element. "Bright, brilliant, famous." Cuddy is not a Top 2000 name.


Var. of Eddie. Stems fr. English word. Pet form of Ed, the nickname .. Usage of Eddy as a children's name in 2018 was 22.9% less than a decade ago. Cross-gender use.

Neddy, Eddy2
Var. of Edgar. Root fr. Old English word. "Wealthy spear." Usage of Eddy and Neddy as baby names in 2018 was up 3.2% compared to a year ago.

Var. of Edison. Based on Old English. "Son of Edward." Gender-neutral name. Eddy was a Top birth name in 2018.

Edmund and variants

Teddy1, Eddy4
Forms of Edmund. Origin fr. Old English word. "Wealthy protector." Eddy and Teddy became less trendy in 2018, falling on average -1 position as boys' names with Eddy leading the fall.

Teddy2, Eddy5
Forms of Edward. Based on Old English element. "Wealthy guard." Used frequently as boys' names, Eddy and Teddy are similar to the common Todd.

Quick Reference

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

1. Addy - Eddy
Adam [Addy], Addy, Adlai [Addy], Addison [Addy], Andrew [Andy, Dandy], Anthony [Andy], Arden [Ardy], Arcadio [Arkady], Brady [Braidy, Braedy], Broderick [Broddy], Brody [Brosedy], Bud [Buddy], Cassidy [Cassedy, Cassady], Cody [Kody], Cuthbert [Cuddy], Eddie [Eddy], Edgar [Eddy, Neddy], Edison [Eddy], Edmund [Eddy, Teddy], Edward [Eddy, Teddy]

Edwin [Eddy, Teddy, Neddy], Ferdinand [Nandy, Ferdy], Alfred [Freddy], Fred [Freddy], Frederick [Freddy], Gordon [Gordy], Grady [Graidy], Hardy, Hildebrand [Hildy], Jody, Judah [Jody], Joseph [Jody], Jordan [Jordy], Kassidy, Kennedy [Canady, Kennady], Kody, Ladd [Laddy], Lindberg [Lindy], Lindsay [Lindy], Lyndon [Lindy]

Lundy, Madison [Maddy], Mordecai [Mordy], Paddy, Patrick [Paddy], Peabody, Randolph [Randy], Randy, Randall [Randy], Roderick [Roddy], Rowdy, Rudolph [Rudy], Rudy, Alexander [Sandy], Sandy, Shandy, Tandie [Tandy], Thandiwe [Tandy, Thandy], Theodore [Teddy], Ted [Teddy]

Theobald [Teddy], Thaddeus [Thady], Woodrow [Woody], Haywood [Woody], Elwood [Woody], Woody

Usage comparison for -dy names