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What does Adey mean?

Adey Pronunciation of Adey as a girls' name is an Old German name, and the meaning of the name Adey is "noble". Adey is an alternate spelling of Ada (Old German): a nickname of Adele and Adelaide.




VARIANTS Aidah, Aida, Ady, Ado, Adie, Adiah, Adia, Adi, Addy, Addie, Addiah, Addi, Addey, Adda

RELATED FORMS VIA ADA, ADELAIDE Adalyn, Adan, Adde, Ade, Adel, Adela, Adele, Adelei, Adelia, Adelis, Adell, Adella, Adelle, Adelyn, Adelynn, Aide, Del, Lady, Laidey



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How popular is Adey?

Adey is an uncommonly occurring first name for women but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#52935 out of 150436, Top 35%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

Prominent variation forms of Adey (UNLISTED) listed in the Top 2000 are Adalyn (#144 IN RECENT RANKINGS), Adelyn (#226), Ada (#251), Adelaide (#298), Adelynn (#316), Adele (#898), Adela (#1229), Addie (#1253), Aida (#1302), Aide, Adia, Adell, Adelle, Adella, Adelia, Adel, Adda and Lady. These forms of Adey were popular as birth names a century ago (MEDIAN #1037) and have become significantly less conventional since (#1328, DOWN 60%). Ada has historically been a favorite of parents, though Adalyn is now more frequently used, while forms like Adda are now somewhat dated. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ada, Adalyn, Adda, Addie, Adel in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Adela, Adelaide, Adele, Adelia, Adell in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Adella, Adelle, Adelyn, Adelynn, Adia in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Aida, Aide, Lady in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Adey is alike in pronunciation to Adah, Aeeda, Aidee, Auda, Audi, Audie, Ayda, Eda, Edda, Eddi, Eddy, Edee, Edi, Edie, Edy, Ida, Oda and Uda. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Abbey, Adal, Adeen, Aden, Adena, Adene, Adley, Adra, Adrea, Aggy, Agy, Aiden, Ailey, Aimey, Aimy, Alby, Aldea, Alex, Aley, Alfy (see Alfreda), Alley, Ally, Alvy, Ame, Amee, Amey, Amy, Ande, Andee, Andy, Anet, Anny, Ardea, Arden, Arely, Aren, Arley, Ase, Aude, Audrey, Audry, Ave, Aven, Avery, Cadey, Codey, Dodey, Evey, Fey, Ivey, Jey, Jodey, Joey, Judey, Kodey, Ladey and Rey. These names tend to be more frequently used than Adey.

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