Diminutive of Adelaide or Adeline
"noble, nobility, or island"

Addie Origin and Meaning

The name Addie is a girl's name .

Old-fashioned nickname with sweet turn-of-the-last-century charm that's become a favorite among the popular girl names starting with A of today. In fact, with all spellings of Adeline/Adalynn taken together firmly in the Top 10, and Adelaide and Addison also high in the charts, Addie is one of the most frequently-heard short forms around. But no matter how popular (or pandemic) it gets, Addie is undeniably one of the cutest names for baby girls. Little girls might like the fact that it's the name, though spelled Addy, of an American Girl series doll.

# 976 in the US

Addie Rank in US Top 1000

# 1012 on Nameberry

Addie Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Addie Popularity

Famous People Named Addie

  • Addie "Micki" Harris McPhersonAmerican singer of girl group The Shirelles
  • Addie Lucia BallouAmerican poet
  • Addie LandAmerican actress
  • Addie WalshAmerican soap opera writer
  • Addie Waites HuntonAmerican suffragist
  • Addie L. WyattAmerican labor leader
  • Addie Prater GrahamAmerican folk singer
  • Addie AylestockCanadian minister
  • Addie Jo "Jody" ConradtAmerican basketball coach
  • Addie CherryAmerican vaudeville singer of The Cherry Sisters
  • Addie McPhailAmerican actress and wife of Fatty Arbuckle
  • Addie Mae CollinsAmerican child victim of the 1963 Birmingham church bombing
  • Ireland "Addie" Baldwin (b. 1995)daughter of American actors Alec Baldwin and Kim Basinger
  • Addallee Hope "Addie" Bates (b. 2006)15th child of American reality TV family The Bates
  • Addie Grace Harrison (b. 2011)daughter of baseball player Matt Harrison
  • Addie Pepper Nicholson Crawford (b. 2016)daughter of celebrity chef Lynn Crawford

Addie in Pop Culture

  • Princess Addiemain character in "The Two Princesses of Bamarre" by Gail Carson Levine
  • Addie Singermain character on TV's "Unfabulous"
  • Addie Millscharacter in movie "The House Without a Christmas Tree"
  • Addison "Addie" Carlecharacter in The Misfits series by James Howe
  • Addiecharacter in The Hybrid Chronicles by Kat Zhang
  • Addie Praycharacter in movie "Paper Moon"played by Tatum O'Neal
  • Agatha "Addie" Cramercharacter on TV soap "One Life to Live"
  • Addie Hortoncharacter on TV soap "Days of Our Lives"
  • Addiecharacter in the young adult novel 'One of Us is Lying'