Gender: Female Origin of Addy: Diminutive of Adelaide or Adeline

Addy Origin and Meaning

The name Addy is a girl's name .

This name has become increasingly popular, though usually with the Addie spelling. In fact, Addy/Addie has taken over for Maddie and Allie as one of the most frequently-heard short forms for a range of also-popular formal names, including Adeline, Adalynn, Adeliaide, and Addison. As Addy, it's the name of an American Girls doll.

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meaganegibson Says:


I know a little girl named Adalyna that goes primarily by Addy. I never thought of it as a short form of Adam.

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Impwood Says:


I'm surprised there isn't a male page for Addy. To me, this is uniquely Adam, but as Addie, it's completely Adelaide.