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Biddy

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Irish
"strength or exalted one"

Biddy Origin and Meaning

The name Biddy is a girl's name meaning "strength or exalted one".
A once very common Irish diminutive of Bridget that has unfortunately been associated since the 18th century with a pejorative slang term for an old or fussy woman.
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20 Names Similar to Biddy

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Lists containing Biddy

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Famous People Named Biddy

  • Joan Maureen "Biddy" BaxterEnglish TV producer ("Blue Peter")
  • Bridget "Biddy" MasonAmerican nurse, entrepreneur and philanthropist
  • Biddy Rockman NapaljarriAustralian Aboriginal painter
  • Biddy JenkinsonIrish poet
  • Bridget "Biddy" HodsonEnglish actress
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Biddy in Pop Culture

  • Biddycharacter in Charles Dickens' Great Expectations
  • Biddy Byrnea main character in Irish TV series Glenroe
  • Biddy Mulligana character played by Jimmy O'Dea, an Irish actor and comedian
  • "Biddy Mulligan the Pride of the Coombe" song by Seamas Kavanagh
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