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Gender: Female Meaning of Sadie: "princess" Origin of Sadie: Diminutive of Sarah Sadie's Popularity in 2017: #71

The name Sadie is a girl's name of Hebrew origin meaning "princess". Sadie is ranked #71 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Antique Baby Names Back in Style and discussed in our forums with posts like "Love, Like, Lose... Name Game- GIRLS".

From the experts:

Sadie started as a nickname for Sarah, but their images couldn't be more disparate. Where Sarah is serious and sweet, Sadie is full of sass and spunk.

Sadie has been soaring in popularity recently. Its last heyday was a century ago. She's been chosen for their daughters by Adam Sandler and Christina Applegate, among others.

In popular culture, there's Somerset Maugham's Sadie Thompson, portrayed by Joan Crawford in Rain, Sadie Hawkins Day, where the girls get to ask the boys to dance, and songs like the Beatles' Sexy Sadie.

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Famous People Named Sadie

Sadie Peterson Delaney, American librarian who pioneered bibliotherapy
Sadie Liza Frost, English actress
Sadie Marcus Earp, wife of American lawman Wyatt Earp
Sadie Tanner Mossell Alexander, American lawyer and civil rights activist
Sadie Calvano, American actress
Sadie Plant, English philosopher and author
Sadie Carroway Robertson, American reality TV personality ("Duck Dynasty")
Sarah Louise "Sadie" Delany, American educator and civil rights activist
Sadie Sink, American actress
Sadie Coles, English art dealer
Sadie Benning, American video artist
Sadhana Joule "Sadie" Som, American child actress & model
Sadie Ama (born Mersadie Louise Hall), English R&B singer
Sadie Joy Nemec (b. 1993), daughter of actor Corky Nemec
Sadie Friedman (b. 1994), daughter of actors Joan Allen and Peter Friedman
Sadie Rose Corrigan, daughter of actors Kevin Corrigan and Elizabeth Berridge
Sadie Madison Sandler (b. 2006), daughter of actor Adam Sandler
Sadie Beatrice Young (b. 2007), daughter of actress Finola Hughes and Russell Young
Sadie Little Auerbach (b. 2008), daughter of musician Dan Auerbach of The Black Keys
Sadie Grace LeNoble (b. 2011), daughter of actress Christina Applegate and musician Martyn LeNoble
Sadie Day Vincent (b. 2011), daughter of actress Aspen Miller and Tony Vincent
Sadie Ellen Sharp (b. 2013), daughter of ice hockey player Patrick Sharp
Sadie Williams (b. 2014), daughter of actor Jesse Williams
Sadie Hope Lieberstein (b. 2017), daughter of writers Audrey Wauchope and Warren Lierberstein
Sadie Rauch (b. 2017), daughter of actress Melissa Rauch

Pop Culture References for the name Sadie

Sadie Dunhill, character from Stephen King's novel and Hulu Original series "11.22.63"
"Sadie McKee," 1934 movie and main character
"Miss Sadie Thompson," 1953 movie and main character, based on "Miss Thompson" by Somerset Maugham
"Sadie Love," 1919 silent movie and its main character
Sadie Harris, character on TV's "Grey's Anatomy"
Sadie Saxton, character on TV's "Awkward"
Sadie Kane, main character in the Kane Chronicles by Rick Riordan
Sadie Hawthorne, main character on TV's "Naturally, Sadie"
Sadie Jenkins, main character on British TV's "Sadie J"
Sadie Jacqueline King, character on British soap "Emmerdale"
Sadie Lloyd, character on British soap "Family Affair"
Sadie, Debbie and Pete's daughter in movie "Knocked Up"
"Sadie and Maud," poem by Gwendolyn Brooks
Sadie of Lovari, character in the Kronos Chronicles by Marie K. Rutkoski
Sadie Parker Knickerhaus Doyle, character in the staged radio production "The Thrilling Adventure Hour"
Sadie, a rich and elegant American exchange student in the "St Clare" book series by Enid Blyton
"Sexy Sadie," song by The Beatles
"Sadie, Sadie," song by Barbra Streisand
Sadie and the Hotheads, American band
Sadie Hawkins dance, U.S. high school dance where girls ask boys
"Sadie (The Cleaning Lady)", 1967 novelty song by Australian singer John Farnham
Sadie Dopple, one of the main characters in the Dopple Ganger Chronicles, twin sister to Saskia
Sadie Miller, a character from the Cartoon Network series "Steven Universe"