Gender: Female Meaning of Zadie: "princess" Origin of Zadie: Variation of Sadie

Zadie Origin and Meaning

The name Zadie is a girl's name of Hebrew origin meaning "princess".

When aspiring British writer Sadie Smith decided to change her name to the more distinctive and zippy Zadie at the age of fourteen, this attention-magnet name was born. But though it might sound like a modern initial-switch, Zadie was actually Number 539 in 1881, remaining in the Top 1000 for almost thirty years.

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danirose01 Says:


This is a Yiddish nickname for grandpa!