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Popularity Over Time: How Many Girls Have Been Named Addie
This chart illustrates how many Girls were named Addie in the U.S. since 1880.
A few facts about the girl's name Addie:
Records indicate that 36,781 girls in the United States have been named Addie since 1880.
The greatest number of people were given this name in 1920, when 906 people in the U.S. were given the name Addie. Those people are now 100 years old.
So ... how do we know this stuff? Baby Names Hub identifies trends by analyzing vast amounts of data made available by the U.S. government and other public sources. This data, including social security statistics, provides detailed information on baby name popularity and trends in the United States.
Comments about the name Addie
Based on the comments submitted below
12 Positive Comments
"This is my Granddaughters name nick name for
Adeline. It was her great great grandmothers
name. She loves her name, she is now 8 years old and no one she knows has the same name." Mar. 26, 2015:
"My name is just plain Addie, I am always asked what my real name is and I'm proud to say it's just Addie. I was named after my great-grandma who was also just Addie. I am also liked by older people like teachers and my neighbors whose parents were also Addie. I haven't met anyone who is just Addie but I will sometime. :D" Jan. 30, 2013:
"My real name is Adalix but no one knows how to pronounce it, so my 6th grade english teacher nicknamed me Addie and i love it because even tho people spells it as Addy or some confuse me for Abby...i do make a lot of peoples day because it was there gma or great gmas name. LOVE to make people smile!" Mar. 24, 2011:
"My full name is Adalyn and everyone pronounces it as Ada-line. It's much easier with the name Addie. I love the name and got the nickname "Adds" from it!" Feb. 22, 2011:
"Well my name is Adna but my nickname is Addie and I love it! It's unusual where I live" Oct. 1, 2010:
"My neice is named Addie and I think its the cutedt name ever!" Dec. 21, 2009:
"My daughter is named "Addie" short for Adelaide, which was my grandmother's name. Everyone always tells me how much they love it. Oddly enough, we've recently met another Addie who lives near us (also short for Adelaide) and I've heard of a couple others. This name is still quite unique but might be gaining in popularity (I've read the place names are rising in popularity and Adelaide is a city in Australia). For now, we love that she has a lovely but unusual name (and it's not super trendy and made up like so many names are, but is traditional, not musty)." Oct. 17, 2007:
"i love the name Addie... It is so unique and very cute" May. 16, 2007:
"I love this name, especially as a nickname for Addison. I am planning on naming my baby Addie, if it ends up being a girl." Feb. 28, 2007:
"I named my daughter Addie because it had a beautiful old-fashioned sound. I love that when I tell elderly women her name they light up and tell me that their grandmother/great-grandmother had that name. Her name is unique, but not too different." Apr. 11, 2006:
"This is my name, and I love it's unique and old-fashioned feel. It's coming back too, but usually more as a nickname than a birthname." Aug. 10, 2005:
"My name rocks! No one else has it. The correct way to say my name is add (as in addition) + ee. Addie, very simple. Mostly people get the a sound wrong and pronounce it as in ate." Aug. 4, 2005:
1 Negative Comment
"Addie sounds harsh, and haggered. It's not soft at all which is what a female's name should be." Jul. 31, 2006:
7 Neutral Comments
"My name is Addison but people have called my addieson" Oct. 31, 2020:
"My name is Adele and everyone calls me addie I feel Adele way to formal and Addie the opposite Addie definitely describes my personality" Apr. 22, 2019:
"It is amazing my name is Addilynne, but most people say ae- Dillon. So I just go by Addie I love my name it is beautiful my ful name is Addilynne Ginger Ann Jewelle sooooo but I love my name so much it is so original it is absolutely beautiful and I know every one agrees with me so good night y'all" Jan. 17, 2016:
"I love my name Addie. It was my great-grandmothers name. Everyone always tells me what a pretty name it is. I do have people often confuse it for Abby or spell it Addy. The name Addie is able to stand on its own without being a nickname." Jan. 29, 2008:
"My real name is Adalin (NO E!!!), but I love my nickname, Addie. EVERYONE loves it! I am a really nice person. I am still in school, and ALL of the teachers love me. Addie would be a great name for a newborn." Sep. 23, 2007:
"this is one of the best little girl names ever!!! i dont like the name addison,but addie is beautiful!!" Jun. 17, 2007:
"I was named after Addie Pray from Papermoon, I love having the name Addie, it's nice and unique. I don't meet to many people with the name, espcially since mine isn't a nickname." Dec. 4, 2006:
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