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Updated June 9, 2019

Boy name origins & meanings

  • English : Dweller on the island

Boy name variations

Family name origins & meanings

  • English : habitational name from Adeney in Shropshire, named in Old English as Ēadwynna ey ‘island of a woman called Ēadwynn’.
  • English : from a Middle English pet form of Adam. Forms such as Adenet, Adinot, Addy, and Adey are all well attested.
  • English : Possibly an Americanized spelling of Norwegian Aadnøy, a habitational name from a farmstead so named, from Old Norse {o,}rn ‘eagle’ + øy ‘island’.

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