Meaning and Origin of: Adney

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 ofAdam. 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’.