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Updated June 9, 2019

Family name origins & meanings

  • Muslim : respelling of a personal name based on Arabic badī‛ ‘original’, ‘wonderful’, ‘unique’. Al-Badī‛ ‘the Sole Creator’ is an attribute of Allah.
  • French : shortened form of Abadie.
  • French (Badié) : southern (Occitan) occupational name from medieval Latin baderius ‘janitor’.

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