Meaning and Origin of Cady - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Cady

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Girl name origins & meanings:

  • American : Simple happiness
  • Old English : Rhythmic flow of sounds; Possibly a combination of Katy and Cody
  • English : Sassy

Family name origins & meanings:

  • English (Suffolk) : probably a variant of Caddy.
  • Possibly an Americanized spelling of French Cadé (see Cade) or Cadet.
  • Perhaps an Americanized spelling of German Gäde (see Gade), Göde (see Goede), or Köthe, all from the medieval personal name Godo.