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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Cady

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Cad"y
See Cadie.
Wiktionary
  1. Alternative spelling of kady

Notable Persons Named Cady

Cady McClain is an actor, film director, author, singer-songwriter, actress, and director. Cady was given the name Katie Jo McClain on October 13th, 1969 in Burbank, California, U.S.

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Cady Huffman is an actress and actor. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1985 to present. Cady was given the name Catherine Elizabeth Huffman on February 2nd, 1965 in Santa Barbara, California.

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Cady Lalanne is a basketball player for the Austin Spurs in the NBA Development League. His most notable accomplishments were from 2015 to present. Cady was born on April 22nd, 1992 in Port-au-Prince.

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Cady Groves is a country music, pop music, and pop rock musician. She was most prominent from 2009 to present. Cady was born on July 30th, 1989 in Marlow, Oklahoma, United States.

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Cady was born in 1956.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Cady

Elizabeth Cady Stanton was a writer, suffragist, women's rights activist, abolitionist, women's suffrage, women's rights, and abolitionism in the united states. Elizabeth was given the name Elizabeth Cady by her parent Daniel Cady on November 12th, 1815 in Johnstown (city), New York. She passed away on October 26th, 1902.

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Frank Cady was an actor. His career lasted from 1947 to 1990. Frank was given the name Frank Randolph Cady on September 8th, 1915 in Susanville, California, U.S. Frank is also known as Frankie Cady and Frank R. Cady. He passed away on June 8th, 2012.

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Max Cady is a fictional character.

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Walter Guyton Cady was a in the field of physics. Walter was born on December 10th, 1874 in United States. He breathed his last breath on December 9th, 1974.

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Gary was born on September 14th, 1959 in England.

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Harriet was born on July 12th, 1848 in Dryden, New York. She breathed her last breath on January 3rd, 1941.

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How popular is the baby name Cady in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1970 5 5 0
1972 6 6 0
1974 6 6 0
1975 9 9 0
1976 8 8 0
1977 9 9 0
1978 10 10 0
1979 11 11 0
1980 19 19 0
1981 13 13 0
1982 7 7 0
1983 16 16 0
1984 10 10 0
1985 34 27 7
1986 28 22 6
1987 31 31 0
1988 54 47 7
1989 58 58 0
1990 149 149 0
1991 154 154 0
1992 155 155 0
1993 125 125 0
1994 109 109 0
1995 106 106 0
1996 70 70 0
1997 74 74 0
1998 63 63 0
1999 77 77 0
2000 56 56 0
2001 70 70 0
2002 66 66 0
2003 59 59 0
2004 78 78 0
2005 87 87 0
2006 70 70 0
2007 50 50 0
2008 56 56 0
2009 51 51 0
2010 38 38 0
2011 28 28 0
2012 21 21 0
2013 27 27 0
2014 37 37 0
2015 25 25 0
2016 28 28 0
2017 24 24 0

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Popularity of Cady as a first name

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Popularity of Cady as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Cady U.S.
  White 93.08% 64.26%
  African American 1.74% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.80% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.67% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.37% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.34% 16.26%

Of Last Name Cady

People with the last name Cady are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Cady

  • How Popular is the name Cady? Cady is the 6,211th most popular name of all time. As a last name Cady was the 3,910th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Cady have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,287 babies born with the first name Cady in the United States. That's more than enough people named Cady to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Cady? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1970 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Cady first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Cady is Wednesday, June 21st, 1876.
  • What year had the most people named Cady born? The highest recorded use of the first name Cady was in 1992 with a total of 155 babies.
  • Random Cady Factoid: According to the 2002 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Cady is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 6 babies in California have the same name as you in 2002.
  • Weird things about the name Cady: Your name in reverse order is Ydac. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Cady. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Cady? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 9,084 people with the last name Cady.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Cady? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 3 of them will have Cady as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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