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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Daddy

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  • A user from United Kingdom says the name Daddy is of Unknown origin and means "A good friend".
  • A user from Virginia, United States says the name Daddy is of English origin and means "Dad".

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Dad"dy
Diminutive of Dad.
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. An informal term for a father; probably derived from baby talk
  1. One's father.
    I will only do what Daddy says.

Notable Persons Named Daddy

Daddy Yankee is a reggaeton, hip hop music, and latin pop singer, songwriter, record producer, and actor. He plays Drum kit, Piano, and Vocals. He was most prominent from 1991 to 1991. Daddy was given the name Ramón Luis Ayala Rodríguez on February 3rd, 1977 in San Juan, Puerto Rico.


Daddy G is a trip hop and electronica musician. He was most prominent from 1983 to present. Daddy was born on December 18th, 1959. Daddy is also known as Grantley Marshall.


Daddy Long Legs is a musical artist.


Daddy was born in 1940 in Cleveland.


Daddy Lumba is a singer. Daddy was given the name Charles Kwadwo Fosuh on September 29th, 1964 in Nsuta, Ashanti, Ghana.


Daddy Kev is a hip hop music and electronic music record producer, audio engineer, and disc jockey. He plays Sampler (musical instrument), Turntablism, Keyboard instrument, and Drum machine. He has had major accomplishments since 1998. Daddy was given the name Kevin Marques Moo .


Notable Persons With the Last Name Daddy

Trick Daddy is a hip hop music rapping, record producer, and actor. He was most prominent from 1996 to present. Trick was given the name Maurice Samuel Young on September 23rd, 1973 in Miami. Trick is also known as Trick Daddy Dollars and T-Double-D.


Ding Dong Daddy is a comics character.


Reek Daddy is a hip hop music, west coast hip hop, and hyphy rapping. He has had major accomplishments since 1998. Reek was given the name Mariko Nash in 1969 in Vallejo, California, U.S.


Fun Facts about the name Daddy

  • How Popular is the name Daddy? Daddy is the 61,053rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Daddy have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 21 babies born with the first name Daddy in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Daddy? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2005 when it was given as a first name to 14 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Daddy born? The highest recorded use of the first name Daddy was in 2005 with a total of 14 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Daddy: Your name in reverse order is Yddad. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Addyd. How do you pronounce that?

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  • Sources:
  • 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)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.