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Female Female Name


Sweden Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Denmark Danish


Origin and Meaning

English name from the title 'lady', a younger form of Old English hlæfdige/hláfdige = 'one who kneads bread', a combination of hlaf = 'bread' and -dige = 'maid' (related to dægee = 'maker of dough') [1] [2]

Related Names

Lady Danish Norwegian Swedish
Leidi Finish Swedish
Lejdi Swedish


Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Lady
Genitive: Ladys
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Lady
Genitive: Ladys
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Lady
Genitive: Ladys

Further Information

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage


No recent statistics trend found in databases for Lady.

Sources: [4] [5] [6] [7]


  1. Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  2. Walter W. Skeat: The Concise Dictionary of English Etymology (1993)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Sture Allén/Staffan Wåhlin: Förnamnsboken (1979)
  4. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden,
  5. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark,
  6. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway,
  7. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland,