The name Sadie has only been used as a first name within the last century. There have been songs written about the name, however, including the popular Beatles' song, “Sexy Sadie.” Though Sadie was originally a nickname on its own accord, it is now a very popular first name for girls.

Meaning of the name Sadie:

English: princess, lady, noblewoman

Origin of the name Sadie:

Sadie began in England as a nickname for children who were royalty who had the name, Sarah. The name has since become a popular first name on its own accord, giving a more fun vibe than the name Sarah.

Symbolism of the name Sadie:

The name Sarah and the name Sadie both mean princess as Sadie was originally a nickname for the name Sarah. Now, however, the name Sadie takes a step away from that regality, making its meaning more ironic, as it is a name that has a certain fun spirit behind it.

Baby name Sadie

Style of the name Sadie:

The style of the baby name Sadie is traditional as it is from historical England.

Gender of the name Sadie:

The gender of the baby name Sadie is female.

Pronunciation of the name Sadie:


Number of syllables in the name Sadie:

There are two syllables in the baby name Sadie.

Emotion evoked from the name Sadie:

The name Sadie is a fun and carefree name, especially since it originally began as a nickname for the more serious name, Sarah. The name comes with a bit of an attitude and sassiness too.

Alternative spellings for the name Sadie:

  • Sady
  • Saidey
  • Saidie
  • Saydie

Nicknames for the name Sadie:

  • Sade 
  • Say
  • Sades
  • Sae
  • Sada

Popularity of the name Sadie:

The name Sadie was on the top 100 list from the years 1900 to 1908 according to the Social Security Popularity Index. It since dipped, even reaching ranking 994 in 1965. As of the year 2013, however, it entered the top 100 list, and even the top 50 list again, ranking at number 50. In 2020, the name Sadie remains on the top 100 list coming in at number 78.

Related names for the name Sadie:

Great middle names for Sadie and their meanings:

  • Rebekah (to bind)
  • Mae (goddess of springtime, warmth, and increase)
  • Caroline (free man)
  • Paige (assistant, helper)
  • Piper (pipe player)
  • Penelope (weaver)
  • Elle (she)
  • Joy (happiness, joyful)
  • Tess (harvester, to reap)
  • Cameron (crooked nose, crooked river)

Famous people with the name Sadie:

  • Sadie Robertson (reality television star, “Duck Dynasty”)
  • Sadie Ama (R&B singer)
  • Sadie Sink (actress, “Stranger Things”)
  • Sadie Stanley (actress, “The Sleepover”)
  • Sadie Rumfallo (professional dancer)
  • Sadie Calvano (actress, “NCIS”)
  • Sadie Sandler (actress, “Pixels”)

Sadies in popular culture:

  • Sadie Dunhill (character from “11.22.63”)
  • Sadie Thompson (main character from “Miss Thompson”)
  • Sadie McKee (main character from “1934”)
  • Sadie Saxton (character on “Awkward”)
  • Sadie Hawthorne (main character on “Naturally, Sadie”)
  • Sadie Lloyd (character on “Family Affair”)