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Cadi Tregaron is the heroine of Madeline Brent's "Tregaron's Daughter".
-- Eruanna_Meldiriel  7/2/2006
It can also be used as a nickname for Cadence.
-- Anonymous User  9/17/2006
Also spelled Cady. I like the "y" spelling better.
-- Annabeau  2/14/2007
You can't spell it Cady, because then it becomes a tacky American name, pronounced Kay-dee. Okay?
-- DontDissMadison  5/31/2007
You can too pronounce it Cady whether that is the correct pronunciation or not. And Cady (Kay-dee) is cute.
-- VictoriaCalledTori  6/14/2007
Even if it was spelled Cadi I would still still pronounce it like Cady. How else would you pronounce it? 'cah-dee' like 'golf caddie?' Yuk!
-- jaimej  7/3/2007
This name is pronounced cah-dee, cah rhyming with baa like a sheep.
-- Anonymous User  7/26/2007
It is indeed pronounced cah-dee, and is a lovely Welsh sounding name. It's a pity that it's not as common, I know many Catrin's, but only one who goes by Cadi.

Also, try to keep in mind, that a Golf Caddy is an English word, and the connection doesn't occur in Welsh speaking communities, where Cadi is used.
-- SioniWinwns  12/10/2007
Argue about the pronunciation all you want -- in English-speaking countries, well at least in the US, bullies will inevitably end-up associating it with "catty" (spiteful) and/or "caddie" (a person who attends a golfer).
-- leananshae  12/31/2007
The name is indicated as Welsh, and is pronounced /KAH-dee/ -- not Caddy or Kadie. And Wales IS an English-speaking country!
-- Anonymous User  3/2/2008
Using the spelling 'Cady' and pronouncing the name Kay-dee, does NOT make it a 'tacky American name'. I am British, and I first discovered the name, years before the "Mean Girls" movie, used in a story written by Anne Frank, entitled 'Cady's Life'.

It would probably be a separate and different name from Cadi though. Perhaps the site could start a new name page for Cady.

For what it's worth, I like both Cadi and Cady, but Cady better.
-- Amy456  11/27/2008
My name is Cadi. It's not short for anything. It has always been pronounced K.D. I get really annoyed when people pronounce it 'caddie'.
-- Anonymous User  12/6/2009

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