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Addie is a given name, nickname and surname.[1] It may refer to:

Given name[edit]

  • Addie Aylestock (1909–1998), Canadian minister in the British Methodist Episcopal Church, the first woman minister to be ordained in that church, and the first black woman to be ordained in Canada
  • Addie L. Ballou (1838–1916), American suffragist, poet, artist, author and lecturer
  • Addie Cherry (1864–1942), one of the three Cherry Sisters, who performed a vaudeville act
  • Addie Mae Collins, one of four children killed in the 1963 16th Street Baptist Church bombing, perpetrated by members of the Ku Klux Klan
  • Addie C. Strong Engle (1845–1926), American writer, publisher
  • Addie Graham (1890–1978), American folk singer
  • Addie Harris, a member of 1960s American girl group The Shirelles
  • Addie McPhail (1905–2003), American film actress, third wife of Fatty Arbuckle
  • Addie Morrow (1928–2012), politician in Northern Ireland
  • Addie Jenne Russell, American politician, member of the New York State Assembly, assumed office in 2009
  • Addie MS (Addie Muljadi Sumaatmadja) (born 1959), Indonesian conductor
  • Addie Wagenknecht (born 1981), American artist and researcher
  • Addie Walsh (born 1953), American television soap opera writer
  • Addie L. Wyatt (1924–2012), African labor leader and civil rights activist


  • Addie Joss (1880–1911), American Major League Baseball Hall-of-Fame pitcher
  • Adam Lile, New Zealand rugby footballer in the 1900s


  • Bob Addie (1910–1982), American newspaper sportswriter
  • Kim Addonizio (born Kim Addie in 1954), American poet and novelist, daughter of Bob and Pauline Addie
  • Pauline Betz Addie (1919–2011), American tennis player
  • Robert Addie (1960–2003), English actor

Fictional characters[edit]

  • Addie Bundren, a main character in the 1930 novel As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner
  • Addie Horton, a character on the American soap opera Days of Our Lives
  • Addie Singer, the main character of the American television series Unfabulous
  • a character in the British 1940s comic strip series Addie and Hermy (1939–1941)
  • Addie, in the 1971 novel Addie Pray, the 1973 movie adaptation Paper Moon (played by Tatum O'Neal) and the 1974 television series Paper Moon (played by Jodie Foster)


  1. ^ Hanks, P. (2003). Dictionary of American Family Names: 3-Volume Set. Oxford University Press, USA. p. 1. ISBN 978-0-19-508137-4. Retrieved 2 September 2018.