Ada - Meaning of Ada
What does Ada mean?
[ 2 syll. a-da, ad-a ] The baby girl name Ada is pronounced EY-Dah in English or AA-Daa in Polish †.
The name Ada is used to a great extent; it has 26 variant forms that are used in English and foreign languages. Variant forms of the name used in English include Adabella, Adabelle, Adah, Adalee, Adan, Adaya, Adda, Addi, Addiah, Addie, Addy, Adelina, Adette, Adey, Adi, Adia, Adiah, Adie, Aida, Aidah, Auda, Hada (used in Spanish as well), and Hadda. Foreign variant forms include the German Adina and the German Adine.
A variant transcription of Ada is Adabelle (English).
Ada is a diminutive of the English, German, Polish, Czech, Romanian, and Spanish Adela in the Czech, English, German, Hungarian, Polish, and Romanian languages.
Ada is also a diminutive of the English and Italian Adelaide in the African, English, German, Hebrew, Hungarian, Polish, and Romanian languages.
Ada is also a variant form of the English and Hebrew Adiel.
See also the related forms, Adalcira, Adalia, Adaluz, and Adamaris.
See also the related categories, romanian, daughter, english, hebrew, brightness (delight), noble, biblical, sister, obscure, polish, german, and hungarian.
Ada is a popular baby name for girls, and it is also perceived to be trendy. Its usage peaked modestly in 1901 with 0.359% of baby girls being named Ada. Its ranking then was #66. The baby name has since experienced a steep decline in popularity. In 2018, it ranked at #251 with a usage of 0.070%, enjoying a minor resurgence in the recent decade. Among all girl names in its group, Ada was the most popular. Ada was more regularly used than the next most popular name, Adelaide, by 16% in 2018.
Baby names that sound like Ada include Adah, Aydah, Aadee, Aadey, Aadi, Aadie, Aady, Aadye, Adda, Addee, Addey, Addi, Addie, Addy, Ade, Adei, Adette, Adhya, Adi, and Adowa.
† Pronunciation for Ada: EY as in "ate (EY.T)" ; D as in "day (D.EY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)"
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