[ 2 syll. i-da, id-a ] The baby boy name Ida is also used as a girl name, with the latter form being much more common. Its pronunciation is AY-Dah in English or IY-Daa in Dutch and German †. The origin of Ida is the Old English language. The name's meaning is a king. See Ida for more information.
The name Idah is a variant of Ida.
See also the related category king.
Ida is an uncommon baby name for boys. In 1900, 0.008% of baby boys were given the name Ida. It ranked at #715 then. The baby name has since experienced a loss in popularity, and is now of infrequent use. Within all boy names in its group, Ida was nonetheless the most popular in 2018. In the past century Ida has mostly been a girl name. In 1911, the name Ida was given to 83 times as many girls than boys.
† Pronunciation for Ida: AY as in "side (S.AY.D)" ; D as in "day (D.EY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)"