[ 2 syll. ja-da, jad-a ] The baby girl name Jada is also used as a boy name, though it is far more popular for girls. It is pronounced JHEY-Dah †. Jada has its origins in the Spanish language and it is used largely in English. The name was first made famous by the American actress and wife of Will Smith, Jada Pinkett Smith (1971-) in the late 20th century. See Jada for more information.
In addition, Jada is a form of the English and French Jade in the English language.
Jada has 14 forms. Forms of the name include Jadae, Jadah, Jadda, Jaddah, Jadea, Jadeh, Jadia, Jaedah, Jaedra, Jaidah, Jayda, and Jaydah. Other English forms include the spelling variants Jaeda and Jaida.
Jada is rather popular as a baby girl name. The name increased in popularity from the 1980s up to the 2000s. At the peak of its usage in 2005, 0.210% of baby girls were named Jada. It was #76 in rank then. The baby name has experienced a decline in frequency since then. In 2018, it ranked at #396 with a usage of 0.042%, but it was nevertheless the 2nd most popular after Jade, out of all girl names in its family. The name was thrice as popular as Jada in 2018. Jada has primarily been a baby girl name in the last century.
† Pronunciation for Jada: JH as in "joy (JH.OY)" ; EY as in "ate (EY.T)" ; D as in "day (D.EY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)"
A famous person named Jada is Actress Jada Pinkett Smith, born September 18, 1971, Baltimore, Maryland.