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Ada meaning and name origin
Ada \a-da\ as a girl's name is pronounced AY-dah. It is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Ada is "noble". A pet form of Adele and Adelaide, or also possibly a Latinate variant of the biblical Hebrew name Adah meaning "adornment". The name was borne by a seventh-century abbess of Saint Julien des Prés at Le Mans. Not in common use before the late 18th century.
For more information, see also the related name Adamina.
Ada is also pronounced similarly to Ado, Ady, Aeeda, Auda, Audi, Ayda, Eda, Edda, Edi, Edy, Ida, Oda and Uda. Other suggested similar baby names are Adal, Adde, Adra, Ahuda, Aide, Aja, Ala, Alda, Ama, Ana, Anda, Ara, Arda, Asa, Aud, Aude, Ava, Aya and Aza.
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Popularity of Ada
Ada is a very popular first name for females (#310 out of 4276) and a slightly less popular surname or last name for all people (#58848 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).
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