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Meaning and name origin

Adah \a-dah\ as a girl's name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Adah is "adornment". Biblical name: name of the wives of Lamech and Esau. Brought into prominence by American actress Adah Isaacs Mencken. See also Ada.


Adah is a somewhat popular first name for females (#3285 out of 4276, Top 77%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Adah for girls. Adah reached its highest rank of #349 in the U.S. in 1880-1889. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Adah name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Adah outside U.S.

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Adah and related names. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Ada (#382) and Adah. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Ada, Adah in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Ada outside U.S.

Similar Names

Adah is also pronounced similarly to Adda, Addi, Addiah, Addy, Adey, Adi, Adia, Adiah, Adie, Ado, Ady, Aida, Aidah, Auda, Ayda, Eda, Ida, Oda and Uda. Other suggested similar baby names are Adal, Adan, Adde, Ade, Adrah, Alah, Ardah and Avah. These names tend to be less commonly used than Adah.