What does Adah mean?
Adah [adah] as a girls' 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.
Associated with: biblical.
(female) Addah, Amah, ..
(male) Adad, Adai, ..
How popular is Adah?
Adah is a somewhat popular first name for women (#3285 out of 4276, Top 77%) but a unique surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the baby name history of Adah for girls. Adah reached its apex rank of #349 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not found in the list currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with similar and related girl names. Ada (#357 last year), Addie (#1122), Aida (#1296), Adia and Adda are the prominent alternative forms of Adah ranked in the Top 2000. These forms of Adah were at the height of their popularity 135 years ago (adoption of 0.6%) and have become significantly less conventional since (adoption 0.1%, 89% less).
Adah▼ is alike in pronunciation to Addey, Ado, Ady, Aeeda, Aidee, Auda, Audi, Audie▼, Ayda, Eda▼, Edda, Eddi, Eddy, Edee, Edi, Edie, Edy, Ida▼, Oda and Uda. Other suggested similar names are Adal, Adala, Adali, Adana, Adara, Adare, Addal (see Adalia), Adde, Adel, Adibah, Adivah, Adlai, Adra, Adrah, Adriah, Agnah, Aidan, Ainah, Aja, Ala, Alah, Alda▼, Aliah▲, Alidah, Alvah, Alydah, Ama, Amahl, Amiah, Ana, Anahi, Anat, Anath, Anda, Anh, Aram, Ardah, Ardath, Ashah, Asyah, Atal, Audan, Ava▲, Avah▲, Aya▲, Aza, Beah, Ednah, Elah, Inah, Leah▲, Miah▲, Nyah▼, Orah and Sadah. These names tend to be less frequently used than Adah.See names in meaning and etymology.