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.
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. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Ada (#382 last year), Aida, Addie and Adda are the prominent alternative forms of Adah ranked in the Top 1000. These forms of Adah were at the height of their popularity 134 years ago (adoption of 0.61%) and have become significantly less conventional since (adoption 0.12%, 80% less). Ada has historically been the top pick of parents, while versions such as Addie have lost favor.
Thinking of names?
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 baby names are Adal, Adala, Adali, Adana, Adara, Adare, Addal, 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.