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What does Adda mean?

Adda Pronunciation of Adda [ad-da] as a girls' name is of Old German derivation, and Adda means "noble". Adda is a version of Ada (Old German).

Associated with: noble.


Adda has 11 variants: Addi, Addiah, Addie, Addy, Adey, Adi, Adia, Adiah, Adie, Aida and Aidah.

2 more related forms via Ada: Adan and Ade.

Creative forms:
(female) Addai, Adeda, ..

(male) Aday, Addro, ..

Middle name pairings:
Adda Kimber (A.K.), ..

How popular is Adda?

Adda is an uncommonly occurring first name for females. Adda is an equally unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Adda reached its highest rank of #459 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not found in the list currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Adda name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent variation forms of Adda are Ada (#357 in recent rankings), Addie (#1122), Aida (#1296) and Adia. These relations of Adda were at the height of their popularity a century ago (median #738) and have become significantly less widespread since (#1355, 88% less usage), with versions like Ada becoming somewhat outmoded.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Adda, Ada, Addie, Adia, Aida in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Adda and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Adda is pronounced similarly to Adah, Addey, Ado, Adwowa, Ady, Aeeda, Aidee, Auda, Audi, Audie, Ayda, Ayeeda, Eda, Edda, Eddi, Eddie, Eddy, Edee, Edi, Edie, Edy, Ida, Ieeda, Oda and Ouida. Other suggested similar names are Abba, Addal (see Adalia), Addala, Adde, Aden, Adiba, Adima, Adira, Adlai, Adola, Adra, Ahuda, Aidan, Aide, Ajua, Alda, Alia, Alva, Amada, Amya, Anda, Ande, Andy, Anja, Annda, Anya, Ara, Arda, Ardah, Ardia, Arza, Asa, Asia, Asma, Atha, Aud, Audan, Aude, Ayla, Azha, Dada, Elda, Enda, Hedda, Huda, Mada, Rida, Roda, Sada and Tadda. These names tend to be more commonly used than Adda.

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