What does Aida mean?
Aida [ai-da] as a girls' name is pronounced ah-EE-dah. It is of Arabic origin, and the meaning of Aida is "reward, present". Also possibly from Latin meaning "distinguished; helpful". More likely though a name created for the Ethiopian princess in Giuseppe Verdi's opera Aïda.
Affiliated girl name: Ada.Creative forms:
(female) Aite, Aoda, ..
(male) Aidi, Aita, .. Middle name pairings:
Aida Melanie (A.M.), ..
How popular is Aida?
Aida is a very prominent first name for women (#559 out of 4276, Top 13%) and a slightly less prominent surname for both adults and children (#119644 out of 150436, Top 80%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Presented below is the baby name history of Aida for girls. Aida reached its highest position of #779 in the U.S. during 1960-1969, and is at #1296 presently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Shown below is an analysis of the statistics of the girl name Aida and affiliated names. Ada (#357 the previous year) and Aide are the prominent varying forms of Aida (#1296 the previous year) appearing in the Top 2000. Adoption of these forms of Aida was widespread among parents 135 years ago (median #1049) and is now much less (#1217, 84% less usage).
Aida is alike in pronunciation to Adah▼, Adda▼, Addey, Addi, Addiah, Addie▼, Addy, Adiah, Adie, Ado, Ady, Aidah, Auda, Audi, Audie▼, Ayda, Eda▼, Edda, Eddi, Eddy, Edy, Ida▼, Oda, Ouida and Uda. Other recommended names are Abia, Abida, Abila, Abra, Adal, Adde, Ade, Afia, Afua, Agna, Ahuda, Aidan, Aidana, Aila, Aili, Aina, Aisha▲, Alda▼, Aldea, Alida▼, Alidah, Aliya, Alva▼, Amada, Amica, Amika, Amira▲, Amita, Anda, Andra, Anima, Anita▼, Aniya, Anna▼, Annda, Anya, Arda, Arika, Arna, Assa, Atha, Aud, Aude, Lida▼, Maida, Olida, Rida, Thida, Vida▼ and Zaida. These names tend to be less commonly used than Aida.