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.Kreatif forms: Aidaao, Aoaida, Aoda. [more]
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 entered the list in 1900-1909 and reached its highest position of #255 in the U.S. during 1940-1949, but is not found in the list currently. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)
Shown below is an analysis of the statistics of the girl name Aida and affiliated names. Ada (#382 the previous year) is the only other prominent varying form of Aida appearing in the Top 1000. Adoption of these forms of Aida was widespread among parents 84 years ago (median #235) and is now much less (#691, 60% less). Ada is more familiar than the rest, while Aida is no longer trendy.
Thinking of names?
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 similar baby 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.