What does Ida mean?
Ida [ida] as a girls' name is pronounced EYE-dah. It is of Old German and Greek origin, and the meaning of Ida is "hardworking". Also possibly from an Old English expression for "prosperous, happy". Mythology: a Greek nymph who cared for the infant Zeus on Mount Ida.
Affiliated girl name: Idona.Creative forms:
(female) Idaia, Idia, ..
(male) Idag, Idago, .. Middle name pairings:
Ida Maliah (I.M.), ..
How popular is Ida?
Ida is a very popular first name for women (#183 out of 4276, Top 4%) and also a very popular surname for both adults and children (#37591 out of 150436, Top 25%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Ida reached its highest rank of #7 in the U.S. in the 1880s, and is at #1439 presently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Ida▼ is alike in pronunciation to Ada▼, Adah▼, Adda▼, Addi, Addy, Adey, Adi, Adia, Adie, Ado, Aeeda, Auda, Audi, Ayda, Eda▼, Edda, Eddi, Eddy, Edee, Edi, Edy, Ieeda, Oda, Ouida and Uda. Other recommended names are Idra, Ila▼, Ima▼, Ina▼, Inda, Ira▼, Isa, Ita and Iva▼. These names tend to be less frequently used than Ida.See names in meaning and etymology.