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Ida meaning and name origin
Ida \i-da\ as a girl's 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.Ida has 2 variant forms: Idania and Idette.
For more information, see also the related name Idona. Baby names that sound like Ida are Ada, Eda, Ita, Oda and Uda.
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Popularity of Ida
Ida is a very popular first name for women (#183 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#40409 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).
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