What does Ad mean?
Ad [ad] as a boys' name has its roots in Hebrew, Old English and Old German, and Ad means "earth; son of Adam; God is just; noble, majestic wolf". Ad is a variant form of Adam (Hebrew): from "adama". Ad is also a derivative of Addison (Old English). Ad is also used as a variation of Adlai (Hebrew) and Adolph (Old German).
Ad has 1 variant: Ade.
21 more different relations via Adam, Addison, Adlai, Adolph: Adamo, Adams, Adan▲, Adao, Addam, Addem, Addie, Addis, Addy, Adem, Adham, Adim, Adley, Adnet, Adnon, Adnot, Adolf, Adom, Atim, Atli and Edom.Creative forms:
(male) Adai, And, ..
(female) Ae, Ati, .. Middle name pairings:
Ad Evin (A.E.), ..
How popular is Ad?
Ad is a rare first name for men. Ad is an equally unique last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Ad entered the list in 1880-1889 and reached its top rank of #1677 in the U.S. then, but is not listed currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related boy names. Popular varying forms of Ad listed in the Top 2000 are Adam (#73 a year ago), Adams, Adan (#395), Addie, Addison (#1203), Adlai, Adolf and Adolph. Other forms, like Atli, are uncommon. These forms of Ad were at the peak of their popularity 4 decades ago (average #1448) and are now much less widespread (#1519, ▼69.4%), with forms such as Adolph becoming less in vogue. Adam is more familiar than the rest, though Adan has grown trendy as well over time.