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pinWhat does Adam mean?

Adam /adam/ as a boys' name is pronounced AD-um. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Adam is "earth".

From "adama". In Hebrew, it is a generic term for "man". Biblical: in the Genesis account, he was the first man created from the red earth of Eden. The name was borne by a seventh-century Irish abbot of Fermo in Italy. Steadily used from the middle ages until the 1700s, and again beginning in the 1970s. An appropriate name for the first boy in a family that has produced many girls. Congressman Adam Clayton Powell, Jr; actor Adam Sandler.


pinVariations

Adam has 24 variants: Ad, Adamo, Adams, Adan, Adao, Addam, Addams, Addem, Addie, Addis, Addison, Addy, Ade, Adem, Adham, Adhamh, Adim, Adnet, Adnon, Adnot, Adom, Atim, Atkins and Edom.

Affiliated boy names: Admon, Damek and Eunan.

Adam has 2 feminine forms: Adamina and Adana.

Kreatif forms: Adamae, Adamao, Aoadam. [more]

pinHow popular is Adam?

Adam is a very prominent first name for men (#69 out of 1220, Top 6%) and also a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#2704 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Shown below is the birth name popularity of Adam for boys. Adam reached its peak rank of #22 in the U.S. in the 1980s, and is currently at #79. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Adam name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Adam outside U.S.

Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Adam and affiliated names. Popular variation forms of Adam (#79 2 years ago) are Adan (#373 2 years ago), Addison and Addie. These relations of Adam reached the height of their popularity in 2004 (usage of 0.5285%) and are somewhat less widespread today (usage 0.387%, 26.8% less). Adam is more familiar than the rest, though Adan has become trendy as well, while Addison and Addie are now somewhat dated. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Adam, Adan, Addie, Addison in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Adam outside U.S.


pinSimilar Names

Recommended similar baby names are Adal, Adar, Aden, Adin, Adnah, Adon, Aedan, Aidan, Aram, Aydan and Azam. These names tend to be less commonly used than Adam.

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