What does Adams mean?
Associated with: earth.
Adams has 1 variant: Addams.Creative forms:
(male) Aiams, Alams, ..
(female) Adais, Adas, .. Middle name pairings:
Adams Judd (A.J.), ..
How popular is Adams?
Adams is an uncommon given name for males but a very popular surname for all people (#39 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Adams entered the list in 1890-1899 and reached its highest position of #1685 in the U.S. then, but is not in the list at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source form and related boy names. Adam (#73 last year), Adan (#395), Addie and Ad are the prominent varying forms of Adams. Other variants, like Adnon, are seldom used. Usage of these forms of Adams was at its highest 35 years ago (median #1283) and has become significantly less since (#1293, down 70%), with the version Adam going out of style. Adan is the most chic baby name in this list.
Similar NamesRecommended names are Abrams, Adael, Adair, Adal, Adamec, Adamek, Adamik, Adamok (see Damek), Adamson, Adar, Adare, Aias, Aram, Aramis and Azam. Like Adams, these names are not commonly used.See names in meaning and etymology.