What does Adem mean?
Adem /adem/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name. Adem's name origins are Hebrew and Greek, and Adem means "earth; man, warrior". Adem is a version, with the suffix -em, of Adam (Hebrew): from "adama". Adem is also a form of Andrew (Greek).
Adem has 48 more alternative forms via Adam, Andrew: Ad, Adamo, Adams, Adan▲, Adao, Addams, Addie▼, Addis, Addy, Ade, Adnet, Adnon, Adnot, Aindrea, Analu, Anders▲, Andie, Andor, Andras, Andre▲, Andrea▼, Andreas, Andrei, Andrej, Andres▲, Andresj, Andrews, Andrey, Andrezj, Andriel, Andries, Andrij, Andro, Andros, Andru, Andruw, Andrzej, Andy, Antero, Atim, Drew▲, Dru, Drud, Drue, Ondre, Ondrei, Ondrej and Ondrey.Kreatif forms: Ademau, Auadem. [more]
How popular is Adem?
Adem is a rare first name for males but a very popular surname for all people (#61058 out of 150436, Top 41%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Prominent related forms of Adem (not in Top 1000) are Adam (#79 the previous year), Adan (#373), Addie, Anders (#750), Andre (#283), Andrea, Andreas, Andres (#222), Andrew (#22), Andy (#281) and Drew (#322). Variants like Adao are seldom used. These boy names were at the top of their popularity in the year 2005 (usage of 0.5448%) and are somewhat less popular today (usage 0.5153%, down 5.4%), with the forms Addie and Andrea becoming less in vogue. The more fashionable boy names in this list are Adam (#79), Anders (#750), Andre (#283), Andres (#222) and Drew (#322), with Adam, Andres and Drew going through a rekindling in usage. Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of Adem and associated names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)