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What does Adem mean?

Adem Pronunciation of Adem [adem] as a boys' name is a Hebrew and Greek name, and Adem means "earth; man, warrior". Adem is a version of Adam (Hebrew): from "adama". Adem is also a form of Andrew (Greek).

Associated with: greek, earth, warrior.


Adem has 7 variants: Addam, Addem, Adham, Adhamh, Adim, Adom and Edom.

27 more alternative forms via Adam, Andrew: Ad, Adamo, Adams, Adan, Adao, Addams, Addie, Addis, Addy, Ade, Adnet, Adnon, Adnot, Anders, Andie, Andor, Andre, Andrea, Andrei, Andrej, Andres, Andrey, Andro, Andru, Andy, Atim and Drew.

Creative forms:
(male) Adex, Arem, ..

(female) Ademi, ..

Middle name pairings:
Adem Irving (A.I.), ..

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. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Prominent related forms of Adem (not in Top 2000) are Ad, Adam (#73 the previous year), Adams, Adan (#395), Addie, Anders (#794), Andre (#279), Andrea, Andrei (#1917), Andres (#228), Andrew (#30), Andrey (#1657), Andru, Andy (#323) and Drew (#363). Other variants, like Adnot, are seldom used. These forms of Adem were at the top of their popularity during the years 1980-1989 (usage of 2.9%) and are now much less widespread (usage 1.1%, down 61.2%), with forms such as Andrew becoming less in vogue. Adan and Anders are two of the more trendy names for newborns here. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ad, Adam, Adams, Adan, Addie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Anders, Andre, Andrea, Andrei, Andres in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Andrew, Andrey, Andru, Andy, Drew in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Adam, Anders, Andre, Andrew outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Abdel, Abe, Abel, Abey, Ace, Acee, Acel, Acer, Acey, Acim, Adael, Adal, Adar, Adeel, Adeev, Adel, Aden, Adi, Adiel, Adil, Adin, Adiv, Adler, Adley, Adney, Ado, Adon, Adya, Aed, Ahim, Aiden, Akeem, Akim, Alden, Alec, Aled, Alek, Alem, Alen, Alex, Am, Amed, Amel, Amer, Ames, Ander, Aram, Ardel, Arden, Arek, Arel, Aren, Ares, Ase, Aseem, Asen, Asim, Atef, Auden, Audey, Ave, Avel, Axe, Axel, Ayden, Azam, Azeem, Azim, Clem, Hem, Jem, Lem and Shem. These names tend to be more frequently used than Adem.

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