What does Arda mean?
Arda [ar-da] as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Arda). Arda's name origin is Latin, and the meaning of the name Arda is "great forest". Arda is an alternate spelling, with the suffix -a, of Arden (Latin): also possibly "ardent, enthusiastic".
(male) Ardai, Arti, ..
(female) Arca, Ardai, ..
How popular is Arda?
Arda is an unusual given name for males. Arda is an equally unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a graphed analysis of the popularity of Arda and related names. The only prominent varying form of Arda (not in Top 2000) is Arden (#1627 from current records). Other forms, like Ardon, are uncommon. Adoption of this relation of Arda was common among parents 8 decades ago (usage of 0.01%) and is now much less. (Top Baby Names, 2014)
Recommended names are Abba, Abda, Abdal, Abdi, Abna, Ad, Adal, Adam▼, Adao, Adar, Addam, Addy, Adi, Ado, Adya, Aed, Aidan▼, Aldan, Aldo, Alfa, Alga, Alta, Alva▼, Andy, Aodh, Ara, Aram, Aran, Arch▼, Ardal, Ardel, Ardian, Ardly, Arek, Aren, Ares▲, Ari▲, Arian▲, Aric▼, Arie, Arin, Arjay, Arlan, Arlea, Arlo▲, Arman, Arn, Arnan, Arnat (see Arnett), Arne, Arni, Arno, Arny, Aron▲, Arpad, Arran, Arri, Arrt (see Arthur), Art, Arte, Arto, Arty, Arun, Arv, Arvad, Arvy, Ary, Arye, Aryo, Asa, Avia, Aydan, Azria, Beda and Enda. These names tend to be more frequently used than Arda.