What does Arda mean?
Arda /ar-da/ [2 sylls.] 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".
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 1000) is Arden. Forms like Ardon are uncommon. Adoption of this boy name reached its highest during the years 1930-1939 (usage of 0.421%) and is now much less, with Arden becoming less fashionable. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)