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Arda (boy)

What does Arda mean?

Arda Pronunciation of Arda [ar-da] as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Arda) is a Latin name, and the meaning of the name Arda is "great forest". Arda is an alternate spelling of Arden (Latin): also possibly "ardent, enthusiastic".

Associated with: great, forest (tree).


Arda has 2 variants: Ardie and Ardy.

4 more alternative forms via Arden: Ard, Ardin, Ardon and Arrden.

Creative forms:
(male) Ardai, Arti, ..

(female) Arca, Ardai, ..

Middle name pairings:
Arda Asher (A.A.), ..

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)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. The only prominent varying form of Arda (not in Top 2000) is Arden (#1685 from current records). Other forms, like Ardon, are uncommon. Adoption of this relation of Arda was common among parents 9 decades ago (usage of 0.01%) and is now much less. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Arden in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Arda and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

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.

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