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Boy Names Ending with -ad

Ad ending baby names and what they mean, with 59 results. -ad names are used more often as masculine names. Adoption of these boy names reached its highest in the 1970s (USAGE OF 0.91%) and is now much less (USAGE 0.17%, 82%), with names such as Thad becoming somewhat dated. Muhammad (#345), Ahmad (#551) and Mohammad (#605) are three of the more contemporarily stylish baby names here, while Rhead (TOP 37%) and Azad (18%) are conventional -ad surnames.

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Aad - Fahad | Fouad - Meinrad | Muhammad - Winstead

Aad - Fahad

Derived fr. Danish, Latin languages. "From Hadria." Outside Top 2000.

Var. of Abbott. Derivative of Old English word. "Father, priest." Ayad is a somewhat popular kid's name. See also Amad.

Ahmed and variants

Amad, Ahmad, Ahmaad, Achmad
Var. of Ahmed. Stems fr. Arabic. "Highly praised or one who constantly thanks God." Ahmad (TOP 2%), Amad (64%), comparable to Arad (TOP 74%), Awad (5%), are common -ad suffix last names.


Form of Adam. Stems fr. Hebrew. "Earth." Ad is popular as a birth name compared to other forms. See also Ed.

Form of Addison. Origin fr. Old English word. "Son of Adam." Ad was popular as a baby name in the 1880s. See also Adao.

Form of Adlai. Stems fr. Hebrew. "God is just." Scarce. Ad is not listed in the US Census. See also Adao.

Var. of Adolph. Source fr. Old German language. "Noble, majestic wolf." Less widespread today. Ad was last found in 1880-1889 in the Top 2000. See also Ax.

From Arabic word. "Greater glory." Not often used as a boys' name, Amjad exists more often as a last name.

Arvad, var. Arpad
Stems fr. Hebrew. "Exile, voyager." Arvad and Arpad were not among 2018's Top names.

Asad and variants

Asad, var. Assad, Asaad
Derivative of Arabic. "More fortunate." Assad (UPPER 13%), Asad (18%) and Asaad (49%) appear commonly as last names.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of -ad names: Ad, Ahmad, Asad, Brad, Chad

Top 2000 baby names ranking of -ad names: Conrad, Fahad, Konrad


Root fr. Old English element. "Broad, wide." Less widespread today. Brad was last found in 2015 in the Top 2000. See also Brady.

Form of Bradford. Stems fr. Old English language. "Broad ford." Less popular today. Brad was last recorded in 2015 in the Top 2000. See also Bradie.

Var. of Bradley. From Old English language. "Broad meadow." Somewhat irregularly used as a boys' name, Brad is however used fairly often as a surname. See also Brit.


Form of Charles. Based on Old German language. "Free man." Chad was favored 48 years ago and is now less conventional. See also Chap.

Derived fr. Old English language. .. Also a short form of various .. Adoption of Chad was well-received in the 1970s and has become less, with Chad becoming less trendy. See also Thad.

Conrad and variants

Conrad, var. Konrad
Derived fr. Old German element. "Brave, bold ruler or counsel." Conrad and Konrad became more popular in 2018, rising +83 rankings as boys' names with Konrad rising the most.

Form of Deshan. Based on Hindi language. "Of the nation." Deshad is seldom used as a boys' name.

Derivative of Hebrew word. "God is forever." Eilad is seldom adopted as a baby name. See also Eilan.

Elrad, var. Rad, Ellrad
Source fr. Old English, Hebrew elements. "Noble counsel; God rules." Not in popularity charts.


Form of Fahd. Origin fr. Arabic element. "Panther, leopard." Fahad is a rarely occurring male name. See also Fouad.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for -ad names for boys.

1. Aad - Fahad
Aad, Abbott [Abad], Ahmed [Amad, Ahmad, Ahmaad, Achmad], Adam [Ad], Addison [Ad], Adlai [Ad], Adolph [Ad], Amjad, Arvad [Arpad], Asad [Assad, Asaad], Brad, Bradford [Brad], Bradley [Brad], Charles [Chad], Chad, Conrad [Konrad], Deshan [Deshad], Eilad, Elrad [Rad, Ellrad], Fahd [Fahad]

Fouad [Fuad], Gad, Galahad, Garrad, Gilad [Gilead], Haamad, Halstead [Hallstead], Hamid [Hammad], Harshad, Harold [Herlad], Imad, Jared [Jerad, Jarad, Jerrad, Jarrad], Jarrod [Jarrad], Jerrod [Jerad, Jerrad], Jordan [Jerad], Konrad, Ladd [Lad], Mead, Medad [Meydad], Meinrad

Muhammad [Hammad, Mohamad, Mohammad, Mihammad], Ohad, Rad, Rashad [Rashaad], Reid [Read], Read, Reed [Read], Riyad, Saad, Shad, Shadrach [Shad], Shahzad, Sinbad, Tad [Thad], Tadhg [Tad], Thaddeus [Tad, Thad], Vladislav [Vlad], Whitehead, Winsted [Winstead]

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