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What does Adah mean?

Adah Pronunciation of Adah as a girls' name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Adah is "adornment". Biblical name: name of the wives of Lamech and Esau. Brought into prominence by American actress Adah Isaacs Mencken. See also Ada.




RELATED FORMS VIA ADA Adan, Adda, Addi, Addiah, Addie, Addy, Ade, Adey, Adi, Adia, Adiah, Adie, Aida, Aidah



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How popular is Adah?

Adah is a somewhat popular first name for women (#3285 out of 4276, Top 77%) but a unique surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Adah reached its apex rank of #349 in the U.S. in the 1880s, and is at #1866 presently. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Adah name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Adah outside U.S.

Which version is better?

Ada (#251 LAST YEAR), Addie (#1253), Aida (#1302), Adda and Adia are the prominent alternative forms of Adah (#1866) ranked in the Top 2000. These forms of Adah were at the height of their popularity 138 years ago (ADOPTION OF 1%) and have become significantly less conventional since (ADOPTION 0.1%, 89% LESS).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Adah, Ada, Adda, Addie, Adia, Aida in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Ada outside U.S.

Similar Names

Adah is alike in pronunciation to Addey, Ado, Ady, Aeeda, Aidee, Auda, Audi, Audie, Ayda, Eda, Edda, Eddi, Eddy, Edee, Edi, Edie, Edy, Ida, Oda and Uda. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Adal, Adala, Adali, Adana, Adara, Adare, Addal (see Adalia), Adde, Adel, Adibah, Adivah, Adlai, Adra, Adrah, Adriah, Agnah, Aidan, Ainah, Aja, Ala, Alah, Alda, Aliah, Alidah, Alvah, Alydah, Ama, Amahl, Amiah, Ana, Anahi, Anat, Anath, Anda, Anh, Aram, Ardah, Ardath, Ashah, Asyah, Atal, Audan, Ava, Avah, Aya, Aza, Beah, Ednah, Elah, Inah, Leah, Miah, Nyah, Orah and Sadah. These names tend to be less frequently used than Adah.

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