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Ada Meaning


What does Ada mean?

The name Ada is of German origin.

The meaning of Ada is "noble".

Ada is generally used as a girl's name.

It consists of 3 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced A-da.

The Given Name Ada

Ada is a diminutive of Adelaide. See Adelaide for further details.

Ada is a great choice for parents looking for a more popular name.

This great little girl name has a natural greatness.

A name that will flow off your tongue.

Ada falls into the classic name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Ada McGrath, and Ada Yonath.

Ada Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 251 in baby name popularity for girls with 1,288 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 319 in baby name popularity for girls with 1,015 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

Want to see how Ada sizes up? How it compares to some other names? Then check out the Ada Name Popularity Page.

Ada Related Names

Ada is a diminutive of Adelaide.

Famous Adas

  • Ada ~ Saint
  • Ada McGrath ~ The Piano character
  • Ada Yonath ~ Nobel Prize for Chemistry 2009

Ada Numerology

Want to know how your name choice may effect your child?

Then take a look at the Numerological Report For Ada.

It may give you some insight about your new baby.

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Ada Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Ada in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Ada.

Just for fun, see the name Ada in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Ada in Nautical Flags page.