What does Adam mean?
The name Adam is of Hebrew origin.
The meaning of Adam is "man from the red earth".
Adam is generally used as a boy's name.
It consists of 4 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced A-dam.
The Given Name Adam
The name Adam is derived from the Hebrew adom
meaning "red" or adamah (אֲדָמָה)
meaning "earth". In the Old Testament, Adam was the name given to the first man that G-d created. That he was created from earth or clay and life was breathed into him.
Adam falls into the name categories biblical, celestial.
Some famous bearers of this name include: Adam 'Ad Rock' Horovitz, and Adam 'MCA' Yauch.
In the U.S. in 2015, it ranked 73
in baby name popularity for boys with 5,360 occurrences. It ranked 14,424
in baby name popularity for girls with 6 occurrences.
In contrast, the year before it ranked 79 in baby name popularity for boys with 5,318 occurrences. It ranked 13,045 in baby name popularity for girls with 7 occurrences.
The trend's your friend. See how Adam has changed in popularity since 1880 by visiting the Adam Name Popularity Page.
Adam Related Names
Variants of the name Adam include Aadam, Addam, Adym.
The names Aatami, Adama, Adamae, Adamah, Adamina, Adamine, Adaminna, Adamm, Adamo, Adan, Adana, Adao, Adem, Adhamh, Adnet, Adnot, Adram, Akamu, Avani, Azzam are all forms of Adam.
- Adam ~ Biblical Character (Gen. 1:27)
- Adam 'Ad Rock' Horovitz ~ Hip Hop Musician
- Adam 'MCA' Yauch ~ Hip Hop Musician
- Adam Brody ~ Actor
- Adam Driver ~ Actor
- Adam Hann Byrd ~ Actor
- Adam Levine ~ Pop Musician
- Adam of Loccum ~ Saint
- Adam Riess ~ Nobel Prize for Physics 2011
- Adam Sandler ~ Actor
- Adam Taggart ~ Soccer Player
- Adam Trask ~ East of Eden character
- Adam West ~ Actor
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Then take a look at the Numerological Report For Adam.
It may give you some insight about your new baby.
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Adam Name Fun
Would you like to fingerspell the name Adam in American Sign Language?
Then just follow the diagram below.
Be creative with the name Adam.
Just for fun, see the name Adam 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 Adam in Nautical Flags page.