Ada

Ada - A very unique female name



  Sep 26,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Ada, meaning noble, nobility, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #94. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Ada and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Ada? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Ada. The baby girl name Ada was given to 578 baby girls in 2012, ranking #492 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 2,445 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Ada peaked in popularity 107 years ago in 1910 on position 94.



Famous with this name

Ada Monzón
Ada Smith
Ada Choi


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Ada is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Ada is currently topping the baby name charts in Utah at position #214 - and is the least popular in New Jersey at position #1,166.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Ada is where you live.


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Ada origin and meaning

Ada is a 3 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means noble, nobility. To see famous people named Ada, pop culture references for the name Ada and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Ada

We've found the following names that sound similar to Ada, sorted by popularity.

Addie / Aida / Aditi / Aide / Adia / Audie / Atiya / Aidee / Adah / Atha /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012492
2011491
2010560
2009571
2008580
2007635
2006712
2005789
2004838
20031083
20021062
20011153
20001139
19991199
19981277
19971333
19961260
19951180
19941170
19931173
1992987
19911109
1990997
19891035
19881113
19871006
19861001
1985978
1984957
19831020
1982971
1981841
1980967
1979869
1978803
1977853
1976825
1975732
1974803
1973735
1972704
1971726
1970670
1969655
1968606
1967587
1966598
1965582
1964544
1963541
1962541
1961526
1960510
1959514
1958498
1957484
1956461
1955424
1954407
1953413
1952377
1951350
1950364
1949351
1948336
1947346
1946319
1945298
1944289
1943280
1942259
1941250
1940248
1939233
1938227
1937211
1936219
1935215
1934213
1933196
1932186
1931189
1930184
1929178
1928171
1927164
1926161
1925157
1924159
1923153
1922147
1921143
1920136
1919129
1918123
1917118
1916116
1915113
1914105
1913105
191296
191197
191094

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Utah214
Washington226
North Carolina252
Oregon255
Minnesota280
Wisconsin293
Virginia294
Alabama298
South Carolina358
Pennsylvania362
New York397
Massachusetts399
Missouri416
Michigan434
Georgia439
New Mexico446
Illinois452
Iowa462
Kentucky516
Maryland519
Arkansas520
Indiana523
Tennessee563
Mississippi573
Colorado577
Ohio637
Arizona638
California674
Texas851
Florida890
New Jersey1166

Even more about Ada


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Ada a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Ada?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1910
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Ada
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 2,445
Letter count 3
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +578

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