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Ada Name Popularity

How popular is the name Ada? Here’s everything we know.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 94 937 0.2661%
1911 97 914 0.2454%
1912 97 1,238 0.2455%
1913 105 1,256 0.2215%
1914 105 1,483 0.2128%
1915 113 1,812 0.1994%
1916 116 1,844 0.1909%
1917 118 1,841 0.184%
1918 123 1,928 0.1796%
1919 129 1,800 0.1719%
1920 136 1,815 0.1632%
1921 143 1,752 0.153%
1922 147 1,661 0.1491%
1923 153 1,611 0.1438%
1924 159 1,573 0.1355%
1925 157 1,486 0.1315%
1926 161 1,437 0.1307%
1927 164 1,320 0.1192%
1928 171 1,193 0.1115%
1929 178 1,097 0.1059%
1930 183 1,009 0.0966%
1931 189 930 0.0942%
1932 186 951 0.0963%
1933 196 847 0.0909%
1934 213 805 0.0833%
1935 215 762 0.0784%
1936 218 713 0.074%
1937 210 761 0.0772%
1938 227 707 0.0691%
1939 233 663 0.0652%
1940 248 621 0.0584%
1941 250 639 0.0568%
1942 259 670 0.0531%
1943 280 606 0.0464%
1944 289 514 0.0415%
1945 298 496 0.0407%
1946 319 502 0.034%
1947 346 500 0.03%
1948 336 496 0.0311%
1949 351 453 0.0282%
1950 365 436 0.0271%
1951 349 481 0.0284%
1952 377 442 0.0253%
1953 413 388 0.0219%
1954 406 406 0.0222%
1955 424 392 0.0213%
1956 461 354 0.0187%
1957 484 344 0.0179%
1958 499 329 0.0174%
1959 511 323 0.017%
1960 509 313 0.0165%
1961 525 304 0.0161%
1962 540 282 0.0154%
1963 540 274 0.0153%
1964 543 284 0.0161%
1965 582 227 0.0139%
1966 596 208 0.0133%
1967 584 216 0.0142%
1968 602 205 0.0137%
1969 653 184 0.0119%
1970 667 193 0.0121%
1971 722 159 0.0106%
1972 695 158 0.0116%
1973 729 144 0.0111%
1974 796 121 0.0093%
1975 724 149 0.0116%
1976 820 119 0.0092%
1977 847 120 0.0089%
1978 795 136 0.0101%
1979 859 124 0.0088%
1980 952 102 0.007%
1981 832 137 0.0093%
1982 958 106 0.0071%
1983 999 92 0.0062%
1984 944 105 0.0071%
1985 957 107 0.007%
1986 992 102 0.0068%
1987 994 105 0.0069%
1988 1,094 94 0.006%
1989 1,026 119 0.0074%
1990 987 138 0.0083%
1991 1,093 117 0.0072%
1992 974 147 0.0092%
1993 1,148 103 0.0066%
1994 1,132 109 0.0071%
1995 1,129 105 0.007%
1996 1,226 91 0.0061%
1997 1,249 91 0.0062%
1998 1,235 94 0.0063%
1999 1,180 110 0.0073%
2000 1,118 131 0.0086%
2001 1,128 131 0.0087%
2002 1,047 152 0.0101%
2003 1,060 157 0.0103%
2004 817 253 0.0166%
2005 782 285 0.0186%
2006 696 359 0.0229%
2007 629 429 0.0272%
2008 571 493 0.0319%
2009 564 498 0.0333%
2010 550 484 0.0336%
2011 484 563 0.0395%
2012 480 587 0.0412%
2013 430 663 0.0466%
2014 368 838 0.0575%
2015 347 894 0.0614%
2016 333 941 0.0653%
2017 310 992 0.0711%
2018 244 1,269 0.0924%
2019 202 1,442 0.1065%

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Names Like Ada

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What names are variants of Ada?

Mix it up with these names that are a variation of the name Ada.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Adan

Noble; fire

German

Adda

Noble

German

Addi

Noble; noble kind

German

Addie

Noble; son of Adam

German

Addy

Noble; noble; son of Adam; noble kind

German

Ade

Noble

German

Adey

Noble; noble kind

German

Adi

Noble; noble kind

German

Adia

Noble

German

Adiah

Noble

German

Adie

Noble

German

Aida

Reward, present

Arabic

Aidah

Noble

German


What names sound like Ada?

If you like how Ada sounds, you might also like these names that sound like Ada.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Ado

Noble kind

German

Ady

Noble kind

German

Auda

Prosperous

French

Ayda

Benefit

Arabic

Eda

Strife for wealth

English

Ida

Hardworking

Greek

Oda

Praise God

Hebrew

Uda

Wealthy

English


What names are similar to Ada?

Find a name that’s like Ada, but just a little bit different.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Adamina

Earth

Hebrew


Lists With Ada

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Siblings of Ada

Mamas with kids named Ada also have kids with these names.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Jackson

Son of Jack

English

3 Comments

  1. I looked through lists of most popular baby names from 1890-1900s and I like the simplicity of the name Ada.

  2. I wanted a strong but pretty name.

  3. It took us ages to pick a name, we wanted something pretty but strong. We went for Ada Rose as its both the things we were looking for.


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