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in the U.S.
since 1880


Gender: Boy. Ranked #116 most popular

What does the name "Adam" mean?

Adam (Hebrew): Man, Of the Earth

The name "Adam" is of Hebrew origin and it means "Man, Of the Earth". It's a name commonly given to boys. There are 8 other names that are similar to this one.

A is for able, for you surely are.

D is for dashing, the romantic you!

A is for affirm, the certainty of knowledge.

M is for mild, your mild and gentle way.

Your name in reverse order is "Mada". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Mada". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

How popular is the name "Adam" in the U.S.?


Want to know about the populiarty of Adam? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 536,164 babies born with the name Adam in the United States. That's more than enough Adams to occupy the country of Suriname with an estimated population of 534,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 104 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Adam" was in 1984 with a total of 23,933 babies. (That's a lot of baby Adams)

According to the 1958 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Adam" is not a popular baby boy's name in District of Columbia. Imagine that, only 6 babies in District of Columbia have the same name as you in 1958. Across the entire United States a total of only 469 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

Where is the name Adam popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Adam in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the south? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Adam

Adam Levine

Adam Levine is a singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and actor with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1994 to present. Adam was born in 1979 as Adam Noah Levine in Los Angeles, California, U.S.


Adam Sandler

Adam Sandler is an actor, comedian, screenwriter, entrepreneur, film producer, and musician. Adam was born in 1966 as Adam Richard Sandler in Brooklyn, New York, U.S.


Adam Lambert

Adam Lambert is a singer, songwriter, and actor with the most prominent portion of their career being from 2 to present. Adam was born in 1982 as Adam Mitchel Lambert in Indianapolis, Indiana.


Adam Brody

Adam Brody is an actor with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1995 to present. Adam was born in 1979 as Adam Jared Brody in San Diego, California, US.


Adam Scott (I)

Adam was born in 1973.


Adam West

Adam West is an actor and voice actor with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1954 to present. Adam was born in 1928 as William West Anderson in Walla Walla, Washington U.S.


Past life for Adam born Dec 9, 1952

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Southern Africa approximately on 1050. Your profession was medicine man, surgeon, and herbalist.

As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Your lesson - to study, to practice and to use wisdom, enclosed in psychological sciences, and in ancient manuscripts. With strong faith and hard work you will reach your real destiny in present life.

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