Adah

First Name
3k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Adah

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  • According to a user from Maryland, United States, the name Adah means "Beautiful addition".
Other origins: Nigerian and English

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From Hebrew עָדָה (adá, “Adah”, literally “ornament, dawn”).

  1. The wife of Lamech
  2. The wife of Esau.
  3. A female given name.

Notable Persons Named Adah

Adah Sharma is an actress. She has had major accomplishments since 2008. Adah was given the name Adah Sarma on May 11th, 1989 in Palakkad, Kerala, India.

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Adah Isaacs Menken was an actress, painter, poet, actor, and painting. Adah was born on June 15th, 1835. She passed away on August 10th, 1868.

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Adah was born on January 12th, 1870. She breathed her last breath on February 21st, 1943.

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Adah Robinson was an artist and teacher. Adah was given the name Adah Matilda Robinson on July 13th, 1882. She died on March 10th, 1962.

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Adah Etoundi 'Stephane' Armand is an athlete for the Nakhon Sawan F.C.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Adah

Philippe Adah is an athlete for the Mambas Noirs FC.

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How popular is the baby name Adah in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 24 24 0
1881 29 29 0
1882 27 27 0
1883 41 41 0
1884 33 33 0
1885 32 32 0
1886 41 41 0
1887 32 32 0
1888 38 38 0
1889 33 33 0
1890 49 49 0
1891 43 43 0
1892 40 40 0
1893 48 48 0
1894 41 41 0
1895 33 33 0
1896 46 46 0
1897 57 57 0
1898 35 35 0
1899 39 39 0
1900 37 37 0
1901 24 24 0
1902 25 25 0
1903 38 38 0
1904 24 24 0
1905 28 28 0
1906 32 32 0
1907 27 27 0
1908 18 18 0
1909 18 18 0
1910 20 20 0
1911 26 26 0
1912 27 27 0
1913 30 30 0
1914 48 48 0
1915 65 65 0
1916 59 59 0
1917 57 57 0
1918 49 49 0
1919 42 42 0
1920 42 42 0
1921 48 48 0
1922 45 45 0
1923 43 43 0
1924 29 29 0
1925 32 32 0
1926 34 34 0
1927 25 25 0
1928 22 22 0
1929 20 20 0
1930 33 33 0
1931 15 15 0
1932 20 20 0
1933 17 17 0
1934 15 15 0
1935 20 20 0
1936 10 10 0
1937 9 9 0
1938 9 9 0
1939 8 8 0
1940 10 10 0
1941 5 5 0
1942 11 11 0
1943 18 18 0
1944 8 8 0
1945 8 8 0
1946 7 7 0
1948 12 12 0
1950 13 13 0
1951 6 6 0
1952 8 8 0
1953 6 6 0
1954 9 9 0
1955 6 6 0
1957 7 7 0
1958 6 6 0
1963 6 6 0
1965 7 7 0
1967 5 5 0
1968 5 5 0
1969 7 7 0
1970 8 8 0
1971 5 5 0
1973 5 5 0
1976 7 7 0
1977 10 10 0
1978 7 7 0
1979 5 5 0
1980 8 8 0
1981 7 7 0
1984 7 7 0
1985 7 7 0
1988 10 10 0
1989 5 5 0
1990 7 7 0
1991 12 12 0
1992 5 5 0
1993 6 6 0
1995 7 7 0
1997 11 11 0
1998 7 7 0
1999 10 10 0
2000 10 10 0
2001 22 22 0
2002 18 18 0
2003 30 30 0
2004 37 37 0
2005 47 47 0
2006 63 63 0
2007 68 68 0
2008 65 65 0
2009 73 73 0
2010 77 77 0
2011 60 60 0
2012 59 59 0
2013 81 81 0
2014 78 78 0
2015 90 90 0
2016 81 81 0
2017 87 87 0
* Years where the name was given to 5 or fewer babies will show zero to respect privacy.

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International Interest for Adah

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Popularity of Adah as a first name

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Common last names for Adah

  • Smith
  • Brown
  • Miller
  • Jones
  • Anderson
  • Thomas
  • Thompson
  • Roberts
  • White

Fun Facts about the name Adah

  • How Popular is the name Adah? Adah is the 4,902nd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Adah have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,323 babies born with the first name Adah in the United States. That's more than enough people named Adah to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Adah? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 24 new born babies.
  • When was Adah first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Adah is Saturday, March 6th, 1869.
  • What year had the most people named Adah born? The highest recorded use of the first name Adah was in 2015 with a total of 90 babies.
  • Random Adah Factoid: According to the 2015 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Adah is not a popular baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 10 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 2015.
  • Weird things about the name Adah: Your name in reverse order is Hada. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Hdaa. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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