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in the U.S.
since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Adi mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Adi

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Indian (Sanskrit)

User Submitted Meanings

  • A user from Virginia, United States says the name Adi means "Jewel, first , sun".
  • A submission from Virginia, United States says the name Adi means "Ornament or Jewelry" and is of Hebrew origin.
  • A submission from South Africa says the name Adi means "Jewel / ornament" and is of Hebrew origin.
  • A user from Tennessee, United States says the name Adi is of English origin and means "Son of Addison".
  • A submission from Washington, United States says the name Adi means "Believing in good".

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International Interest
  1. A Tibeto-Burman language spoken in India and Tibet.

Adi was also found in the following language(s): German and Romanian

Notable Persons Named Adi

Adi Shamir is a scientist in the field of cryptography. Adi was born on July 6th, 1952 in Tel Aviv.


Adi was born on January 8th, 1985.



Adi Godrej is a chairman of godrej group, indian school of business, godrej group, and chairman ofgodrej groupandindian school of business. Adi was born on April 3rd, 1942 in Mumbai, India.


Adi Da Samraj was a spiritual teacher, writer, and artist. Adi was born on November 3rd, 1939 in New York, New York, United States. Adi is also known as Franklin Albert Jones. He died on November 27th, 2008.


Adi Irani is an actor and director. Adi was born in 3.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Adi

Fanendo Adi is a soccer player for the Portland Timbers, AS Trenčín, FC Metalurh Donetsk, FC Dynamo Kyiv, SC Tavriya Simferopol, F.C. Copenhagen, and Nigeria national under-23 football team. Fanendo was born on October 10th, 1990 in Lagos, Nigeria.


Alexandra Adi is an actress and actor. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1995 to present. Alexandra was born in Florida.


Adi is a soccer player for the FC Seoul, Apucarana Atlético Clube, Paraná Clube, Red Star Belgrade, Real Betis, Sevilla FC, and Dalian Shide F.C. Adi was born on May 12th, 1976 in Aracaju. Adi is also known as Adilson and Adi.


Monsieur Adi is a french house, electro house, synthpop, classical music, and baroque music electronic music, record producer, and remix. He plays Piano, Violin, and Keyboard instrument. He was most prominent from 2009 to present. Monsieur was born on August 22nd, 1986.



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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1971 9 0 9
1974 6 6 0
1976 13 6 7
1977 12 12 0
1978 5 5 0
1979 5 5 0
1980 16 10 6
1981 5 5 0
1983 9 9 0
1984 17 12 5
1985 10 10 0
1986 16 16 0
1987 15 9 6
1988 7 7 0
1989 18 10 8
1990 22 13 9
1991 20 14 6
1992 24 17 7
1993 24 18 6
1994 19 14 5
1995 22 15 7
1996 17 11 6
1997 21 16 5
1998 36 18 18
1999 27 20 7
2000 43 27 16
2001 33 22 11
2002 40 24 16
2003 48 26 22
2004 49 21 28
2005 53 27 26
2006 58 23 35
2007 63 37 26
2008 66 29 37
2009 53 26 27
2010 48 27 21
2011 53 32 21
2012 65 37 28
2013 53 30 23
2014 56 28 28
2015 52 24 28
2016 59 38 21
2017 47 26 21
* Years where the name was given to 5 or fewer babies will show zero to respect privacy.

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International Interest for Adi

Interest is based how many people viewed this name from each country and is scaled based on the total views by each country so that large countries do not always show the most interest. Darker blue on the map indicates that people in the country are more likely to search for this name.

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Adi as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Adi U.S.
  White 60.87% 64.26%
  African American 12.17% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 17.17% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 5.22% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.57% 16.26%

Of Last Name Adi

People with the last name Adi are most frequently White, African American, or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Adi

  • How Popular is the name Adi? Adi is the 8,793rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Adi was the 46,314th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Adi have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,334 babies born with the first name Adi in the United States. That's more than enough people named Adi to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Adi? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1971 when it was given as a first name to 9 new born babies.
  • When was Adi first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Adi is Friday, July 9th, 1875.
  • What year had the most people named Adi born? The highest recorded use of the first name Adi was in 2016 with a total of 38 babies.
  • Random Adi Factoid: According to the 2003 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Adi is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 2003.
  • Weird things about the name Adi: Your name in reverse order is Ida. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Dia. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Adi? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 460 people with the last name Adi.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Adi? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Adi as their last name since less than 1 person in 625k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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