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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010


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Fun Facts about the name Rada

  • How many people with the first name Rada have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 421 babies born with the first name Rada in the United States. That's more than enough people named Rada to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Rada? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1893 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Rada first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Rada is Thursday, August 3rd, 1876.
  • What year had the most people named Rada born? The highest recorded use of the first name Rada was in 1921 with a total of 15 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Rada: Your name in reverse order is Adar. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aadr. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Rada? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,520 people with the last name Rada.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Rada? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Rada as their last name since less than 1 person in 118k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
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Popularity of Rada as a last name

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Common last names for Rada

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Rada U.S.
  White 57.58% 64.26%
  African American 0.95% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 10.08% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.32% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.63% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 29.44% 16.26%

Of Last Name Rada

People with the last name Rada are most frequently White, Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander, or Hispanic or Latino

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Rada" mean? The list below shows the origins of Rada as well as things modernly associated with the name Rada such as celebrities named Rada.


Origin and Meaning of Rada

The name "Rada" is of Bulgarian origin, and it means "Care, Joy". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Borrowing from Polish rada, from Middle Low German rât. Compare German Rat, English rede, Icelandic ráð.

  1. (politics) a parliamentary body in a number of Slavic countries
  2. a Ukrainian and alternative Belarusian name for soviet, a form of governing council in the former Soviet Union

rada was also found in the following language(s): Czech, Estonian, Italian, Latin, Latvian, Lower Sorbian, Norwegian Bokmål, Norwegian Nynorsk, Polish, and Spanish

Other Inspirations for the Name Rada

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What does the name Rada mean?

Ris for relish, you seek a challenge.

Ais for adaptable, whenever things change

Dis for delight, a surprise from within.

Ais for articulate, a regular wordsmith

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