Given Name ADA

GENDER: Feminine
PRONOUNCED: AY-də (English), A-da (Polish), AH-dah (Finnish)   [details]

Meaning & History

Short form of ADELAIDE and other names beginning with the same sound. This name was borne by Augusta Ada King (1815-1852), the Countess of Lovelace (known as Ada Lovelace), a daughter of Lord Byron. She was an assistant to Charles Babbage, the inventor of an early mechanical computer.

Categories

astronomy, authors, math, nobility, place names, saints, short forms, television
VARIANTS: Addie, Addy, Della (English), Alida, Heida, Heidi (German), Alida (Hungarian), Alina (Italian), Aada (Finnish)
MASCULINE FORMS: Adorján, Adrián (Hungarian), Aldo (Italian)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Adalheidis, Adela, Adelais, Adelina, Alda (Ancient Germanic), Hadriana (Ancient Roman), Adelina (Bulgarian), Alícia (Catalan), Adrijana, Jadranka (Croatian), Adéla, Adriana (Czech), Heidi (Danish), Adelheid, Adriana, Aleid, Aleida, Alida, Elke (Dutch), Adélaïde, Adèle, Adeline, Adrienne, Alice, Alix, Aude, Aline, Alison, Line (French), Elke (Frisian), Aliki, Kiki (Greek), Ailís (Irish), Alise (Latvian), Adrijana (Macedonian), Aalis (Medieval French), Heidi (Norwegian), Adelaide, Adelina, Adriana, Alda, Aldina, Alice, Alícia (Portuguese), Adriene, Aline (Portuguese (Brazilian)), Adela, Adelina, Adriana, Alina (Romanian), Alisa (Russian), Aileas (Scottish), Adrijana, Jadranka (Serbian), Adriana, Alica (Slovak), Adrijana, Jadranka (Slovene), Adela, Adelaida, Adelia, Adelina, Adriana, Alicia (Spanish), Adelita (Spanish (Latin American)), Heidi (Swedish), Alis (Welsh)
USER SUBMISSIONS: Ádá, Ada
  United States
2016
  Canada (BC)
not
ranked
2015
  Catalonia
not
ranked
2014
  England and Wales
2016
  France
not
ranked
2015
  Norway
2015
  Poland
2014
  Turkey
2016