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Gender of Ada.

Ada is a name more often given to females.

In a sample of all names from the US Census during the years 1890 to 2006, all of the children named Ada were girls.

Even though Ada is female, why is it sometimes used for boys? Often a name is taken from a neutral concept with no implied gender. Sometimes the name can be derived from two different sources, one male and one female. Names sometimes change gender over time!


Meanings of the name Ada.

The following meanings are associated with the name Ada:

  • Noble
  • Kind

Origins of Ada.

One origin of Ada is German.

Names related to Ada.

Names with the same meaning as Ada are: Abhijat, Acelin, Aceline, Adair, Adal, Adalbeorht, Adalbert, Adalbrechta, Adalheida, Adali, Adalia, Adalicia, Adalie, Adaliz, Adar, Adelaide, Adele, Adelheid, Adelheide, Adelia, Adelina, Adelinda, Adeline, Adelisa, Adelise, Adelita, Adella, Adelle, Adette, Adie, Adir, Ady, Aethelberht, Aethelbert, Aethelmaer, Ailbe, Ailbert, Ailis, Ailisa, Ailise, Akela, Albert, Alberta, Alberteen, Albertina, Albertine, Albertyna, Albertyne, Albrecht, Alburt, Alfonsine, Alfonso, Alhertina, Ali, Alia, Alice, Alina, Alisha, Alissa, Alita, Alix, Almo, Alphonse, Alphonsine, Alys, Ardra, Armina, Artur, Artus, Arya, Athemar, Athmarr, Atiq, Auberta, Aubrey, Aubrianna, Audrie, Audry, Auhert, Basilio, Bertie, Brunhild, Brunhilda, Camile, Camillei, Chiram, Cirilo, Coman, Dell, Eadelmarr, Ealga, Edalene, Edaline, Edelmar, Edelmarr, Edolie, Eilis, Elberte, Elbertina, Elbertine, Elbertyna, Elgin, Elgine, Elica, Eljin, Elke, Elmira, Elmyra, Elsese, Elsha, Elsje, Etel, Ethel, Etilka, Eugen, Eugenio, Evgenii, Gambhiri, Gustel, Heida, Idalina, Idaline, Ilyse, Jalia, Karam, Knight, Makram, Monita, Nabil, Nadiv, Nolene, Nolyn, Padraic, Padraigin, Padriac, Padric, Patric, Patricio, Patrido, Samia, Sharifah, Tierney, Trisa, Udath, Pekod, Agacia, Agate, Agathe, Agdta, Agueda, Ailidh, Aliz, Alyson, Anis, Benigna, Caron, Halima, Keleman, Kliment, Lufti, Shu Fang and Yein.

Lucky numbers for Ada.

Number 6 playing card;©V.H.Smith

The numerological number for the name Ada is 6.

Some two digit lucky numbers for Ada are: 15 24 33 42 51 60 69 78 87 96.

What does this mean? If you believe in numbers having mystical powers, it could be something very important. You could look for a spouse with the same numerological number and choose your house or the date of an important even based on it. For most of us it is just a bit of fun. See if you have the same numerological number as any special person in your life.

How do you work out your numerological number? You use a special alphabet which gives a value to each of letters and then add the values of the letters in your name. You can see excactly how we calculated six as the lucky number for Ada here: Calculating lucky numbers for Ada.


Name Days for Ada.

Name days are different in different countries and for different religions. They are often the memorial date of a saint who has the same name.

Often there are many saints with they same name, so you have a wide choice of name days!

Some name days for Ada are:

  • February 10 (Lithuania).
  • March 4 (Sweden).
  • March 23 (Germany).
  • July 8 (Latvia).
  • July 23 (Latvia).
  • July 28 (Lithuania).
  • July 28 (Germany).
  • July 28 (Austria).

Popularity of Ada.

Graph of popularity of Ada

Ada was most popular in the year 1880, where it was at position thirty-three for the whole of the USA.

The most popular decade for the name Ada was from 1880 to 1889.

The last time that the name was in the top 1000 names in the USA census data was in 2006, where it was at position seven hundred and fifteen.


Writers

There are eleven Writers called Ada.

Here are the first ten. See Writers who have the name Ada for the full list.

  • Ada Adler

    Ada Sara Adler (1878–1946) was a Danish classical scholar and librarian.... (extract from the wikipedia article on Ada Adler)

  • Ada Ellen Bayly

    Ada Ellen Bayly (March 25, 1857 – February 8, 1903) was a novelist.... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Ada Ellen Bayly)

  • Ada Cambridge

    Ada Cambridge is a Writer... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Ada Cambridge)

  • Ada Clare

    Ada Clare (July 1834 in Charleston, South Carolina – March 4, 1874), born Jane McElhenney, was an American actress, writer, and feminist.Kenneth T.... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Ada Clare)

  • Ada Verdun Howell

    Ada Verdun Howell is a Writer... (abstract from the wikipedia article on Ada Verdun Howell)

  • Ada Leverson

    Ada Leverson (née Beddington; 1862 – August 1933) was a British writer who is now known primarily for her work as a novelist.... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Ada Leverson)

  • Ada Louise Huxtable

    Ada Louise (Landman) Huxtable (b. March 14, 1921, in New York, NY) is an architecture critic and writer on architecture.... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Ada Louise Huxtable)

  • Ada Udechukwu

    Ada Udechukwu (born 1960) is a Nigerian artist and poet associated with the Nsukka group.... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Ada Udechukwu)

  • Ada Maria Isasi-Diaz

    Ada María Isasi-Díaz (born March 22, 1943) is professor of ethics and theology at Drew University in Madison, New Jersey. As a Hispanic theologian, she is an innovator of Hispanic theology in general and specifically of Mujerista theology.... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Ada Maria Isasi-Diaz)

  • Ada Limón

    Ada Limón (March 28, 1976— ) is an American poet. Limón was educated at the University of Washington and New York University.... (abstract from the wikipedia article on Ada Limón)

Actors

There are ten Actors called Ada.

  • Ada Choi

    Ada Choi is an Actor... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Ada Choi)

  • Ada Clare

    Ada Clare (July 1834 in Charleston, South Carolina – March 4, 1874), born Jane McElhenney, was an American actress, writer, and feminist.Kenneth T.... (abstract from the wikipedia article on Ada Clare)

  • Ada "Bricktop" Smith

    Ada "Bricktop" Smith is an Actor... (abstract from the wikipedia article on Ada "Bricktop" Smith)

  • Ada Dwyer Russell

    Ada Dwyer Russell (1863 - 1952), was a Mormon actress of the stage. She performed on stage in Broadway and London.... (abstract from the wikipedia article on Ada Dwyer Russell)

  • Ada Maris

    Ada Maris (born in 1957 in California) is a Mexican-American actress. She was born Ada Marentes and has been married to actor Tony Plana since 1988.... (abstract from the wikipedia article on Ada Maris)

  • Ada Rehan

    Ada Rehan (April 22, 1859 - January 9, 1916) was an American actress. She was born as Ada Crehan in County Limerick, Ireland, and brought to the United States at about the age of six years.... ( from the wikipedia article on Ada Rehan)

  • Ada Dyas

    Ada Dyas is an Actor... (abstract from the wikipedia article on Ada Dyas)

  • Ada Falcón

    Ada Falcón is an Actor... (abstract from the wikipedia article on Ada Falcón)

  • Ada Reeve

    Ada Reeve (3 March 1874 - 5 October 1966) was an English actress of both stage and film. Reeve began to perform in pantomime and music hall as a child.... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Ada Reeve)

  • Ada Carrasco

    Ada Carrasco is an Actor... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Ada Carrasco)

Poets

There are three Poets called Ada.

  • Ada Cambridge

    Ada Cambridge is a Poet... ( from the wikipedia article on Ada Cambridge)

  • Ada Verdun Howell

    Ada Verdun Howell is a Poet... (extract from the wikipedia article on Ada Verdun Howell)

  • Ada Limón

    Ada Limón (March 28, 1976— ) is an American poet. Limón was educated at the University of Washington and New York University.... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Ada Limón)

Presidents

There are two Presidents called Ada.

  • Ada Howard

    Ada Howard (1829 - 1907) was the first president of Wellesley College.... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Ada Howard)

  • Ada Comstock

    Ada Comstock is a President... (extract from the wikipedia article on Ada Comstock)

Philosophers

There are two Philosophers called Ada.

  • Ada Albrecht

    Ada Dolores Albrecht is the founder of Hastinapura Worldwide Association, created in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on April 1981. Hastinapura Foundation is an educational institution whose main objective is to spread Faith and the Love of God, affirming the basic unity of all Religions and the presence of God within the hearts of all beings.... ( from the wikipedia article on Ada Albrecht)

  • Ada Maria Isasi-Diaz

    Ada María Isasi-Díaz (born March 22, 1943) is professor of ethics and theology at Drew University in Madison, New Jersey. As a Hispanic theologian, she is an innovator of Hispanic theology in general and specifically of Mujerista theology.... (abstract from the wikipedia article on Ada Maria Isasi-Diaz)

Models

There are two Models called Ada.

  • Ada Perkins

    Ada Perkins (September 7, 1959-May 24, 1980) was a Puerto Rican beauty queen who represented her island in the Miss Universe beauty pageant in 1978. She died in 1979 as a result of an automobile accident.... (extract from the wikipedia article on Ada Perkins)

  • Ada de la Cruz

    Ada de la Cruz is a Model... (abstract from the wikipedia article on Ada de la Cruz)

Journalists

There are two Journalists called Ada.

  • Ada Clare

    Ada Clare (July 1834 in Charleston, South Carolina – March 4, 1874), born Jane McElhenney, was an American actress, writer, and feminist.Kenneth T.... (extract from the wikipedia article on Ada Clare)

  • Ada Louise Huxtable

    Ada Louise (Landman) Huxtable (b. March 14, 1921, in New York, NY) is an architecture critic and writer on architecture.... (extract from the wikipedia article on Ada Louise Huxtable)

Librarians

There is one Librarian called Ada.

  • Ada Adler

    Ada Sara Adler (1878–1946) was a Danish classical scholar and librarian.... (extract from the wikipedia article on Ada Adler)

Mathematicians

There is one Mathematician called Ada.

  • Ada Maddison

    Ada Isabel Maddison (1869 - 1950) British mathematician best known for her work on differential equations.... (extract from the wikipedia article on Ada Maddison)

Kings

There is one King called Ada.

  • Ada Cambridge

    Ada Cambridge is a King... ( from the wikipedia article on Ada Cambridge)

Painters

There is one Painter called Ada.

  • Ada Udechukwu

    Ada Udechukwu (born 1960) is a Nigerian artist and poet associated with the Nsukka group.... (abstract from the wikipedia article on Ada Udechukwu)

Phychiatrists

There is one Psychiatrist called Ada.

  • Ada English

    Dr Ada (Adeline) English (; 1873 – 27 January 1944) was an Irish revolutionary politician and psychiatrist.... (extract from the wikipedia article on Ada English)

Physicians

There is one Physician called Ada.

  • Ada English

    Dr Ada (Adeline) English (; 1873 – 27 January 1944) was an Irish revolutionary politician and psychiatrist.... ( from the wikipedia article on Ada English)

Dancers

There is one Dancer called Ada.

  • Ada "Bricktop" Smith

    Ada "Bricktop" Smith is a Dancer... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Ada "Bricktop" Smith)

Criminals

There is one Criminal called Ada.

  • Ada Williams (farmer)

    Ada Chard-Williams (1875 – March 6, 1900) was a baby farmer, who, aged 24, was convicted of strangling to death 21-month-old Selina Jones in Barnes in London in September 1899.... ( from the wikipedia article on Ada Williams (farmer))

Queens

There is one Queen called Ada.

  • Ada de Warenne

    Ada de Warenne or Adeline de Varenne (c. 1120 – 1178) was the Anglo-Norman wife of Henry of Scotland, Earl of Northumbria and Earl of Huntingdon.... ( from the wikipedia article on Ada de Warenne)

Saints

There is one Saint called Ada.

  • Ada Dwyer Russell

    Ada Dwyer Russell (1863 - 1952), was a Mormon actress of the stage. She performed on stage in Broadway and London.... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Ada Dwyer Russell)

Sculptors

There is one Sculptor called Ada.

  • Ada Madssen

    Ada Madssen (9 February 1917 – 22 September 2009) was a Norwegian sculptor.... (extract from the wikipedia article on Ada Madssen)

Architects

There is one Architect called Ada.

  • Ada Karmi-Melamede

    Ada Karmi-Melamede (; born 1936) is a noted Israeli architect.... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Ada Karmi-Melamede)

Ada

Gender: more often female

Meaning: Noble and Kind

Origin: German

Lucky Number: Six

Popularity: Position 33 in 1880

Famous people

Eleven Writers

Ten Actors

Three Poets

Two Presidents

Two Philosophers

Two Models

Two Journalists

One Librarian

One Mathematician

One King

One Painter

One Psychiatrist

One Physician

One Dancer

One Criminal

One Queen

One Saint

One Sculptor

One Architect