Origin:German
Popularity:434
Meaning:noble
Count Ada as a member of the popular Vintage Girls’ Names Club. It’s actually a short form for another old-fashioned name, Adelaide, that goes back to the Middle Ages. Like other names that have been around awhile, Ada has had her ups and downs. She was a top choice in the 1880s, a barely there option in the 1980s, and a contender who’s made a comeback in the 21st century. It’s a charming name that has a modern-cool feel.

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Source: Social Security Administration

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