Meaning:son of red earth
In the Old Testament, Adam is the first man created by God out of clay. The name draws meaning from "adama," the Hebrew word for “earth.” On the TV show "Girls," viewers got a double dose of Adam: Hannah’s on-and-off boyfriend Adam Sackler was played by Adam Driver. And bringing even more fame to the name is Maroon 5 singer Adam Levine.
Wondering who else shares this name? Check out these well known people who made this baby name famous.
- Adam BrodyActor
- Adam Carollaradio personality
- Adam LevineMusician
- Adam SandlerActor
- Adam SilverBasketball Player
- Adam SmithEconomist
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Source: Social Security Administration
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