US Popularity:171
Meaning:Son of red earth
Adam is a boy’s name of Hebrew origin, meaning “son of red earth.” According to the Hebrew and Christian bibles, this is the first name ever given to a man. With that, you can rest assured your little one’s title is rich in culture and steeped in history to inspire him throughout life. Borne from ashes and dust, Adam comes from the Hebrew word adamah, meaning “ground,” “earth,” and “soil.” With a name inspired by the fundamentals of the earth, baby Adam can embrace life from the ground up, learning more and more about the world as he grows. Although rooted in faith, there are also many pop-culture figures named Adam, including Driver, Levine, Brody, and Sandler, each making their own unique mark on the name.

Famous People Named Adam

Wondering who else shares this name? Check out these well known people who made this baby name famous.
  • Adam Brody
  • Adam Carolla
    radio personality
  • Adam Levine
  • Adam Sandler
  • Adam Silver
    Basketball Player
  • Adam Smith

Adam Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Adam is currently #470 on The Bump
Boy:Adam is currently #277 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Adam is currently #171 in U.S. births
Boy:Adam is currently #102 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 5
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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