US Popularity:1940
Other Origin(s):Hebrew, Spanish
Meaning:Precious stone; Wise
A big influencer on the popularity of the name Jada is actress Jada Pinkett Smith, who’s been in the public eye since the 1990s—the same time the name was soaring on the baby-name charts. With Spanish and English origins and the meaning “precious stone,” it’s a form of the feminine name Jade. This precious stone with deep green coloring was once thought to have magical powers and protect against intestinal problems. Alternatively, Jada has Hebrew connections, where it means “wise, ” and comes from the Hebrew verb yada. Regardless of which origin and meaning most resonates with you, this name is undoubtedly a brilliant choice.

Jada Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Jada is currently #1577 on The Bump
Girl:Jada is currently #1132 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Jada is currently #1940 in U.S. births
Girl:Jada is currently #1035 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 198
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
  • 100,000+ Baby Names by Bruce Lansky, pg. 161

  • Abarim Publications, Jada meaning

  • Behind the Name, Jada (1), January 2022

  • Behind the Name, Jada (2), January 2019

  • Name Doctor, Jada

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