See also: ada, ADA, āda, ādā, aða, -ada, A.D.A., and A. D. A.

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Short form of Germanic names beginning with adal (noble), such as Adelaide. Also Latinized form of Hebrew Adah. The programming language takes its name from Ada Lovelace.

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Ada

  1. A female given name
  2. (computing) A programming language.

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CzechEdit

Proper nounEdit

Ada

  1. A female given name and a nickname from women's names beginning with Ad-.
  2. A diminutive of Czech male given names beginning with Ad-, such as Adam.

Alternative formsEdit


LatinEdit

NounEdit

Ādā

  1. ablative singular of Ādam

NorwegianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Short for Germanic names beginning with Adel-, and also of Biblical Hebrew origin. Cognate with English Ada. Used as a given name in Norway since the 1850s.

Proper nounEdit

Ada

  1. Adah (Biblical figure)
  2. A female given name

ReferencesEdit

  • Kristoffer Kruken - Ola Stemshaug: Norsk personnamnleksikon, Det Norske Samlaget, Oslo 1995, ISBN 82-521-4483-7
  • [1] Statistisk sentralbyrå, Namnestatistikk: 1715 females with the given name Ada living in Norway on January 1st 2011. Accessed on March 29th 2011.

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

First recorded as a given name in Sweden in 1762. Short form of names like Adela, and of biblical Hebrew origin. Cognate with English Ada.

Proper nounEdit

Ada

  1. Adah (Biblical figure)
  2. A female given name

ReferencesEdit

  • Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn, Almqvist & Wiksell 1996, ISBN 91-21-10937-0
  • [2] Statistiska centralbyrån: 999 females with the given name Ada living in Sweden on December 31st, 2010. Accessed on March 29th 2011.
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