Ada

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.

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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.

PortugueseEdit

Proper nounEdit

Ada f

  1. (biblical) Adah (wife of Lamech)
  2. A female given name, equivalent to English Ada

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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