Ada
Origin/Usage
Germanic
Pronunciation
AY-də
Meaning
Graceful and noble
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Ada originates in Germanic languages and means "graceful and noble". It can be a diminutive of Adelaide or other names starting in Ada- or Ade-, for example Adeline. Ada was probably popularized by the Countess of Lovelace, George Gordon Byron's daughter. There were also several saints of this name.

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