Ada

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

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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.

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Proper noun[edit]

Ada

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

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Czech[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

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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Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

Ādā

  1. ablative singular of Ādam

Norwegian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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 noun[edit]

Ada

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

References[edit]

  • 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.

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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 noun[edit]

Ada

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

References[edit]

  • 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.