Ada – Scary Mommy

Ada

A German name that means “noble,” Ada is also said to mean “first daughter” in Igbo, a language spoken in Nigeria. Even if your Ada isn’t the first daughter in your family, she could still be totally noble and have a super cute palindrome for a name.

Nicknames:

Ade, Addy, Adi, Adie.

Famous people named Ada:

Jazz singer Ada “Bricktop” Smith; actress Ada Maris; Ada Vox, the first drag queen finalist in American Idol history; chemist and Nobel Prize winner Ada Yonath; Ada Colau, mayor of Barcelona and activist against inequality.

Fun fact:

This name was borne by Augusta Ada King (1815-1852), the Countess of Lovelace (known as Ada Lovelace), a daughter of Lord Byron. She was assistant to Charles Babbage, the inventor of an early mechanical computer.

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