First name origin & meaning:

Old German: Youthful

First name variations: Aidee, Aide, Aleda, Aletta, Alette, Allidia, Alidia, Brigetta, Brigette, Brigitte, Brighid, Brigid, Britta, Brita, Britte, Brit, Biddy, Brie, Bree, Birgit, Birgitta, Brigada, Brigita, Birgit, Brietta, Breanna, Brianna, Briana, Brianne, Brienne, Bryanne, Brid, Bridget, Candi, Candide, Candie, Candy, Carissa, Carita, Chareese, Charis, Charissa, Charisse, Charita, Charitee, Charitey, Charitye, Chariza, Charty, Cherri, Cherry, Sharitee, Sharitey, Sharity, Sharitye, Carita, Caritas, Karita, Cordia, Cordie, Charity, Chasaty, Chasity, Chassity, Chasta, Chastina, Chastine, Chastitee, Chastitey, Chiquita, Chastity, Elfreda, Elfredda, Elfreeda, Elfreyda, Elfriede, Ellita, Ellitia, Ellitie, Elita, Flora, Flor, Floria, Florie, Floris, Florrie, Fleur, Flower, Florenz, Florentia, Flory, Floryn, Flossie, Flo, Florence, Frideborg, Fryda, Frydah, Frydda, Fryddah, Friede, Fredie, Freda, Friedah, Winifred, Freide, Freydah, Freyda, Frieda, Heidy, Haidee, Heidea, Heidee, Heidey, Heydy, Hidea, Hidee, Hidey, Hede, Hedee, Hiede, Hiedi, Hydi, Heidi, Idena, Ide, Idys, Idette, Ita, Idda, Idetta, Idella, Yda, Ydah, Idelis, Idelys, Jara, Jareata, Jareatah, Jareet, Jareeta, Jareetah, Jaretta, Jari, Jaria, Jariah, Jarika, Jarina, Jaytta, Jaryte, Jarytte, Jarita, Kaleedus, Kali, Kareeda, Karita, Khalidda, Khalita, Ledah, Lita, Leda, Leedah, Lyda, Lucie, Lucia, Luce, Lou, Lu, Luza, Luz, Luciana, Lucianna, Lucianne, Lucienne, Lucile, Lucille, Lucette, Lucy, Madah, Mada, Maidie, Maidy, Mady, Maidel, Mayda, Maggie, Maggy, Magee, Mag, Margery, Margareta, Margarita, Margita, Margory, Marjorie, Marjory, Marget, Margret, Margette, Margalo, Marguerite, Margiad, Margherita, Margarethe, Maergrethe, Margaretha, Margalith, Mairghread, Margo, Marjoe, Marga, Margot, Margaux, Marge, Margie, Marta, Madge, Mamie, Maymie, Maisie, Meg, Meggie, Midge, Gretchen, Gretel, Gretle, Greta, Grete, Garet, Peg, Peggy, Reta, Rita, Margaret, Naiad, Naia, Naiia, Nayad, Nyad, Nataly, Natalee, Nataleigh, Natalia, Natalya, Nataline, Nathalia, Nathalie, Noel, Noelle, Novella, Natasha, Natosha, Natashi, Tosha, Tosh, Natasa, Natashia, Natalja, Natassia, Nastassia, Netty, Nettie, Natty, Tally, Tallie, Tasha, Talia, Natalie, Nedda, Neddy, Ned, Nedjelko, Nedo, Neda, Pelika, Philis, Phillis, Philliss, Phillys, Phylis, Phylliss, Phyllis, Ragnhilda, Ragnhilde, Ragnilda, Renilda, Renilde, Ragnhild, Rasheda, Rasheeda, Rasheddah, Vay, Vada, Veed, Vedad, Vedah, Devis, Veeda, Vita, Veda, Veda, Veeda, Vidette, Vieda, Vita, Vitia, Virdis, Viridia, Viridiana, Viridis, Waheeda, Wylda, Wilda, Zada, Zai, Zenais, Zina, Aden, Adin, Adian, Aiden, Aedan, Adan, Davidde, Davide, Davina, Davita, Dave, Davey, Davy, Davie, Davi, Davyd, Davis, Davidson, Dawes, Dawson, Dewi, Dewey, Devlin, Devi, Devid, Dabi, Daevid, Daevyd, Dafydd, Daived, Daivid, Daivyd, Dauid, Dav, Daved, Daveed, Davidd, Davidek, Davido, Davood, Davoud, Davydas, Davydd, Davyde, Dayvid, Deved, Devid, Devidd, Devidde, Devyd, Devydd, Devydde, Devod, Davison, Davyson, Dawed, Dawud, Dawyt, Dawit, Dawid, David, Dove, Dovi, Dowid, Dovid, Dov, Haider, Haydar, Hyder, Leo, Leone, Leosko, Leonato, Leon, Leonidis, Leonid, Sherr, Shuridun, Sheridon, Vidos, Vid, Videl, Videlio, Vite, Vitalis, Vitas, Wahid

Last name origins & meanings:

  1. English and German: from Ida, which is found as both a male and female personal name in English but only as a female name in German. This is of continental Germanic origin and was popular among the Normans, who brought it to England. Its etymology is disputed: it is thought by some to be of the same origin as hild- ‘battle’, ‘strife’; by others to be of the same origin as Old High German idis ‘(wise) woman’, or from Old Norse idh ‘work’, ‘activity’.
  2. Japanese: ‘rice paddy by the well’; habitational name from Ida-mura in Musashi (now Tōkyō and Saitama prefectures). Variously written and found mostly in eastern Japan and the Ryūkyū Islands.
Comments for Aidah
 
     

highlights

12 Pumpkin Activities and Crafts for Kids
Pumpkins and gourds are perfect for fall fun and games with the kids. Find the best pumpkin activities, crafts, printables, and recipes to enjoy with your children this Halloween season.

Kindergarten Readiness App Wins Gold
Our Kindergarten Readiness app won the Gold Award of Excellence in the educational category at the 2014 Communicator Awards. This valuable checklist comes with games and activities to help your child practice the essential skills she needs for kindergarten. Download the Kindergarten Readiness app today!

15 Best Slow Cooker Meals
Too busy to cook? Try one of these deliciously easy slow cooker meals and have dinner waiting when you get home!

Find Today's Newest & Best Children's Books!
Looking for newly released books for your child? Try our new Book Finder tool to search for new books by age, type, and theme, and create reading lists for kids!

Find out what is happening in each day of your pregnancy!

My due date:

Pregnancy Day By Day