Ida meaning

: Industrious One or Prosperous.

Ida Name Information

Gender 👩 Girl
Pronunciation 📣 \i-da\
Number of People 👶 187,000
Rate in 2021 2235
Numerology 🔢 5
Name origin 🌍 Greek
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Ida Name Meaning

The name Ida carries connotations of laboriousness, prosperity, and diligence. In Old German, the name perfectly represents an individual exuding zeal, diligence, who thrives on hard work, and seeks prosperity in their endeavours.

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Ida Name Origin and History

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The name Ida has historical roots in German, Norse, and even Greek mythology. The Old German origin yields the meaning 'work' or 'labor,' serving as a symbol of industriousness and diligence. In Norse mythology, Ida is considered the name of a goddess who, according to the Prose Edda, would survive the destruction of the world in Ragnarok. It has been a popular name choice in various English-speaking countries, persisting in its popularity from ancient times to the present-day era.

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Ida is a notable name in various disciplines. Renowned individuals by the name include Ida B. Wells, an influential African American journalist and civil rights activist, and Ida Lupino, an English-American actress. Additionally, Ida Tarbell was a leading muckraker and magazine editor, one the pioneers of investigative journalism. Ida, despite its simplicity, is a name that has graced successful and pioneering women, reflective of its meanings of industriousness and prosperity. Its popularity has seen waves along history and persists as a classic and elegant naming choice today.

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01/14/2024 00:00:00

Sanskrit girl names with meaning Ida इडा-comfort,earth, heaven, cow, libation, recreation, animation, speech, godess of speech, vital spirit, stream & flow of worship & praise [a name of godess of sacrifice and worship] # Ida ईडा-commendation, praise # Idika इडिका-earth # Ilasuta इलासुता-daughter of earth(Sita)

01/14/2024 00:00:00

My name is Ida and I really love it.. I used to dislike it in gradeschool, but i have grown to love it. It's very unique, short and sweet and simple.

01/12/2024 08:02:20

my name is ida as well i always liked the name even'though i sometimes get annoyed when people pronounce it wrong my parents come from poland but i was born in the uk and i think that i was named after my great nan .(I pronounce it as EDA but write it as ida so that can be confusing for some :) )

01/02/2024 03:49:02

That's my mommy's name! It's old fashioned...but pretty easy

12/17/2023 10:27:50

Well.. my name is Laken. When I was younger I hated it. But as i've gotten older i've grown to appreciate it, and the uniqueness that comes with it. i've never met another Laken in person. And to be quite honest, I think it'd really kinda make me mad too. I like being the only me that I know!!

11/04/2023 18:33:18

It's my name too and i like it very much.Some people find it difficult to say and often call me other names like Lida,Ada...can't understand,cause It's too easy to spell and I think there's nothing strange in it.

10/12/2023 01:52:48

My name is Ida, named after my grandmother who was also named Ida. I'm in my 30s, so growing up it was a very unusual name. Yes, was called Idaho a lot, or Ore-Ida (and various potato nicknames as derivations therefrom.) A bit annoying but not too terrible in retrospect. I live in the'states, and grew up pronouncing it "Ey-da," but have since traveled quite a bit and been called "ee-da" enough that I answer to that as well. i've been'told that It's a German-Russian-Scandanavian-Indonesia-Malaysian-etc. name. I think It's common because It's so easy to put those two sounds together; in fact, one of my nephe's first words was 'Ida' but it wasn't me - it was his curse word! He would drop a toy, make a face, and say "Ay-Da, Ay-Da." That always made me laugh. These days the most common remark I get is "Ida - that was my grandmothe's name." To which I always reply "Mine too!"

10/11/2023 01:46:52

Name Ida or Iida is quite commonly used in Finland as well as in other'scandinavian countries. My sister's name is Iida and it used to have an old-fashioned sound but in my opinion it has already disappeared. Beautiful name

10/09/2023 19:30:38

there is too many parises and you could name your girl somthing like lolie or brooklyn like me. sincerly,brooklyn from charlotte

10/08/2023 08:32:16

My name is Ida, and the only thing about it is I get called Idaho a lot. I like it nonetheless, but It's unique.

09/21/2023 19:29:38

Oh my God i love the name IDA. Simple and shot but very difficult to pronounce by first timers. I love the name IDA because its not popular, People take a second look at me after mentioning the name. Am from Ghana in Africa. so far i have met three people in Ghana who bear the name IDA. I love my name.

09/20/2023 22:02:24

I am the youngest of 3 children. My dad told me that when I was born, I wasn't crying...I was literally born with a smile. How cool is that!! Hehe. I love my name, it originated from my dad's mother, Alida. And apparently she was very compassionate and I'm trying to live up to that. Facing each new day with a smile and leaving the worries of yesterday where they're suppose to be...behind you. Smile at strangers walking by you...It's amazing how they react and smile back at you (very rewarding). i've heard all kinds of pronunciations and I don't really mind it. I know who I am, so that is okay with me. As long as they spell it correctly. :-D

08/04/2023 12:41:24

My name is Ida and I absolutely hate that name. My brother got a nice normal name, Stephen, my sister got a gorgeous unique name, Sadaya, and I get stuck with a stupid name like Ida. I was named after my grandmother. The 2 other Ida❤️s i know, one is an old lady (what a surprise) and some other woman. I was tormented all through school over a lot of things, and my name was one of them. If you love your child, and live in the US, please, do your child a favor and don't name her Ida. But at least I didn't get stuck with a name like Harriet, or Bertha, or Carmella. So it could❤️ve been worse. I still resent my mom a little for giving me such a crappy name though.

07/24/2023 00:08:26

i think curston is a cool name or ava i like em both

07/12/2023 04:32:16

in my country we pronounce it EE-dah. in my life i'v emet only one other person with this name

05/26/2023 18:06:40

My name is Ida, I'm from Finland and Iida with 2 i, is a finnish version of Ida, but I'm Ida with one i. I don't know why there is the other i, because it doesn't sound different. I hated my name when i was younger (I'm 17 now) because everyone, literally everyone had the'same name. We were 3 Idas in my class and it was so confusing but now... I like it very much. Simple and short, a cute name and It'suits me :) The name is pronounced EEDA or EEEEDA here.

05/25/2023 12:08:04

My name is Ida. My nieghbor used to sing to me as a child Ida sweet as apple cida. Ida Lupino a famouse movie star. Female of the hindu energy that goes up the'spine. Ofcourse Idaho. The word "Ho"Ebonically refers to a permiscuos woman. I don't like that reference.

05/23/2023 01:03:46

my name is Ida. I'm from Norway, and we pronounce it "EDA". I know a lot of Ida's, and I actually like the name :)

05/10/2023 05:39:18

My best friend is named IDA, in Switzerland, her home country it is pronounced EE-DAH. The meanings of the name (diligent, industrious, happy), fit her exactly. I have noted thoughout my life that the Ida's I have met have always had very strong, confident personalities.

05/08/2023 01:02:56

Ida is mispronounced sometimes but not often. It'should be pronounced by saying just "the letter I and da like saying "duh". i've only met 2 Ethiopian people with that name. The Ida I know gets straight A's and is sooo smart. She's beautiful too!

04/15/2023 01:42:48

My Gran was called IDA. She was born in 1910 in Warwickshire and moved to Tooting in London not long after. It is a strange name and I have never come across anyone else known as it. However'she too was a strong hard working lady and died at the age of 97.

03/25/2023 01:41:38

This is a bad spelling better go with Carrie or Karrie .

03/24/2023 23:20:34

My name is Ida. I'm from germany so its pronounced more like Eda. I like the name, but I hate to tell people my name because they always misunderstand it. They often'think its Lina or even Nina.

03/21/2023 20:41:42

My name is Ida, and I'must say: i've never liked my name! It's overly common in Norway and Scandinavia and doesn't sound good in English. But I'm still young, perhaps I'll except it when I'm 90 or so.

03/04/2023 23:42:58

Well my name is Iesha also. I do and beleive that the name means eunique and sexy cause that's exactly what I am. I know only 2 people with that name and one of them spell their name like this Iyeshia and the other one Aisha. I only heard that'song once in my life but people sing it to me every day.

01/07/2023 02:18:30

I was tormented growing up with the name Ida. School mates used to call me Idaho. Most of the girls in my clas have wonderful names like Summer and Sunshine. I was stuck with Ida. To make matters worse I was named after a hard working lady, (as the name means), she was my Grandmother. She was born in the early 1900s. She married my Grandfather who was violent. the name has a very negative, bland, and simple meaning to me. Ida- labor, work. I hate my name! And I was bullied because my name was different. I grew up in California, not many Idas my age around. In fact I heard and still hear, "My (insert grandma, aunt, or great aunt here), was named Ida. My father, not a U.S. Citizen, called me Eeda which sounds prettier. If you name your child Ida Good luck. People still ask me if that's really my name.

12/21/2022 13:15:52

My name is Ida and since I was born in Albania it is pronounced Eda, "I" is always pronounced like an "E". I have travelled a lot and have noticed that usually when'they hear my name in the USA they write it Itha or Etha, never quite understood why, I'mean if you have to write it based on what you hear shouldnt it be Eda❤️! Anyway, I wouldnt change my name for anything, across the years I have progressively identified myself perfectly with the name. It is not that common where I come from and where I currently live (Italy), it makes a good topic for conversation when you travel, be it in Europe or outside, and sure, the "oh my grandmother/aunt/people in the 1900 had that name" is a must in every conversation around the world, but was astonished when I found out that it means "goddess of sacred speech" in Sanskrit and that in nordic mythology it comes from Idunn "goddess of youth" who has an old-fashioned-boring-lady-like name now, suckers❤️!ahahah i love my name, its so simple you can find it anywhere in the world even'though it never comes across as very common, oh, except in Scandinavia, but if You're a foreigner there, it feels more like home :-D

12/17/2022 13:27:24

My baby girl is named Ida, and here in Scandinavia the name origin from Idun (Iýunn)- the norsk goddess of youth.

12/07/2022 05:24:52

Still rather uncool and old ladyish in English-speaking cultures and pronounced 'eye-da' - whereas it is now popular in Germany and Scandinavia in the pronounciation 'ee-da'. In Spain, this is a feminine word ('ido' in the masculine) which means "gone" or "departed".

12/01/2022 11:34:50

I don't like it. It's my name too. It always amazes how many people cannot figure out how to say it. It is only 3 letters. How can you go wrong❤️

10/29/2022 05:22:42

My last name is Ida people pronounce it Eda I thought that wa an easy name to pronounce ohwell

10/25/2022 23:12:14

My name is Ida and I just love it. It's very multicultural name, in addition to english speaking countries, It's for example also commonly known name in Nordic countries, Finland, Norway, Sweden and Denmark.

10/20/2022 11:50:08

Everybody knew me in my school growing up I was the only one with the name IDA RUTH, I also was named after my great Aunt whom raised my father due to his mother dying in 1917 and my mother. I have always loved my name & its uniqueness plus the fact I was not Ida May gave it another individuality. Inter'stingly enough I have always been a thirsty person, as well as a happy hard working person.

10/10/2022 17:54:00

I named my daughter Ida. I like that it is unusual, but also very recognizable, and I like that it has an old-fashioned feeling.

10/06/2022 14:51:34

My name is Ida. I am scandinavian so its a pretty normal name I guess. I quite like it. however when I'moved to Portugal, to an international school the americans and english speaking tends to say it "Ai-da" which makes me rather mad. Tell them to change it and they do. There are not many here in Portugal with that name, so thats good. Then at least you know who you are talking about rather than saying: Ida who❤️ Ida that or Ida that❤️ -. the Poruguese tend to say it: Itha .. Not cool either.

10/03/2022 11:02:10

My name is Ida, and in Albania where I live it is spelled as EDA , so I like "E" is spelled. I like it is short is not very common (the thing I like most, becouse I hate common names) and really gives to me a feeling of stren'th.

09/27/2022 06:19:42

my daughter (born this year) is called Ida after her grandma who came from The Gambia.... it is very popular there :-)

09/12/2022 11:53:54

my names ida, and people in my school always call me idaho lol (the'state!!!)

08/29/2022 19:45:36

My name is IDA also. People find the name inter'sting sweet and nice but I feel weird when someone calls me IDA. Honestly I don't like the name but I guess its not a bad name after all.

07/20/2022 05:17:06

I know three Idas and all of them love their name. One Ida complains that people pronounce it "Ay-dah", like the'spanish name Ada. Why❤️ We have no idea.

07/17/2022 08:39:36

It's me again. I just forgot to write "Thumbs Up" for Idaaaa =D!

10/20/2021 23:16:12

my name is ida and in grade school i was called idaho and other variations of it. I prefer the'spelling Ayda to Ida

08/20/2021 23:16:12

My great grandmother's sister's name was Ida. My mothe's side of the family is of scandinavian lineage. Ida was a common name given in Norway, Sweden and less commonly in the other'scandinavian countries. American I'migrants from the nordic countries in the mid19th and late 19th century names their daughters Ida and perhaps German I'migrants too. My family traces It's first roots in America to Dickson, North Dakota. I am not sure how popular that name is in the Dakotas anymore. The name Ida seems to have a certain antiquated air about it in this day and age. I found out it means "industriousness" which certainly would be apt when describing my grandmother's sister. She was a fine woman.

07/05/2021 17:22:30

My name is Ida and living in Denmark it is apretty commen name in 2020 it is the'second most given girl name in Denmark. I was named after my grandmohter. I like my name but becourse it is so commen in Denmark It'some times gets a bit confusing

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Ida FAQs

*️⃣ What is the origin of the name Ida?
The origin of the name Ida is Greek.
*️⃣ What is meaning of name Ida?
Industrious One or Prosperous.
*️⃣ How many people are named Ida?
Almost 187000 people are named Ida.
*️⃣ Which names are related to the name Ida?
The names of Irene, Irina, Irena, Irine, Iriana