Adam

Pronunciation: a-hda-hm
Origin: Israel
gender-male
Author

Emmy Samtani

Emmy Samtani

Emmy is the founder of Kiindred and mother to 3 little ones. Over the last 4 years, she has worked with some of the most credible experts in the parenting space and is a keen contributor on all things parenthood.
Region Origin: Western Asia

The name Adam is a boy's name of Hebrew origin, meaning "son of red earth". It is derived from the Hebrew word "adamah," which means "ground," "earth," and "soil". According to the Hebrew and Christian bibles, Adam is the first name ever given to a man, and it is steeped in history and culture. The name is also found in other languages and religions, such as Arabic, where it translates as "made from the Earth's mud". The origin of the name Adam is rooted in the biblical story of the first man, who was created by God from the dust of the Earth. In the Book of Genesis, Adam is placed in the Garden of Eden and eventually paired with Eve, and their descendants include Noah, Enoch, and Methuselah. The name Adam has been popular for centuries and has been one of the top 100 names for boys in the United States since the 1970s.

Adam Name Popularity Data

chat-overall Overall: Adam is currently #122 on Kiindred
gender-female Boy: Adam is currently #122 on Kiindred Boy Names
gender-male Overall Unique: Adam is currently #119 on Kiindred Unique Names
gender-male Boy Unique: Adam is currently #119 on Kiindred Boy Unique Names

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