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The baby name Jada is popular due to actress Jada Pinkett Smith who is married to Will Smith. This once top 100 name has declined, however, and is now a top 600 option. In either case, it still has a mystery and an exotic feel to it.

Meaning and Origin of the name Jada:

Jada is a cute girl's name with Hebrew, Spanish, and Arabic origins. In Hebrew, Jada means “wise.” In Spanish, it means “jade,” which is a green stone. In Arabic, it means “gift.”

The baby name Jada has a few origin stories. Jada comes from the Hebrew word “yahda” (meaning “he knows”). It was originally a masculine name. In the Old Testament, Jada was the son of the man Omam. In the modern form, it is an alternative to the Spanish name Jade, becoming popular after actress Jada Pinkett Smith in America. It has been a popular name for a while in Spanish culture.

Baby name Jada

Symbolism of the name Jada:

The baby name Jada means “jade” in Spanish as it is an alternative to the name Jade. In Hebrew culture, it directly translate to “He knows.”

Nicknames for the name Jada:

Jada is a short name with many options for nicknames. Not all nicknames are meant to shorten the full name. Some nicknames are just fun and are a sign of a close connection to the child. Below is a list of cute nicknames for Jada. We hope you find one you enjoy.

  • Jee
  • Jay
  • Jae
  • JJ
  • Jade 
  • Jadie
  • Jady
  • Jadee

Style of the name Jada:

Classical or Modern depending on origin

Gender of the name Jada:

Jada is a very feminine and regal name for girls.

Pronunciation of the name Jada:


Number of syllables in the name Jada:


Emotion evoked from the name Jada:

Jada feels regal, tropical, and flirty. It is a name with pride and strength.

Alternative spellings for the name Jada:

Popularity of the name Jada:

Jada did not become a popular name in the United States until the 1970s. It spent time on the top 100 list, however, from the years 2000 to 2007. Even up until 2011, however, Jada was a top 200 name. As of 2020, however, it only ranks at number 546.

Great middle names for Jada and their meanings:

  • Brielle (heroine of God)
  • Elise (God's promise)
  • Adair (wealthy spear)
  • Simone (hear, listen)
  • Sage (herb, prophet)
  • Estelle (star)
  • Danae (God is my judge)
  • Laurine (laurel, bay)

Famous people with the name Jada:

  • Jada Pinkett Smith (actress, “Girls Trip”)
  • Jada Rowland (actress, “As the World Turns”)
  • “Jada” (title of 2019 Indian horror film)
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