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Gender: Female Meaning of Acadia: "idyllic place" Origin of Acadia: English from Greek

The name Acadia is a girl's name meaning "idyllic place". Acadia and is often added to lists like Best Girl Names Starting with Vowels and discussed in our forums with posts like "Drop you least favourite (girls with middles)".

From the experts:

Acadia, the French name for Nova Scotia and the name of a gorgeous national park in Maine makes a fresh, rhythmic choice for your little girl. Acadia is an original yet accessible member of the stylish girl names starting with A.

The origin of the New World place name dates back to the sixteenth century borrowing of the ancient Greek name.

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Famous People Named Acadia

Pop Culture References for the name Acadia

Acadia (French: Acadie), a colony of New France that included parts of eastern Quebec, the Maritime provinces, and modern-day Maine to the Kennebec River
Acadia National Park, a National Park located in Maine
GMC Acadia, a mid-size SUV manufactured by General Motors
"Acadia," a song by Canadian band Marianas Trench

Cadia, Acadyah, Acadiah, Cadi, Acadya, Cadie, Cady


kxlly0614 Says:


Calista and Acadia would be pretty sibling names <3

Yessica Says:


I also prefer Arcadia

lcates Says:


Such a beautiful, original, and unique name. Even more so that it's referenced from Acadia National Park in Maine, which is gorgeous.

Sorceress Says:


I prefer Arcadia.