The name Jada is a girl's name of Spanish origin meaning "jade". Jada is ranked #427 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Celebrity-Inspired Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Release the 20 C.O.B.R.A.S. -- the anti-elimination game! (Girls)".
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Long used in Spanish-speaking countries, this strong but feminine name was jump-started here by the rise of actress Jada Pinkett Smith. The Italian Giada is a popular variation. In the Bible, the name Jada was borne by a man and has a different root and meaning: It's Hebrew and means "he knows".