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Who Is The Most Famous Ada In The World?

Updated January 22, 2021 346 votes 22 voters 10.4k views31 items

List RulesVote up all of the Adas you've heard of.

How many celebrities named Ada can you think of? The famous Adas below have many different professions, including notable actresses named Ada, famous musicians named Ada, and even athletes named Ada.

Ada Lovelace is certainly one of the most famous Adas on this list. One of the famous intellectuals named Ada, she is believed to be one of the first computer programmers. She was the daughter of Lord and Lady Byron.

Another of the famous people with the first name Ada is Ada Brown. She was a blues singer. “Break o' Day Blues” and “Evil Mama Blues” are among her most popular recordings.

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    Ada Brown

    1890-05-01
    Ada Scott Brown (May 1, 1890 – March 30, 1950) was an American blues singer. She is best known...  more
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    Ada Lovelace

    1815-12-10
    Augusta Ada King, Countess of Lovelace (née Byron; 10 December 1815 – 27 November 1852) was an...  more

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    Ada Maris

    1957-06-13
    Ada Maris (born June 13, 1957) is an American actress known for her starring roles in the...  more
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    Ada Nicodemou

    1977-05-14
    Ada Nicodemou (Greek: Άντα Νικοδήμου) (born 14 May 1977) is an Australian actress. She began...  more
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    Ada Kok

    1947-06-06
    Aagje ("Ada") Kok (born 6 June 1947, in Amsterdam, North Holland) is a former swimmer who...  more
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    Ada Jones

    1873-06-01
    Ada Jane Jones (June 1, 1873 – May 2, 1922) was an English-American popular singer who made...  more
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    Ada Falcon

    1905-08-17
    Ada Falcón (17 August 1905 – 4 January 2002) was an Argentine tango dancer, singer and film...  more
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    Ada Dyas

    1843-01-01
    Ada Dyas (1843-1908) was an Irish actress. She made her London debut in 1861 in Henry IV, and...  more
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    Ada Beatrice Queen Victoria Louise Virginia Smith, better known as Bricktop, (August 14, 1894...  more
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    Ada Cornaro

    1881-06-29
    Ada Cornaro (29 June 1881 – 19 March 1961) was a prominent Argentine film and theatre actress,...  more
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    Ada Michelle Loridans

    Ada Michelle Loridans is a film actress....
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    Ada Rehan

    1859-04-22
    Ada Rehan (April 22, c. 1857 – January 8, 1916) was an American actress and comedian who...  more
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    Ada Dwyer Russell

    1863-01-01
    Ada Dwyer Russell (1863–1952), was an actress who performed on stage in Broadway and London...  more
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    Ada Fisher

    1947-10-21
    Ada M. Fisher (born October 21, 1947, in Durham, North Carolina) is a retired physician from...  more
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    Ada Cambridge

    1844-11-21
    Ada Cambridge (21 November 1844 – 19 July 1926), later known as Ada Cross, was an English-born...  more
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    Ada Smith

    1945-04-18
    Ada L. Smith (born April 18, 1945) is an American politician from New York....  more
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    Ada Yonath

    1939-06-22
    Ada E. Yonath (Hebrew: עדה יונת‎, pronounced [ˈada joˈnat]) (born 22 June 1939) is an Israeli...  more
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    Ada Clare

    1834-07-01
    For the character Ada Clare in the novel by Charles Dickens see Bleak HouseAda Clare (pen...  more
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    Ada Deer

    1935-01-01
    Ada Deer (born 1935) (Menominee) is a Native American advocate and scholar who was an activist...  more
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    Ada Kepley

    1847-02-11
    Ada Harriet Miser Kepley (February 11, 1847 – June 13, 1925) was the first American woman to...  more
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    Ada Lois Sipuel Fisher (February 8, 1924 - October 18, 1995) was a key figure in the Civil...  more
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    Ada Udechukwu

    1960-01-01
    Ada Udechukwu (born 1960) is a Nigerian artist and poet associated with the Nsukka group....  more
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    Ada Vélez

    1970-09-15
    Ada "Ace" Vélez (born September 15, 1969) is a Puerto Rican female professional boxer from...  more
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    Ada Verdun Howell

    1902-07-19
    Ada Verdun Howell (19 July 1902 – 1981) was an Australian author and poet. Born in Beaufort,...  more
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    Ada Condeescu

    1988-07-02
    Ada Condeescu is an actress....