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Famous People Named Ada 

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If your name is Ada, then you're in some great company. Here's our list of the most famous people named Ada, including photos when available. How many celebrities named Ada can you think of? The famous Adas below have many different professions, as this list includes notable actors named Ada, athletes named Ada, and even political figures named Ada. The music industry is no stranger to the name Ada, and the same can be said for Hollywood and show business in general.

Which famous people named Ada are worth mentioning? This list includes Ada Lovelace, Ada Maris, Ada Nicodemou and Ada Brown. To read more about these notable people named Ada, click the corresponding row of who you want to learn more about, and additional information will appear.
Ada Lovelace is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Ada
Dec. at 37 (1815-1852)

Birthplace: London, United Kingdom

Augusta Ada King, Countess of Lovelace (née Byron; 10 December 1815 – 27 November 1852) was an English mathematician and writer, chiefly known for her work on Charles Babbage's proposed ...more

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Ada Maris is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Ada
Age: 61

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Ada Maris (born June 13, 1957) is an American actress known for her starring roles in the sitcoms Nurses and The Brothers Garcia.Maris was born in East Los Angeles and grew up there. Her college ...more
Ada Nicodemou is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Ada
Age: 41

Birthplace: Larnaca, Cyprus

Ada Nicodemou (Greek: Άντα Νικοδήμου) (born 14 May 1977) is an Australian actress. She began her acting career in 1994 playing Katerina Ioannou in Heartbreak High. She also starred in Police ...more
Ada Brown is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Ada
Dec. at 60 (1890-1950)

Birthplace: Kansas City, Kansas, United States of America

Ada Scott Brown (May 1, 1890 – March 30, 1950) was an American blues singer. She is best known for her recordings of "Ill Natural Blues", "Break o' Day Blues", and "Evil
Ada Kok is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Ada
Age: 71

Birthplace: Amsterdam, Netherlands

Aagje ("Ada") Kok (born 6 June 1947, in Amsterdam, North Holland) is a former swimmer who ranked among the world's best in the butterfly stroke category during the 1960s. Her ...more
Ada Louise Huxtable is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Ada
Dec. at 92 (1921-2013)

Birthplace: New York City, New York

Ada Louise Huxtable (née Landman; March 14, 1921 – January 7, 2013) was an architecture critic and writer on architecture. In 1970 she was awarded the first ever Pulitzer Prize for ...more
Ada Rehan is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Ada
Dec. at 57 (1859-1916)

Birthplace: Limerick, Republic of Ireland

Ada Rehan (April 22, c. 1857 – January 8, 1916) was an American actress and comedian who typified the "personality" style of acting in the nineteenth century.
Ada Jones is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Ada
Ada Jones Dec. at 49 (1873-1922)

Birthplace: Lancashire, United Kingdom

Ada Jane Jones (June 1, 1873 – May 2, 1922) was an English-American popular singer who made her first recordings in 1893 on Edison cylinders. She is among the earliest female singers to be
Ada Yonath is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Ada
Age: 79

Birthplace: Mandatory Palestine

Ada E. Yonath (Hebrew: עדה יונת‎, pronounced [ˈada joˈnat]) (born 22 June 1939) is an Israeli crystallographer best known for her pioneering work on the structure of the ribosome. She is the ...more
Ada Cambridge is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Ada
Dec. at 82 (1844-1926)

Birthplace: Norfolk, United Kingdom

Ada Cambridge (21 November 1844 – 19 July 1926), later known as Ada Cross, was an English-born Australian writer. She wrote more than 25 works of fiction, three volumes of poetry and two ...more
Ada Kukkonen is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Ada
Ada Kukkonen Age: 28

Birthplace: Finland

Ada Kukkonen is an actress.
Ada Cornaro is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Ada
Dec. at 80 (1881-1961)

Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Argentina

Ada Cornaro (29 June 1881 – 19 March 1961) was a prominent Argentine film and theatre actress, tango dancer and singer of the 1930s and 1940s. Although she entered film in 1924 her claim to fame ...more
Ada Fisher is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Ada
Age: 71

Birthplace: Durham, North Carolina, United States of America

Ada M. Fisher (born October 21, 1947, in Durham, North Carolina) is a retired physician from Salisbury, North Carolina and a frequent Republican candidate for office. She challenged incumbent ...more
Ada Smith is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Ada
Age: 73

Birthplace: Virginia, United States of America

Ada L. Smith (born April 18, 1945) is an American politician from New York.
Ada Dyas is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Ada
Dec. at 65 (1843-1908)
Ada Dyas (1843-1908) was an Irish actress. She made her London debut in 1861 in Henry IV, and became famous in the 1871 play based on Wilkie Collins's novel The Woman in White.
Ada Choi is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Ada
Age: 45

Birthplace: Hong Kong, China

Ada Choi (born 17 September 1973) is a Hong Kong actress best known for her work for TVB television, and to a lesser extent, for her film work.
Ada Carrasco is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Ada
Dec. at 82 (1912-1994)

Birthplace: Mexico City, Mexico

Ada Carrasco (14 September 1912 – 5 April 1994) was a Mexican film and television actress. She started her career as an actress in 1952, and went on to make over 38 soap operas, including Los ...more
Ada Lois Sipuel Fisher ... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Ada
Dec. at 71 (1924-1995)

Birthplace: Chickasha, Oklahoma

Ada Lois Sipuel Fisher (February 8, 1924 - October 18, 1995) was a key figure in the Civil Rights Movement in Oklahoma. She applied for admission into the University of Oklahoma law school in ...more
Ada "Bricktop"... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Ada
Dec. at 90 (1894-1984)

Birthplace: Alderson

Ada Beatrice Queen Victoria Louise Virginia Smith, better known as Bricktop, (August 14, 1894 – February 1, 1984) was an American dancer, jazz singer, vaudevillian, and self-described ...more
Ada Vojtsik is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Ada
Dec. at 77 (1905-1982)

Birthplace: Russia, Moscow

Ada Ignatievna Vojtsik was a Soviet actress.
Ada Comstock is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Ada
Dec. at 97 (1876-1973)

Birthplace: Moorhead, Minnesota

Ada Louise Comstock (December 11, 1876 – December 12, 1973) was an American women's education pioneer. She served as the first dean of women at the University of Minnesota and later as the first ...more
Ada Falcon is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Ada
Dec. at 97 (1905-2002)

Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Argentina

Ada Falcón (17 August 1905 – 4 January 2002) was an Argentine tango dancer, singer and film actress of the 1920s and 1930s. She starred in the film Ídolos de la radio in 1934. She ...more
Ada Negri is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Ada
Dec. at 75 (1870-1945)

Birthplace: Lodi, Italy

Ada Negri (3 February 1870 – 11 January 1945) was an Italian poet and writer.
Ada Reeve is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Ada
Dec. at 92 (1874-1966)

Birthplace: London, United Kingdom

Ada Reeve (3 March 1874 – 5 October 1966) was an English actress of both stage and film. Reeve began to perform in pantomime and music hall as a child. She gained fame in Edwardian musical ...more
Ada Udechukwu is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Ada
Age: 59

Birthplace: Enugu, Nigeria

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