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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) Augusta Ada King, Countess of Lovelace, born Augusta Ada Byron and now commonly known as Ada Lovelace, was an English mathematician and writer chiefly known for her work on Charles Babbage's ...more

Ada Maris is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Ada
age 58 Ada Maris is an American actress. She was born Ada Marentes and has been married to actor Tony Plana since 1988. They have two children.

Ada Nicodemou is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Ada
age 40 Ada Nicodemou is a Greek Cypriot-born Australian actress, best known for her role as Leah Patterson-Baker in the soap opera Home and Away and as host of the reality series Please Marry My Boy.

Ada Brown is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Ada
Dec. at 60 (1890-1950) Ada Brown was an American blues singer. She is best known for her recordings of "Ill Natural Blues", "Break O' Day Blues", and "Evil Mama Blues.

Ada Kok is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Ada
age 70 Aagje Kok is a former swimmer who ranked among the world's best in the butterfly stroke category during the 1960s. Her international career started in 1962 when, at the age of fifteen, she took ...more

Ada Louise Huxtable is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Ada
Dec. at 92 (1921-2013) Ada Louise Huxtable was an architecture critic and writer on architecture. In 1970 she was awarded the first ever Pulitzer Prize for Criticism. The esteemed architecture critic Paul Goldberger, ...more

Ada Rehan is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Ada
Dec. at 57 (1859-1916) Ada Rehan was an American actress.

Ada Jones is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Ada
Ada Jones Dec. at 49 (1873-1922) Ada Jones was a popular mezzo-soprano who recorded from 1905 to the early 1920s. She was born in Lancashire, England but moved with her family to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania at the age of six in ...more

Ada Yonath is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Ada
age 78 Ada E. Yonath is an Israeli crystallographer best known for her pioneering work on the structure of the ribosome. She is the current director of the Helen and Milton A. Kimmelman Center for ...more

Ada Cambridge is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Ada
Dec. at 82 (1844-1926) Ada Cambridge, later known as Ada Cross, was an English-born Australian writer. Overall she wrote more than twenty-five works of fiction, three volumes of poetry and two autobiographical works. ...more

Ada Kukkonen is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Ada
Ada Kukkonen age 25 Ada Kukkonen is an actress.

Ada Cornaro is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Ada
Dec. at 80 (1881-1961) Ada Cornaro 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 was in the 1930 tango film hit ...more

Ada Fisher is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Ada
age 70 Ada M. Fisher is a retired physician from Salisbury, North Carolina and a frequent Republican candidate for office. She challenged incumbent Mel Watt in North Carolina's 12th Congressional ...more

Ada Smith is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Ada
age 72 Ada L. Smith served as a New York State Senator from 1989 to 2006. She represented the 10th Senate District, centered in the Jamaica, Queens section of New York City. Smith, an African-American, ...more

Ada Dyas is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Ada
Dec. at 65 (1843-1908) Ada Dyas 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. Dyas's first American ...more

Ada Choi is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Ada
age 44 Ada Choi 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) Ada Carrasco 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 Ricos También Lloran, with ...more

Ada Lois Sipuel Fisher is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Ada
Dec. at 71 (1924-1995) Ada Lois Sipuel Fisher was a key figure in the Civil Rights movement in Oklahoma. She applied for admission into the University of Oklahoma law school in order to challenge the state's ...more

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Dec. at 90 (1894-1984) Ada Beatrice Queen Victoria Louise Virginia Smith, better known as Bricktop, was an American dancer, singer, vaudevillian, and self-described saloon-keeper who owned the nightclub Chez Bricktop ...more

Ada Vojtsik is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Ada
Died at 77 (1905-1982) 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) Ada Comstock 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 full-time president of Radcliffe College.

Ada Falcon is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Ada
Dec. at 97 (1905-2002) Ada Falcón was an Argentine tango dancer, singer and film actress of the 1920s and 1930s. She starred in the film Idolos de la radio in 1934. She was famous for her tango work and made ...more

Ada Negri is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Ada
Dec. at 75 (1870-1945) Ada Negri 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) Ada Reeve 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 comedies in the 1890s. Reeve found ...more

Ada Udechukwu is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Ada
age 58 Ada Udechukwu is a Nigerian artist and poet associated with the Nsukka group.

Ada Maria Isasi-Diaz is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Named Ada
Ada Maria Isasi-Diaz Dec. at 69 (1943-2012) Ada María Isasi-Díaz was professor emerita of ethics and theology at Drew University in Madison, New Jersey. As a Hispanic theologian, she was an innovator of Hispanic theology in ...more

Ada Kramm is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Named Ada
Ada Kramm Dec. at 82 (1899-1981) Ada Kramm was a Norwegian stage and film actress whose career spanned more than six decades.

Ada Rogovtseva is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Named Ada
age 80 Ada Rogovtseva is a Ukrainian actress. She has appeared in over 30 films and television shows since 1957. She won the award for Best Actress at the 7th Moscow International Film Festival for her ...more

Ada Colangeli is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Named Ada
Dec. at 79 (1913-1992) Ada Colangeli was an Italian character actress.

Ada Karmi-Melamede is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Named Ada
Ada Karmi-Melamede age 82 Ada Karmi-Melamede is a noted Israeli architect.

Ada Deer is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Named Ada
Ada Deer age 83 Ada Deer is a Native American advocate and scholar who was an activist opposing federal termination of tribes in the 1970s. She was appointed as Assistant Secretary of Interior, head of the ...more

Ada Famulari is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Named Ada
Ada Famulari Ada Famulari is a television producer.

Ada Evans is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Named Ada
Ada Evans Dec. at 75 (1872-1947) Ada Emily Evans, was an Australian lawyer and the first female law graduate in Australia.

Ada Vélez is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Named Ada
Ada Vélez age 47 Ada "Ace" Vélez is a Puerto Rican female professional boxer who lives in Hollywood, Florida. Vélez was brought into boxing by former women's boxing world champion Bonnie ...more

Ada Dondini is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Named Ada
Ada Dondini Dec. at 75 (1883-1958) Ada Dondini was an Italian film actress. She appeared in 48 films between 1916 and 1954. She was born in Cosenza, Italy and died in Chieti, Italy.

Ada Albrecht is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Named Ada
Ada Albrecht Ada Dolores Albrecht is an Argentinan author. She is also the founder of the Hastinapura Worldwide Association, created in Buenos Aires, April 1981.

Ada Milea is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Named Ada
Ada Milea age 42 Ada Milea is a musician, a composer, a film score composer and an actress.

Ada Williams is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Named Ada
Ada Williams Dec. at 62 (1913-1975) Ada Williams was an American film actress. She was the daughter of Calvin Williams of Knoxville, Kentucky. In 1927 she won the Miss Florida beauty contest, and became first runner-up in the Miss ...more

Ada Kepley is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Named Ada
Ada Kepley Dec. at 78 (1847-1925) Ada Harriet Miser Kepley was the first American woman to graduate from law school.

Ada Shuk Yan Poon is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Named Ada
Ada Shuk Yan Poon Ada S Y Poon is Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering at Stanford University. Poon enjoys solving problems that require an interdisciplinary system view, from theoretical studies to ...more

Ada Adler is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Named Ada
Dec. at 68 (1878-1946) Ada Sara Adler was a Danish classical scholar and librarian. She is best known for her critical, standard edition of the Suda, which she published in 5 volumes. She also contributed several ...more

Ada Solomon is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Named Ada
Ada Solomon age 49 Ada Solomon is a film producer.

Ada Leonard is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Named Ada
Ada Leonard Dec. at 82 (1915-1997) Ada Leonard was an actress.

Ada Leverson is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Named Ada
Ada Leverson Dec. at 71 (1862-1933) Ada Esther Leverson was a British writer who is known for her friendship with Oscar Wilde and for her work as a witty novelist of the fin-de-siècle.

Ada Gifford is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Named Ada
Ada Gifford Ada Gifford is an actress.

Ada Radu is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Named Ada
Ada Radu Ada Radu is a set decorator and costume designer .

Ada Clare is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Named Ada
Ada Clare Dec. at 40 (1834-1874) Ada Clare, born Ada Agnes Jane McElhenney, was an American actress, and writer. She grew up under the care of her maternal grandfather as part of an aristocratic Southern family, but started her ...more

Ada Mills is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Named Ada
Ada Mills Dec. at 89 (1912-2001) Ada Belle Parks Mills was a Republican political activist in the U.S. state of Arkansas who in 1980 was the only delegate initially committed to the candidacy for president of former Governor ...more

Ada Williams is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Named Ada
Ada Williams Dec. at 25 (1875-1900) Ada Chard Williams was a baby farmer who was convicted of strangling to death 21-month-old Selina Ellen Jones in Barnes in London in September 1899. Florence Jones, a young unmarried mother, had ...more

Ada María Elflein is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Named Ada
Ada María Elflein Dec. at 39 (1880-1919) Ada María Elflein was an Argentine poet, columnist, translator, feminist and teacher. Her first works were mainly Children's literature. Thanks to her work as a journalist, she was ...more