Adar name meaning

Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Adar mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Adar

User Submitted Origins

Indian (Sanskrit)

User Submitted Meanings

  1. A user from Israel says the name Adar is of Jewish origin and means "The jewish month of march in Hebrew".
  2. According to a user from Kazakhstan, the name Adar is of Kurdish origin and means "Kurdish name for boys, means 'the month of March'/'March' in Kurdish".
  3. A submission from the United Kingdom says the name Adar means "Spring--> march" and is of Kurdish origin.
  4. A submission from Turkey says the name Adar means "March and Fire".
  5. A user from France says the name Adar is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "Respect".
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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun A"dar
The twelfth month of the Hebrew ecclesiastical year, and the sixth of the civil. It corresponded nearly with March.

Etymology: Heb. adär

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. The sixth month of the civil year; the twelfth month of the ecclesiastic year in the Jewish calendar (in February and March)

From Hebrew אֲדָר‎ (adár).

  1. (Judaism) The sixth month of the civil year in the Jewish calendar, after Shevat and before Nisan.

Adar was also found in the following language(s): Kurdish

Notable Persons Named Adar

Notable Persons Named Adar

Adar Poonawalla


Adar is a fictional character.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Adar

Notable Persons With the Last Name Adar

Richard Adar

Richard Adar is a president.


Adar is a fictional character.

Tamar Adar

Tamar was born in 1939.

Jimmy Adar

Jimmy was born on November 1st, 1987.

Tekin Adar

Tekin Adar is an athlete for the Amed S.K.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Adar U.S.
  White 75.93% 64.26%
  African American 7.41% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 4.32% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 9.88% 16.26%

Of Last Name Adar

People with the last name Adar are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Adar

  • How Popular is the name Adar? Adar is the 35,863rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Adar was the 109,258th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Adar have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 113 babies born with the first name Adar in the United States. That's more than enough people named Adar to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Adar? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1993 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Adar first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Adar is Friday, November 23rd, 1877.
  • What year had the most people named Adar born? The highest recorded use of the first name Adar was in 2009 with a total of 8 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Adar: The name spelled backwards is Rada. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Adar. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Adar? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 162 people with the last name Adar.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Adar? Adar is one of the most unique last names recorded.
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