First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

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

Origin and Meaning of Adem

User Submitted Origins


User Submitted Meanings

  1. A user from Algeria says the name Adem means "Breathing".
  2. According to a user from Algeria, the name Adem means "Breathe".
  3. A user from Algeria says the name Adem means "Inhale".
  4. A user from Virginia, U.S. says the name Adem means "The first boy in the world".
  5. A submission from California, U.S. says the name Adem means "A kind caring man who us very polite to ladies" and is of African origin.
  6. A submission from Connecticut, U.S. says the name Adem means "A great father" and is of American origin.
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Notable Persons Named Adem

Notable Persons Named Adem

Adem Ljajić

Adem Ljajić is a soccer player for the Inter Milan, A.S. Roma, FK Partizan, ACF Fiorentina, Serbia national under-17 football team, Serbia national under-19 football team, and Serbia national under-21 football team. Adem was born on September 29th, 1991 in Novi Pazar.

Adem Jashari

Adem Jashari is a military person.

Adem Ilhan

Adem Ilhan is a folktronica, indie folk, and post-rock musician. He plays Guitar, Bass guitar, and Vocals. He was most active from 2004 to present. Adem is also known as Adem.

Adem Demaçi

Adem Demaçi is a writer. Adem was born on February 26th, 1936 in Pristina.

Adem Yze

Adem Yze is an australian rules football player.

Adem Büyük

Adem Büyük is a soccer player for the Kasımpaşa S.K., Artvin Hopaspor, Beşiktaş J.K., Zeytinburnuspor, Akçaabat Sebatspor, Altay S.K., Manisaspor, Boluspor, Mersin İdmanyurdu, Turkey national youth football team, Turkey national under-21 football team, and Turkey national football B team. Adem was born on August 30th, 1987 in Hopa, Artvin, Turkey.

  • Adem Mekić
    Basketball Player
  • Adem K
  • Adem Güven
    Soccer Player
  • Adem Koçak
    Soccer Player
  • Adem Mikullovci

Notable Persons With the Last Name Adem

Notable Persons With the Last Name Adem

Khalid Adem

Khalid was born in 1975.

Alejandro Adem

Yashaw Adem

Yashaw was born in Turkey. He breathed his last breath in 2014.

Abrar Osman Adem

Abrar was born on January 1st, 1994.

Seifudein Adem

Seifudein was born in Ethiopia.

Alberto Bustani Adem

Alberto was born in 1954. Alberto is also known as Bustani Alberto.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Adem U.S.
  White 11.18% 64.26%
  African American 83.90% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 2.09% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.49% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.34% 16.26%

Of Last Name Adem

People with the last name Adem are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Adem

  • How Popular is the name Adem? Adem is the 10,904th most popular name of all time. As a last name Adem was the 33,894th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Adem have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 999 babies born with the first name Adem in the United States. That's more than enough people named Adem to occupy the country of Vatican City with an estimated population of 800 (as of March 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Adem? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1971 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Adem first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Adem is Saturday, March 15th, 1890.
  • What year had the most people named Adem born? The highest recorded use of the first name Adem was in 2015 with a total of 49 babies.
  • Random Adem Factoid: According to the 2003 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Adem is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 6 babies in New York have the same name in 2003.
  • Weird things about the name Adem: The name spelled backwards is Meda. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Deam. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Adem? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 671 people with the last name Adem.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Adem? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Adem as their last name since less than 1 person in 435k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
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