From German Names

Female Female Name

German Pronunciation

Listen to the German pronunciation of Ida. The speaker is a native speaker of Standard German from Schleswig-Holstein / Northern Germany:

Predominant Age Group in Germany

Typically born before 1920 or after 2005

Predominant Regional Usage

  • Northern Germany

Origin and Meaning

Old High German short form of names containing an Ancient German name element meaning 'industrious' or 'woman'

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Ida Ehre (1900 - 1989, Austrian-German actress, theatre director and manager)