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Origin of the name IDA.
Etymology of the name IDA.
Meaning of the baby name IDA.

  

IDA.  m.  Anglo-Saxon name meaning "rich."  Cognate with the German Ida below.

The masculine of aud ("rich") was extremely common.  We had it in the person of Ida, king of Bernicia. (History of Christian Names, Yonge, 1884)

IDA.  f.  Erse name meaning "thirsty." (Ibid., Yonge)

IDA.  f.  German name meaning "rich," from Old High German od (wealth).  Also spelled Ide

... Ida was the name of King Stephen's granddaughter, the Countess of Boulogne, was always used in Germany, and has of late been revived in England, from its sounding like the title of a poetical mountain of the Troad. (Ibid., Yonge) 

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