Lada Family History
Lada Name Meaning
Polish (also Lada) and Czech (Moravian): from a pet form of the personal name Lada, a short form of Polish Wladyslaw, Ladyslaw, or Czech (V)ladislav (see Laszlo). Czech: topographic name from lada ‘heath’. Hungarian (Láda): metonymic occupational name for a joiner, from Hungarian láda ‘box’, from Middle High German lade ‘box’, ‘coffin’. Hungarian: from Lad(a) a short form of the personal name Ladomér, a Hungarian form of Slavic Vladimir.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press