Arda is a male name used in Turkey. In Turkish, Arda means sceptre, a stick planted in the ground to mark a spot, latter (successor), the Arda river (an important tributary of the Maritsa in the Edirne region), a very old Turkic name in Uyghur writings;[1] a female Armenian given name; a female Somali given name; and, separately, a given name of Old English origin.

GenderMale (Turkish), Female (Armenian & Somali)
Language(s)Turkish, Old English

Given nameEdit


  • Ben Arda (1929–2006), Filipino professional golfer
  • H. Efsun Arda, Turkish developmental and systems biologist


  1. ^ "TÜRK DİL KURUMU". (in Turkish). Archived from the original on 2018-03-30. Retrieved 2018-03-30.