Ida or IDA can refer to:


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derived = Old Norse 'ið' meaning 'deed' or 'action'

Ida is a female name derived from Old Norse "ið", which means 'deed' or 'action'. Its name day is on February 16 in Slovakia, March 15 in the Czech Republic, on September 4 in Germany, Norway and Poland, on September 14th in Sweden and Finland.

* Ida, Countess of Boulogne, c. 1160-1216, a Countess of Boulogne
* Ida (goddess), a goddess in Hinduism
* Ida Lupino, an actress and film director
* Ida of Bernicia (d. 559), a King of Bernicia, a kingdom in what is now northeastern England
* Ida or Ide, the nymph of mount Ida and one of the nurses of Zeus in Greek mythology
* Ida Rubinstein, a Russian ballet dancer
* Saint Ita (also known as Ida), an Irish nun


* Danish Society of Engineers (Danish: "Ingeniørforeningen i Danmark"), an association for engineers and others in technology.
* IDA (drug store), a Canadian drug store
* Idaho Falls Regional Airport, its IATA airport code
* Improvised Duet Acting, a forensics acting event, where a partnership is given random elements and asked to perform them.
* In Defense of Animals, a non-profit organisation for animal rights activism
* Indiana Department of Aviation
* Individual Development Account
* Industrial Denatured Alcohol
* Industrial Development Agency, of Ireland
* Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore, a statutory board of the Singapore Government
* Information Dispersal Algorithm
* Institute for Defense Analyses
* The Interactive Disassembler, a popular software disassembler tool for reverse engineering
* International Dark-Sky Association
* International Design Alliance
* International Design Excellence Awards
* International Development Association of the World Bank
* International Disability Alliance
* International Documentary Association
* International Door Association
* International Dyslexia Association
* Internet Download Accelerator, a download accelerator software created by WestByte
* Investment Dealers Association, Canadian investment industry self-regulatory organization, being phased out and replaced by Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada
* Iron deficiency anemia
* Russian IDA71 military and naval rebreather, are makes of Russian frogman's rebreather


In the United States:
* Ida, Louisiana
* Ida County, Iowa
* Ida Grove, Iowa
* Ida Township, Michigan
* Ida Township, Minnesota
* Mount Ida, Arkansas

* Mount Ida, a mountain in Phrygia, Turkey
* Mount Ida, Crete, a mountain in Crete, inhabited by a nymph of the same name; sometimes called "Psiloritis"
* Ida River, a river in Slovakia
* Plain of Ida, a fictional plain with Gladsheim and Vingolf in Norse mythology


* 243 Ida, an asteroid
* IDA*, Iterative deepening depth-first search algorithm
* Ida (band), an American independent rock band
* Ida Galaxy, a fictional galaxy in the "Stargate" fictional universe, the home galaxy to the Asgard
* Ida (Middleverse), a soulless android from outer space masquerading as a librarian in the Middleverse
* Ida (Sword), an African type of sword
* Ida (yoga), a nadi in the subtle body
* Idavoll, in Scandinavian mythology the plain on which Asgard is built
* Princess Ida, eponymous heroine of Gilbert and Sullivan's comic opera

ee also

* Ita
* Itta, the wife of Pepin of Landen and mother of Saint Begga

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