PRONOUNCED: AY-də (English), AH-dah (Polish) [key]
Meaning & History
Short form of ADELAIDE
and other names beginning with the same sound. This name was borne by Augusta Ada King (1815-1852), the Countess of Lovelace (known as Ada Lovelace), a daughter of Lord Byron. She was an assistant to Charles Babbage, the inventor of an early mechanical computer.
OTHER LANGUAGES: Adelina (Ancient Germanic), Heidi (Danish), Aleid, Aleida, Alida (Dutch), Adelina, Alina, Heidi, Alli (Finnish), Adeline, Aline, Alison (French), Heidi (Norwegian), Adelina, Aline (Portuguese), Adelina, Alina (Romanian), Adelia, Adelina (Spanish), Adelita, Alita (Spanish (Latin American)), Heidi (Swedish)
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