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Meaning & History

Derived from the Germanic elements adal "noble" and hard "brave, hardy". Saint Adalhard or Adalard was a cousin of Charlemagne who became a abbot of Corbie.
VariantAlard
Other Languages & CulturesAldert, Allard Dutch Adélard French (Quebec) Aldert, Abbe, Adde, Ale, Alke, Alle, Atse Frisian Adelardo Italian Adelardo Spanish

Sources & References

  • Ernst Förstemann, Altdeutsches namenbuch (1900), page 170

Categories

brave, health, saints
Entry updated August 26, 2016   Contribute