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This sounds good in the European pronunciation, where you enunciate the final "E". But otherwise, it sounds dated and old.
lunalovegood  7/7/2007
-Adele, Ethiopia
-Adele language, a language spoken in eastern Ghana and Togo
-In mathematics, the Adele ring of a number field or function field.
― Anonymous User  7/31/2007
A character in the opera "Die Fledermaus" by Johann Strauss.
LMS  7/31/2007
Adele is the Safe-Keeper in the book The Truth-Teller's Tale. Her "mirror twin" sister is Eleda, a Truth-Teller (and narrator of the book).
Luanna  4/5/2008
"Adele" is the name of a 3-act French stage musical. The plot is about a French girl who falls in love with the son of her father's business rival. It was first performed on Broadway on August 28, 1913, with Natalie Alt in the title role. In 1914, a West End production opened up in London.
AndrewJKD  4/6/2008
Adele Laurie Blue Adkins professionally known as simply 'Adele' is an English soul singer made famous by her hit song 'Chasing Pavements'.
brrryce  7/25/2008
Adele Adkins, singer, born 5th May 1988 in London, England.
Emilie007  10/6/2008
The Italian pronunciation is ah-DEH-leh.
presentperfect  12/19/2008
I knew a girl called Adele who pronounced it ah-DEL-ee. Her mother's Italian - don't know whether that makes a difference.
I like this pretty and elegant name, especially with the three-syllable pronunciation.
Jonquil  4/12/2009
The German pronunciation is ah-DE-lə.
mafiosa  8/6/2009
I think this is a very pretty, feminine name that would suit all ages. It's very underused - maybe time for it to make a come-back.
SandSea  2/4/2010
Adele Marie Astaire (1896-1981) was Fred Astaire's sister. She was also a successful dancer and entertainer until she retired to marry Lord Charles Cavendish.
SandSea  2/4/2010
Adele is the name of the the Chief's wife on Grey's Anatomy.
wbbuff  4/6/2010
Actress Molly Ringwald and Panio Gianopoulos have a daughter Adele Georgiana, born July 10, 2009.
MaggieSimpson  6/4/2010
I think it's pretty, when I try to ignore the fact that it reminds me of "A farmer in the dell".
willarose93  3/6/2011
I love 'Adele' as a middle name- Bethany Adele. It's so pretty and girly. :)
pupcake9798  7/12/2011
'Adele' originally comes from 'Adelaide'.
pupcake9798  7/12/2011
A musician named ADELE released her third single "Rolling in the Deep" in 2010, which became a smashing success.
Dewott  8/30/2011
Adele Georgiana is the daughter of American actress Molly Ringwald. Adele has a twin brother named Roman and a big sister named Mathilda.
― Anonymous User  1/8/2012
Oh god, ADELE mania is spreading. After being out of the top 1000 names in the US for the last 30 years it is now #908. It will be like when Britney became very popular around the same time as Britney Spears was in her heyday.

When I first heard of the singer I thought she had such a lovely name and I could see why she went only by her first name. Too bad this name is now synonymous with the gorgeous and talented British singer, it's so lovely and should be used more often.
jeannie.  3/9/2012
Adele Mara (b. 1923 in Highland Park, Michigan) was an American actress.
― Anonymous User  4/30/2012
Adele Astaire (b. 1896 in Omaha, Nebraska) was an American dancer.
― Anonymous User  4/30/2012
Adele Jergens (b. 1917 in Brooklyn, New York) was an American actress.
― Anonymous User  4/30/2012
I think this is pretty, but I wouldn't use it because people would think I used it because of that tacky singer.
Bonquiqui  7/17/2012
I think it's too short but this name had a strength to it and it seem bold.
555jazzy  7/20/2012
Adele Emeli Sande known as Emeli Sande is an English singer best known for her song Nest To Me.
littlemissebony  7/22/2012
Adelaide "Adele" DeGarde was an American actress.
― Anonymous User  8/8/2012
This is a very nice name, but unfortunately everyone will associate it with Adele. Not that she's a bad singer, but it seems that everyone here has a habit of hating celebrity associations with names.
Buneary  11/12/2012
Wow, the singer has really brought it back into popularity!
― Anonymous User  6/10/2013
In German it's pronounced a-DEH-lə and a rather old woman name.
ms. c  11/3/2014
Adele is a very classy, beautiful name! :D It's annoying how it's really, really strongly associated with the singer... (-̩̩-̩̩͡_-̩̩-̩̩͡) (if I ever do use this name I don't like how some people may assume I'm naming my child after Adele when that wouldn't be my intention). ANYHOO I still ♥ the name nevertheless. ☺.
― Anonymous User  6/16/2015
I know one person whose name is Adele, she's in her 50's. It has a Germanic feel to me and it's kind of fun to write in cursive (silly reason, I know). I probably wouldn't use it in real life, but it's certainly pleasant for the right person.
TheArtemisMoon  7/9/2015
Adele is already a legend in our time. Her albums have both sold record numbers of copies and yet she is not yet listed in the famous "namesakes" section. Someone will have to fix that. The lovely, talented Adele Adkins is what most people will think when they hear this name.
Emily Amy  11/30/2015
My name is Adele. Growing up I hated my name, oftentimes because people made fun of it, singing The Farmer in the Dell, or simply not pronouncing it correctly, or if I said my name they would say "A What"? I have grown to appreciate my name, but hope it doesn't become overused because of a singer!
asobieski  1/26/2016
I named my now 4 year old daughter Adele. I loved it because it's rare to hear of it and thought it a simple, beautiful name. I often get asked... After the singer? My withering look answers that question! :)
LisaMay  4/2/2016
This is a beautiful name, but it will simply become too associated with the singer, like Cyndi or Britney in the 80s or 90s, so I recommend using it solely as a diminutive of Adelaide, so she doesn't get too much singer comments. It still is a nice name with a wonderful meaning,
ERK  10/20/2016
Adele Emily Sandé, better known as Emeli Sandé, is a Scottish recording artist and songwriter. She first became prominent after she was featured on the track "Diamond Rings" by the rapper Chipmunk (2009). It was their first top 10 single on the UK Singles Chart. In 2010, she was featured on "Never Be Your Woman" by the rapper Wiley, which was another top ten hit. In 2012, she received the Brit Awards' Critics' Choice Award. Sandé released her first solo single "Heaven" in August 2011. She has two number-one singles across the UK and Ireland with "Read All About It" with Professor Green and "Beneath Your Beautiful", a collaboration with Labrinth. Her album Our Version of Events spent ten non-consecutive weeks at number one and became the best-selling album of 2012 in the UK, with over 1 million sales. In 2012, she performed in both the Opening and Closing ceremonies of the London Olympics. She won two Brit Awards at the 2013 ceremony: Best British Female Artist, and British Album of the Year.
cutenose  2/26/2017
I quite like this name.
Jesscn  4/4/2017
Also Dutch and Latvian.
― Anonymous User  6/5/2017
Just to mention that in Estonia the name Adeele is used as frequently as Adele :) Couldn't find it here.
― Anonymous User  7/6/2017
This name makes me think of Adele Mara or the singer, Adele. Both aren't bad associations. I like the nickname Elle, but not Addie.
XironDarkstar  11/20/2017

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