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Author Virginia Woolf was born Adeline Virginia Stephen.
― Anonymous User  12/22/2005
A pretty name, I also like Adelyn.
― Anonymous User  5/25/2006
There is a song called "Sweet Adeline."
― Anonymous User  5/27/2006
The nicknames I have heard for this name: Addie/Addy, Ellie, Dellie, Liney, Add.
libbygirl  9/30/2006
My neighbor's daughter's middle name is Adelyn. Her first name is Kyleigh. I think it's really cute.
septsweetie99  11/16/2006
Adeline Records is the record label of punk rock bands like Green Day, AFI and The Living End.
SSF  12/11/2006
Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong has a clothing line called "Adeline Street" which consists of punk rock wear, accessories, etc.
RockerEmily  5/29/2007
I love this name, especially the English pronunciation. It's a wonderful alternative to the masculine and overused Addison.
Katesy  12/29/2006
I think this name is very nice, a wonderful alternative to the masculine and overly-trendy Addison. I especially fancy the spelling "Addelyn", for some reason.
Pheadirean  1/7/2007
This is my name, so I have a particular partiality to it. :D
mashlover  1/18/2007
A famous bearer is Adeline La Franchise from the movie Fanfan la Tulipe. She was played by Gina Lollobrigida.
Maggie_Simpson  1/29/2007
I really love this name. Given its nickname possibilities, I think it would suit a woman throughout her life.
celestial  4/5/2007
It's a pretty name, but I know an absolutely HORRIBLE girl named Adeline so I could never think of using it.
― Anonymous User  9/9/2007
Pretty, sweet. Adeline is classic, so it ages well. It's easy to pronounce, spell, and has a good meaning -- it's the diminutive pet form of a name that comes from the meaning "noble." I really like this name.
wordybookworm  12/28/2007
Lovely and beautiful name!
― Anonymous User  2/21/2008
The pronunciation of Adeline in French should be a-de-LEEN, rather than a-du-LEEN, as the "e" is between two consonants.
wordybookworm  5/24/2008
Adeline is my daughter's name! I think it's sweet, and classic. My hubby and I get a lot of, "Oh, what a pretty name", when we introduce her! Her middle name is Mable, and we call her Addy Mae!
cocolee  7/17/2008
Adeline is very beautiful, but I feel that Adelaide is gentler.
EmilyOlive  9/17/2008
Adeline Yen Mah (born M¨£ Y¨¢n J¨±nl¨ªng) is a Chinese American author and physian.
― Anonymous User  1/11/2009
I had never heard this name until a friend from school said she wanted to name her first daughter Adilyn. Now I kind of think it's cute, but I wouldn't use it.
― Anonymous User  3/27/2009
One of my favorite names! I pronounce it "ah-deh-lien."
ningyorose  3/29/2009
This is more popular than Adele at the moment in America.

Adeline is certainly elegant, but spelt only this way. It's not cute to spell a name incorrectly.
vomiting  6/4/2009
I like this name. I would pronounce it ADD UH LYN, though. I love name with an "in" sound that end in "ine", like Madeline and Katherine. So pretty! I don't like Adelyn though. Pretty name, lucky little girl that gets this name. ☺
baileymarissa  8/19/2009
In French, the pronunciation of Adeline is the same as in English ~ a-də-LEEN.
shotgun_wedding  3/12/2010
Adeline is just too similar to Madeline. It sounds like your saying 'Add a line' - which makes it awkward to say.
starz26  3/30/2010
The English pronunciation (AD-ə-lien) should be added to the main page by the webmaster ASAP. [noted -ed]
JJSkeete  7/29/2010
This was my gramma's middle name. She pronounced it AD-A-LINE. But she was named after her Aunt who was a French American so it was probably pronounced AD-A-LEEN by her. Most people I know pronounce it like gramma.
rccp12  12/27/2010
Love Adeline, hate Adelynn or some other obnoxious respelling.
Chrila96  3/1/2011
It's not my favorite name, but it is somewhat nice.
MyFartsSmellGood  7/1/2011
I have always liked the name Adeline and would use it, except I can't think of any name to put with it that I like. I think the best way to spell it is definitely ADELINE.
GibsonGirl  8/14/2011
Reminds me of the Elliott Smith song.
nevercontent  10/20/2011
I could see this name being misheard as Emmeline, which I would think would be more common Adeline, but according to the ranking's apparently not.
jeannie.  3/9/2012
I love this name. It's beautiful, has a pleasant meaning, and I think it would fit all stages of life. If I have a daughter I am definitely going to consider this name. I prefer the French pronunciation over the English one and I like Ada for a nickname.
michelle.ramirez  4/25/2012
No thanks. It sounds super long, and its really just Madeline with out the M. I much prefer Madeline.
― Anonymous User  2/9/2013
Kinda weird. I'd suggest just going with Madeline. This sounds like "add a line" and it could easily be mispronounced.
― Anonymous User  6/8/2013
I would also suggest going with Madeline (or a variant), especially if it is to be used as a firstname. I am not a fan of names that begin with "Ade-", in general... they tend to sound very infantile, soft, insignificant, and produce a somewhat funny sound when said. Adeline is slightly better than Adelaide, though, I suppose.
Francesca  7/29/2013
The name Adeline was in use, though uncommon, until the 1980's in France. It's most popular year so far was 1991, when it was given to 3, 214 baby girls. I adore the French pronunciation but I can't stand the English one. 'Add-a-line' just isn't appealing to me, but 'add-a-leen' is simply gorgeous :)
bonjour_mon_joli  8/25/2013
Love this name! Especially the connection with Adeline Records (I'm a huge Green Day fan). Also I would pronounce it Ad-a-line.
The Midnight-Rose  2/16/2015
"Sweet Adeline, my Adeline..." One of several good names I first heard on I Love Lucy. ;) (Which would also include Adelaide.) This is a pleasant, melodious sort of name. Considering that I don't much care for names starting with "Mad," I definitely prefer it to Madeline.
IEnjoyTonsOGoodNames  3/27/2015
Adeline means noble and kind. A form of Adele. Addie/Addy is adorable! Ages so beautifully. Oh what a name! You could call her Ellie or Elle if you wanted to also. Ad-uh-line. Gorgeous.
LV51sfan91  4/5/2015
This name can also be spelled Adaline. It is still pronounced the same with this spelling (ADD-a-line). This is also the spelling and pronunciation used by the recent movie, "Age of Adaline."
dftreadbooks  6/24/2015
Beautiful name and not too popular or overused. Fits a baby, child and adult of any age. I prefer the spelling Adeline with the nickname possibilities Della or Elle.
― Anonymous User  10/23/2015
I love the name Adeline/Adaline. I think it is a stunning name that is not very common. I prefer the spelling Adaline like in the movie, Age of Adaline. I like the pronunciation ad-uh-line. I do not care for the pronunciations ad-uh-lin or ad-uh-leen. I think the Adaline spelling would be less likely to cause pronunciation issues.
heatherfeather  12/21/2015
I love the name, personally. My friend's name is Adeline and she is the sweetest thing ever. It's really fitting and elegant and not over used.
oX_Skyler_Arin_Xo  2/20/2016
This name is simply beautiful. Every positive adjective can be used to describe it. If you are considering this name for your little girl, some combos I have that you more than welcome to take a look at are:

Adeline Greta
Adeline Josephine
Adeline Claire
Adeline Charlotte
Clara Adeline
Jessa Adeline
Mara Adeline
Charlotte Adeline
Sarah Adeline
Dakota Adeline
Veronica Adeline
Vanessa Adeline.
― Anonymous User  4/24/2016
Adelline is my name and I like to pronounce it like Adel-line.
― Anonymous User  3/16/2017
I know an Adeline that sometimes goes by Addy, I think it's really cute!
Tatumarore  6/25/2017

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