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Meaning & History

Originally a short form of Germanic names beginning with the element ald "old", and possibly also with adal "noble".
Feminine FormsAdele, Adelina, Alda Italian Adela, Adelina, Alda Ancient Germanic

Sources & References

  • Ernst Förstemann, Altdeutsches namenbuch (1900), page 56

Categories

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Entry updated July 2, 2017   Contribute