Given Name DELLA

GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: DEL-ə  [details]

Meaning & History

Diminutive of ADELA or ADELAIDE. A famous bearer is American actress and singer Della Reese (1931-).
VARIANTS: Ada, Addie, Addy, Delia
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Adalheidis, Adela, Adelais, Adelina, Alda (Ancient Germanic), Alisa (Bosnian), Adelina (Bulgarian), Alícia (Catalan), Adéla (Czech), Heidi (Danish), Adelheid, Aleid, Aleida, Alida (Dutch), Aliisa, Alisa, Aada, Ada, Adele, Heidi (Finnish), Adélaïde, Adèle, Adeline, Alice, Alix, Aude, Aline, Alison, Line (French), Elke (Frisian), Adele, Adelheid, Adelina, Ada, Alida, Alina, Heida, Heidi (German), Aliki (Greek), Adél, Adelaida, Aliz, Ada, Alida (Hungarian), Ailís (Irish), Adelaide, Adele, Adelina, Alda, Alice, Ada, Alina (Italian), Alise (Latvian), Aalis (Medieval French), Heidi (Norwegian), Adela, Adelajda, Alicja, Ada (Polish), Adelaide, Adelina, Alda, Aldina, Alice, Alícia (Portuguese), Aline (Portuguese (Brazilian)), Adela, Adelina, Alina (Romanian), Alisa (Russian), Aileas (Scottish), Alica (Slovak), Adela, Adelaida, Adelia, Adelina, Alicia (Spanish), Adelita (Spanish (Latin American)), Alicia, Heidi (Swedish), Alisa (Ukrainian), Alis (Welsh)

Categories

A Song of Ice and Fire characters, actresses, currently out of the US top 1000, diminutives, Disney characters, ends in -ella, musicians, singers
Entry updated October 11, 2012