Gender Masculine

Meaning & History

Derived from the Germanic elements adal "noble" and hard "brave, hardy". Saint Adalhard or Adalard was a cousin of Charlemagne who became an abbot of Corbie.

Related Names

VariantAlard
Other Languages & CulturesAldert, Allard, Abe(Dutch) Adélard(French (Quebec)) Aldert, Abbe, Abe, Adde, Ale, Alke, Alle, Atse(Frisian) Adelardo(Italian) Adelardo(Spanish)

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Sources & References

  1. Förstemann, Ernst. Altdeutsches Namenbuch. Bonn, 1900, page 170.

Entry updated February 4, 2020