Gender Feminine

Meaning & History

Old Germanic form of Adelaide.

Related Names

VariantAdelais
DiminutiveAda
Other Languages & CulturesAlisa(Bosnian) Alícia(Catalan) Alice(Czech) Alice, Heidi(Danish) Alice, Ada, Adelheid, Aleid, Aleida, Alida, Elke(Dutch) Adelaide, Alice, Alicia, Ada, Addie, Addy, Alease, Alecia, Aleesha, Alesha, Alesia, Ali, Alise, Alisha, Alishia, Alisia, Alison, Alissa, Alisya, Allie, Allison, Allissa, Ally, Allycia, Allyson, Alyce, Alycia, Alys, Alysa, Alyse, Alysha, Alysia, Alyson, Alyssa, Alyssia, Della, Elicia, Heidi, Lecia, Lesia, Lisha, Lyssa(English) Aliisa, Alisa, Aada, Ada, Alli, Heidi, Iisa(Finnish) Adélaïde, Alice, Alicia, Alix, Alison(French) Elke(Frisian) Alisa(Georgian) Adelheid, Alice, Ada, Alida, Elke, Heida, Heide, Heidi(German) Aliki, Kiki(Greek) Aliz, Ada, Alida, Alíz(Hungarian) Ailís, Ailish(Irish) Adelaide, Alice, Ada(Italian) Alise(Latvian) Aalis(Medieval French) Alice, Ada, Heidi(Norwegian) Azalaïs(Occitan) Adelajda, Alicja, Ada(Polish) Adelaide, Alice, Alícia(Portuguese) Alisa(Russian) Aileas, Ailis(Scottish Gaelic) Alica(Slovak) Adelaida, Alicia, Ada(Spanish) Alice, Alicia, Heidi(Swedish) Alisa(Ukrainian) Alis(Welsh)

Sources & References

  1. Förstemann, Ernst. Altdeutsches Namenbuch. Bonn, 1900, page 169.

Entry updated February 4, 2020