Gender Feminine

Meaning & History

Old Germanic form of ADELAIDE.

Related Names

VariantAdelais
DiminutiveAda
Other Languages & CulturesKalisha, Talisha(African American) Alisa(Bosnian) Alícia(Catalan) Alice(Czech) Heidi(Danish) 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, Alix, Alison(French) Elke(Frisian) Adelheid, Alice, Ada, Alida, Elke, Heida, Heide, Heidi(German) Aliki, Kiki(Greek) Aliz, Ada, Alida, Alíz(Hungarian) Ailís(Irish) Adelaide, Alice, Ada(Italian) Alise(Latvian) Aalis(Medieval French) Heidi(Norwegian) Azalaïs(Occitan) Adelajda, Alicja, Ada(Polish) Adelaide, Alice, Alícia(Portuguese) Alisa(Russian) Aileas(Scottish) Alica(Slovak) Adelaida, Alicia(Spanish) Alicia, Heidi(Swedish) Alisa(Ukrainian) Alis(Welsh)

Sources & References

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

Entry updated February 4, 2020