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Gender Feminine

Meaning & History

Old Germanic form of ADELAIDE.
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(Finnish) Adélaïde, Alice, Alix, Alison(French) Elke(Frisian) Adelheid, Ada, Alida, Elke, Heida, Heide, Heidi(German) Aliki, Kiki(Greek) Adelaida, 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

  • Ernst Förstemann, Altdeutsches namenbuch (1900), page 169
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