Gender Feminine

Meaning & History

Derived from the Old German elements adal "noble" and lind "soft, flexible, tender". Adallinda (or Adalindis or Ethelind) was the name of one of the concubines of Charlemagne, with whom she had at least two children.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesEthelinda(English) Adelinde(German)


Sources & References

  1. Förstemann, Ernst. Altdeutsches Namenbuch. Bonn, 1900, page 174.
Entry added December 7, 2022