Gender Feminine
Usage French
Pronounced Pron. A-DEH-LEE  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Elaborated form of Adèle. Adélie Land in Antarctica was named in 1840 by the French explorer Jules Dumont d'Urville in honour of his wife Adèle (who was sometimes called Adélie).

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesAdelina(Bulgarian) Adéla(Czech) Adaline, Adela, Adele, Adelia, Adeline, Ethel, Adella, Adelle, Delia, Della(English) Adele(German) Adela, Adelina, Ada(Germanic) Adél(Hungarian) Adele, Adelina(Italian) Adelė(Lithuanian) Adela(Polish) Adelina(Portuguese) Adela, Adelina(Romanian) Adela(Slovak) Adela, Adelia, Adelina(Spanish) Adelita(Spanish (Latin American))
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Entry added February 4, 2020