Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. a-DEH-lə(German)
ə-DEHL(English)
a-DEH-leh(Italian)
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Meaning & History

Form of Adela used in several languages. A famous bearer was the dancer and actress Adele Astaire (1896-1981). It was also borne by the British singer Adele Adkins (1988-), known simply as Adele. Shortly after she released her debut album in 2008 the name reentered the American top 1000 chart after 40-year absence.

Related Names

VariantsAdelle, Adela(English)
Other Languages & CulturesAdela, Adelina, Alda, Ada(Ancient Germanic) Alina(Belarusian) Adelina(Bulgarian) Adéla(Czech) Ada(Dutch) Aada, Ada(Finnish) Adèle, Adélie, Adeline, Aude, Aline, Lina, Line(French) Adél, Ada(Hungarian) Alīna(Latvian) Adelė(Lithuanian) Ada(Norwegian) Adela, Ada, Alina(Polish) Adelina, Alda, Aldina(Portuguese) Aline(Portuguese (Brazilian)) Adela, Adelina, Alina(Romanian) Alina(Russian) Adela(Slovak) Alina(Slovene) Adela, Adelia, Adelina, Ada, Alina(Spanish) Adelita(Spanish (Latin American)) Alina(Ukrainian)
Same SpellingAdèle, Adelė

Popularity

People think this name is

classic   mature   formal   upper class   wholesome   refined   strange   simple   serious   nerdy  

Name Days

Finland: December 16
Italy: December 24
Latvia: July 8

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Entry updated January 21, 2022