Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. a-DEH-lə(German) ə-DEHL(English) a-DEH-leh(Italian)  [key·IPA]

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 & CulturesAdelina(Bulgarian) Adéla(Czech) Adèle, Adélie, Adeline(French) Adela, Adelina, Ada(Germanic) Adél(Hungarian) Adelė(Lithuanian) Adela(Polish) Adelina(Portuguese) Adela, Adelina(Romanian) Adela(Slovak) Adela, Adelia, Adelina(Spanish) Adelita(Spanish (Latin American))
Same SpellingAdèle, Adelė


People think this name is

classic   mature   formal   upper class   wholesome   refined   strange   simple   serious   nerdy  

Name Days

Austria: July 28
Finland: December 16
Italy: December 24
Latvia: July 8


Entry updated January 21, 2022