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Love it.
I prefer the short form Heidi.
I believe there is one more alternative spelling - AHLHEID. I found it in an 1842 birth record in Osten, Lower Saxony (at the time, Kingdom of Hannover).
Also Danish and Flemish.
Adelaide, Australia was named after Queen-Consort Adelheid of Germany.
The name is also used in Norway.
This name is pretty and unique, and it's nice to be called Heidi for short.
Adelheid (977-1040) was the daughter of Holy Roman Emperor Otto II and his wife Theophanu.
Adelheid (?-1338) was the daughter of King Adolf of Germany and his wife Imagina.
Adelheid (1045-1096) was the daughter of Holy Roman Emperor Henry III and his second wife Agnes.
Adelheid (1070-1079) was the son of Holy Roman Emperor Henry IV and his wife Bertha.
Adelheid (774-774) was the daughter of Charlemagne and his wife Hildegard.
Adelheid was the daughter of Louis the Pious and his first wife Ermengarde. She died young.
I love this name and prefer it to Adelaide, despite how quaint it may be perceived as today.
Considered old fashioned in the Netherlands as well. 'Adel' means 'nobel' (in the sense of nobility), in Dutch.
I like this name a lot. Heidi is a good nickname.
Adelheid was Heidi in the book Heidi's real name.
Listen to the German pronunciation of Adelheid here:
http://www.nordicnames.de/Aussprache.html
Considered old fashioned in Germany, therefore rarely used on babies today.
Pronounced AH-dull-hide. [noted -ed]

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