Given Name ADELINA

GENDER: Feminine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Аделина (Bulgarian)
PRONOUNCED: a-de-LEE-na (Italian), a-dhe-LEE-na (Spanish)  [details]

Meaning & History

From a Latinized Germanic name which was derived from the element adal meaning "noble".
VARIANTS: Adela, Alda (Ancient Germanic)
DIMINUTIVES: Ada, Alina (Italian), Aline (Portuguese (Brazilian)), Alina (Romanian), Alina (German)
MASCULINE FORMS: Aldo (Italian), Aldo (Ancient Germanic)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Adéla (Czech), Adaline, Adela, Adele, Adelia, Adeline, Ethel, Adalyn, Adalynn, Adella, Adelle, Adelyn, Alene, Aline, Delia, Della, Ethelyn (English), Aada, Ada, Adele (Finnish), Adèle, Adeline, Aude, Aline, Line (French), Adél, Ada (Hungarian), Adela, Alina (Polish)
USER SUBMISSION: Adelīna

Sources & References

  • Ernst Förstemann, Altdeutsches namenbuch (1900), page 160

Categories

diminutives
Entry updated May 31, 2018