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Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. A-LEEN(French)
ə-LEEN(Portuguese)
ay-LEEN(English)
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Meaning & History

Medieval short form of ADELINE. As an English name, in modern times it has sometimes been regarded as a variant of EILEEN. This was the name of a popular 1965 song by the French singer Christophe.
VariantsLine(French) Aileen, Alene, Eileen, Ilene, Ilean, Ileen(English)
Other Languages & CulturesAdela, Adelina, Alda, Ava, Avelina, Aveza, Avila(Ancient Germanic) Adelina(Bulgarian) Adéla(Czech) Evelien, Eveline(Dutch) Evelin(Estonian) Adele, Eveliina(Finnish) Adele, Adelina, Ava, Alina, Evelin(German) Adél, Ada, Evelin(Hungarian) Eibhlín, Eileen, Aileen(Irish) Adele, Adelina, Alda, Ada, Alina, Evelina, Lina(Italian) Evelina(Lithuanian) Adela, Alina, Ewelina(Polish) Adela, Adelina, Alina(Romanian) Aileen(Scottish) Adela, Adelia, Adelina(Spanish) Adelita(Spanish (Latin American)) Evelina(Swedish)

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