Adele is a variant of the name Adela (English, German, Polish, Czech, Romanian, and Spanish) in the Czech, English, French, German, and Italian languages.
Adele is also a contracted form of the name Adelaide (English and Italian) in the English language.
Adele is a classic favorite. At present it is still rather popular as a baby girl name, but not to the degree it was in the past, and it is also regarded as fairly trendy. Its usage peaked in 1914 with 0.089% of baby girls being named Adele. It was #188 in rank then. The baby name has experienced a substantial fall in popularity since then. In 2016, its usage was 0.023% and its ranking #657, somewhat regaining its popularity in the recent decade. Among the family of girl names directly related to Adele, Adelaide was the most regularly used. In 2016, the name was thrice as popular as Adele.
† Pronunciation for Adele: AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; D as in "day (D.EY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)"