Adele - Meaning of Adele
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 somewhat popular as a baby girl name, but not to the degree it was in the past. Its usage peaked in 1914 with 0.089% of baby girls being named Adele. It was #188 in rank then. The baby name has dropped out of favor since then, and it is used on a very modest scale in recent times. In 2018, its usage was only 0.016% and its ranking #898. Among the family of girl names directly related to Adele, Adelaide was the most regularly used. In 2018, it was 4 times more frequently used than 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)"