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Adele - Meaning of Adele

What does Adele mean?

Meaning of the name AdeleAliceAdalynAdelineAlinaAdelynAdelaideAdelynnHeidiAdaAdalineAliciaAdelinaAdelaLadyAdelleAdellaDellaAdileneAdellAdeliaLelaDelia

[ 2 syll. a-de-le, ad-ele ] The baby girl name Adele is pronounced in English as ah-DEHL †. Adele is used chiefly in Czech, English, French, German, and Italian. Its origin is Germanic.

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.

See also the related categories, italian, czech, french, and german.

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.

Baby names that sound like Adele include Adell, Udele, Udelle, Adhele, Adhelle, Adiele, Adiell, Adielle, and Adèle.

† 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)"

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