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adela

SEE ALSO:
adelaide, adelheid, adelaida
LANGUAGE FAMILY:
indo-european > germanic > west germanic > german
ORIGIN:
germanic 
NAME ROOT:
*AþALAZ > ADAL > æTHEL > ADELA
MEANING:
This name derives from the Old High German element “adal”, (Ancient Germanic:*aþalaz; Old English: æthel) meaning “noble”, native German short form of names containing the name element "adal". The name is also directly linked to the names Adelaide, Adelheid, Adelaida. Saint Adela was one of two princesses, the daughters of Saint Dagobert II. Adela was married and had a child by her husband, Alberic. Alberic died within a few years of the marriage. Despite multiple marriage offers, she chose to take up holy orders. Saint Adelina († 1125) was a French Benedictine nun honored as a saint by the Roman Catholic Church.

Usage

  • ancient germanicancient germanic
  • basquebasque
  • danishdanish
  • dutchdutch
  • englishenglish
  • finnishfinnish
  • germangerman
  • icelandicicelandic
  • norwegiannorwegian
  • polishpolish
  • romanianromanian
  • spanishspanish
  • swedishswedish

Related names

VARIANTS
ancient germanic
athala, adila, edila
basque
adele
danish
adele, adelia, Delia
dutch
Addela, Adhela, Athela, Adala
english
adele, adeline, adelle, adelia, adell, adella, adalia, ADALYN, ADALYNN, Delia
finnish
adele, adelle, adelia, adella, adalia, adalie, adéle, ateela, ateele, atela, ateli, Adala, Delia, Adelie
german
adele, adalie, Delia
icelandic
adelía
norwegian
adele, adelle, adelia, Ådel, Delia, Adelie
spanish
adelia, edilia
swedish
adele, adelle, adelia, adella, adalia, adalie, adéle, Ådel, Adala, Delia, Adelie
PET & SHORT FORM
danish
alda, adla, Dalia
english
alene, Dalia
finnish
alda, Dalia
german
adelina, alda, Dalia
icelandic
alda
norwegian
alda, adla, Dalia
polish
alinka
romanian
adelina, alene, alina, AlinuȚa, alin, Alia, Alona, Aliena, Aline, Allena, Allene, Alline, Alyna, Alyne
spanish
adelina, alita
swedish
alda, adla, Dalia

Use in other languages

LANGUAGES
czech
adÉla
french
adele, adeline, adèle
hungarian - magyar
adélia, adél
italian
adele, adelia, edilia, eduilia
lithuanian
Adelė
old danish
adele, adhelin
old swedish
adhelin
portuguese
adélia, adelar
russian
adeliya, alinochka
ukrainian
alinochka

Geographical spread (only living languages)

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New Age curiosities (only for entertainment purposes)

5
Numerological Values:
5

If the chosen name for your baby has a number value of 5, it suggests brilliance, enthusiasm, energy and versatility. These individuals are believed to be adventurous and love their freedom. They like challenges and get bored with routine. They often need several activities to keep their active mind occupied.

Chakra Number:
5: The number of the Throat Chakra "Vishuddha"

The throat chakra is the fifth chakra and its color is blue. It is one the three primary colors. The main energy of blue is communication and it is the color used to soothe the soul. Explore this Divine color in depth, learn what it means and what it represents.

Color meaning:

The color blue is one of trust, honesty and loyalty. It is sincere, reserved and quiet, and doesn't like to make a fuss or draw attention. Blue hates confrontation, and likes to do things in its own way. From a color psychology perspective, blue is reliable and responsible. This color exhibits an inner security and confidence. You can rely on it to take control and do the right thing in difficult times. It has a need for order and direction in its life, including its living and work spaces.

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Notable people and personalities​

Adela Cortina, Spanish Philosopher
Adela Garcia (born 1971), Dominican Ifbb Fitness Olympia Winner
Adela Micha, Mexican Journalist
Adela Noriega (born 1969), Mexican Actress
Adela Of France, Countess Of Flanders (1009-1063)
Adela Of France, Countess Of Nevers (~1003-1063)
Adela Of Meissen († 1181), Danish Queen Consort, Spouse Of King Sweyn Iii Of Denmark
Adela Of Normandy (~1062/1067–1137), Daughter Of William I
Adela Pankhurst (1885–1961), British-australian Political Activist
Adela Peña, American Violinist
Adela Popescu (born 1988), Romanian Actress And Singer
Adela Rogers St. Johns (1894–1988), American Journalist, Novelist, And Screenwriter
Adela Verne, English Pianist