What does Adela mean?
Latinate form of Adele, which is from the French Adèle, an ancient name popular in medieval Europe because of the fame of a seventh-century saint, a daughter of the Frankish king Dagobert II. Also the name of William the Conqueror's youngest daughter (11th century). The name died out in England in the later Middle Ages, and was revived in the 19th century, being the name of a character in Johann Strauss's opera "Die Fledermaus". It was also made popular in the 1930s as the name of a character in the novels of Dornford Yates. See also Adelaide and Adeline. Nutritionist Adelle Davic; writer Adela Rogers St John.
Adela▼ has 36 more relations via Adelaide, Adele, Adeline, Adelle: Ada▲, Adalena, Adalin, Adalina, Adalyn▲, Addala, Addalla, Adde, Addey, Addi, Addie▼, Addy, Adel, Adelade, Adelaida, Adelais, Adelajda, Adelei, Adelice, Adelicia, Adelina▲, Adelind, Adeline▲, Adelis, Adelyn▲, Adelynn▲, Adey, Adi, Ado, Ady, Ahdella, Aide, Del, Dell▼, Della▼ and Edelie.Kreatif forms: Adelo, Adera. [more]
How popular is Adela?
Adela is a very prominent first name for females (#723 out of 4276, Top 17%) but an unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Adela for girls. Adela reached its apex rank of #433 in the U.S. during 1910-1919, but is not found in the list currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Displayed below is a comparison of the usage of the girl name Adela and corresponding names. Popular variation forms of Adela ranked in the Top 1000 are Adalyn (#152 2 years ago), Adelyn (#197), Adeline (#219), Adelynn (#304), Adelaide (#316), Ada (#382), Adelina (#531), Adele (#764), Addie, Alida, Della, Dell, Adelle, Adelaida, Adell, Adella and Adelia. These forms of Adela were popular as baby names during the years 1880-1889 (usage of 0.4334%) and are somewhat less popular today (usage 0.2853%, 34.2% less), with forms like Adelle, Adell, Adella, Adelia and Dell falling out of fashion. Adeline is the longstanding favorite, though Adalyn is currently the preferred form. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Adela▼ is alike in pronunciation to Adala, Adali, Addula, Adelie, Adeola, Adiella, Adila, Adola, Audelia, Idella▼, Odela, Odelia▼, Odella, Odila, Udelia and Udella. Other suggested similar baby names are Adal, Adelfa, Adelma, Adena, Adlai, Akela, Anela, Arela and Asela. These names tend to be less commonly used than Adela.