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Meaning and name origin
Adele \a-de-le\ as a girl's name is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Adele is "noble kind; noble, soft, tender". Adele is a variant of Adela (Old German): 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 a variant of Adelaide (Old German): from adal heid, via French Adélaïde. Adele is also used as a variant of Adelinde (Old German). See also Ada, Adelie, Akela and Odele.
Adele is a very popular first name for females (#524 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Adele for girls (2015 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Adele and its variant forms. Variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Ada, Adela, Adelaide, Adele, Adell and Adelle. (2015 statistics).
Adele is also pronounced similarly to Adal, Aedelle, Idelle, Odell, Odelle, Odile, Udele, Udelle and Udile. Other suggested similar baby names are Adala, Adalee, Adali, Adalie, Adelei, Adelia, Adella, Adene, Adeola, Adila and Adola. These names tend to be less commonly used than Adele.
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