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What does Adelei mean?

Adelei Pronunciation of Adelei [adelei] as a name for girls is an Old German name, and the meaning of Adelei is "noble kind". Adelei is a variant form of Adelaide (Old German): from adal heid.

Associated with: noble, kind (gracious).


Adelei has 6 variants: Addala, Addalla, Adela, Adelais, Adelia and Adella.

25 more alternative forms via Adelaide: Adalena, Adalheid, Adalin, Adalyn, Adde, Addey, Addi, Addie, Adel, Adelade, Adelaida, Adele, Adelheid, Adelice, Adelicia, Adelina, Adeline, Adelis, Adell, Adelle, Adelyn, Adelynn, Adey, Adi and Delli.

Creative forms:
(female) Aielei, Alelei, ..

(male) Addul, Adill, ..

Middle name pairings:
Adelei Berkley (A.B.), ..

How popular is Adelei?

Adelei is an uncommon given name for females. Adelei is an equivalently rare last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular variation forms of Adelei (outside Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000 are Adalyn (#132 via latest list), Adeline (#135), Adelyn (#193), Adelaide (#273), Adelynn (#275), Adelina (#545), Adele (#652), Addie (#1122), Adela (#1123), Adelle, Adella, Adelia, Adel, Adelaida and Adell. Usage of these forms of Adelei was at its highest in 2015 (average #1096), except for versions such as Addie which have fallen out of fashion. The trendier birth names in this list are Adeline, Adalyn, Adelyn, Adelynn, Adelaide and Adelina. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Adalyn, Addie, Adel, Adela, Adelaida in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Adelaide, Adele, Adelia, Adelina, Adeline in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Adell, Adella, Adelle, Adelyn, Adelynn in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Adelei and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Adelei is alike in pronunciation to Adala, Adalee, Adali, Adalia, Adalie, Adalley, Adelie, Adellah, Adeola, Adiella, Adila, Adola, Ahdella, Audelia, Edelie, Idella, Odela, Odelia, Odella, Odellia, Udelia and Udella. Other suggested similar names are Abebi, Abeer, Abelia, Adal, Adaliz, Adare, Ade, Adeana, Adeen, Adelfa, Adelma, Adelyta (see Alida), Aden, Adena, Adene, Adie, Adilene, Adlai, Adley, Aedelle, Aidee, Ailee, Aili, Airlea, Aldene, Aleen, Alexi, Aley, Ali, Alles, Alley, Alli, Angelea, Angelee, Ardell, Arela, Areli, Arella, Arelle, Arlet, Ashelei, Ashlea, Ashlei, Ashlen, Atalee, Ateret, Axella, Azelia, Chelsei, Kahlei, Odele, Odelet (see Odele) and Udele. These names tend to be more frequently used than Adelei.

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