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What does Adelheid mean?

Adelheid Pronunciation of Adelheid [adel-heid] as a girls' name is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Adelheid is "noble kind". Adelheid is an alternate spelling of Adelaide (Old German): from adal heid. See also Heidi.

Associated with: noble, kind (gracious).


Adelheid has 4 variants: Adalaide, Adalayde, Adalheid and Adelade.

8 more alternative forms via Adelaide: Adelaida, Adelais, Adele, Adelei, Adelia, Adelicia, Adelis and Adelle.

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Middle name pairings:
Adelheid Melia (A.M.), ..

How popular is Adelheid?

Adelheid is an uncommonly occurring given name for females. Adelheid is also an unusual last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Adelaida, Adelaide (#273 from current records), Adele (#652), Adelia, Adelle and Heidi (#343) are the popular variation forms of Adelheid (not ranked). Other forms, like Adalheid, are uncommon. Usage of these relations of Adelheid was more pronounced among parents in the 1970s (adoption of 0.2%) and is somewhat less today (adoption 0.1%, 36%). Heidi has been the most well-known version, though Adelaide is currently the most fashionable, while versions such as Adelia have become less popular. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Adelaida, Adelaide, Adele, Adelia, Adelle, Heidi in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Heidi outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Abelia, Abelle, Adalee, Adalena, Adalene, Adali, Adalia, Adalicia, Adalie, Adalin, Adaliz, Adalley, Adeeba, Adeen, Adeena, Adeera, Adeeva, Adel, Adela, Adelajda, Adelfa, Adelgise (see Adalgisa), Adelice, Adelie, Adelina, Adelind, Adelinda, Adelinde, Adeline, Adelisa, Adelita, Adeliza, Adell, Adella, Adellah, Adellyna, Adellyta (see Alida), Adelma, Adelpha, Adelvice, Adelyn, Adelyna, Adelynn, Adelyta (see Alida), Ademeena (see Adamina), Adene, Adilene, Adlai, Adley, Aedelle, Aleida, Aleshia, Alethea, Alethia, Amaltheia, Amelia, Amelida, Amelie, Anelie, Antheia, Ardelia, Ardelis, Ardelle, Areli, Arelie, Arelle, Artheia, Ashelei, Ashlei, Audelia, Axelle, Azaleia and Azelia. These names tend to be more frequently used than Adelheid.

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