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What does Adelia mean?

Adelia Pronunciation of Adelia [adelia] as a name for girls is of Old German origin, and the name Adelia means "noble kind". Adelia is an alternate form of Adela (Old German): Latinate version of Adele. Adelia is also a derivative of Adelaide (Old German): from adal heid. See also Delia.

Associated with: noble, kind (gracious).


Adelia has 8 variants: Adalia, Adalie, Addala, Addalla, Adelais, Adelei, Adella and Adellah.

28 more different relations via Adela, Adelaide: Ada, Adalena, Adalin, Adaline, Adalyn, Addi, Addie, Adel, Adelade, Adelaida, Adelajda, Adele, Adelheid, Adelice, Adelicia, Adelina, Adeline, Adelis, Adelita, Adell, Adelle, Adelyn, Adelynn, Adey, Adi, Della, Edeline and Edelle.

Creative forms:
(female) Adly, Aielia, ..

(male) Addell, ..

Middle name pairings:
Adelia Tegan (A.T.), ..

How popular is Adelia?

Adelia is a very prominent first name for women (#1903 out of 4276, Top 44%) but an unusual surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Adelia was first listed in 1880-1889 and reached its peak position of #370 in the U.S. then, but is not ranked at the moment. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Adelia name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Prominent alternative forms of Adelia rated in the Top 2000 are Ada (#357 in 2015), Adalia (#1846), Adalie (#1502), Adaline (#364), Adalyn (#132), Addie (#1122), Adel, Adela (#1123), Adelaida, Adelaide (#273), Adele (#652), Adelina (#545), Adeline (#135), Adell, Adella, Adelle, Adelyn (#193), Adelynn (#275), Delia (#1241) and Della (#1178). These forms of Adelia were favored in the 1880s (adoption of 1.1%) and are somewhat less widespread today (adoption 0.8%, down 29.9%), with forms such as Adella becoming less stylish. The more fashionable baby names in this list are Adaline, Adalyn, Adelaide, Adelina, Adeline, Adelyn and Adelynn.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Adelia, Ada, Adalia, Adalie, Adaline in U.S.

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

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

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

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

Similar Names

Adelia is alike in pronunciation to Adala, Adalee, Adali, Addula, Adelie, Adeola, Adiella, Adila, Adola, Ahdella, Audelia, Edelie, Idalia, Idella, Odeelia, Odela, Odelia, Odella, Odellia, Odila, Odolia, Udelia, Udella, Udilia and Yudella. Other suggested similar names are Abelia, Adeeba, Adelind, Adelinda, Adelisa, Adeliza, Adelpha, Adelyna, Ademina, Adena, Adia, Adolfa, Airlia, Alecia, Alesia, Alexia, Allia, Amelida, Amelina, Amelita, Ameliya, Amilia, Analia, Anelie, Anelisa, Arcelia, Ardelia, Ardelis, Ardella, Arella, Argelia, Asela, Atalia, Athalia, Attilia, Aurelia, Avelina, Axella, Azelia, Celia, Deelia, Edenia, Emelia, Evelia, Fidelia, Melia, Neelia, Nelia, Ubelia and Zelia. These names tend to be less commonly used than Adelia.

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