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Adelie

What does Adelie mean?

Adelie Pronunciation of Adelie [adelie] as a girls' name is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Adelie is "noble". Adélie is the French elaboration of Adele. Adélie Land in Antartica was named in 1840 by the French explorer Jules Dumont D'urville in honor of his wife; the Adélie penguin is so named because it breeds on that coastline.

Associated with: noble.

Variations

4 different relations via Adele: Adel, Adell, Adelle and Edelle.

Creative forms:
(female) Adeal, Ayelie, ..

(male) Adaloi, Adeal, ..

Middle name pairings:
Adelie Shay (A.S.), ..

How popular is Adelie?

Adelie is an unusual first name for females and an equally unusual last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with similar and related girl names. Popular variation forms of Adelie (outside Top 2000) are Adele (#652 a year ago), Adelle, Adell and Adel. These forms of Adelie were popular as birth names in the 1910s (median #780) and have become significantly less widespread since (#1663, 76%). (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Adel, Adele, Adell, Adelle in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Adelie is pronounced similarly to Adalee, Adali, Adalia, Adalie, Adalley, Adela, Adelais, Adelei, Adelia, Adella, Adellah, Adeola, Adiella, Adola, Ahdella, Audelia, Edelie, Idalia, Idella, Odeelia, Odela, Odella, Odolia, Udelia and Udilia. Other suggested similar names are Abelle, Aceline, Adalin, Adaline, Addie, Adelgise (see Adalgisa), Adelina, Adelind, Adelinde, Adeline, Adelita, Adeliza, Adelma, Adelvice, Adelyn, Adene, Adrie, Aedelle, Alie, Allie, Amalie, Amelia, Amelie, Ameline, Anelie, Anelise, Ardelia, Ardelle, Arelie, Arelle, Atalee, Atalie, Attalie, Aveline, Averie, Axelle, Celie, Chelie, Delie, Edeline, Haelie, Idelle, Kaelie, Keelie, Neelie, Odelle, Selie, Udele, Udelle and Zelie. These names tend to be more commonly used than Adelie.

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