What does Adeline mean?
French diminutive of Adela. Used occasionally in England since the early 16th century. See also Adelaide. Opera soprano Adelina Patti (late 19th century) and a well-known song called "Sweet Adeline" gave the name exposure. See also Alena.
Adeline▲ has 29 variants: Adalene, Adalina, Adaline▼, Adallina, Adalyn▲, Adalynn▲, Addie▼, Addilyn▲, Addilynn, Adelina▲, Adelind, Adella▼, Adellah, Adelynn▲, Adilene, Adline▼, Ahdella, Aline▼, Dahlina, Dalina, Daline, Dallina, Delina, Deline, Dellina, Delly, Delyne, Edelie and Lina▼.
Adeline▲ has 36 more alternative forms via Adela, Adelaide, Adelina, Alena: Adalaide, Adalayde, Adalena, Adalia, Adalie, Adalin, Adde, Addi, Adel, Adela▼, Adelade, Adelaida, Adelais, Adelajda, Adele▼, Adelei, Adelheid, Adelia▼, Adelice, Adelicia, Adelis, Adelita, Adell▼, Adelle▼, Adellyna, Adelyn▲, Adelyna, Adey, Adi, Aide, Alice▲, Alline, Delle, Edeline, Edelle and Eline.Kreatif forms: Adelineai, Adelineau, Auadeline. [more]
How popular is Adeline?
Adeline is a very prominent first name for women (#634 out of 4276, Top 15%) but an unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Adeline for girls. Adeline reached its top position of #171 in the U.S. during the years 1910-1919, and is currently at #219. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Displayed below is an analysis of the popularity of Adeline and associated names. Prominent varying forms of Adeline (#219 in 2014) appearing in the Top 1000 are Adaline, Adalyn (#152 in 2014), Adalynn (#128), Addie, Addilyn (#543), Addilynn (#921), Adela, Adelaida, Adelaide (#316), Adele (#764), Adelia, Adelina (#531), Adell, Adella, Adelle, Adelyn (#197), Adelynn (#304), Adilene, Adline, Alena (#617), Alice (#97), Aline, Alline, Della and Lina (#767). Adoption of these girl names was at its peak during 1880-1889 (usage of 0.3456%) and is somewhat lower today (usage 0.2863%, down 17.2%), with forms like Adella, Adelle, Adline, Aline and Della falling out of fashion. The most fashionable names for newborns in this list are Adalynn (#128), Addilyn (#543), Adelaide (#316), Adelina (#531) and Adelynn (#304), with Adelaide and Adelina undergoing a rebound in popularity. (2014 Birth Statistics)