Meaning and name origin
Adeline \a-deli-ne, ad(e)-line\ as a girl's name is pronounced ADD-a-line, add-a-LEEN. It is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Adeline is "noble". See Adelaide. French diminutive of Adela. Used occasionally in England since the early 16th century. Opera soprano Adelina Patti (late 19th century) and a well-known song called "Sweet Adeline" gave the name exposure. See also Alena.
Adeline▲ has 25 variant forms: Adalene, Adalina, Adaline▼, Adallina, Adalyn▲, Addie▼, Adelina▲, Adelind, Adella▼, Adellah, Adelynn▲, Adilene, Ahdella, Aline▼, Dahlina, Dalina, Daline, Dallina, Delina, Deline, Dellina, Delly, Delyne, Edelie and Lina▼.
Adeline is a very popular first name for females (#634 out of 4276, Top 15%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Adeline for girls. Adeline reached its highest rank of #171 in the U.S. in 1910-1919. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Adeline and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Adalyn (#152), Adeline (#219), Adelynn (#304), Adelaide (#316), Adelina (#531), Alena (#617), Lina (#767), Della, Aline, Adella, Adela, Adaline, Addie and Adilene. (2014 statistics).
Adeline▲ is also pronounced similarly to Adalin, Adelyn▲, Edeline and Odeline. Other suggested similar baby names are Aceline, Adelice, Adelie, Adelinda, Adelyna, Ameline and Aveline. These names tend to be less commonly used than Adeline.