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What does Adelita mean?

Adelita Pronunciation of Adelita [adeli-ta] as a girls' name is an Old German and Latin name, and Adelita means "noble; small winged one". Adelita is an alternate spelling of Adela (Old German): Latinate version of Adele. Adelita is also a derivative of Alida (Latin): also version of Alda. See also Alita.

Associated with: noble, small (little).


Adelita has 2 variants: Adellyta and Adelyta.

17 more alternative forms via Adela, Alida: Adalia, Adalie, Adele, Adelia, Adelina, Adell, Adella, Adellah, Adelle, Adellyna, Adelyna, Aleida, Aleta, Aletta, Alita, Allida and Elita.

Creative forms:
(female) Adelida, Adelira, ..

(male) Adelias, Adelier, ..

Middle name pairings:
Adelita Logan (A.L.), ..

How popular is Adelita?

Adelita is an unusual first name for women. Adelita is an equivalently unusual surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Prominent alternative forms of Adelita (outside Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000 are Adalia (#1846 a year ago), Adalie (#1502), Adela (#1123), Adele (#652), Adelia, Adelina (#545), Adell, Adella, Adelle, Aleta, Aletta and Alida. Adoption of these forms of Adelita reached its most widespread during the years 1910-1919 (adoption of 0.1%) and is somewhat less today (adoption 0.1%, 47.7%). Adele is more familiar than the rest, though Adelina is now ranked higher, while versions like Alida have become less contemporary. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Adalia, Adalie, Adela, Adele, Adelia in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Adelina, Adell, Adella, Adelle, Aleta in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Aletta, Alida in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Abelia, Adalina, Adelade, Adelaida, Adelaide, Adelfa, Adelice, Adelicia, Adelie, Adelind, Adelinda, Adeline, Adelis, Adelisa, Adeliza, Adelma, Adelpha, Ademina, Adesina, Adhita, Amalita, Amelia, Amelida, Amelina, Amelita, Ameliya, Amelyta (see Amelia), Anelisa, Angelita, Ardelia, Audelia, Avelina, Azelia, Belita, Emelita, Felita, Fidelita (see Fidelity), Idelisa, Melita, Odelia, Odelina and Udelia (see Odele). These names tend to be more frequently used than Adelita.

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