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Adlai (girl)

What does Adlai mean?

Adlai Pronunciation of Adlai [ad-lai] as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Adlai) is pronounced AD-lay. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Adlai is "God is just". Also possibly "my ornament". More familiar as a man's name made famous by American Senator Adlai Stevenson.


Adlai has 1 variant: Adley.

Creative forms:
(female) Adlia, Allai, ..

(male) Adlan, ..

Middle name pairings:
Adlai Sumaya (A.S.), ..

How popular is Adlai?

Adlai is an unusual first name for females. Adlai is an equally uncommon surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its variant form and related girl names. Adley (#827 in 2015) is the only prominent varying form of Adlai (outside Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000. This form of Adlai was favored by parents in 2012 (#735) and is almost as popular today. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Adley in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Ada, Adah, Adair, Adal, Adala, Adali, Adan, Adda, Addal (see Adalia), Addi, Adela, Adelais, Adelei, Adi, Adia, Adiah, Adila, Aditi, Adola, Adra, Adrah, Aglaia, Aila, Ailani, Aili, Ailli, Ala, Alah, Alaia, Alair, Alais, Alani, Alfi, Ali, Alla, Alli, Arla, Arlan and Ayla. These names tend to be more commonly used than Adlai.

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