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What does Ardelia mean?

Ardelia Pronunciation of Ardelia [ardelia] as a girls' name is of Hebrew derivation. Ardelia is an alternate form of Ardelle: transcription of Ardith.


Ardelia has 1 variant: Ardella.

9 more alternative forms via Ardelle, Ardith: Aedelle, Arda, Ardeen, Ardelis, Ardell, Ardene, Ardia, Ardis and Ardra.

Creative forms:
(female) Andelia, Ardelah, ..

(male) Ardeal, Ardela, ..

Middle name pairings:
Ardelia Angela (A.A.), ..

How popular is Ardelia?

Ardelia is a somewhat popular first name for females (#4271 out of 4276, Top 100%) but a rare surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Ardelia reached its peak rank of #1062 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not ranked at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ardelia name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Ardelia outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Ardis, Ardith, Ardelle, Ardella, Ardell and Arda are the prominent varying forms of Ardelia. Other variants, like Ardelis, are seldom used. These forms of Ardelia were popular as baby names in the 1920s (median #1061), but now, forms like Ardith have fallen out of fashion.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ardelia, Arda, Ardell, Ardella, Ardelle in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ardis, Ardith in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Abelia, Adalia, Adela, Adelfa, Adelia, Adelie, Adelina, Adelis, Adelisa, Adelita, Adeliza, Adella, Adelma, Aemelia, Ahdella, Amelia, Angelia, Aracelia, Arbela, Arbella, Arcelia, Arcenia, Ardea, Ardena, Ardenia, Arela, Areli, Arelie, Arella, Argelia, Ariela, Ariella, Ariellia, Arsemia (see Arsenia), Arsenia, Arthelia, Audelia, Aurelia, Azelia, Bedelia, Cordelia, Fidelia, Kodelia, Kordelia, Odelia, Orelia and Udelia (see Odele). These names tend to be less commonly used than Ardelia.

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