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What does Adelard mean?

Adelard Pronunciation of Adelard [ade-lard] as a boys' name has its roots in Old German and Old English, and the meaning of the name Adelard is "noble strength; noble and brave". Adelard is an alternate form of Adalhard (Old German). Adelard is also a variant of Allard (Old English).

Associated with: old english, noble, strength, brave.


Adelard has 3 variants: Adalard, Adelhard and Adellard.

2 more related forms via Adalhard, Allard: Alhard and Allart.

Creative forms:
(male) Adeard, Amelard, ..

(female) Adear, Adeare, ..

Middle name pairings:
Adelard Khaled (A.K.), ..

How popular is Adelard?

Adelard is a rare given name for men. Adelard is a rare last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Adelard was first listed in 1880-1889 and reached its highest position of #1171 in the U.S. then, but is not found in the list at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Abelard, Abelardo, Adar, Adare, Adel, Adelbert, Adelfo, Adelfus, Adelmar, Adelphe, Adelpho, Adelric, Adlai, Adlar, Adlard, Adler, Ahearn, Aland, Alard, Aliard, Allerd (see Ellard), Archard, Arland, Asgard, Aylward, Ballard, Brevard, Edgard, Edouard, Eduard, Edvard, Edward, Eideard, Ellard, Everard, Gallard, Gerard, Hillard, Jerard, Lenard, Menard, Millard, Pollard, Renard, Seward, Shepard, Sherard, Steward, Villard and Willard. These names tend to be more frequently used than Adelard.

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