What does Adlai mean?
Adlai [ad-lai] as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Adlai) is pronounced AD-lay. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Adlai is "God is just". Aramaic contracted form of the Hebrew name Adaliah. Also possibly means "ornament" in Hebrew. Biblical name borne by a very minor character, the father of one of King David's herdsmen. Made famous in the 20th century by the presidential candidate Adlai Stevenson.
(male) Adlan, Allai, ..
(female) Adalah, Adlia, ..
How popular is Adlai?
Adlai is an uncommonly occurring given name for males. Adlai is also an unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the baby name statistics of Adlai for boys. Adlai entered the list in 1890-1899 and reached its highest position of #1093 in the U.S. then, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Shown below is an analysis of the ranking of Adlai and related names. Prominent varying forms of Adlai rated in the Top 2000 are Atlee, Addie and Ad. Usage of these relations of Adlai reached its apex during 1890-1899 (median #1493).
Adlai is pronounced similarly to Audley. Other recommended names are Adair, Adal, Adam▼, Adan▲, Adao, Adar, Addam, Adham, Adi, Adlar, Adlard, Adler, Adlin, Adnah, Adnan, Adrain, Adya, Alain, Alair, Alan▼, Ali▲, Allain, Allan▼, Anrai, Arlan, Aslan and Atlas▲. These names tend to be more commonly used than Adlai.See names in meaning and etymology.