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About the baby name Adele, at Click Baby Names.com
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name meaning, variations & more

  • Means pleasant or in good humor
  • Also an Old German name that means nobility
  • Famous for the British singer Adele (Adele Laurie Blue Adkins MBE)
  • Variants include Adéle (with accent), Adelia, Adella and Adelle

History of the name Adele

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Derived from the Teutonic Adilo, which also is the root of Adelaide, the name is one of the most ancient known to students.

The significance of the name is of the most heroic character and it was a favorite with the ruling house of the various German principalities as far back as the Tenth and Eleventh centuries.

The name in its earliest beginnings was very much the same in form and even spelling as it is today. Adela is probably the widest variation in the course of centuries.

The name was widely adopted in France, as well as in England and Italy under different forms from Adalaida to Adeline.

The jewel associated with persons bearing the name Adele is the turquoise. The turquoise is held to have peculiar properties of protecting the person wearing it from harm and warning them of approaching danger by breaking.

Friday is Adele’s most fortunate day, and her lucky number is six.



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