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Adele

Adele is a lovely blast from the past. It has a long history—there’s Saint Adele and Adele was the name of William the Conquerer’s daughter—and it’s found popularity in modern times thanks to singer Adele. It has a trendy, vintage quality and we’ll probably be seeing a lot more of it.

Origin

  • French
  • German: Of the nobility, a noble wolf; feminine form of Adolph

Nicknames

Heidi, Addie, Ada

Syllables

2

International Variations

Adellinde, Adalwolfa, Adaline, Adalie, Adalicia, Adalbrechta, Adal, Heidi, Addie, Ada

Alternate Spellings

Adilene, Adelynn, Adelia, Adalyn

Famous Namesakes

Singer Adele, Dancer Adele Astaire,

Celebrity Babies

Daughter of Molly Ringwald

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