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Adela Meaning


What does Adela mean?

The name Adela is of German origin.

The meaning of Adela is "noble kind".

It is also of English origin, where its meaning is "noble".

Adela is generally used as a girl's name.

It consists of 5 letters and 3 syllables and is pronounced A-de-la.

The Given Name Adela

Adela is a form of Adel. See Adel for further details.

Adela appeals to parents who seek a name with genuine depth.

A wonderfully distinctive name.

A unique name that will delight parents.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Adela of Messines.

Adela Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 1,229 in baby name popularity for girls with 188 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 1,275 in baby name popularity for girls with 184 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

View the Adela Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Adela has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Adela to other names.

Adela Related Names

Adela is a form of Adel.

Adela is a diminutive of Adelaide.

Variants of the name Adela include Adelia.

The name Akela is a form of Adela.

Famous Adelas

  • Adela ~ Saint
  • Adela of Messines ~ Saint

Adela Numerology

What will your new littleAdela be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Numerology may give you some insight.

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Adela Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Adela in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Adela.

Just for fun, see the name Adela in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Adela in Nautical Flags page.