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Adelle is the least common variation of the baby name originally spelled Adele. Both, however, are the French form of the baby name Adela from Germanic cultures. Despite this, it was a top 1,000 baby name option in the early twentieth century.

Meaning of the name Adelle:

French: noble, kind

Origin of the name Adelle:

Adelle is a spelling variation of Adele, which is ultimately the French form of Adela. Adela was the shortened version of a variety of names used throughout Europe such as Adelaide. It worked, however, for any Germanic baby name using the root word “adal.”

Symbolism of the name Adelle:

The baby name Adele means “noble” and “kind.” These meanings come from the Germanic root word “adal,” aforementioned. The element translates to the word “noble” in English.

Baby name Adelle

Style of the name Adelle:

Traditional

Gender of the name Adelle:

Adelle is a feminine baby name.

Pronunciation of the name Adelle:

uh-DEHL

Number of syllables in the name Adelle:

Two

Emotion evoked from the name Adelle:

Adelle feels formal and refined. It is a very feminine and mature baby name option for girls.

Alternative spellings for the name Adelle:

Nicknames for the name Adelle:

  • Adi
  • Adie
  • Adey
  • Adel
  • Dell
  • Delle
  • Della

Popularity of the name Adelle:

The baby name Adelle was a top 1,000 name consistently in America from 1904 to 1929. The highest rank Adelle ever received was in 1919 at number 702. The baby name did have its last year on the top 1,000 list in 1931 at rank 970, however.

Related names for the name Adelle:

Great middle names for Adelle and their meanings:

Famous people with the name Adelle:

  • Adelle Waldman (novelist)
  • Adelle Lutz (actress, “Checking Out”)

Adelles in popular culture:

  • Adelle DeWitt (character from “Dollhouse”)