Adelaide Origin and Meaning. The name Adelaide is a girl's name of German origin meaning "noble, nobility". Adelaide is now heading straight uphill on the coattails of such newly popular sisters as Ava, Ada, and Audrey, and in the company of Adeline and Amelia. It was chosen by actress Katherine Heigl for the name of her second daughter.
The name Addie is a diminutive of Adelaide and Heidi is a nickname for Adelheid which became internationally popular on its own as a result of Johanna Spyri's novel Heidi (1880). Contents 1 People with the name
- Old High German
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Meaning & History Means "noble type", from the French form of the Germanic name Adalheidis, which was composed of the elements adal "noble" and heid "kind, sort, type". It was borne in the 10th century by Saint Adelaide, the wife of the Holy Roman emperor Otto the Great.
Adelaide is the English form of the German name "Adelheid". It means "nobility", and "kind". The French form is Adélaïde, while the Spanish, Russian, and Hungarian form is Adelaida. The Polish form is Adelajda.
The name Adelaide means Of Noble Kin and is of German origin. Adelaide is a name that's been used by parents who are considering baby names for girls. Common alternate spellings are Adelayd and Adelaid. Nicknames of the name Adelaide include Addy, Addie, Ad, and Ladey. Famous people with the name Adelaide include Adelaide Anne Procter,...
A delaide as a girls' name is pronounced AD-a-layd. It is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Adelaide is "noble kind". It is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Adelaide is "noble kind".
The name Adelaide is a French Baby Names baby name. In French Baby Names the meaning of the name Adelaide is: Nobility. French form of the Old German Adalheidis, a compound of 'athal' (noble) and 'haida' (hood).
Adelaide (/ ˈ æ d ə l eɪ d / AD-ə-layd) is the capital city of the state of South Australia, and the fifth-most populous city of Australia. The demonym Adelaidean is used to denote the city and the residents of Adelaide.
- 412.840/km² (1,069.252/sq mi) (2011)
- 28 December 1836
- 3,259.8 km² (1,258.6 sq mi)
- 1,345,777 (2018) (5th)
Hi! I've started to see the name Adelaide used more often but I'm wondering if the default nickname would be Addie. Can you think of other nicknames for Adelaide to differentiate the name from the hordes of Addisons, Adelines, etc.?