Adelheid: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Adelheid

Adelheid

Pronunciation: n/a

Origin of the name Adelaide:

Variant of the Germanic Adelheid (nobility), a compound name composed of the elements adal (noble) and heit (kind, sort): hence, "nobility."

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Nicknames for Adelheid: | Edit

Heidi, Adele, Alke

Meanings and history of the name Adelheid: | Edit

Adelheid is the original German name from which Adelaide was derived. It means "nobility", and came from the Old High German name Adelheidis. Pronounced AH-del-hite.

Famous real-life people named Adelheid: | Edit

Many members of German and Austrian royalty have been given this name.
Adelheid Arndt, German actress
Adelheid Tröscher, German politician
Adelheid Popp, Austrian woman's rights activist

Adelheid in song, story & screen: | Edit

The character Heidi in Johanna Spyri's eponymous novel was named Adelheid after her mother. Heidi was her nickname.
"Adelheid", Czechoslovak film by František Vláčil

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