Adélie Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Adèle:
A name that originated as a shortened form of Adelheid and Adelaide (nobility) but is not bestowed as an independent given name. It was borne by the youngest daughter (c. 1062 - 1137) of William the Conqueror. Var: Adela.
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Adélie Land, a section of the coast of Antarctica, named by French explorer Jules Sébastien César Dumont d'Urville, who named it after his wife, Adélie. She is also the namesake of the Adélie Penguin..
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My aunt (grandmother's sister) is named Adda Lee, pronounced the same way.
I love this name! It's so cute and I'd recommend it to anyone. I'm an author and I used this name for one of my characters once. I've loved it ever sense.
Hey! So my name is Adélie! I've always wondered if anyone else had the same name as me, so I'm pretty curious!
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From the german "Adal", meaning "noble".
French form of Adelia.
Pronounced: ah-deh-LEE (French), AD-el-ee in (English).
French variant of Adèle and cognate of Adelia.
Adélie Land in Antarctica was named in 1840 by the French explorer Jules Dumont d'Urville in honour of his wife; the Adélie penguin (Pygoscelis adeliae) is so named because it breeds on that coastline.
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