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Updated: Jul 12, 2024 | 👁️ 9 Views | 🔊 16 Pronunciations
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Gender: Female

Origin: German

Meaning: Noble

Pronunciation: AD-uh-layd, /ˈædəˌleɪd/, AE D AH L EY D

Popularity Rank: #5,270

On this page:

  • 1. Adelaide Meaning
  • 2. Adelaide Pronunciation Guide
  • 3. Record your pronunciation of Adelaide
  • 4. Adelaide Translations in other languages
  • 5. Adelaide Name Popularity
  • 6. Adelaide popularity in U.S.
  • 7. Famous People with Name Adelaide
  • 8. Nicknames for Adelaide
  • 9. Names similar to Adelaide

Adelaide Meaning

Derived from the Germanic name Adalheidis, composed of the elements adal meaning 'noble' and heid meaning 'kind, sort, type'. It is a name that conveys both nobility and kindness.

Adelaide also means "Noble".

Adelaide is commonly found in Italy, South Africa, Portugal, and 71 more countries.

Adelaide Pronunciation Guide

Phonetic Pronunciation: AD-uh-layd

IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet): /ˈædəˌleɪd/

ARPAbet phonetic pronunciation: AE D AH L EY D

AE: Pronounce as in "cat" (K AE T)

D: Pronounce as in "dog" (D AO G)

AH: Pronounce as in "but" (B AH T)

L: Pronounce as in "let" (L EH T)

EY: Pronounce as in "they" (DH EY)

D: Pronounce as in "dog" (D AO G)

This pronunciation guide uses the ARPABET system, a phonetic notation developed by the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) for speech recognition systems. Each ARPABET symbol corresponds to a distinct sound in English. For example, 'JH' represents the sound as in 'joke,' 'AA' represents the sound as in 'father,' and 'N' represents the sound as in 'no.'

The pronunciation guide was generated using the CMU Pronouncing Dictionary, a public domain resource for phonetic pronunciations of words.

How to pronounce Adelaide?

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How Adelaide is Pronounced in Different Languages?

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Adelaide Translations in other languages

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Adelaide Name Popularity

At NamesLook, the name Adelaide is recorded 11,003 times globally, ranking it as the 5,270th most common name worldwide.

Adelaide is most prevalent in Italy, with 3,758 occurrences, making it the 788th most popular name in the country.

In Portugal, the name Adelaide is found among 1 in every 98 people, showcasing its highest frequency there.

Adelaide Popularity by Country

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Italy#7881 : 315
South Africa#1,2591 : 1,398
Portugal#1921 : 98
France#2,1431 : 1,600
Brazil#1,2151 : 1,013
Mauritius#2181 : 294
United States of America#6,3471 : 4,916
Ghana#4881 : 642
Angola#1661 : 1,034
United Kingdom#3,4571 : 2,526
Cameroon#1,2381 : 2,168
Switzerland#1,5421 : 1,400
Belgium#5,0591 : 6,016
Canada#6,9681 : 7,699
Hong Kong#5,4401 : 9,428
Luxembourg#6621 : 844
Netherlands#11,5451 : 14,592
Germany#11,5311 : 16,668
Ireland#3,3701 : 4,425

List of countries the name Adelaide is rarely found

Adelaide popularity in U.S.


This chart displays the ranking of the name Adelaide from 1980 to 2023, based on the most recent data from the U.S. Social Security Administration.

Famous People with Name Adelaide

Nicknames for Adelaide

Addie, Lady Ade, Dela, Adele, Addy, Della, Laidey, Adeleicious, Lady A, Adiegem

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Names similar to Adelaide

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