Name of the week: Adele


My little sisters name. The French form of Adela meaning noble or shining bright depending on where you look =). It peaked in the 1960’s at 233 and was down to 744 by the time my sister was born in the 2000’s now coming back up the charts at 475. 


2 thoughts on “Name of the week: Adele

  1. Not sure where you looked, but it definitely means “noble”, as in, “of aristocratic birth”.

    My best friend in high school was named Adele; I think it’s such a pretty name, and so glad the singer is bringing it back.

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