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Origin and Meaning of Adelheid

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Alt. Meaning

A is for accord, the harmony you spread.

D is for direct, you get to the point

E is for excite, your spirit is catching!

L is for love, everlasting.

H is for happy, your wonderful laugh.

E is for extra, those little things you do!

I is for innovator, always improving

D is for desire, your thoughts do aspire.

Notable Persons Named Adelheid

Adelheid Emma Wilhelmina Theresia was royalty. She was most prominent from 1879 to 1890. Adelheid was born as the child of George Victor, Prince of Waldeck, Pyrmont, and Princess Helena of Nassau on August 2nd, 1858 in Arolsen Castle. She passed away on March 20th, 1934.


She holds the title Duchess of Schleswig-Holstein, List of consorts of Schleswig, and Holstein. She was most active from 1869 to 1880. Adelheid was born as the child of Ernst I, Prince of Hohenlohe-Langenburg, and Princess Feodora of Leiningen on July 20th, 1835. She breathed her last breath on January 25th, 1900.


Adelheid was born on March 31st, 1955 in Lörrach.


She died on January 12th, 1126.


Adelheid Popp was a politician, journalist, and activist. Adelheid was given the name Adelheid Dworschak on February 11th, 1869 in Inzersdorf, Austria. She left this life on March 7th, 1939.


Her career lasted from 1198 to 1199. Adelheid was born as the child of Otto II, Margrave of Meissen, and Hedwig of Brandenburg in 1160 in Meissen. She died on February 2nd, 1211.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Adelheid

Archduchess was born as the child of Charles I of Austria and Zita of Bourbon-Parma on January 3rd, 1914 in Schloss Hetzendorf. She breathed her last breath on October 3rd, 1971.


She holds the title Countess of Toerring-Jettenbach. Duchess was born as the child of Karl Theodor, Duke in Bavaria, and Infanta Maria Josepha of Portugal on February 22nd, 1875 in Pöcking. She left this life on September 4th, 1957.


She holds the title Duchess Paul Frederick Augustus of Oldenburg. Princess was born as the child of Victor II, Prince of Anhalt-Bernburg-Schaumburg-Hoym, and Amelia of Nassau-Weilburg on February 23rd, 1800 in Schaumburg Castle, Rhineland-Palatinate. She passed away on September 13th, 1820.


She passed away in 1313.


Fun Facts about the name Adelheid

  • How Popular is the name Adelheid? Adelheid is the 34,054th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Adelheid have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 120 babies born with the first name Adelheid in the United States. That's more than enough people named Adelheid to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Adelheid? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1894 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Adelheid first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Adelheid is Tuesday, September 24th, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Adelheid born? The highest recorded use of the first name Adelheid was in 2014 with a total of 19 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Adelheid: Your name in reverse order is Diehleda. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aldeehdi. How do you pronounce that?

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