Adeline

First Name
55k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Adeline

"Adeline" is a name of English origin, and it means "Noble". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Wiktionary

From Old French Adeline, a diminutive form of Adela and Adele brought to England by the Normans.

  1. A female given name.

Adeline was also found in the following language(s): French and Norman

Notable Persons Named Adeline

Virginia Woolf was a novelist, essayist, publisher, critic, and list of essayists. Virginia was given the name Adeline Virginia Stephen on January 25th, 1882 in Kensington, Middlesex, England. She died on March 28th, 1941.

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Adeline Yen Mah is an author and physician. She holds the title Dr. Adeline Yen Mah. Adeline was given the name Yen Jun-ling on November 30th, 1937 in Tianjin. Adeline is also known as Adeline Mah, Adeline Yen, and Adeline Yen Mah.

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Adeline was born on January 15th, 1991 in Denver, Colorado, USA.

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Adeline was born in Bangui.

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Adeline Catherine Anderson is a romance novel and suspense novelist. Her ongoing career started in 1988. Adeline was given the name Adeline Catherine on December 22nd, 1948 in Grants Pass, Oregon. Adeline is also known as Anderson and Catherine Adeline.

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Adeline was born in 1825. She left this life on May 25th, 1915.

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How popular is the baby name Adeline in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 54 54 0
1881 58 58 0
1882 70 70 0
1883 82 82 0
1884 112 112 0
1885 86 86 0
1886 85 85 0
1887 103 103 0
1888 128 128 0
1889 154 154 0
1890 150 150 0
1891 132 132 0
1892 148 148 0
1893 141 141 0
1894 174 174 0
1895 180 180 0
1896 187 187 0
1897 172 172 0
1898 213 213 0
1899 200 200 0
1900 237 237 0
1901 192 192 0
1902 240 240 0
1903 212 212 0
1904 259 259 0
1905 236 236 0
1906 264 264 0
1907 315 315 0
1908 346 346 0
1909 345 345 0
1910 395 395 0
1911 413 413 0
1912 570 570 0
1913 668 668 0
1914 878 878 0
1915 1,097 1,097 0
1916 1,168 1,168 0
1917 1,234 1,234 0
1918 1,301 1,301 0
1919 1,261 1,261 0
1920 1,260 1,260 0
1921 1,251 1,246 5
1922 1,090 1,085 5
1923 1,077 1,077 0
1924 1,142 1,142 0
1925 1,022 1,022 0
1926 944 944 0
1927 806 806 0
1928 726 721 5
1929 614 614 0
1930 555 555 0
1931 490 490 0
1932 464 464 0
1933 371 371 0
1934 326 326 0
1935 283 283 0
1936 264 264 0
1937 245 245 0
1938 238 238 0
1939 214 214 0
1940 202 202 0
1941 189 189 0
1942 172 172 0
1943 174 174 0
1944 171 171 0
1945 136 136 0
1946 162 162 0
1947 150 150 0
1948 134 134 0
1949 128 128 0
1950 112 112 0
1951 104 104 0
1952 117 117 0
1953 92 92 0
1954 92 92 0
1955 78 78 0
1956 92 92 0
1957 67 67 0
1958 83 83 0
1959 68 68 0
1960 73 73 0
1961 61 61 0
1962 66 66 0
1963 65 65 0
1964 59 59 0
1965 45 45 0
1966 52 52 0
1967 40 40 0
1968 36 36 0
1969 35 35 0
1970 41 41 0
1971 32 32 0
1972 29 29 0
1973 33 33 0
1974 41 41 0
1975 43 43 0
1976 23 23 0
1977 32 32 0
1978 40 40 0
1979 33 33 0
1980 42 42 0
1981 53 53 0
1982 38 38 0
1983 40 40 0
1984 37 37 0
1985 52 52 0
1986 47 47 0
1987 52 52 0
1988 57 57 0
1989 71 71 0
1990 55 55 0
1991 74 74 0
1992 71 71 0
1993 76 76 0
1994 99 99 0
1995 107 107 0
1996 127 127 0
1997 161 161 0
1998 181 181 0
1999 228 228 0
2000 282 282 0
2001 321 321 0
2002 364 364 0
2003 403 403 0
2004 479 479 0
2005 520 520 0
2006 676 676 0
2007 839 839 0
2008 910 910 0
2009 922 922 0
2010 990 990 0
2011 1,103 1,103 0
2012 1,343 1,343 0
2013 1,382 1,377 5
2014 1,530 1,530 0
2015 2,406 2,406 0
2016 4,118 4,112 6 #63 girl name
2017 3,902 3,902 0 #64 girl name

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Popularity of Adeline as a first name

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Popularity of Adeline as a last name

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Common last names for Adeline

  • Johnson
  • Smith
  • Miller
  • Brown
  • Anderson
  • Williams
  • Martin
  • Jones
  • Nelson
  • Davis
  • Moore
  • Clark
  • Schmidt
  • Peterson
  • White
  • Jackson
  • Meyer

Fun Facts about the name Adeline

  • What name lists does Adeline rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Adeline? Adeline is the 943rd most popular name of all time. In 2017 Adeline was the 64th most popular name.
  • How many people with the first name Adeline have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 55,202 babies born with the first name Adeline in the United States. That's more than enough people named Adeline to occupy the country of Marshall Islands with an estimated population of 54,305 (as of July 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Adeline? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 54 new born babies.
  • When was Adeline first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Adeline is Monday, June 25th, 1866.
  • What year had the most people named Adeline born? The highest recorded use of the first name Adeline was in 2016 with a total of 4,112 babies. That's a lot of babies named Adeline!
  • Random Adeline Factoid: According to the 1919 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Adeline ranks 77th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Minnesota. Imagine that, 75 babies in Minnesota have the same name as you in 1919.
  • Weird things about the name Adeline: Your name in reverse order is Enileda. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ndlaeei. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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