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7k
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since 1880
Last Name
667
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Adell

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From Germanic *aþalaz.

  1. A male given name; a rare variant of Adel.
  2. A female given name

Notable Persons Named Adell

Vera Hall was a folk music, piedmont blues, and country blues musician. Vera was given the name Adell Hall Ward on April 6th, 1902 in Livingston, Alabama. She died on January 29th, 1964.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Adell

Ilunga Adell is a television and film producer, screenwriter, and actor. He has been prominent since 1970. Ilunga was given the name William Adell Stevenson on November 27th, 1948 in Memphis, Tennessee, U.S. Ilunga is also known as William Adell Stevenson.

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Tomas Adell is an athlete for the Assi IF.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1881 14 14 0
1884 9 9 0
1885 11 11 0
1886 8 8 0
1887 9 9 0
1888 7 7 0
1889 19 19 0
1890 13 13 0
1891 9 9 0
1892 12 12 0
1893 21 21 0
1894 19 19 0
1895 15 15 0
1896 15 15 0
1897 20 20 0
1898 39 39 0
1899 18 18 0
1900 49 49 0
1901 19 19 0
1902 43 43 0
1903 39 39 0
1904 40 40 0
1905 50 50 0
1906 42 42 0
1907 50 50 0
1908 44 44 0
1909 56 56 0
1910 92 86 6
1911 67 61 6
1912 111 96 15
1913 107 94 13
1914 125 109 16
1915 169 153 16
1916 165 154 11
1917 172 154 18
1918 187 169 18
1919 210 194 16
1920 229 195 34
1921 217 197 20
1922 196 178 18
1923 209 183 26
1924 202 174 28
1925 193 174 19
1926 192 167 25
1927 162 141 21
1928 118 104 14
1929 148 126 22
1930 131 102 29
1931 140 116 24
1932 112 97 15
1933 115 96 19
1934 86 73 13
1935 119 99 20
1936 103 87 16
1937 100 83 17
1938 87 74 13
1939 87 71 16
1940 86 68 18
1941 77 62 15
1942 96 73 23
1943 84 66 18
1944 73 52 21
1945 68 54 14
1946 65 45 20
1947 81 63 18
1948 79 52 27
1949 67 52 15
1950 66 58 8
1951 90 68 22
1952 67 57 10
1953 88 62 26
1954 62 50 12
1955 69 54 15
1956 50 41 9
1957 50 34 16
1958 37 25 12
1959 50 42 8
1960 35 26 9
1961 32 20 12
1962 25 17 8
1963 22 22 0
1964 26 19 7
1965 29 19 10
1966 24 16 8
1967 18 8 10
1968 15 10 5
1969 22 14 8
1970 13 7 6
1971 16 9 7
1972 12 12 0
1973 11 6 5
1974 12 12 0
1975 21 14 7
1976 21 16 5
1977 10 10 0
1978 11 11 0
1979 24 14 10
1980 7 0 7
1981 15 15 0
1982 26 12 14
1983 13 13 0
1984 10 10 0
1985 16 7 9
1986 11 11 0
1987 10 10 0
1988 8 8 0
1989 6 6 0
1990 8 0 8
1991 9 9 0
1993 12 6 6
1996 13 8 5
1997 14 8 6
1998 16 10 6
1999 12 12 0
2000 6 6 0
2001 9 9 0
2002 11 11 0
2003 8 8 0
2004 7 7 0
2005 7 7 0
2007 6 6 0
2008 6 6 0
2009 8 8 0
2010 10 10 0
2011 7 7 0
2012 19 19 0
2013 15 15 0
2014 8 8 0
2015 9 9 0
2016 13 13 0
2017 14 14 0

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Popularity of Adell as a first name

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Popularity of Adell as a last name

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Common last names for Adell

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Williams
  • Brown
  • Jones
  • Davis
  • Jackson
  • White
  • Harris
  • Moore
  • Wright
  • Lewis
  • Clark
  • Anderson
  • Adams

Common first names for Adell

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Adell U.S.
  White 45.88% 64.26%
  African American 43.78% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.80% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 7.35% 16.26%

Of Last Name Adell

People with the last name Adell are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Adell

  • How Popular is the name Adell? Adell is the 3,051st most popular name of all time. As a last name Adell was the 34,073rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Adell have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 7,214 babies born with the first name Adell in the United States. That's more than enough people named Adell to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Adell? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1881 when it was given as a first name to 14 new born babies.
  • When was Adell first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Adell is Friday, May 23rd, 1873.
  • What year had the most people named Adell born? The highest recorded use of the first name Adell was in 1921 with a total of 197 babies.
  • Random Adell Factoid: According to the 1920 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Adell is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1920.
  • Weird things about the name Adell: Your name in reverse order is Lleda. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Laeld. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Adell? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 667 people with the last name Adell.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Adell? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Adell as their last name since less than 1 person in 435k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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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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