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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Adlai

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Wiktionary

From the Hebrew word עדלי (Adlai).

  1. The father of one of King David's officials (mentioned in 1 Chronicles 27:29).
  2. A male given name of biblical origin.

Adlai was also found in the following language(s): Portuguese

Notable Persons Named Adlai

Adlai Stevenson II was an ambassador. He was most active from 1949 to 1965. Adlai was given the name Adlai Ewing Stevenson II on February 5th, 1900 in Los Angeles, United States. He died on July 14th, 1965.

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Adlai Stevenson I was an office holder. Adlai was born on October 23rd, 1835 in Christian County, Kentucky. He died on June 14th, 1914.

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Adlai Stevenson III is a Treasurer of Illinois. His most notable accomplishments were from 1970 to 1981. His military service ended in 1954. Adlai was given the name Adlai Ewing Stevenson III on October 10th, 1930 in Chicago, Illinois, United States.

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Adlai was born on November 4th, 1956.

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Adlai Wertman is a professor of clinical entrepreurship. Adlai was born on August 22nd, 1959 in Queens.

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Adlai was born on June 4th, 1744. He breathed his last breath on December 14th, 1814.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1891 6 0 6
1892 17 0 17
1893 9 0 9
1894 5 0 5
1920 5 0 5
1924 5 0 5
1925 5 0 5
1927 6 0 6
1936 5 0 5
1952 40 0 40
1953 17 0 17
1954 7 0 7
1955 12 0 12
1956 22 0 22
1957 6 0 6
1967 5 0 5
1968 6 0 6
1977 6 0 6
1979 6 0 6
1980 6 0 6
1981 6 0 6
1985 7 0 7
1986 7 0 7
1989 9 0 9
1990 7 0 7
1991 6 0 6
1994 7 0 7
1996 17 5 12
1998 11 0 11
1999 8 0 8
2000 6 0 6
2001 7 0 7
2002 19 5 14
2003 7 0 7
2004 14 7 7
2005 11 0 11
2006 13 0 13
2007 19 0 19
2008 17 5 12
2009 18 6 12
2010 17 0 17
2011 22 7 15
2012 27 6 21
2013 20 0 20
2014 19 9 10
2015 18 0 18
2016 15 6 9
2017 21 6 15

Fun Facts about the name Adlai

  • How Popular is the name Adlai? Adlai is the 15,011th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Adlai have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 571 babies born with the first name Adlai in the United States. That's more than enough people named Adlai 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 Adlai? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1891 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Adlai first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Adlai is Wednesday, January 12th, 1881.
  • What year had the most people named Adlai born? The highest recorded use of the first name Adlai was in 1952 with a total of 40 babies.
  • Random Adlai Factoid: According to the 1952 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Adlai is not a popular baby boy's name in Illinois. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Illinois have the same name as you in 1952.
  • Weird things about the name Adlai: Your name in reverse order is Ialda. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Iaadl. 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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