Adeline – Scary Mommy

Adeline

With origins in French and German, Adeline comes from the names Adèle and Adela, meaning "noble" or "nobility” and has variations including Adelyn and Ada.

Nicknames:

Addy, Lina, Dell.

Famous people named Adeline:

Adeline Virginia Stephen (a.k.a. writer Virginia Woolf); professional ballet dancer Dame Adeline Genée.

Fun fact:

It was widely popular a hundred years ago, dropped out of favor, and then saw a resurgence like many antiquated names have within the last few years, as the current trend is to name your daughter something that was common before the invention of the telephone.

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