Adela

August 25, 2014 § 1 Comment

ORIGIN:
Germanic, meaning “noble”.

VARIATIONS and NICKNAMES:
Ada, Adalyn, Adalynn, Adel, Adele, Adelia, Adelina, Adeline, Adelita, Adella, Adelle, Adelyn, Alena, Alene, Alina, Aline, Alita, Delia, Della, Delle, Dellie, Delly, etc.

REFERENCES IN LITERATURE:
– Adela (Adèle) Varens, Mr. Rochester’s ward and Jane Eyre’s pupil at Thornfield, in Jane Eyre, 1847, by Charlotte Bronte.

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