Adelheid Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Adelaide:
Variant of the Germanic Adelheid (nobility), a compound name composed of the elements adal (noble) and heit (kind, sort): hence, "nobility."
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- Nicknames for Adelheid
Heidi, Adele, Alke
- Meanings and history of the name Adelheid
Adelheid is the original German name from which Adelaide was derived. It means "nobility", and came from the Old High German name Adelheidis. Pronounced AH-del-hite.
German and Dutch form of ADELAIDE
- Famous real-life people named Adelheid
Many members of German and Austrian royalty have been given this name.
Adelheid Arndt, German actress
Adelheid Tröscher, German politician
Adelheid Popp, Austrian woman's rights activist
(bronze) Heidi Robbiani (a.k.a. Adelheid) 1984 equestrian
Saint Adelaide (a.k.a. Adelheid) 960-1015
- Adelheid in song, story & screen
The character Heidi in Johanna Spyri's eponymous novel was named Adelheid after her mother. Heidi was her nickname.
"Adelheid", Czechoslovak film by František Vláčil