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Gender: F Meaning of Adelina: "noble, nobility" Origin of Adelina: Italian, Spanish, Portuguese and Slavic variation of Adeline Adelina's Popularity in 2016: #496

Adelina is back in the Top 1000 after an absence of nearly a century, thanks to the meteoric rise of her sister name Adeline -- along with Adelaide, Adele, and Ada. Some parents choose Adelina because they want to get to cute vintage nickname Addie, but others favor it as a slightly more unusual form of this sweet vintage girls' name. Like most variations, this name was on the rise in 2015, but other variations fell while this one rose in 2016. A lot of attention was focused on it recently via the women's figure skating gold medal winner at the Sochi winter olympics--Adelina Sotnikova.

While Adeline is usually pronounced in the U.S. with a long i in the last syllable, to rhyme with mine, Adelina is pronounced with the long e sound at the end, as in 'lee-na'.

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Famous People Named Adelina

Saint Adelina, French Benedictine nun
Adelina of Holland, Countess of Boulogne
Adelina Sotnikova, Russian figure skater
Adelina Abranches, Portuguese stage actress
Adelina Garcia, American singer
Adelina Gurrea, Filipina journalist and writer
Adelina Ismajli, Albanian-Kosovar singer
Adelina de Lara, British pianist
Adélina Lévêque, Empress Consort of Haiti
Adelina Dóris Monteiro, Brazilian singer
Adelina Otero-Warren, American suffragist
Adelina Patti, Italian opera singer
Adelina Stehle, Austrian opera singer
Adelina Thaçi, Albanian-Kosovar singer
Adelina Yzac, French writer
Adelina Rose Mariano (b. 2014), daughter of reality TV personalities Rob and Amber Mariano

Pop Culture References for the name Adelina

Adelina Amouteru, main character in "The Young Elites" book series by Marie Lu