The name Adelma is a girl's name meaning "noble, famous". Adelma and is often added to lists like Names That Mean Fame and Fortune.
From the experts:
Adelma is likely a feminization of Adelmar, which means famous nobleman. The name was seen a bit during the nineteenth century, with a famous bearer being Adelma Vay, a medium and spiritualist, which may be enough to put this in the new class of spiritual names. Count Adelma amopng the unusual but intriguing German names for girls.