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Gender: Male Meaning of Adlai: "God is just" Origin of Adlai: Hebrew

The name Adlai is a boy's name of Hebrew origin meaning "God is just". Adlai and is often added to lists like Unique Boy Names: Unusual and Rare and discussed in our forums with posts like "Names on NB that make you go WOW!".

From the experts:

Adlai is an Old Testament name long associated with 1950's liberal presidential candidate Stevenson, who was named after his grandfather, who was Grover Cleveland's vice president in the nineteenth century. Now it's an unusual Biblical choice ripe for rediscovery.

In the Bible, Adlai was a minor character, the father of one of King David's herdsmen. Adlai is a contracted form of the Hebrew name Adaliah.

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Pop Culture References for the name Adlai

Adlay, Adley

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FantasyandPrayer Says:


Wow! A surprise find but I actually really like it :)

caetano Says:


This one is pretty cool

mill1020 Says:


I think this one has potential.