Name: Adela

Origin and Meaning of the Name Adela

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    (a DELL ah)
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    English, German and Polish speaking countries
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    Adela was the name of English King William the Conqueror's daughter. She married the Count of Blois, and it was through her lineage that Stephen, her son, became King of England. Adela was also the name of King William's mother-in-law, the Countess of Flanders.

    Adela Rogers St Johns was a twentieth-century journalist and Adela Pankhurst was an Australian suffragette, and daughter of British suffragette Emmeline Pankhurst. Adela Micha is a Mexican journalist and television presenter.

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