Name: Alda

Origin and Meaning of the Name Alda

  • Meaning:
    Old; elder
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Girl
  • Pronunciation:
    (AHL dah)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Alda)
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Miscellaneous Info for Alda

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  • Used in:
    German speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    From the Germanic 'ald', which means 'old'. It bares significant resemblance to the modern German word for old: 'alt'.
    Alda or Aldabella was the name of the wife of Orlando and sister of Oliver in Charlemagne romances, and the French form of the name, Aude, was not uncommon in England in the 12th century, and survived at least until the 14th century.

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