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Female Female Name

German Pronunciation

Listen to the German pronunciation of Adelheid. The speaker is a native speaker of Standard German from Schleswig-Holstein / Northern Germany:

Predominant Age Group in Germany

Typically born before 1960

Origin and Meaning

Adelheid is a younger form of Adalhaid, an Old High German name consisting of name elements meaning 'noble' and 'kind, sort, appearance'

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Adelheid is the real name of Heidi, the main character of a novel by Swiss author Johanna Spyri (1880)