[ANSTHRLD] Name Question - Adelina

Kathleen O'Brien kobrien at texas.net
Wed Dec 19 20:53:14 PST 2007

>I have a client that would like to use the name Adelina 
>and wants to have a Porteguese persona.  I looked through 
>St. Gabriel's and could only find a name close that was 
>Italian (Adalina).

The problem is that <Adelina> is not a Portuguese name.  See:

Per that page, the origin of the name is Continental Germanic; a
hypocoristic form of <Adelhaid>.


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