Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Adeline f. A hypocoristic of Old High German Adelhaid (cf. Alice) or of Adela, which quickly became established as an independent name in its own right.

England
Latin
1189 Adeline (gen) GASurv p. 161; 1222 Adelina (nom) StPaulDom p. 10, Edelina (nom) ibid. p. 24, Edeline (gen) ibid. p. 1; 1340xc1450 Athelyna (nom) CovGuild-1 p. 30
Early Modern English
1530 Adelyne LIWill-III p. 86
France
Latin
1135 Adelina (nom) clairvaux-12thc 7, Adeline (gen) ibid. 7; 1138x62 Adelina (nom) ibid. 84; 1147 Adelina (nom) ibid. 14, Adeline (gen) ibid. 14; 1147x62 Adelina (nom) ibid. 45, Adeline (gen) ibid. 46; 1163 Adeline (gen) ibid. 99; 1163–64 Adelina (nom) ibid. 106, Adeline (gen) ibid. 118; 1164 Adelina (nom) ibid. 120; 1174 Adelina (abl) ibid. 161; 1179 Adelina (nom) ibid. 176, Adeline (gen) ibid. 176; 1209 Adelina (nom) CartNDdOurscamp LII; 1231 Edelina (nom) NDParisII 2-CV; 1260 Adelina (nom) ArrestReg-volI II, St. Martin, Adelinam (acc) ibid. II, St. Martin
Old French
1296 Edeline paris1296 p. 19, Edelot ibid. p. 18; 1313 Edeline Paris1313 p. 6
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Adeline". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2016, no. 4. http://dmnes.org/2016/4/name/Adeline.