Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Ado m. A short form of any of various names beginning with Old High German adal 'noble'.

The name of a 9th C Frankish saint.

c680 Ado (nom) CartYonne1 VIII; c823 Ado (nom) irminon-vol2 33, Ved; 10thC Adonis (gen) St-Bernard-Romans 134; 11thC Ado (nom) ibid. no. 112, Adonis (gen) ibid. 135; c11thC Adono (abl) ibid. no. 91; 1031 Addonis (gen) ibid. no. 107; 1046 Adonis (gen) ibid. 139; 1050 Addonis (gen) ibid. no. 100; 1115 Ado (nom) CartNDJosaphat V; 1120 Ado (nom) ibid. VIII; 1121 Ado (nom) clairvaux-12thc 2; 1135 Ado (nom) ibid. 7; 1147 Addo (nom) ibid. 15; 1164 Ado (nom) ibid. 122
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Ado". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2018, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2018/1/name/Ado.