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Origin of the name ADELINE.
Etymology of the name ADELINE.
Meaning of the baby name ADELINE.

  

ADELINE.  A diminutive form of German Adela (q.v.), meaning "of noble descent or lineage."  Usage: America, Denmark, England, France, Germany. (The Standard Dictionary of Facts, Ruoff, 1922).

... Madame Marneffe, qui n'est autre qu'une sœur inconnue de madame Adeline Hulot, s'est mis en tête de venger un outrage quelconque qu'elle croit avoir été fait autrefois à sa famille, et, pour cela, elle soutire deux cent mille francs à Hulot, une maison à Crevei, qui a  aussi quelques peccadilles à solder, aidée par Marneffe, lequel n'est pas son mari, mais simplement un spadassin à ses ordres. (Histoire de l'art dramatique en France depuis vingt-cinq ans, Gautier, 1859.

... Genée, Adeline, Danish ballet dancer; b. Aarhuus, Jutland, 1878.  In 1886 she made her first public appearance and in 1895 became first dancer at the Royal Opera House, Copenhagen.  She appeared subsequently in Berlin and Munich and in 1897 was engaged for 10 years at the Empire Theatre, Leicester square, London.  There she appeared with great success in all the ballets brought out under the management of the Empire.  In 1908 she appeared in New York in "The Soul Kiss" and toured the United States and Canada in that ballet.  She returned in 1909, 1910 and 1912.  In 1911 she appeared in London and in 1913 toured Australia. (The Encyclopedia Americana, v.12, 1919)

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