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Meaning and Origin of: Adler

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First name origins & meanings:

  • German : Eagle

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Last name origin & meaning:

  • German : from Adler ‘eagle’, denoting someone living in a house identified by the sign of an eagle. The German noun is from Middle High German adelar, itself a compound of adel ‘noble’ + ar ‘eagle’. This name is widespread throughout central and eastern Europe, being found for example in Czech, Polish, Slovenian, and Hungarian (Ádler).
  • Jewish (Ashkenazic) : ornamental name meaning ‘eagle’.