Boy name origins & meanings
- German : Eagle
Family name origins & meanings
- 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’.