Adelaide

Adelaide is the French and English form of Adalheidis, a Germanic name meaning “noble kind, type” or “of a noble kind” made up from Germanic elements adal (noble) and  heid (kind, sort, type). Adelaide is the name of the capital city of South Australia. Nicknames: Addie/Addy, Della, Ada Origin: Proto-Indo-European Variants: Adélaïde (French) Adalheidis (Ancient Germanic) Adelheid (German, Dutch) Adelais …

Lyssa

Lyssa is the name of a goddess in Greek mythology, the personification of mad rage, fury, frenzy, and rabies in animals. She is depicted as having sent Herakles into a mad frenzy in which he killed his children (in some versions he also killed his wife Megara though in other versions she was left unharmed) on orders …

Heida

Heida is a German female name, originating as a diminutive of Adelheid which is the German and Dutch form of Adelaide meaning “noble kind, type” or “of a noble kind” made up from Germanic elements adal (noble) and  heid (kind, sort, type). Origin: Proto-Indo-European Variants: Heidi (German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, English) Heide (German)  

Alisa

Alisa is the Russian, Ukrainian, Bosnian, and Finnish form of Alice which comes from Old French Aalis via Germanic Adelais, a short form of Adalheidis meaning “noble kind, type” or “of a noble kind”, made up from Germanic elements adal (noble) and heid (kind, sort, type), both of which derive from a PIE root word. Alisa is also a Spanish and Portuguese word, …

Alice

Alice is a female given name which comes from Old French Aalis which comes from Germanic Adelais, a short form of Adalheidis meaning “noble kind, type” or “of a noble kind”, made up from Germanic elements adal (noble) and heid (kind, sort, type), both of which derive from a PIE root word. Nicknames: Allie, Ally, Lys/Lis, Lissy Origin: Proto-Indo-European Variants: Alise (English) …