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Several saints and six popes have borne this name, including the only English pope, Adrian IV, and the only Dutch pope, Adrian VI.As an English name, it has been in use since the Middle Ages, though it was not popular until modern times.The Normans introduced it to England, where it replaced the Old English cognate Æðelberht.Though it became rare in England by the 17th century, it was repopularized in the 19th century by the German-born Prince Albert, the husband of Queen Victoria.The poets Boiardo and Ariosto used this name in their 'Orlando' poems (14), where it belongs to Orlando's love interest.It has been used as a given name since the 18th century.English, French, German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Polish, Czech, Slovak, Russian, Ukrainian, Croatian, Serbian, Macedonian, Romanian, Catalan, Hebrew, Arabic, Georgian, Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek, Biblical Hebrew Originally a short form of names beginning with the Germanic element adal meaning "noble".
Derived from Latin angelicus meaning "angelic", ultimately related to Greek αγγελος (angelos) "messenger".This name was also borne by a daughter of William the Conqueror.Form of Hadrianus (see HADRIAN) used in several languages.Feminine form of the Late Latin name Clarus, which meant "clear, bright, famous". The feminine form was popularized by the 13th-century Saint Clare of Assisi (called Chiara in Italian), a friend and follower of Saint Francis, who left her wealthy family to found the order of nuns known as the Poor Clares.
As an English name it has been in use since the Middle Ages, originally in the form Clare, though the Latinate spelling Clara became more popular in the 19th century. In the 2nd century BC it was borne by Cornelia Scipionis Africana (the daughter of the military hero Scipio Africanus), the mother of the two reformers known as the Gracchi.Latinate feminine form of the Roman family name Caecilius, which was derived from Latin caecus "blind".