First name origin & meaning:
First name variations: Addler, Adlar
Last 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’.
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