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Type Surname
Pronounced Pron. Ar-DELL-ah  [key]
Other Forms FormsArdelia

Meaning & History

Derivative of Arden, popularized by the poem of the same name by Langston Hughes, the most well-known Black poet of the Harlem Renaissance. Meaning is "garden dweller."

"I would liken you
To a night without stars
Were it not for your eyes.
I would liken you
To a sleep without dreams
Were it not for your songs."
Added 12/7/2018 by alexlovesaaron
Edited 12/7/2018 by alexlovesaaron