The meaning of the name Ethel
A short form of the name Ethel. This, Etushka, Eka, Etelka, These.
Synonyms of the name Ethel. Ethel, Etela.
Origin of the name Ethel. The name Ethel is German, Catholic. The name Ethel is of German origin. Originally, the name Ethel was one of the short forms of names beginning with the element “adal”, meaning “noble”. But over time the name became independent and used regardless of the full names (Adeline, Adelaide), which also continues to be a short form.
The related names of the name Ethel are – Adele, Adeline, Adelaide, Alina. Ethel’s name does not appear in either the Catholic or Orthodox calendars. Name day for the name Ethel, see the description of the names – Adele, Adeline, Adelaide.