Ethel \Eth"el\, a. [AS. e[eth]ele, [ae][eth]ele. See {Atheling}.] Noble. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Ethel — ist ein weiblicher englischer Vorname. Herkunft und Bedeutung Der Name Ethel ist ein Kurzform von mit Ethel beginnenden englische Vornamen wie Etheldreda. Das Namenselement ethel entspricht dem deutschen adal und bedeutet „edel“.[1]… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Ethel — may refer to:* Œ, a letter formed from a ligature of o and e. * Ethel (string quartet) * Ethel, Ontario, Canada * Ethel the Frog, a British heavy metal band from the late 70 s * Ethel, Mississippi * Ethel, Missouri * Ethel, Washington * Ethel… …   Wikipedia

  • Ethel — Ethel, MS U.S. town in Mississippi Population (2000): 452 Housing Units (2000): 208 Land area (2000): 0.600855 sq. miles (1.556206 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.600855 sq. miles (1.556206 sq …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Ethel — f English: 19th century revival of an Old English or Continental Germanic short form of the various female personal names beginning with the Germanic element ethel noble, including Ethelburga ‘noble fortress’, ETHELDREDA (SEE Etheldreda), and… …   First names dictionary

  • Ethel — Ethel, tatarischer Name der Wolga …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Ethel — fem. proper name, originally a shortening of O.E. ETHELDRED (Cf. Etheldred), Ethelinda, etc., in which the first element means nobility …   Etymology dictionary

  • Ethel — [eth′əl] n. [short for Ethelinda, Etheldred, and other names compounded < OE Æthelu < æthele, noble] a feminine name …   English World dictionary

  • Ethel — /eth euhl/, n. a female given name: from a Germanic word meaning noble. * * * (as used in expressions) Merman Ethel Ethel Agnes Zimmerman Ethel Florence Lindesay Richardson Rosenberg Ethel and Julius Ethel Greenglass Smyth Dame Ethel Mary Waters… …   Universalium

  • Ethel — (as used in expressions) Merman, Ethel Ethel Agnes Zimmerman Ethel Florence Lindesay Richardson Rosenberg, Ethel y Julius Ethel Greenglass Smyth, Dame Ethel (Mary) Waters, Ethel …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Ethel — noun popular at the turn of the 20th century. If it is so false, and base, and hollow, this great world why does Ethel Newcome cling to it? Will you be fairer, dear, with any other name than your own? See Also: Eth …   Wiktionary

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