Adler Family History
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Adler Name Meaning
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’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press