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What does Dail mean?

Dail Pronunciation of Dail [dail] as a girls' name is an Old English name, and the name Dail means "valley". Dail is an alternate spelling of Dale (Old English): place name.

Associated with: old english.


Dail has 3 variants: Dael, Daile and Dayle.

5 more related forms via Dale: Daelyn, Dalina, Dalla, Daly and Dayla.

Creative forms:
(female) Dagil, Deil, ..

(male) Daili, Dala, ..

Middle name pairings:
Dail Shyla (D.S.), ..

How popular is Dail?

Dail is an uncommonly occurring given name for women but a very prominent last name for all people (#8891 out of 150436, Top 6%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular alternative forms of Dail (unlisted) rated in the Top 2000 are Dale and Dayle. Adoption of these forms of Dail reached its most widespread 75 years ago (median #733). (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dale, Dayle in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Dail and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Dail is alike in pronunciation to Dahl, Del, Dell, Delle and Doll. Other suggested similar names are Amil, Ceil, Da-, Dace, Dacia, Dacie, Dacy, Dada, Dai, Daicy, Daija, Daina, Daira, Daisi, Daisy, Daizy, Dalia, Dalila, Dalit, Dama, Damia, Dana, Dane, Dani, Dania, Danie, Danila, Danit, Dany, Daph, Dara, Darb, Darel, Dari, Daria, Darla, Daryl, Dasie, Datia, Davia, Davy, Dawn, Day, Daya, Di, Dila, Dix, Gail, Hadil, Jayil, Jil, Lil, Phil, Rahil and Teil. These names tend to be more frequently used than Dail.

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