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Meaning and name origin

Dale \d(a)-le\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Dale), is pronounced dayl. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Dale is "valley". Place name. Originally a surname meaning "one who lives in the valley". Dalena and Dalenna are also short form variants of Madeline. Actress Dale Evans.

Dale has 12 variant forms: Dael, Daelyn, Dail, Daile, Dalena, Dalene, Dalenna, Dalina, Dalla, Daly, Dayla and Dayle.

There is 1 masculine form of Dale: Dallin.


Popularity

Dale is a very popular first name for females (#696 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#957 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Dale for girls (2014 statistics).


Top 1000 baby names ranking of Dale name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Dale outside U.S.

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Dale and its variant forms. Variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Dale and Madeline. (2014 statistics).


Top 1000 baby names ranking of Dale, Madeline in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Madeline outside U.S.


Similar Names

Dale is also pronounced similarly to Dahl, Del, Dell, Delle and Doll. Other suggested similar baby names are Dace, Daleia, Dalia, Dalya, Dane, Dela, Delie, Dila, Dola, Gale and Vale. These names tend to be less commonly used than Dale.

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