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Daly (girl)

What does Daly mean?

Daly Pronunciation of Daly [daly] as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Daly) is of Old English origin, and the name Daly means "valley". Daly is an alternate form of Dale (Old English): place name.

Associated with: old english.


Daly has 2 variants: Dalla and Dayla.

8 more relations via Dale: Dael, Daelyn, Dail, Daile, Dalena, Dalene, Dalina and Dayle.

Creative forms:
(female) Dily, Doly, ..

(male) Dalo, Daty, ..

Middle name pairings:
Daly Nala (D.N.), ..

How popular is Daly?

Daly is an unusual given name for women but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#1048 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular related forms of Daly (not in Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000 are Dayle, Dalene and Dale. Other variants, like Dalla, are seldom used. These forms of Daly were popular as baby names during the years 1940-1949 (usage of 0.03%). (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

Daly is alike in pronunciation to Dahlia, Daleia, Dalia, Daliah, Daliya, Daliyah, Dalya, Dalyah, Dela, Delia, Delie, Della, Delli, Delly, Delya, Dila, Dilla, Dilli, Dola, Dolley, Dolli and Dolly. Other recommended names are Amaly, Carly, Dace, Dacey, Dacy, Dada, Dahl, Dai, Daicy, Daisy, Daizy, Dalit, Dalma, Dama, Dana, Danfy, Danny, Dany, Danya, Daph, Dara, Darby, Darcy, Dari, Darla, Darya, Daryl, Dasya, Datya, Davy, Day, Daya, Del, Dell, Dilys, Dody, Doll, Eily, Hadly, Haily, Hally, Harly, Joly, July, Kally, Kaly, Karly, Kealy, Laily, Lily, Mally, Sally and Vally. These names tend to be more frequently used than Daly.

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