What does Del mean?
Del has 26 more related forms via Adelaide: Ada, Adde, Addey, Addi, Addy, Adel, Adela▼, Adele▼, Adelei, Adelia▼, Adelis, Adell▼, Adella▼, Adelle▼, Adelyn, Adey, Adi, Ado, Ady, Aide, Della▼, Delli, Delly, Elke, Heidi and Lady.
Del is an uncommon first name for females but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#72905 out of 150436, Top 48%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Adelyn (#197 in 2014), Adelaide (#316), Heidi (#347), Ada (#382), Adele (#764), Dell, Della, Adell, Adela, Adelia, Adella and Adelle are the prominent alternative forms of Del (#unlisted). These girl names were at the height of their popularity during the years 1880-1889 (usage of 0.4653%) and are now much less popular (usage 0.2495%, down 46.4%), with versions such as Adelia, Adella, Adelle, Adela and Adell becoming somewhat outmoded. Adelaide (#316), Adelyn (#197), Ada (#382) and Heidi (#347) are four of the more contemporarily stylish names for newborns in this compilation, and there is also a rekindling in birth name usage for Ada and Adelaide. Below is a charted comparison of the usage of Del and related names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
Del is pronounced similarly to Dael, Dahl, Dail, Dale▼ and Doll. Other suggested similar baby names are Bel, Daly, De-, Dea, Deb, Dee▼, Dela, Delia▼, Delie, Delya, Dila, Dola, Mel and Nel. These names tend to be more commonly used than Del.