What does Del mean?
(female) Diel, Dil, ..
(male) Deldi, Delo, ..
How popular is Del?
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)
Adelaide (#316 in 2014), Ada (#382), Adele (#764), Della (#1244), Adela (#1288), Dell, Adell and Adel are the prominent alternative forms of Del (not in Top 2000). Other forms, like Delli, are uncommon. These forms of Del were popular as baby names during the years 1880-1889 (adoption of 0.71%) and are now much less popular (adoption 0.13%, ▼82%), with versions such as Ada becoming somewhat outmoded. Adelaide is the most contemporarily stylish name for newborns in this compilation. Below is a charted comparison of the usage of Del and related names. (Top 2000 Names, 2014)
Del is pronounced similarly to Dael, Dahl, Dail, Daile, Dale▼, Dayle, Dielle and Doll. Other suggested similar names are Bel, De-, Dea, Deb, Dee▼, Dela, Mel and Nel. These names tend to be more commonly used than Del.