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Delaine (girl)

What does Delaine mean?

Delaine Pronunciation of Delaine [de-laine] as a name for girls (also used as boys' name Delaine) is of Old French origin, and the meaning of the name Delaine is "from the alder grove". Delaine is a variant form of Delaney (Old French): from "del aunaie".


Delaine has 3 variants: Delane, Delayne and Delene.

7 more alternative forms via Delaney: Delaina, Delainey, Delainy, Delanie, Delany, Delayna and Delena.

Creative forms:
(female) Delaide, Dolaine, ..

(male) Delaide, Delaion, ..

Middle name pairings:
Delaine Jemma (D.J.), ..

How popular is Delaine?

Delaine is a somewhat popular first name for females (#3086 out of 4276, Top 72%) and an even more popular surname for all people (#34342 out of 150436, Top 23%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Delaine was first listed in 1930-1939 and reached its top rank of #1396 in the U.S. during the years 1950-1959, but is not listed at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Delaine name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Delaney (#243 from current records), Delanie (#1406) and Delena are the prominent variation forms of Delaine listed in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Delaina, are uncommon. Usage of these relations of Delaine was widespread a decade ago (usage of 0.1%) and is somewhat less today (usage 0.1%, 33%).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Delaine, Delaney, Delanie, Delena in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Delaine is pronounced similarly to Dalene, Daline, Deline, Dellene, Delline, Delyn, Delyne, Dylan and Dylane. Other recommended names are Alaine, Allaine, Blaine, Celine, Dalanna, Dalina, Dallina, Deane, Deanne, Deeane, Delana, Delaree, Delcina, Delcine, Deleena, Delfin, Delfina, Delfine, Delfyne, Delice, Delie, Delina, Delise, Dellina, Dellise, Delmi, Deloise, Delphine, Delsine (see Dulce), Derine, Derrine, Destine, Dulcine, Dulsine, Dylana, Elaine, Ellaine, Felmine, Helaina, Helaine, Jalaine, Jeraine, Jolaine, Julaine, Kalaine, Leraine, Melaina, Melaine, Melainey, Meline, Melvine, Raelaine, Seline, Trelaine, Zelaina and Zeline. These names tend to be less commonly used than Delaine.

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