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Delainy (girl)

What does Delainy mean?

Delainy Pronunciation of Delainy [de-lainy] as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Delainy) is an Old French name, and the name Delainy means "from the alder grove". Delainy is an alternate spelling of Delaney (Old French): from "del aunaie".


Delainy has 6 variants: Delaina, Delainey, Delanie, Delany, Delayna and Delena.

4 more alternative forms via Delaney: Delaine, Delane, Delayne and Delene.

Creative forms:
(female) Delaisy, Dilainy, ..

(male) Delaion, Delin, ..

Middle name pairings:
Delainy Georgiana (D.G.), ..

How popular is Delainy?

Delainy is an uncommonly occurring given name for women. Delainy is an equivalently uncommon surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Delaney (#243 from current records), Delanie (#1406), Delena and Delaine are the prominent alternative forms of Delainy (outside Top 2000). These forms of Delainy were favored as birth names 11 years ago (usage of 0.1%) and are somewhat less common today (usage 0.1%, 32.8%). (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Delainy is alike in pronunciation to Dalanna, Dalina, Dallina, Delana, Deleena, Delina, Dellina and Dylana. Other suggested similar names are Daline, Delancy, Delcina, Delcine, Delfin, Delfina, Delfine, Deline, Dellene, Delline, Delmi, Delmy, Delsine (see Dulce), Delyn, Delyne, Destiny, Devany, Dylan, Dylane, Helaina, Helaine, Melaina, Melaine, Melainey, Melany and Zelaina. These names tend to be more frequently used than Delainy.

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