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Delane (girl)

What does Delane mean?

Delane Pronunciation of Delane [de-lane] as a name for girls (also used as boys' name Delane) is of Old French derivation, and Delane means "from the alder grove". Delane is a version of Delaney (Old French): from "del aunaie".


Delane has 3 variants: Delaine, Delayne and Delene.

7 more different relations via Delaney: Delaina, Delainey, Delainy, Delanie, Delany, Delayna and Delena.

Creative forms:
(female) Dilane, ..

(male) Delaan, Deland, ..

Middle name pairings:
Delane Leyla (D.L.), ..

How popular is Delane?

Delane is an uncommonly occurring first name for females but a very prominent last name for all people (#39678 out of 150436, Top 26%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular varying forms of Delane (not ranked) listed in the Top 2000 are Delaney (#243 the previous year), Delanie (#1406), Delena and Delaine. Other forms, like Delaina, are uncommon. These relations of Delane were favored as birth names a decade ago (usage of 0.1%) and are somewhat less conventional today (usage 0.1%, 33%). (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Delane is alike in pronunciation to Daelyn, Dalene, Daline, Deline, Dellene, Delline, Delyn, Delyne, Dillan, Dylan, Dylane and Dyllan. Other recommended names are Blane, Celine, Dalanna, Dalena, Dalina, Deana, Deane, Deann, Deanne, Deeann, Dejanae, Dejanee, Dela, Delana, Delancie, Delara, Delaree, Delcine, Deleena, Delfyne, Delice, Delie, Delina, Delise, Delle, Dellina, Delma, Delmi, Delmy, Delsine (see Dulce), Delyse, Denae, Dene, Deonne, Derine, Devan, Devana, Devaney, Devany, Diane, Diliana, Duane, Dyane, Dylana, Ellane, Helana, Helene, Ilane, Jeane, Jelani, Leland, Melaine, Melanee, Melaney, Melany, Melene, Meline, Pelage (see Pelagia), Selene, Trelane, Yolane, Zelene and Zeline. These names tend to be more commonly used than Delane.

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