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What does Delena mean?

Delena Pronunciation of Delena [de-le-na] as a name for girls is an American and Old French name, and Delena means "from the alder grove". Delena is a variant form of De- (American). Delena is also a variation of Delaney (Old French): from "del aunaie".


Delena has 9 variants: Delaina, Delainey, Delainy, Delana, Delanie, Delany, Delayna, Deleena and Delina.

15 more alternative forms via De-, Delaney: Dejana, Delaine, Delandra, Delane, Delara, Delayne, Delene, Delicia, Delinda, Delisa, Delyn, Delyse, Denell, Denesha and Denita.

Creative forms:
(female) Delera, Dolena, ..

(male) Delein, Deleno, ..

Middle name pairings:
Delena Emmalynn (D.E.), ..

How popular is Delena?

Delena is a somewhat popular first name for females (#2882 out of 4276, Top 67%) and an even more popular surname for both adults and children (#55849 out of 150436, Top 37%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Delena was first listed in 1960-1969 and reached its top position of #1857 in the U.S. then, but is not ranked at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Delaine, Delana, Delaney (#243 in 2015), Delanie (#1406), Delicia, Delina, Delinda, Delisa, Denesha and Denita are the prominent variation forms of Delena. These relations of Delena were favored in the year 2004 (average #1761) and are somewhat less popular today (#1786, 33% less usage).

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Delicia, Delina, Delinda, Delisa, Denesha, Denita in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Delena is pronounced similarly to Dahlina, Dalanna, Dalena, Dalenna, Dalina, Dallina, Dellina, Diliana and Dylana. Other suggested similar names are Alena, Belenda, Ceilena, Celeena, Celena, Celene, Colena, Daelyn, Dalene, Deanna, Debera, Delfina, Delia, Dellene, Delline, Delma, Delmy, Delora, Delpha, Delta, Demona, Dena, Denna, Deona, Dereka, Deren, Devana, Deven, Devona, Eilena, Ellena, Galena, Heleena, Helena, Helenna, Jalena, Jeena, Jolena, Julena, Kerena, Leena, Malena, Meena, Melana, Meleana, Meleena, Melene, Melesa, Melvena, Olena, Raelena, Regena, Salena, Selena, Selyna, Talena, Teena, Terena, Tylena, Valena, Veena, Verena, Yalena, Yelena, Zeena and Zelenia. These names tend to be less frequently used than Delena.

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