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What does Delene mean?

Delene Pronunciation of Delene [de-lene] as a girls' name is an Old French name, and the name Delene means "from the alder grove". Delene is an alternate form of Delaney (Old French): from "del aunaie".


Delene has 3 variants: Delaine, Delane and Delayne.

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

Creative forms:
(female) Deleni, Dilene, ..

(male) Delein, ..

Middle name pairings:
Delene Malena (D.M.), ..

How popular is Delene?

Delene is a rare first name for females. Delene is also a rare surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent varying forms of Delene (outside Top 2000) listed in the Top 2000 are Delaine, Delaney (#243 the previous year), Delanie (#1406) and Delena. These forms of Delene were favored 11 years ago (adoption of 0.1%) and are somewhat less conventional today (adoption 0.1%, down 32.8%). (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Delene is alike in pronunciation to Daelyn, Dalene, Daline, Deline, Dellene, Delline, Delyn, Delyne, Dylan and Dylane. Other suggested similar names are Ailene, Alene, Belen, Celenne, Celine, Colene, Dalena, Dalenna, Darlene, Deane, Deanne, Debee, Deeane, Deena, Delana, Delcine, Deleena, Delfine, Delfyne, Delie, Delina, Delise, Delle, Delma, Delmi, Delyse, Demee, Dene, Denese, Deonne, Deren, Devenne, Dorene, Eilene, Erlene, Evelene, Helena, Hellene, Ilene, Irelene, Jelena, Jolene, Kaelene, Kalene, Kylene, Melene, Meline, Mylene, Nellene, Noelene, Nolene, Orlene, Raelene, Reene, Rolene, Selena, Selene, Seline, Selyne, Serene, Talene, Valene, Verene, Verlene and Zelene. These names tend to be more commonly used than Delene.

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