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Dale meaning and name origin

Dale \d(a)-le\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Dale), is pronounced dayl. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Dale is "valley". Place name. Originally a surname meaning "one who lives in the valley". Roy Roger's consort Dale Evans; success guru Dale Carnegie.

Dale has 8 variant forms: Dael, Daile, Dalen, Daley, Dallan, Dalle, Dallin and Dayle.

Dale is also pronounced similarly to Dal, Del, Dell and Doyle. Other suggested similar baby names are Bale, Cale, Dace, Dade, Dailey, Daily, Daly, Dane, Dave, Dawe, Dawley, Daye, Deli, Gale, Hale, Kale, Lale, Vale, Yale and Zale.

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Popularity of Dale

Dale is a very popular first name for males (#109 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#957 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of Dale name for boys (2012 statistics). Compare Dale with its variant forms and related boy baby names.

Top 1000 ranking of Dale name in U.S.
Top 100 ranking of Dale outside U.S.


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