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Dayle (boy)

What does Dayle mean?

Dayle Pronunciation of Dayle [dayle] as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Dayle) is an Old English name, and the meaning of Dayle is "valley". Dayle is an alternate spelling of Dale (Old English): place name.

Associated with: old english, valley.


Dayle has 2 variants: Dael and Daile.

5 more different relations via Dale: Dalen, Daley, Dallan, Dalle and Dallin.

Creative forms:
(male) Dayge, Dole, ..

(female) Dayde, Dayler, ..

Middle name pairings:
Dayle Valor (D.V.), ..

How popular is Dayle?

Dayle is a rare given name for males. Dayle is a rare surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Dayle was first listed in 1930-1939 and reached its top position of #1617 in the U.S. then, but is not ranked at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Dale (#1092 via latest list), Dalen and Dallin are the prominent alternative forms of Dayle. Usage of these relations of Dayle reached its apex during 1950-1959 (median #1417) and is now much diminished (#1773, 98%).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dayle, Dale, Dalen, Dallin in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Dayle is alike in pronunciation to Dal, Del, Dell and Doyle. Other suggested similar names are Bale, Cable, Caile, Cale, Cayle, Coyle, Dace, Dade, Dailey, Daily, Daine, Dallen, Dalles, Daly, Dane, Danie, Dante, Daryl, Daryle, Daryll, Dave, Davie, Dawe, Dawley, Day, Daye, Daylan, Daylen, Daylin, Daylon, Dayne, Dayner, Dayten, Dekle, Duayne, Dwayne, Dyce, Eagle, Earle, Eryle, Fadle, Gable, Gaile, Gale, Gayle, Hale, Halle, Hayle, Kaile, Kale, Karle, Kayle, Kyle, Ladle, Lale, Lyle, Nagle, Pavle, Royle, Sable, Vaile, Vale, Yale, Zale and Zayle. These names tend to be more commonly used than Dayle.

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