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Delaine (boy)

What does Delaine mean?

Delaine Pronunciation of Delaine [de-laine] as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Delaine) has the meaning "from the alder grove; black defiance". Delaine is an alternate spelling of Delaney (Old French, Irish).

Associated with: alder (tree), grove (valley), black (dark).


Delaine has 1 variant: Delane.

6 more related forms via Delaney: Delainey, Delainy, Delani, Delanie, Delano and Delany.

Creative forms:
(male) Delaide, Delaion, ..

(female) Delaide, Delaira, ..

Middle name pairings:
Delaine Neymar (D.N.), ..

How popular is Delaine?

Delaine is an uncommon first name for males but a very popular last name for all people (#34342 out of 150436, Top 23%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Delane and Delano are the popular alternative forms of Delaine (not ranked) ranked in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Delainy, are seldom used. These relations of Delaine were at the peak of their popularity 85 years ago, but now, the version Delano has become less in vogue. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Delane, Delano in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Delaine is pronounced similarly to Daelan, Dalan, Dallin, Deleon, Dellwin, Delon, Delwin, Delwyn, Delwynn, Deylin, Dilan, Dolan and Dylan. Other recommended names are Alwine, Blaine, Blane, Caine, Craine, Daile, Dain, Daine, Dane, Dawayne, Dayne, Dean, Deane, Deante, Declan, Delavan, Delfin, Delfino, Delios, Delius, Delling, Delman, Delmont, Delphin, Delrico, Delvin, Delvon, Dene, Denlie, Dequanne, Derrin, Derwin, Destin, Devan, Devane, Devaun, Devine, Devinn, Devland, Devlin, Dewain, Dewayne, Doane, Duwain, Duwaine, Dwain, Dwaine, Dwane, Faine, Fraine, Germaine, Jermaine, Kaine, Keane, Kearne, Kline, Lewayne, Paine, Romaine, Swaine, Twaine and Urbaine. These names tend to be more commonly used than Delaine.

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