What does Delane mean?
Delane \d(e)-la-ne\ as a name for boys (also used as girls' name Delane) is of Old French and Irish derivation, and the meaning of Delane is "from the alder grove; black defiance". Delane is a derivative of Delaney (Old French, Irish). Uncommon as a birth name.
Delane has 1 variant: Delaine.
Delane is a rare first name for males. Delane is an equally rare last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a graphed comparison of the popularity of the boy name Delane and affiliated names. Delano is the only popular variation form of Delane (#unlisted) ranked in the Top 1000. This boy name reached the apex of its popularity during the years 1930-1939 and is now much less widespread, with the version Delano becoming less stylish. (2014 Birth Statistics)