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


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)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Delano in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Delane is alike in pronunciation to Daelan, Dalan, Delon, Dilan, Dolan and Dylan. Other recommended similar baby names are Deane and Devane. These names tend to be more commonly used than Delane.