What does Delane mean?
Delane /de-lane/ [2 sylls.] 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 version of Delaney (Old French, Irish). Deline is a familiar last name.
Delane has 1 variant: Delaine.more]
How popular is Delane?
Delane is a rare first name for males but a very popular last name for all people (#39678 out of 150436, Top 26%). (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 (not ranked) ranked in the Top 1000. Variants like Delainy are seldom used. This boy name reached the apex of its popularity during 1930-1939 (usage of 0.46%) and is now much less widespread, with Delano becoming less stylish. (2014 Birth Statistics)