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What does Delani mean?

Delani \d(e)-la-ni\ as a name for boys has the meaning "from the alder grove; black defiance". Delani is a variation of Delaney (Old French, Irish). Rarely used as a birth name for males.


Delani has 5 variants: Delainey, Delainy, Delanie, Delano and Delany.

Delani has 2 more related forms via Delaney: Delaine and Delane.


Delani is an unusual first name for males. Delani is an equally unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Below is a graphed comparison of the popularity of the boy name Delani and corresponding names. Delano is the only prominent alternative form of Delani (#unlisted) ranked in the Top 1000. This boy name reached the height of its popularity during the years 1930-1939 and is now much less widespread, with the form Delano becoming less trendy. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended similar baby names are Daelan, Dalan, Delon, Dilan, Dolan and Dylan. These names tend to be more commonly used than Delani.