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Delani meaning and name origin
Delani \d(e)-la-ni\ as a boy's name has the meaning "from the alder grove; black defiance" and is a variant of Delaney (Old French, Irish): can derive from the Norman French name "del aunaie", or from an Irish surname from an old name "Dubhshlaine", or from a place name referring to the Slaney river.
Delani has 5 variant forms: Delainey, Delainy, Delanie, Delano, Delany.
Suggested similar baby names are Daelan, Dalan, Delaine, Delane, Delon, Dilan, Dolan and Dylan.
Popularity of Delani
Delani is not a popular first name for males and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
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