What does Dell mean?
Dell /dell/ [1 syll.] as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Dell) is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Dell is "small valley".
Related boy name: Udell.
How popular is Dell?
Dell is an unusual first name for males but a very prominent last name for all people (#3802 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the baby name popularity of Dell for boys. Dell reached its top rank of #540 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not ranked at the moment. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
Popular alternative forms of Dell are Bert, Bertie, Delbert, Odell and Odie. Usage of these boy names was at its most widespread during 1880-1889 (usage of 0.4808%) and is now significantly lower, with forms such as Bertie, Delbert, Dell, Odell and Odie becoming somewhat dated. Below is a charted comparison of the usage of the boy name Dell and associated names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)