What does Dell mean?
Dell [dell] as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Dell) is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Dell is "small valley". Place name. As in the old song "The Farmer in the Dell". May also be a short form of names like Delbert or Odell.
Related boy name: Udell.
2 different relations via Delbert, Odell: Bert▼ and Odall.Creative forms:
(male) Dall, Dely, ..
(female) Deal, Deelle, .. Middle name pairings:
Dell Hayden (D.H.), ..
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)
Dell reached its top rank of #542 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not ranked at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with similar and related boy names. Popular alternative forms of Dell are Bert, Delbert and Odell. Usage of these relations of Dell was at its most widespread during 1880-1889 (usage of 0.31%), but now, forms such as Dell have become less trendy.
Dell▼ is pronounced similarly to Dael, Daile, Dal, Dale▼, Dalle, Dayle, Del and Doyle▼. Other suggested similar names are Abell, Axell, Beall, Bell, Bill▼, Buell, Byll, Coll, Daly, Danell, De-, Dean, Dee▼, Deen, Deke, Dekel, Dekle, Deli, Delles, Delon, Delos, Den, Dene, Denly, Deon, Derell, Deri, Derk, Deryl, Deryll, Des, Desi, Deus, Dev, Deval, Devell, Dewi, Dex, Dexy, Deyn, Dezi, Dolf, Donell, Durell, Euell, Ewell, Gaell, Gall, Gill, Hall, Hill, Joell, Kell, Lyell, Neall, Neill, Noll, Pall, Peall, Pell, Poll, Sill, Till, Ull and Will▼. These names tend to be more frequently used than Dell.See names in meaning and etymology.