Meaning and name origin
Dell \d(e)-ll\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's 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.
For more information, see also the related boy name Udell.
Dell is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#4076 out of 88799, Top 5%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Dell for boys. Dell reached its highest rank of #540 in the U.S. in 1880-1889. (2014 statistics).