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What does Dell mean?

Dell Pronunciation of 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.

Associated with: old english, small (little), valley, old, farmer.

Variations

Dell has 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)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dell name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Dell outside U.S.

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.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dell, Bert, Delbert, Odell in U.S.

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

Similar Names

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.

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