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What does Delane mean?

Delane Pronunciation of Delane as a name for boys (also used as girls' name Delane). The meaning of Delane is "from the alder grove; black defiance". Delane is a version of Delaney (Old French, Irish).


ASSOCIATED WITH alder (tree), grove (valley), black (dark)



RELATIONS VIA DELANEY Delainey, Delainy, Delani, Delanie, Delano, Delany



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How popular is Delane?

Delane is a rare first name for males but a very popular last name for all people (#39678 out of 150436, Top 26%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Delane was first listed in 1930-1939 and reached its highest rank of #1972 in the U.S. in the 1930s, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Delano is the only other popular variation form of Delane ranked in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Delainy, are seldom used. These forms of Delane reached the apex of their popularity 9 decades ago.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Delane, Delano in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Delane is alike in pronunciation to Daelan, Dalan, Dalen, Dallan, Dalon, Dalyn, Daylan, Deleon, Delon, Delwin, Delwyn, Delwynn, Deylin, Dilan, Dillan, Dilon, Dolan, Dylan, Dyllan, Dylon and Dylonn. Other recommended sound-alike names are Beirne, Beldene (see Belden), Blane, Dagan, Daman, Dane, Dean, Deane, Deante, Declan, Dee, Dekle, Dekwan, Deli, Delius, Delman, Delmer, Delmore, Delron, Delvon, Demar, Demond, Dene, Denlie, Dennie, Derbie, Derland, Deshane, Devan, Devane, Devante, Devine, Devland, Devlin, Devonn, Dewayne, Doane, Donne, Doran, Duane, Duante, Durand, Dwane, Dwayne, Felan, Hearne, Herne, Keane, Kelan, Keyne, Leland, Leone, Lerone and Sloane. These names tend to be more commonly used than Delane.

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