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Boy Name: Dale

Name: Dale
Pronunciation: \d(a)-le\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy (Dale's also a girl name)
Meaning: valley
Origin: English
Sounds Like: Daly, Dal
Variant forms: Dael, Daile, Dalen, Daley, Dallan, Dalle, Dallin, Dayle
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 109
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 957


Dale \d(a)-le\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Dale), is pronounced dayl. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Dale is "valley". Place name. Originally a surname meaning "one who lives in the valley". Roy Roger's consort Dale Evans; success guru Dale Carnegie.

Dale has 8 variant forms: Dael, Daile, Dalen, Daley, Dallan, Dalle, Dallin and Dayle.

Baby names that sound like Dale are Daly and Dal.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Dale.


Dale is a very popular first name for men (#109 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#957 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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