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Boy Name: Del

Name: Del
Pronunciation: \del\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy (Del's also a girl name)
Meaning: of the
Origin: French
Related Names: Abdul, Dalbert
Sounds Like: Dael, Dal, Deli, Dell
Similar Names: De-, Dee, Den, Des, Dev, Mel
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 1122
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 64682


Del \del\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Del), is pronounced del. It is of French origin, and the meaning of Del is "of the". Surname prefix. Used today as an independent name and as a short form of names beginning with Del-.

For more information, see also related names Abdul and Dalbert.

Baby names that sound like Del are Dael, Dal, Deli and Dell. Other similar baby names are De-, Dee, Den, Des, Dev and Mel.

View a list of the 5 names that reference Del.


Del is a somewhat popular first name for men (#1122 out of 1220) and also a somewhat popular surname or last name for both men and women (#64682 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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