You are not signed in. Sign in.

Smart Baby Names: Dictionary of Baby Names, Meanings and Origins.

Share This Page:

Baby Genders

Alphabetical List

Name Origins

Boy Name: Delany

Name: Delany
Pronunciation: \d(e)-la-ny\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy (Delany's also a girl name)
Meaning: from the alder grove
Origin: French
Sounds Like: Delano, Delani, Delane, Delainy
Similar Names: Dalan, Daelan, Devane, Delon, Dean, Deane, Declan, Delanie, Delainey, Delaine, Delman, Delroy, Delray, Denny, Devan, Dilan, Dolan, Dylan, Felan, Kelan
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 16573

Description

Delany \d(e)-la-ny\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Delany), is a variant of Delaney (Old French), and the meaning of Delany is "from the alder grove".

The baby name Delany sounds like Delano, Delani, Delane and Delainy. Other similar baby names are Dalan, Daelan, Devane, Delon, Dean, Deane, Declan, Delanie, Delainey, Delaine, Delman, Delroy, Delray, Denny, Devan, Dilan, Dolan, Dylan, Felan and Kelan.

Popularity

Delany is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#16573 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

« Previous Name Delano
Next Name » Delany

(top)




No comments yet. Submit yours!



Feel free to comment on this page.

We would like to know what you think about this and publish your thoughts here! (top)

What say you?

  1. You may optionally give a title for this comment.

  2. Worst to best, 1 to 5, what would you rate this one?

  3. The actual content of your comment. No HTML nor whatsoever allowed.

  4. The author of this comment.

  5. 2 + 1 = ?

    Please answer the question by common sense.