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Boy Name: Delavan

Name: Delavan
Pronunciation: \d(e)-la-van\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: godly friend; proud friend; bright friend
Origin: Irish
Sounds Like: Delevan, Delvon
Similar Names: Delman, Devan, Deavon, Donavan, Kelvan


Delavan \d(e)-la-van\ as a boy's name is a variant of Delvin (Old English, Irish), and the meaning of Delavan is "godly friend; proud friend; bright friend".

The baby name Delavan sounds like Delevan and Delvon. Other similar baby names are Delman, Devan, Deavon, Donavan and Kelvan.


Delavan is not a popular first name for men and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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