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Girl Name: Delany

Name: Delany
Pronunciation: \d(e)-la-ny\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl (Delany's also a boy name)
Meaning: from the alder grove
Origin: French
Sounds Like: Delana, Delane, Delainy
Similar Names: Delancy, Devany, Melany
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 16573


Delany \d(e)-la-ny\ as a girl's name (also used as boy'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 Delana, Delane and Delainy. Other similar baby names are Delancy, Devany and Melany.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Delany.


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

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