The name Delaney is used to a great extent; it has 36 forms. Forms of the name include Dalaney, Dalene, Daleney, Daline, DeLayney, Del, Delaenea, Delaenee, Delaeni, Delaenie, Delaeny, Delaina, Delaine (used in French as well), Delainea, Delainey, Delainie, Delainy, Delana, Delane, Delanea, Delanee, Delani, Delanie, Delany, Delayna, Delayne, Delayney, Delaynie, Deleine, and Delena. Other English forms include the shortening Laney, and the diminutive Lainey.
In addition, Delaney is a form of the English and French Adeline.
Delaney is popular as a baby girl name. The name grew in popularity from the 1990s up to the 2000s; prior to that, it was of only infrequent use. Its usage peaked modestly in 2004 with 0.099% of baby girls being named Delaney. It had a ranking of #169 then. The baby name has experienced a drop in popularity since then. In 2018, it ranked at #248 with a usage of 0.071%, but it was nevertheless the 2nd most popular after Adeline, among all girl names in its family. The name was thrice as popular as Delaney in 2018.
Baby names that sound like Delaney include Dalena, Daleney, Delaeni, Delaenie, Delaeny, Delainey, Delainie, Delana, Delani, Deline, Dylana, Delainy, Daelyn, Dalene, Dallin, Dalma, Daylen, Daylin, Daylyn, and DeLayney.
† Pronunciation for Delaney: D as in "day (D.EY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; EY as in "ate (EY.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"