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Delaney - Meaning of Delaney

What does Delaney mean?

[ 3 syll. de-la-ney, del-an-ey ] The baby boy name Delaney is also used as a girl name, with the latter form being much more common. It is pronounced as Deh-LEY-N-iy- †.

1: Delaney is largely used in the English language and it is derived from Old French origins. The name is of the meaning from the alder grove. It is derived from the elements 'aunaie' meaning alder grove ; 'aulne' alder. It represents the transferred use of the geographic name and the surname as a given name. See Delaney for more information.

What are the Variant Forms of Delaney?




The name Delaney is used to a great extent; it has 41 variants. Variants include Del, Delaene, Delaenea, Delaenee, Delaeney, Delaeni, Delaenie, Delaeno, Delaeny, Delaine, Delainea, Delainee, Delainey, Delaini, Delainie, Delaino, Delainy, Delan, Delancea, Delancee, Delancey, Delanci, Delancie, Delane, Delanea, Delanee, Delani, Delanie, Delanny, and Delano.

2: Delaney's origin is Celtic. Here, it means descendant of Dubhshláine. It represents the transferred use of the surname as a given name. See Delaney for more information.

See also the related categories, descendant (heir), celtic, and french.

Delaney is a rarely used baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names. In 2018, among the group of boy names directly linked to Delaney, Lane was the most popular.

Baby names that sound like Delaney include Dallmin, Delaeni, Delaenie, Delaeno, Delaeny, Delainee, Delainey, Delaini, Delainie, Delani, Delanny, Delano, Dellano, Dulani, Dulany, Delaino, Delainy, Delanio, Daelin, and Daelyn.

† 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)"

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