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Popularity
2k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Dalen

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: English
  • #7100 All Time
Girls
Boys
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How popular is the name "Dalen" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1941 5 0 5
1949 6 0 6
1952 6 0 6
1953 6 0 6
1954 5 0 5
1955 8 0 8
1956 5 0 5
1957 7 0 7
1958 9 0 9
1959 5 0 5
1960 11 0 11
1961 9 0 9
1962 8 0 8
1963 5 0 5
1964 8 0 8
1965 7 0 7
1966 10 0 10
1967 9 0 9
1968 9 0 9
1969 6 0 6
1970 8 0 8
1971 7 0 7
1972 8 0 8
1973 8 0 8
1975 8 0 8
1976 12 0 12
1977 9 0 9
1978 19 0 19
1979 11 0 11
1980 5 0 5
1981 5 0 5
1982 14 0 14
1983 11 0 11
1984 18 5 13
1985 17 0 17
1986 9 0 9
1987 19 0 19
1988 19 0 19
1989 17 0 17
1990 14 0 14
1991 23 0 23
1992 29 0 29
1993 30 0 30
1994 34 0 34
1995 47 6 41
1996 42 0 42
1997 57 0 57
1998 71 0 71
1999 75 0 75
2000 81 0 81
2001 99 0 99
2002 73 0 73
2003 96 0 96
2004 65 0 65
2005 78 5 73
2006 71 0 71
2007 66 0 66
2008 50 0 50
2009 58 0 58
2010 75 0 75
2011 31 0 31
2012 32 0 32
2013 32 0 32
2014 21 0 21

Want to know about the populiarty of Dalen? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,718 babies born with the name Dalen in the United States. That's more than enough Dalens to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1941 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Dalen" was in 2001 with a total of 99 babies.

According to the 2007 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Dalen" is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 2007. Across the entire United States a total of only 66 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Dalen popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Dalen in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the south west? Search for the name to check your answer!

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Dalen" mean? The list below shows the origins of Dalen as well as things modernly associated with the name Dalen such as celebrities named Dalen.

English

Origin and Meaning of Dalen

The name "Dalen" is of English origin, and it means "Rhyming variant of Waylon - a historical blacksmith with supernatural powers". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Alternative Meanings

D is for diamond, the brilliance you shine.

A is for affirm, the certainty of knowledge.

L is for little, the little things you do.

E is for eternal, your spirit will live.

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

Your name in reverse order is "Nelad". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Ladne". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Dalen born Feb 24, 2008

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Southern New Zealand approximately on 1450. Your profession was dancer, singer, and actor.

You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. Environment often misunderstood you. Had a respectable knowledge. Magic is everywhere around you, in most usual, most ordinary incidents. Your lesson - to learn magic and to help people to see it clearly. You are a magician!

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