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Popularity
33k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Delaney

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: From the alder grove
  • #1255 All Time
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How popular is the name "Delaney" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
1912707
1916505
1919909
1923808
1927707
193012012
1932606
1933606
1934606
193611011
1938606
19391055
1940505
194210010
1943505
1946606
1947505
194810010
1949707
1950505
1951606
195217512
1953808
1954707
195518711
19561156
1957909
1958808
1959606
1960909
19611459
19621459
1963808
196410010
196511011
19661688
196714014
1968770
19691358
197014014
1971291118
1972361521
1973361422
1974301812
1975312110
1976291514
1977351916
1978382018
1979462521
1980301317
1981352510
198233249
198331247
1984382216
1985412813
1986402812
1987432815
198852439
19891169917
199019818018
199124122516
199233430727
199343441816
199451348429
199583781918
19961,1051,08025
19971,1481,12028
19981,4281,40028
19991,4911,45932
20001,5651,53827
20011,6021,58220
20021,7821,76517
20031,8741,85519
20042,0282,00028
20051,8421,82814
20061,8291,81217
20071,7031,68815
20081,6361,62016
20091,4031,38419
20101,5021,48418
20111,3541,33717
20121,2741,25816
20131,2851,27312
20141,2281,2208

Want to know about the populiarty of Delaney? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 32,771 babies born with the name Delaney in the United States. That's more than enough Delaneies to occupy the country of San Marino with an estimated population of 32,312 (as of March 31, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1912 when it was given to 7 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Delaney" was in 2004 with a total of 2,000 babies. (That's a lot of baby Delaneies)

According to the 2005 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Delaney" ranks #79 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Maine. Imagine that, 15 babies in Maine have the same name as you in 2005. Across the entire United States a total of 1,842 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

English

Origin and Meaning of Delaney

The name "Delaney" is of English origin, and it means "From the alder grove". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Alternative Meanings

D is for diamond, the brilliance you shine.

E is for eternal, your spirit will live.

L is for loyalty, that you show.

A is for affirm, the certainty of knowledge.

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

E is for excite, your spirit is catching!

Y is for youthful, your eternal look.

Your name in reverse order is "Yenaled". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Eyadnle". 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 Delaney born Apr 11, 1980

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Portugal approximately on 1575. Your profession was sailor and shoemaker.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. The world is full of ill and lonely people. You should help those, who are less fortunate than you are.

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