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Popularity
33k
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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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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1912 7 0 7
1916 5 0 5
1919 9 0 9
1923 8 0 8
1927 7 0 7
1930 12 0 12
1932 6 0 6
1933 6 0 6
1934 6 0 6
1936 11 0 11
1938 6 0 6
1939 10 5 5
1940 5 0 5
1942 10 0 10
1943 5 0 5
1946 6 0 6
1947 5 0 5
1948 10 0 10
1949 7 0 7
1950 5 0 5
1951 6 0 6
1952 17 5 12
1953 8 0 8
1954 7 0 7
1955 18 7 11
1956 11 5 6
1957 9 0 9
1958 8 0 8
1959 6 0 6
1960 9 0 9
1961 14 5 9
1962 14 5 9
1963 8 0 8
1964 10 0 10
1965 11 0 11
1966 16 8 8
1967 14 0 14
1968 7 7 0
1969 13 5 8
1970 14 0 14
1971 29 11 18
1972 36 15 21
1973 36 14 22
1974 30 18 12
1975 31 21 10
1976 29 15 14
1977 35 19 16
1978 38 20 18
1979 46 25 21
1980 30 13 17
1981 35 25 10
1982 33 24 9
1983 31 24 7
1984 38 22 16
1985 41 28 13
1986 40 28 12
1987 43 28 15
1988 52 43 9
1989 116 99 17
1990 198 180 18
1991 241 225 16
1992 334 307 27
1993 434 418 16
1994 513 484 29
1995 837 819 18
1996 1,105 1,080 25
1997 1,148 1,120 28
1998 1,428 1,400 28
1999 1,491 1,459 32
2000 1,565 1,538 27
2001 1,602 1,582 20
2002 1,782 1,765 17
2003 1,874 1,855 19
2004 2,028 2,000 28
2005 1,842 1,828 14
2006 1,829 1,812 17
2007 1,703 1,688 15
2008 1,636 1,620 16
2009 1,403 1,384 19
2010 1,502 1,484 18
2011 1,354 1,337 17
2012 1,274 1,258 16
2013 1,285 1,273 12
2014 1,228 1,220 8

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 2003 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Delaney" ranks #97 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Alaska. Imagine that, 8 babies in Alaska have the same name as you in 2003. Across the entire United States a total of 1,874 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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Where is the name Delaney popular?

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

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 dignity, no one disputes this trait!

E is for expressive, not one to hold within.

L is for lofty, your ambitions are high!

A is for absolute, for you know your mind.

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

E is for eternal, your spirit will live.

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 "Naleyde". 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 Aug 9, 1967

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 Northern New Zealand approximately on 1350. Your profession was banker, usurer, moneylender, and judge.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. Your problem - to learn to love and to trust the Universe. You are bound to think, study, reflect and develop inner wisdom.

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