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Dalen

First Name
2k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
665
in the U.S.
in 2010
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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.

Origin and Meaning of Dalen

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

Notable Persons With the Name Dalen

Dalen Lance is a noteworthy human. Dalen was given the name Dalen Lance Jooste on February 16th, 1983 in Cape Town.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Dalen

Gustaf Dalén was a scientist in the fields of physics and mechanical engineering. Gustaf was given the name Nils Gustaf Dalén on November 30th, 1869 in Falköping. He passed away on December 9th, 1937.

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Dirk van Dalen is an influential somebody. Dirk was born on December 20th, 1932.

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Peter van Dalen is a famous person. Peter was born on September 3rd, 1958 in Zwijndrecht, Netherlands.

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Patricia Van Dalen is a painting and visual artist. Patricia was born in 1955 in Maracaibo.

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Pieter van Dalen is an influential person. Pieter was born on March 22nd, 1966. Pieter is also known as Jabulani.

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Olav Dalen is a soccer player for the Nordre Land IL, Raufoss IL, Ullensaker/Kisa IL, Kongsvinger IL Toppfotball, Randaberg IL, Nybergsund IL-Trysil, and FK Haugesund. Olav was born on March 6th, 1985 in Gjøvik.

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How popular is the baby 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
2015 30 0 30

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Popularity of Dalen as a first name

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Popularity of Dalen as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Dalen U.S.
  White 93.68% 64.26%
  African American 1.65% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.50% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.65% 16.26%

Of Last Name Dalen

People with the last name Dalen are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Dalen

  • How Popular is the name Dalen? Dalen is the 7,140th most popular name of all time. As a last name Dalen was the 34,149th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Dalen have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,748 babies born with the first name Dalen in the United States. That's more than enough people named Dalen to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Dalen? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1941 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Dalen first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Dalen is Monday, May 13th, 1895.
  • What year had the most people named Dalen born? The highest recorded use of the first name Dalen was in 2001 with a total of 99 babies.
  • Random Dalen Factoid: According to the 2001 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Dalen is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 11 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 2001.
  • Weird things about the name Dalen: Your name in reverse order is Nelad. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ealdn. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Dalen? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 665 people with the last name Dalen.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Dalen? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Dalen as their last name since less than 1 person in 435k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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What does the name Dalen mean?

Dis for dandy, a description of you!

Ais for aptitudes, your special capabilities shine

Lis for laughter, you spread wherever you go.

Eis for exotic, no lack of spirit here!

Nis for narrator, tell many stories

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.