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Origin & Meaning

The name Dale is of English origin.

The meaning of Dale is "valley".  


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 17040  in baby name popularity for girls with 5 occurrences.  It ranked 1077 in popular baby names for boys with 178 occurrences. 

View the Dale Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Dale has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Dale to other names.


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Related Names

Variants of the name Dale include Dallon.

The names Dalene, Dalenia, Dalenna are all forms of Dale.

Other Tidbits

Dale falls into the landform name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Dale Carnegie, Dale Jarett, Dale Earnhardt.

Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Dale in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Dale.

Just for fun, see the name Dale in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Dale in Nautical Flags page.

Names Like This

English names generally consist of a given name, middle name and family name. Many English speaking countries have fairly flexible naming laws. This allows the multicultural families that live in these countries to merge the naming conventions of their faiths or previous nationalities with their current homeland.

Biblical names are still very prevelant. Nature, literature, mythology, celebrity, surnames, variants of traditional names and newly invented names are all sources of English given names.

The evolution of English names in the U.K. can be traced to the various conquests and ruling power changes of its early history. The evolution of English names in America has been more influenced by the various influxes of immigrants from different parts of the world during different times in its history.