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Delaney Meaning


What does Delaney mean?

The name Delaney is of Irish origin.

The meaning of Delaney is "challenger".

It is also of English origin, where its meaning is "dark challenger".

Delaney is used as both a boys and girls name.

It consists of 7 letters and 3 syllables and is pronounced De-la-ney.

The Given Name Delaney

Delaney is good for parents who want a name that is delightful and mesmerizing.

A wonderfully classic name.

Solidly popular, this one is a keeper.

Delaney Popularity

In the U.S. in 2016, it ranked 262 in baby name popularity for girls with 1,198 occurrences. It ranked 8,248 in baby name popularity for boys with 9 occurrences.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 243 in baby name popularity for girls with 1,325 occurrences. It ranked 12,476 in baby name popularity for boys with 5 occurrences.

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

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Famous Delaneys

    Delaney Numerology

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    It may all be in the numbers.

    The numbers that make up your child's name.

    Numerology may give you some insight.

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    Delaney Name Fun

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

    Then just follow the diagram below.

    Be creative with the name Delaney.

    Just for fun, see the name Delaney 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 Delaney in Nautical Flags page.