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Pronunciation

dəleɪni

Origin

English

Meaning

The adorable name that has a wonderful, poetic singing sound to it, and a handsome rugged meaning, 'dark river'. Originally Old French, Delaney’slilting sound and dynamic meaning combine to hit the sweet spot of attractive and powerful in one. As if all this were not enough, it shortens to the super-cute nicknames Lane and Lainie!

Rank in the year 2015

Delaney was ranked #521 in the most popular American names of 2015.

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