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Delanie is an alternate spelling of the name Delaney. The latter originates from Ireland and France, where it was a surname. Currently, while Delaney is a top 400 option, Delanie remains on the top 3,000 list.

Meaning and Origin of the name Delanie:

Delanie is a girl's name of Irish and French origin meaning “black river” or “from the alder grove.”

Delanie is a spelling variation of Delaney. There are two origins for the name Delaney. Both origins are from surnames. Some surnames were used to indicate where someone was from. The first origin is from the Gaelic surname Ó Dubhshláine. This surname is a combination of Ó (meaning “descendant”) Dubh (meaning “black”) and Sláine (for the “River Sláine”). The second origin is from the French term de l'aunaie and the French surname De Launay. This surname is a combination of de (meaning “from” or “of the”) and aunaie (meaning “alder grove”).

Symbolism of the name Delanie:

When considering the French origins of Delanie, it means “from the alder grove.” The French surname “de l'aunaie” meant the same. If considering the Irish background, however, it translates to “from the black river” because of the original surname Ó Dubhshláine. Given these two origins, trees and water are symbolic of the name Delanie.

Nicknames for the name Delanie:

Delanie is an adorable name for girls. There is a vast variety of nicknames for Delanie because there are so many different ways you can shorten this name. We compiled all of the nicknames for Delanie in the list below to help you find the best one for your daughter.

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Gender of the name Delanie:

Delanie is a refined name for girls.

Pronunciation of the name Delanie:


Number of syllables in the name Delanie:


Emotion evoked from the name Delanie:

Delanie is wholesome and approachable. It is a natural and kind name.

Alternative spellings for the name Delanie:

  • Delaney 
  • Delani
  • Delany
  • Delanee
  • Delaneigh

Popularity of the name Delanie:

Delanie is not a top 1,000 baby name in America. As of 2020, it is over a top 3,000 option. It is number 3,068.

Great middle names for Delanie and their meanings:

  • Jo (God is gracious)
  • Lynn (lives near a lake)
  • Rhiannon (great queen, great goddess)
  • Sasha (man's defender)
  • Ryan (little king)
  • Gemma (precious stone, gem)
  • Harper (harp player)
  • Ruth (friend)

Famous people with the name Delanie:

There are no fictional characters with the baby name Delanie.

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