Delaney

de-LAY-nee
Irish
"dark challenger"

Delaney Origin and Meaning

The name Delaney is a boy's name of Irish origin meaning "dark challenger".

This laid-back Irish family name has been well-used for girls in recent decades. It would work equally well - and feel fresher - on a boy.

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Delaney Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Famous People Named Delaney

  • Delaine Alvin "Delaney" BramlettAmerican singer,songwriter
  • Delaney WilliamsAmerican actor
  • Delaney DavidsonNew Zealand singer,songwriter
  • Kevin Delaney KlineAmerican actor