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Delaney

Heartde-LAY-nee
Irish
"dark challenger"

Delaney Origin and Meaning

The name Delaney is a girl's name of Irish origin meaning "dark challenger".
Delaney has been a popular Irish surname name for a couple of decades, projecting buoyant enthusiasm plus a feminine feel.
# 312 in the US

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Famous People Named Delaney

  • Delaney CollinsCanadian hockey player
  • Delaney GibsonAmerican singer/songwriter
  • Delaney Katherine McBride (b. 1994)daughter of singer Martina McBride
  • Delaney Buchwald (b. 1995)daughter of singer Marty Balin of Jefferson Airplane
  • Delaney Gillespie (b. 2012)daughter of cricketer Jason Gillespie
  • Sarah Delaney Buffett (b. 1992)daughter of singer Jimmy Buffett

Delaney in Pop Culture

  • Delaney "Lane" Park McEvoymain character in Kat Falls' "Inhuman."
  • "Delaney" song by YouTube band Cimorelli
  • "Miss Delaney" song by the band Jack's Mannequin
  • Amanda Delaneyminor character in Baby Sitter's Club series
  • Jess Delaneymain character in Mother,Daughter Book Club series by Heather Vogel Frederick
  • "Delaney Talks to Statues" song by singer Jimmy Buffet