Dale

Dale - A very unique female name



  Feb 20,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Dale, meaning valley, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1912 on position #1031. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Dale and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Dale? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Dale. The baby girl name Dale was given to 15 baby girls in 1994, ranking #2719 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 102,281 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Dale peaked in popularity 67 years ago in 1952 on position 237.



Famous with this name

Cynthia Dale
Dale Dickey
James Badge Dale


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Dale is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Dale is currently topping the baby name charts in Massachusetts at position #820 - and is the least popular in California at position #3,284.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Dale is where you live.


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Dale origin and meaning

Dale is a 4 letter name with 1 syllables. This name means valley. To see famous people named Dale, pop culture references for the name Dale and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Dale

We've found the following names that sound similar to Dale, sorted by popularity.

Della / Delia / Delilah / Dolly / Dollie / Dalia / Dahlia / Dalila / Dalilah / Delila /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
19942719
19923086
19903547
19894079
19862494
19842471
19832769
19823344
19812257
19801919
19792113
19782202
19771828
19761763
19751908
19741958
19731326
19721213
1971897
1970846
1969747
1968837
1967759
1966668
1965572
1964550
1963505
1962506
1961466
1960420
1959408
1958378
1957350
1956310
1955275
1954246
1953250
1952237
1951251
1950261
1949257
1948257
1947270
1946287
1945307
1944335
1943336
1942359
1941380
1940386
1939412
1938480
1937513
1936475
1935549
1934701
19331064
1932875
1931991
1930755
19291217
1928842
1927883
19261017
1925893
1924912
1923931
19221447
19211253
19201071
1919947
1918907
19171331
19161164
19151118
19121031

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Massachusetts820
New York2042
California3284

Even more about Dale


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Dale a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Dale?

1 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1952
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Dale
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 102,281
Letter count 4
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1912
1994 births +15

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