Del

Del - A very unique male name



  May 23,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Del, meaning small valley, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1925 on position #1770. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Del and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Del? 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 Del. The baby boy name Del was given to 5 baby boys in 1999, ranking #3351 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 347,157 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Del peaked in popularity 60 years ago in 1959 on position 661.



Famous with this name

Benicio del Toro
Guillermo del Toro
Jonathan Del Arco


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Del is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Del is currently topping the baby name charts in Ohio at position #951 - and is the least popular in Ohio at position #951.

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 Del is where you live.


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Del origin and meaning

Del is a 3 letter name with 1 syllables. This name means small valley. To see famous people named Del, pop culture references for the name Del and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Del

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

Dale / Doyle / Dudley / Dell / Doyal / Diallo / Deloy / Daiel / Dael / Dayle /

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
19993351
19933215
19841865
19812260
19741716
19731842
19721466
19711129
19701166
19691018
1968931
19671094
1966982
1965709
1964884
1963743
1962786
1961903
1960701
1959661
1958692
1957678
1956765
1955755
1954693
1953777
1952892
1951748
1950932
1949946
1948893
1947811
19461000
19451449
19441279
1943977
19421270
19401042
19391019
19381265
19371286
1936849
19341345
19301661
19291674
19271755
19251770

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Ohio951

Even more about Del


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 Del 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 male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Del?

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
1959
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Del
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 347,157
Letter count 3
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1925
1999 births +5

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