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Delaney

Delaney Meaning and Origin

The name Delaney is a girl’s name meaning “dark challenger” and is of Irish origin. Delaney is derived from the Irish surname Ó Dubhshláine, which means “descendant of Dubhshláine.” It is composed of two elements: “Dubh,” meaning “black” or “dark,” and “sláine,” meaning “challenge” or “defiance.” elaney has transitioned from being primarily a surname to being used as a given name. It has gained popularity as a unisex name and is used for both boys and girls. There are a few notable individuals with the name Delaney. For instance, Kim Delaney is an American actress known for her roles in television dramas like “NYPD Blue” and “Army Wives.”

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