Last name: DELANEY

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All you have to know about the last name DELANEY

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DELANEY : This last name is indexed 67,486 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

DELANEY : 1: English (of Norman origin): variant of Laney with fused preposition de.2: Irish: Anglicized form influenced by the Norman name of Gaelic Ó Dubhshláine ‘descendant of Dubhshláine’ a personal name composed of the elements dubh ‘black’ + slán ‘challenge defiance’. MacLysaght however suggests that this element may be from the Sláinge river.

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