Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


Meaning: Valley
Main Origin Language: English
(Or View Dale Girl)

In 2017 the name Dale...

• was given to 150 baby boys
• was the 1,213rd most popular name for baby boys
• was 47% less popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in Missouri, Pennsylvania, and Ohio
• a unisex name which was given to boys 97% of the time
• was about as popular as Thorin and Zeus
Babies Named Dale Born Per Year
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Per 100,000
Total Number
(In years of less than five births the number born is listed as zero and the rank was set to be the maximum rank)

Historically the name Dale...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 1958
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 2013
• is 97% less common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 72% less common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Danny, Ray, Don, Jeanne, Sylvia, Lorraine
• has the most opposite popularity history to Rafael, Francesco, Brandt, Annalisa, Shoshana, Ilana
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Dale Per State
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Geographically the name Dale...

• 17% more popular west of the Mississippi than east of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Bradyn, Marlin, Pierson, Delanie, Ryanne, Taelynn
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Thomas, James, William, Abigail, Natalie, Elizabeth
Girl Names With Similar Spelling
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Average Age of Benjamin
54 Years
Benjamin is older than 83% of all names
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More information on Dale by the Baby Name Institute

• How many babies named Dale are born every second?
• What are the chances a kid named Dale will be the only kid named Dale in his class?
• How similar is the naming popularity of Dale compared to other names?
• How was each statistic for this page calculated?
• How does Dale rank among the top 2,500 names of the year?
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