Colors Related to this Name: Purple, Lilac, Mavve

Qualities Related to this Name: Creative, Light-Hearted

Popularity: This is a very popular name in the US. Ranking #249 in 2013 and #268 in 2014.


In English

Origin: From a Norman baronial surname, from a place in France, Old French del aunaie "from the alder grove". In Ireland an anglicization of Irish Ó Dubhshláine "descendant of Black (dubh) + Challenge (slán)".


-( female name -comes from the last names language-), modern transferred use of the last name.

-(last name -comes from the Old French language-)