Given Name DELANO

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: DEL-ə-no  [details]

Meaning & History

From a surname, recorded as de la Noye in French, indicating that the bearer was from a place called La Noue (ultimately Gaulish meaning "wetland, swamp"). It has been used in honour of American president Franklin Delano Roosevelt (1882-1945), whose middle name came from his mother's maiden name.

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currently out of the US top 1000, green, nature, place names, plants, surnames, water
Entry updated December 8, 2017