Dale

Meaning and Origin of the Name Dale

Have you ever wondered what the name Dale means? Have you ever wondered where the meaning of Dale comes from? Well, you are about to find out.

Dale refers to an open platform or valley. If you have ever travelled to Scotland or Northern England, the name is quite popular.

In Australia, there is a slight variation. In Australia, it’s known as the Dales. The meaning behind this comes from the Christmas Islands, which is in the Indian Ocean.

Popularity of the Name

Dale was not in the top 100 baby boy’s names in England in 2015. However this name remains well used over Europe and the United States.

Famous People or Places Called Dale

If you haven’t noticed already, Dale is a rather popular name. Stars from Dale Winton the popular English television host to Dale Jennings the English footballer all have attachments to the name and the history behind it.

One of the most popular uses of the name in England is the Yorkshire Dales, a popular national park in the North of England.

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