Dalee Name Meaning & Origin
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- Comments and insights on the name Dalee: | Edit
It is pronounced 'Duh-LEE), or similar to the word 'delete' without the t.
- Personal experiences with the name Dalee: | Edit
My mother is a teacher and had a student named Dalee, which is how they came to know of it. It's often mispronounced as 'Dolly', 'Daily', or 'Deli'.
I grew up with a lot of people pronouncing my name incorrectly. The most embarrassing part of growing up with that name is highly due to the assumption that it is a female's name, when I am a male.
- Nicknames for Dalee: | Edit
DL, Delete, DLow, Barbie (in part to the "Dolly" pronounciation)
- Meanings and history of the name Dalee: | Edit
As far as I can tell it started out as a last name. It is sometimes spelled with a capital D and L 'DaLee'.
My mother's maiden name is DaLee. She (and other genealogy nuts in her family) believe it was originally de Lille, after the town in France.
** In the Hmong nationality, depending on exact pronunciation of "Da", it can be taken as "Half" or "Demon". "Lee" is known as "Moon"; so the interpretation can be "Half Moon" or "Demon Moon".
- Famous real-life people named Dalee: | Edit
Dalee Henderson, star of the movie 'White Shadows'. Justus DaLee, an American folk artist.
- Dalee in song, story & screen: | Edit
Mostly there are company names... 'The Dalee Book Company', 'Dalee and Company Inc.', 'Dalee Hostel', Beijing China.