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Origin and Meaning of Dali

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  1. Surrealist Spanish painter (1904-1989)
  1. A timber tree (genus Myristica) of Guiana, whose wood is used for staves etc.

dali was also found in the following language(s): Czech, Fijian, Hiligaynon, Icelandic, Latvian, Lower Sorbian, Polish, Portuguese, Serbo-Croatian, Swahili, Tagalog, Venetian, and Welsh

Notable Persons Named Dali

Notable Persons Named Dali

Dali Tambo

Dali Tambo is an anti-apartheid activist and tv presenter. Dali was born on January 1st, 1951.

Dali Yang

Dali was born in 1964.

Dali Wang

Dali was born on January 27th, 1968.

Dali Shechi Vian

Dali Shechi Vian is an athlete for the Inter CDF SE.

Dali Meller

Dali Meller is an athlete for the PK-35 Vantaa.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Dali

Notable Persons With the Last Name Dali

Salvador Dalí

Salvador Dalí was an artist in the fields of painting, drawing, photography, and sculpture. Salvador was given the name Salvador Domingo Felipe Jacinto Dalí i Domènech on May 11th, 1904 in Figueres, Catalonia, Spain. He left this life on January 23rd, 1989.


Thekra was an arab pop music, arab tarab, arabic music, arabesque music, middle eastern music, and arabesque (turkish music) singing. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1980 to 2003. Thekra was given the name Thekra Mohammed Abdullah Al Dali on September 16th, 1966 in Oued Ellil. Thekra is also known as Thekra Mohammed Abdullah Al Dali. She died on November 28th, 2003.

Kenza Dali

Kenza Dali is a soccer player for the Paris Saint-Germain Féminines, Olympique Lyonnais (Ladies), Rodez AF, and France women's national football team. Kenza was born on July 31st, 1991 in Sainte-Colombe, Seine-et-Marne.

S. Shamsuddin

S. Shamsuddin was an actor and comedian. He was most active from 1948 to 2008. S. was given the name Shamsuddin bin Dali on January 1st, 1929 in Pasir Panjang. S. is also known as Pak Sudin. He passed away on June 4th, 2013.

Tracy Dali

Tracy Dali is an actor, model (people), actress, and model. Tracy was given the name Tracy Ann D'Aloia on September 17th, 1966 in Oceanside, California. Tracy is also known as Tracy D'Aldia and Traci Dali.

Zhang Dali

Zhang Dali is an artist. Zhang was born in Heilongjiang, China.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Dali U.S.
  White 75.34% 64.26%
  African American 4.11% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 13.70% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 4.79% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Dali

People with the last name Dali are most frequently White or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Dali

  • How Popular is the name Dali? Dali is the 31,671st most popular name of all time. As a last name Dali was the 118,853rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Dali have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 150 babies born with the first name Dali in the United States. That's more than enough people named Dali to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Dali? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1992 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Dali first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Dali is Sunday, October 30th, 1904.
  • What year had the most people named Dali born? The highest recorded use of the first name Dali was in 2009 with a total of 9 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Dali: The name spelled backwards is Ilad. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Adil. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Dali? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 146 people with the last name Dali.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Dali? Dali is one of the most unique last names recorded.
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