Delay Family History
Delay Name Meaning
Irish (Cork): shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Duinnshléibhe ‘descendant of Donn Sleibhe’ (see Dunleavy ). English: variant of Delea a name of uncertain meaning possibly a variant of Duley . French: habitational name with fused preposition de ‘from’ denoting someone from Lay (Loire).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022