Type Surname (from location)
Pronounced Pron. dee-EL
Other Forms FormsDalzell, Dalyell
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Contributor Contrib.babycrookston on 11/13/2013
Means "person from Dalyell", in the Clyde valley (probably "white field"). The name is standardly pronounced "dee-el". A fictional bearer is Detective Superintendent Andrew Dalziel, one half of the detective team of 'Dalziel and Pascoe' in the novels (1970-2009) of Reginald Hill.