The name Delancey is primarily used as a baby girl's name and has mainly French origin. The meaning of Delancey 'from lancey'. Some people also regard the meaning of this name as a unique and creative individual. It is considered as the variant form of Lancey which when fused with French proposition De forms the name Delancey. However, this name has died out in France and is very rare in other countires. In US, the name is usually related to the movie Crossing Delancey which refers to the Delancey street in New York named after James De Lancey. The name is featured in the 1988 American film 'Crossing Delancey' strring Amy Irving. Famous bearers of Delancey are American influential figures of colonial NewYork brothers Stephen Delancey and James De Lancey. Tne name also features in historian Northcote Parkinson's novels where the protagonist is named Richard Delancey.