Definitions for dingle
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word dingle.
a small wooded hollow
A small, narrow or enclosed, usually wooded valley.
A harbour town in County Kerry Ireland, and the peninsular on which it stands.
Etymology: From an alteration of dimble.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
A hollow between hills; a dale.
Etymology: from den, or din, a hollow, Saxon.
I know each lane, and every alley green,
Dingle or bushy dell of this wild wood;
And every bosky bourn from side to side,
My daily walks and ancient neighbourhood. John Milton.
Dingle (Irish: An Daingean or Daingean Uí Chúis, meaning "fort of Ó Cúis") is a town in County Kerry, Ireland. The only town on the Dingle Peninsula, it sits on the Atlantic coast, about 50 kilometres (30 mi) southwest of Tralee and 71 kilometres (40 mi) northwest of Killarney.Principal industries in the town are tourism, fishing and agriculture: Dingle Mart (livestock market) serves the surrounding countryside. In 2016 Dingle had a population of 2,050 with 13.7% of the population speaking Irish on a daily basis outside the education system. Dingle is situated in a Gaeltacht region. An adult Bottlenose dolphin named Fungie had been courting human contact in Dingle Bay since 1983 but disappeared in 2020.
A dingle is a small, narrow, wooded valley. This term is often used in England, especially in certain rural areas. It can also refer to a naturally occurring enclosed space between hills.
a narrow dale; a small dell; a small, secluded, and embowered valley
Etymology: [Of uncertain origin: cf. AS. ding prison; or perh. akin to dimble.]
Dingle is a town in County Kerry, Ireland. The only town on the Dingle Peninsula, it sits on the Atlantic coast, about 50 kilometres southwest of Tralee and 71 kilometres northwest of Killarney. Principal industries in the town are tourism, fishing and agriculture: Dingle Mart serves the surrounding countryside. In 2006 Dingle had a population of 1,920. Dingle is situated in a Gaeltacht region.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
ding′gl, n. a little hollow or narrow valley. [Prob. conn. with dimple and dip.]
Dictionary of Nautical Terms
A hollow vale-like space between two hills. A clough; also, a sort of boat used in Ireland, a coracle.
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Surnames Frequency by Census Records
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Dingle is ranked #7717 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Dingle surname appeared 4,301 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 1 would have the surname Dingle.
58.7% or 2,527 total occurrences were Black.
31.4% or 1,351 total occurrences were White.
4% or 174 total occurrences were Asian.
2.7% or 120 total occurrences were of two or more races.
2.6% or 113 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
0.3% or 16 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
The numerical value of dingle in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of dingle in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
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