Daley, originally an Irish family name derived from the Gaelic Ó Dálaigh, as a surname, may refer to:

  • Arthur Daley, fictional character in the British TV series Minder
  • Ben Daley (born 1988), Australian Rugby League player
  • Brian Daley (1947-1996), American science fiction novelist
  • Brian E. Daley (born 1940), American Jesuit and theologian
  • Bud Daley (born 1932), American professional Major League baseball pitcher
  • Cass Daley (1915-1975), American radio and movie actress
  • Clayton Daley (born 1951), chief financial officer of The Procter & Gamble Company
  • Earl Daley (born 1958), Jamaican reggae singer better known as Earl Sixteen
  • Eleanor Joanne Daley (born 1955), Canadian composer
  • Eleanor "Sis" Daley (1907–2003), wife of former Chicago mayor Richard J. Daley and mother of former mayor Richard M. Daley
  • George W. Daley (1875-1952), American newspaper editor, sports writer, and syndicated author
  • Grace Daley (born 1978), professional basketball player
  • Jim Daley (born 1953), coach in the Canadian Football League
  • Jimmy Daley (born 1973), English cricketer
  • John P. Daley (born 1946), American Committeeman in Chicago
  • Laurie Daley (born 1969), Australian rugby league football commentator and former player
  • Lloyd Daley (born 1939), Jamaican electronic technician, sound system pioneer and reggae producer
  • Michael Daley (born 1965), Australian politician
  • Omar Daley (born 1981), Jamaican footballer
  • Pete Daley (born 1930), American catcher in Major League Baseball
  • Richard J. Daley (1902–1976), American Mayor of Chicago, father of Richard M. Daley
  • Richard M. Daley (born 1942), American Mayor of Chicago, son of Richard J. Daley
  • Spencer Weir-Daley, (born 1953), English footballer
  • Steve Daley (born 1953), English footballer
  • Tom Daley (diver) (born 1994), British Olympic diver
  • Tony Daley (born 1967), English footballer
  • Trevor Daley (born 1983), Canadian professional ice hockey player in the National Hockey League
  • Troy Cassar-Daley (born 1952), Maltese-Australian and Aboriginal country musician
  • Vi Daley, alderman in the Chicago City Council
  • Victor Daley (1858–1905), Australian poet
  • William M. Daley (born 1948), White House Chief of Staff to President Barack Obama, United States Secretary of Commerce, brother of Chicago mayor Richard M. Daley


As a given name


  • Daley Plaza, a plaza and alternate name for the Richard J. Daley Center in the city of Chicago, Illinois