What does Dahlia mean?
Dahlia [dah-lia] as a girls' name is pronounced DAL-yah. It is of Swedish and Scandinavian origin, and the meaning of Dahlia is "valley". Also the flower named for 18th-century Swedish botanist Anders Dahl.
(female) Dailia, Deylia, ..
(male) Dahdix, Dahley, ..
How popular is Dahlia?
Dahlia is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#2344 out of 4276, Top 55%) but an uncommon last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Shown below is the baby name statistics of Dahlia for girls. Dahlia was first listed in 1890-1899 and reached its highest rank of #438 in the U.S. in 2013, and is at #445 currently. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)
Shown below is a comparison of the usage of the girl name Dahlia and associated names. Dalia (#949 from current records) is the only other popular related form of Dahlia (#445 from current records) listed in the Top 2000. Adoption of these relations of Dahlia is at its apex today (average #697). Dalia is the clear favorite, although Dahlia seems to be becoming a favorite too.
Dahlia▲ is alike in pronunciation to Daliah, Daliya, Daliyah, Daly, Dalya, Dalyah, Dayla, Deelia, Dela, Delia▼, Delie, Della▼, Delli, Delya, Diella, Dila, Dilla, Dilli, Dola, Dolli and Dollie▼. Other recommended names are Cahlie, Callia, Carlia, Caylia, Dacia, Dael, Dahlina, Dahna, Dahnya, Dail, Daile, Dale▼, Dalila, Dalina, Dalit, Dallina, Dallis, Dalma, Damia, Dania, Dannia, Darcia, Daria, Darla▼, Darlina, Datia, Davia, Dayle, Galia, Gallia, Halia, Kahla, Kahli, Kalia, Lalia, Lallia, Mahalia, Mahelia, Malia, Sahlma, Tahlia, Tahnia, Talia▲, Tallia, Vallia, Zalia and Zaylia. These names tend to be less frequently used than Dahlia.