Meaning and name origin
Dahlia \da(h)-lia\ as a girl's 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.
Dahlia is a somewhat popular first name for females (#2344 out of 4276, Top 55%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Dahlia for girls (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Dahlia and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Dahlia (#445) and Dalia (#949). (2014 statistics).
Dahlia is also pronounced similarly to Daliah, Daliya, Dalya, Dayla, Deelia and Delia. Other suggested similar baby names are Dahlina and Tahlia. These names tend to be less commonly used than Dahlia.