What does Dahlia mean?
Dahlia \da(h)-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.
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. Census)
Shown below is the baby name popularity of Dahlia for girls. Dahlia was first listed in 2006 and reached its highest rank of #438 in the U.S. in 2013, and is at #445 currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Shown below is a comparison of the usage of the girl name Dahlia and associated names. Dalia (#949 the previous year) is the only other popular related form of Dahlia (#445 the previous year) listed in the Top 1000. Adoption of these girl names is at its apex today (usage of 0.303%), except for the version Dalia which has become less trendy. Dahlia (#445) is the most trendy birth name in this list. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Dahlia is alike in pronunciation to Daliah, Daliya, Dalya, Dayla, Deelia and Delia▼. Other recommended similar baby names are Dahlina and Tahlia. These names tend to be less frequently used than Dahlia.