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What does Dalila mean?

Dalila \d(a)-li-la\ as a girls' name is of Swahili and Tanzanian origin, and the meaning of Dalila is "delicate, gentle".


Dalila has 1 variant: Lila.

For more information, see also related girl names Dalia and Delilah.


Dalila is a somewhat popular first name for females (#2371 out of 4276, Top 55%) but a unique last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Below is a charted analysis of the usage of the girl name Dalila and related names. Dalia (#949 in 2014), Delilah (#130) and Lila (#183) are the popular related forms of Dalila (#unlisted). These girl names were at the peak of their popularity in 2014 (usage of 0.5793%), except for the version Dalia which has become less in vogue. Delilah (#130) and Lila (#183) are two of the more fashionable birth names among these, and there is a rebound in birth name usage for both names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Dalia, Delilah, Lila in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Dalila and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Dalila is pronounced similarly to Delila. Other suggested similar baby names are Dalina, Daliya, Dalla, Danila, Galila, Kalila and Palila. These names tend to be less commonly used than Dalila.