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What does Dalila mean?

Dalila Pronunciation of Dalila [dalila] as a girls' name is of Swahili and Tanzanian origin, and the meaning of Dalila is "delicate, gentle".


Dalila has 1 variant: Lila.

Affiliated girl names: Dalia and Delilah.

Creative forms:
(female) Dalica, ..

(male) Dalide, Dalidi, ..

Middle name pairings:
Dalila Raquel (D.R.), ..

How popular is Dalila?

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. Demographics)

Dalila was first listed in 1970-1979 and reached its apex position of #1214 in the U.S. in 2009, and is at #1615 currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dalila name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its variant form and related girl names. Dalia (#1036 in 2015), Delilah (#116) and Lila (#199) are the popular related forms of Dalila (#1615 in 2015). These relations of Dalila were at the peak of their popularity in 2014 (average #680) and have remained as common to this day (#741, 1%). Delilah and Lila are two of the more fashionable birth names among these.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dalila, 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 names are Caila, Calla, Dacia, Dahlia, Dahlina, Dail, Daile, Daira, Daleia, Dalena, Daliah, Dalicia, Dalina, Daline, Dalisha, Dalit, Daliya, Daliyah, Dallas, Dallina, Damia, Damita, Dania, Danica, Daniela, Danika, Danila, Danira, Darla, Darlina, Datia, Davida, Davita, Dayla, Delina, Delisa, Deliza, Della, Dilla, Docila, Gaila, Galia, Galla, Glila, Halia, Halima, Jalisa, Jaliza, Jamila, Kaila, Kalia, Kalifa, Kalilah, Kalina, Kalla, Kamila, Kylila (see Kalila), Laila, Lalika, Lalla, Malia, Malika, Malina, Malita, Nabila, Palila, Salima, Salina, Talija, Talina, Talisa, Talula, Valina and Valla. These names tend to be less commonly used than Dalila.

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