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What does Dalya mean?

Dalya Pronunciation of Dalya [dalya] as a name for girls. The meaning of the name Dalya is "gentle; slender branch, tendril". Dalya is an alternate spelling of Dalia (Arabic, Hebrew): see also Dahlia.

Associated with: gentle, slender (little).


Dalya has 4 variants: Daliah, Daliya, Daliyah and Dalyah.

2 more alternative forms via Dalia: Dalila and Dalit.

Creative forms:
(female) Dilya, Dolya, ..

(male) Dala, Dalop, ..

Middle name pairings:
Dalya Lyra (D.L.), ..

How popular is Dalya?

Dalya is an uncommonly occurring first name for women. Dalya is an unusual last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Dalia (#1036 in recent rankings) and Dalila (#1615) are the popular alternative forms of Dalya (not ranked). Adoption of these forms of Dalya reached its apex 21 years ago (usage of 0.03%) and is somewhat less today (usage 0.02%, 39.6%). (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dalia, Dalila in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Dalya is pronounced similarly to Dahlia, Daleia, Dalla, Daly, Dayla, Deelia, Dela, Delia, Delie, Della, Delli, Delly, Delya, Diella, Dila, Dilla, Dilli, Dola, Dolli and Dolly. Other suggested similar names are Aalya, Batya, Dacia, Dacy, Daelyn, Daena, Dahnya, Daija, Daina, Dale, Dalena, Dallas, Dalma, Dama, Damia, Damya, Damyan, Dana, Danea, Danna, Dany, Danya, Dara, Daria, Darra, Darya, Daryl, Daryn, Dasha, Dasya, Datya, Davia, Daya, Dayah, Dayna, Delfa, Delma, Delta, Dilys, Dosya, Fanya, Galya, Haya, Kaeya, Lalya, Maiya, Marya, Melya, Panya, Raya, Samya, Tallya, Talya, Tanya and Varya. These names tend to be more frequently used than Dalya.

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