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What does Delfina mean?

Delfina Pronunciation of Delfina [del-fi-na] as a girls' name is pronounced del-FEEN-ah. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Delfina is "dolphin". Variant of Delphine, the name of the 13th-century French saint. Delphi (DEL-fye) refers to the oracle of Delphi on Mount Parnassus.

Associated with: saint, oracle (wisdom), mount.


Delfina has 3 variants: Delphi, Delphia and Delphine.

8 more relations via Delphine: Delfa, Delfin, Delfine, Delfyne, Delpha, Delphina, Delphinea and Delphinia.

Creative forms:
(female) Delfia, Delfila, ..

(male) Delfido, Delin, ..

Middle name pairings:
Delfina Laila (D.L.), ..

How popular is Delfina?

Delfina is a very popular first name for women (#1363 out of 4276, Top 32%) but a rare surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Delfina reached its apex position of #931 in the U.S. in the 1920s, but is not found in the list currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Prominent alternative forms of Delfina rated in the Top 2000 are Delphine, Delphia and Delpha. Other forms, like Delphinia, are uncommon. These relations of Delfina were favored as birth names during the years 1900-1909 (median #845), but now, versions such as Delphine have become somewhat dated.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Delfina, Delpha, Delphia, Delphine in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Bellina, Celina, Cellina, Dalina, Dallina, Delaina, Delaine, Delainy, Delana, Delayna, Delcina, Delcine, Deleena, Delena, Delia, Delila, Delina, Delinda, Deline, Delisa, Deliza, Dellina, Delline, Delmira, Delsine (see Dulce), Destina, Devina, Dulcina, Felina, Helaina, Helmina, Jelina, Kellina, Melaina, Melina, Mellina, Melvina, Selina, Zelaina and Zelina. These names tend to be less commonly used than Delfina.