What does Delia mean?
Delia [delia] as a girls' name is pronounced DEEL-yah. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Delia is "from Delos". Mythology: the island of Delos was Artemis's birthplace. Delias is also used as a short form of Cordelia and Adelia. Author Delia Ephron.
(female) Dele, Dolia, ..
(male) Deley, Deliaan, ..
How popular is Delia?
Delia is a very popular first name for women (#462 out of 4276, Top 11%) and also a very popular last name for both adults and children (#6559 out of 150436, Top 4%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Displayed below is the birth name history of Delia for girls. Delia was first listed in 1880-1889 and reached its highest rank of #141 in the U.S. then, and is at #1241 currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Adalia (#1846 via latest list), Adela (#1123), Adelia, Adella, Amelia (#12), Cordelia (#948) and Della (#1178) are the popular varying forms of Delia (#1241 via latest list). These forms of Delia were popular with parents presently (adoption of 0.75%). Amelia is a perennial favorite, while versions like Cordelia are now somewhat dated.
Delia▼ is pronounced similarly to Dahlia▲, Daleia, Dalia, Daliah, Daliya, Daliyah, Dalla, Daly, Dalya, Dalyah, Dayla, Dela, Delli, Delly, Diella, Dila, Dilla, Dilli, Dola, Dolli, Dollie▼ and Dolly▼. Other suggested similar names are Abelia, Belia, Belvia, Celia▼, Dacia, Deana▼, Decia, Decka, Del, Delara, Delena, Delfa, Delfina, Delila, Delilah▲, Delina, Delis, Delisa, Deliz, Deliza, Dell, Delle, Dellis, Delma▼, Delora, Deloria, Delpha, Delphia▼, Delta, Demia, Denia, Desma, Devi, Devra, Docia▼, Dosia, Dylis, Ellia, Femia, Filia, Galia, Helia, Hellia, Kalia, Lelia▼, Loelia, Media, Melia, Nelia, Pelia, Selia, Ubelia and Zelia. These names tend to be less frequently used than Delia.