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What does Delia mean?

Delia \d(e)-lia\ 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.


Delia has 2 variants: Deelia and Delya.

For more on this name, see also related girl names Amelia and Bedelia.

Delia has 24 more related forms via Adelia, Cordelia: Adalia, Adalie, Addala, Addalla, Adela, Adelais, Adelei, Adella, Adellah, Cordelie, Cordella, Cordelle, Cordey, Cordi, Cordia, Cordie, Cordy, Creiddylad, Delie, Della, Kodelia, Kordelia, Kordella and Kordelle.


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. Census)

Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Delia for girls. Delia reached its highest rank of #141 in the U.S. then, but is not in the list at the moment. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Delia name in U.S.

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

Adela, Adelia, Adella, Amelia (#15 a year ago), Cordelia (#993), Cordia, Cordie and Della are the popular varying forms of Delia. These girl names were at the peak of their popularity during 1880-1889 (usage of 0.6533%) and are now much less popular (usage 0.1102%, down 83.1%), with versions like Adela, Adelia, Cordia, Cordie and Delia falling out of fashion. Amelia (#15) is the most chic birth name in this compilation, with this name going through a revival in usage. Below is a charted comparison of the usage of the girl name Delia and corresponding names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Adela, Adelia, Adella, Amelia, Cordelia, Cordia, Cordie, Delia, Della in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Delia is pronounced similarly to Dahlia, Daleia, Dalia, Daliah, Daliya, Dalla, Dalya, Dela, Delli, Delly, Diella, Dila, Dilla and Dola. Other suggested similar baby names are Belia, Celia, Decia, Del, Delfa, Delila, Delina, Delis, Delisa, Deliz, Deliza, Dell, Delle, Delma, Delta, Demia, Denia, Helia, Lelia, Melia, Nelia, Pelia, Selia and Zelia. These names tend to be less frequently used than Delia.