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Meaning and name origin

Delia \d(e)-lia\ as a girl's 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.


Variations

Delia has 2 variant forms: Deelia and Delya.

For more information, see also related girl names Amelia and Bedelia.


Popularity

Delia is a very popular first name for females (#462 out of 4276, Top 11%) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#9041 out of 88799, Top 10%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Delia for girls. Delia reached its highest rank of #141 in the U.S. in 1880-1889. (2014 statistics).

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

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Delia and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Amelia (#15), Cordelia (#993), Delia and Adelia. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Adelia, Amelia, Cordelia, Delia in U.S.

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


Similar Names

Delia is also pronounced similarly to Dahlia, Daleia, Dalia, Daliah, Daliya, Dalla, Dalya, Dela, Delie, Della, 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 commonly used than Delia.

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