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 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)
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)
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.