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What does Delice mean?

Delice Pronunciation of Delice [delice] as a girls' name has its root in Latin, and the meaning of the name Delice is "pleasure, delight". Delice is a version of Delicia (Latin): used in the Roman Empire.

Associated with: pleasure (joy).


Delice has 8 variants: Dalise, Dalisse, Delis, Delise, Deliz, Dellis, Dellise and Delyse.

9 more alternative forms via Delicia: Dalicia, Dee, Deedee, Dela, Delisa, Delisha, Delissa, Deliza and Della.

Creative forms:
(female) Dilice, ..

(male) Delide, ..

Middle name pairings:
Delice Leighton (D.L.), ..

How popular is Delice?

Delice is an uncommon given name for women but a very popular last name for all people (#61713 out of 150436, Top 41%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular varying forms of Delice (not ranked) are Della (#1178 from recent data), Delisa, Delicia, Dela, Deedee and Dee. Other forms, like Delissa, are uncommon. Usage of these forms of Delice was common among parents during 1880-1889 (usage of 0.2%) and is now much less, with forms like Dee becoming somewhat dated. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dee, Deedee, Dela, Delicia, Delisa, Della in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Delice is pronounced similarly to Deloise and Dylis. Other recommended names are Adelice, Alice, Allice, Celie, Celine, Cerice, Daline, Danice, Darice, Dedie, Delaine, Delane, Delcine, Delene, Delfine, Delia, Delie, Delila, Delina, Deline, Delle, Delline, Delsine (see Dulce), Delyne, Demie, Denica, Denice, Deniece, Denise, Denize, Denyce, Derica, Derine, Desire, Dorice, Dulce, Dulcea, Dulci, Dulcie, Dulcy, Elice, Ellice, Felice, Felicie, Felise, Jenice, Lenice, Letice, Meline, Melise, Nerice, Selie, Seline, Venice, Zelie and Zeline. These names tend to be more frequently used than Delice.

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