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What does Delicia mean?

Delicia Pronunciation of Delicia [deli-cia] as a girls' name is pronounced de-LEE-shah. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Delicia is "pleasure, delight". Used in the Roman Empire, and may be considered a modern-day elaboration of Alicia. Variant forms are blends of De- plus various name endings.

Associated with: pleasure (joy), roman, modern, blends.

Variations

Delicia has 22 variants: Dalicia, Dalise, Dalisha, Dalisse, Dee, Deedee, Dela, Delice, Delis, Delisa, Delise, Delisha, Delissa, Deliz, Deliza, Della, Dellis, Dellise, Delyse, Delysia, Delyssa and Didi.

16 more alternative forms via Alicia, De-: Alecia, Alica, Alisia, Allicia, Alycia, Delana, Delara, Deleena, Delena, Delina, Delinda, Denisha, Denita, Elicia, Lecia and Licia.

Creative forms:
(female) Delilia, Dilicia, ..

(male) Delimi, Deliri, ..

Middle name pairings:
Delicia Hana (D.H.), ..

How popular is Delicia?

Delicia is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#2837 out of 4276, Top 66%) but an uncommon last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Delicia was first listed in 1970-1979 and reached its top position of #1430 in the U.S. then, but is not ranked currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Delicia name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Popular alternative forms of Delicia are Alicia (#365 via latest list), Della (#1178), Delisa, Delinda, Delina, Denita, Lecia, Elicia, Denisha, Delena, Alycia, Alisia, Alica, Dee, Deedee, Delana, Dela and Alecia. Other variants, like Licia, are seldom used. Adoption of these relations of Delicia reached its highest in the 1980s (median #1620) and has become significantly less since (#1870, 89.4%).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Delicia, Alecia, Alicia, Alisia, Alycia in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dee, Deedee, Dela, Delana, Delena in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Delina, Delinda, Delisa, Della, Denisha in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Denita, Elicia, Lecia in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Alica, Alicia outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Adelicia, Belicia, Benicia, Celicia, Cericia, Cilicia, Decia, Delcina, Delia, Delila, Deloria, Delphia, Denica, Derica, Dericka, Dinicia, Domicia (see Domitilla), Dulcea, Dulci, Dulcia, Dulcie, Dulsia, Falicia, Felicia, Felicie, Felicita, Filicia, Gelilia, Jalicia, Keicia, Leticia, Malicia, Melicia, Melitia, Mellicia, Phelicia, Salicia, Talicia, Tenicia and Venicia. These names tend to be less frequently used than Delicia.

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