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Meaning and name origin

Delilah \d(e)-li-lah\ as a girl's name is pronounced dee-LYE-lah. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Delilah is "languishing, lovelorn, seductive". Biblical: the woman who beguiled Samson into revealing the secret of his superhuman strength.


Variations

Delilah has 4 variant forms: Dalila, Delila, Lila and Lilah.

For more information, see also the related girl name Lyla.


Popularity

Delilah is a very popular first name for females (#1095 out of 4276, Top 26%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Delilah for girls. Delilah reached its highest rank of #130 in the U.S. in 2014 (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).

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

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Delilah and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Delilah (#130), Lyla (#140), Lila (#183), Lilah (#312) and Delila. (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Delila, Delilah, Lila, Lilah, Lyla in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Lila, Lyla outside U.S.


Similar Names

A suggested similar baby name is Gelilah. This name tends to be less commonly used than Delilah.

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