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pinWhat does Delilah mean?

Delilah /de-li-l-ah/ as a girls' 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.


Delilah has 4 variants: Dalila, Delila, Lila and Lilah.

Affiliated girl name: Lyla.

Kreatif forms: Dililah, Dillilah. [more]

pinHow popular is Delilah?

Delilah is a very prominent first name for women (#1095 out of 4276, Top 26%) but an unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Charted below is the birth name popularity of Delilah for girls. Delilah reached its apex position of #130 in the U.S. in 2014. (2014 Birth 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 an analysis of the popularity of Delilah and related names. Popular varying forms of Delilah (#130 2 years ago) appearing in the Top 1000 are Lyla (#140 2 years ago), Lila (#183), Lilah (#312) and Delila. Usage of these forms of Delilah is at its highest today (usage of 0.647%). Lila is more universally found than the rest, though Lilah has also become trendy as well over time. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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

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