What 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.
Affiliated girl name: Lyla.Kreatif forms:
(female) Delilla, Dililah, ..
(male) Delilar, Delilde, ..
How 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. Demographics)
Charted below is the birth name statistics of Delilah for girls. Delilah reached its apex position of #130 in the U.S. in 2014. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)
Displayed below is an analysis of the popularity of Delilah and related names. Popular varying forms of Delilah (#130 last year) appearing in the Top 2000 are Lyla (#140 last year), Lila (#183), Lilah (#312), Dalila (#1461) and Delila. Usage of these forms of Delilah is at its highest today (usage of 0.5%). Lila is more universally found than the rest, though Lyla has grown trendy as well over time.
Suggested similar names are Aaliyah▲, Adellah, Alicah, Alikah, Aliyah▲, Alizah, Alliah, Beaulah, Beulah▼, Bewlah, Daijah, Daliah, Dalina, Daliyah, Dalyah, Danila, Datiah (see Datya), Decima, Deelia, Deija, Deijah, Dela, Delana, Delena, Delfa, Delfina, Delia▼, Delie, Delight, Delina, Delinda, Deline, Delisa, Delisha, Delissa, Deliza, Della▼, Dellina, Delpha, Demia, Demonah, Denah, Denica, Denisa, Denita, Derica, Devorah, Diella, Dila, Dilla, Docila, Dyllan, Eilah, Galilah, Geiliyah, Gelila, Gelilah, Gilah, Giliyah, Glilah (see Galila), Jamilah, Kalilah, Keilah, Kelila, Kelulah, Keziah, Kylilah, Leelah, Leilah, Nabilah, Nailah, Peliah, Selimah, Tzilah and Zillah. These names tend to be less frequently used than Delilah.