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: Dililah, Dillilah. [more]
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. 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)
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)
A suggested similar baby name is Gelilah. This name tends to be less frequently used than Delilah.