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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.

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

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


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

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Delilah for girls (2015 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. Variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Delila, Delilah, Lila, Lilah and Lyla. (2015 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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