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Delilah 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 name Lyla.

Baby names that sound like Delilah are Tallulah and Talula.

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Popularity of Delilah

Delilah is a very popular first name for women (#1095 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (1990 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of the name Delilah for girls (2012 statistics). Compare Delilah with its variant forms and related girl baby names.


Top 1000 ranking of Delilah name in U.S.
Top 100 ranking of Delilah outside U.S.

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