What does Delilah mean?
Delilah [delilah] 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.Creative forms:
(male) Middle name pairings:
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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)
Delilah reached its apex position of #116 in the U.S. in 2015. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Popular varying forms of Delilah (#116 last year) appearing in the Top 2000 are Lyla (#142 last year), Lila (#199), Lilah (#314), Dalila (#1615) 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 Lilah has grown trendy as well over time.
Similar NamesSuggested 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.See names in meaning and etymology.