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What does Delis mean?

Delis Pronunciation of Delis [delis] as a girls' name is of Latin origin, and Delis means "pleasure, delight". Delis is an alternate form of Delicia (Latin): used in the Roman Empire.

Associated with: pleasure (joy).


Delis has 8 variants: Dalise, Dalisse, Delice, Delise, Deliz, Dellis, Dellise and Delyse.

11 more related forms via Delicia: Dalisha, Dee, Dela, Delisa, Delisha, Delissa, Deliza, Della, Delysia, Delyssa and Didi.

Creative forms:
(female) Deis, Deris, ..

(male) Delda, Delic, ..

Middle name pairings:
Delis Elissa (D.E.), ..

How popular is Delis?

Delis is a rare given name for women but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#46240 out of 150436, Top 31%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Della (#1178 in recent rankings), Delisa, Delicia, Dela and Dee are the prominent alternative forms of Delis (outside Top 2000). Other forms, like Delice, are uncommon. Usage of these relations of Delis reached its apex during 1880-1889 (adoption of 0.25%) and is now significantly lower (adoption 0.01%, 96.6%), with forms like Della going out of style. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dee, Dela, Delicia, Delisa, Della in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Delis and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Delis is pronounced similarly to Dallas, Dallis, Deloise, Dillys, Dilys, Dylis and Dyllis. Other recommended names are Adelis, Ailis, Alis, Allis, Dalia, Dalit, Darelis, Debi, Debs, Decia, Dedie, Deelia, Del, Delfa, Delfin, Delia, Delie, Delila, Delina, Deline, Dell, Delle, Delli, Delly, Delma, Delmi, Delmy, Deloris, Delta, Delya, Delyn, Demi, Demia, Demie, Deni, Denia, Denisa, Denise, Denys, Desir, Devi, Devin, Doris, Eilis, Elis, Ellis, Felis, Filis, Lenis, Lexis, Meris, Neris, Temis and Vedis. These names tend to be more commonly used than Delis.

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