What does Della mean?
Della \d(el)-la\ as a girls' name is pronounced DEL-ah. It is of German origin, and the meaning of Della is "noble". Short form of Adela, Adeline, and Adelaide. Used as an independent name since the 1870s. Singer Della Reese.
Della▼ has 34 more different forms via Adela, Adelaide, Adeline: Ada, Adalia, Addala, Addalla, Adel, Adela▼, Adele▼, Adelei, Adelia▼, Adelina, Adelis, Adelita, Adell▼, Adella▼, Adellah, Adelle▼, Adelyn, Ahdella, Dahlina, Dalina, Daline, Dallina, Del, Delina, Deline, Delli, Dellina, Delly, Delyne, Edelie, Edelle, Elke, Heidi and Lina▼.
Della is a very prominent first name for females (#376 out of 4276, Top 9%) and also a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#43955 out of 150436, Top 29%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the baby name popularity of Della for girls. Della reached its peak rank of #68 in the U.S. then, but is not listed at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Below is a graphed comparison of the popularity of the girl name Della and associated names. Ada (#382 the previous year), Adela, Adelaide (#316), Adele (#764), Adelia, Adelina (#531), Adeline (#219), Adell, Adella, Adelle, Adelyn (#197), Alida, Cordelia (#993), Dell, Heidi (#347) and Lina (#767) are the prominent variation forms of Della listed in the Top 1000. Usage of these girl names was at its peak during 1880-1889 (usage of 0.4895%) and has become significantly less since (usage 0.2638%, down 46.1%), with versions such as Adela, Adelle, Alida, Dell and Della becoming somewhat outmoded. The most fashionable girl names in this compilation are Ada (#382), Adelaide (#316), Adelina (#531), Adeline (#219) and Adelyn (#197), and there is a resurgence in birth name popularity for Ada, Adelaide, Adelina and Adeline. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Della▼ is alike in pronunciation to Dalia▼, Dalla, Dalya, Dayla, Deelia, Dela, Delia▼, Delie, Delya, Diella, Dila, Dilla, Dilli, Dola, Dolli and Dolly▼. Other recommended similar baby names are Bella, Delfa, Delila, Dellta, Delma▼, Delta, Dielle, Doll, Hella, Mella, Nella▼, Pella and Rella. These names tend to be less frequently used than Della.