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What does Dellis mean?

Dellis Pronunciation of Dellis [del-lis] as a name for girls is a Latin name, and the name Dellis means "pleasure, delight". Dellis is a variant form of Delicia (Latin): used in the Roman Empire.

Associated with: pleasure (joy).


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

8 more alternative forms via Delicia: Dela, Delisa, Delisha, Delissa, Deliza, Della, Delysia and Delyssa.

Creative forms:
(female) Delce, Doulis, ..

(male) Deldi, ..

Middle name pairings:
Dellis Abbey (D.A.), ..

How popular is Dellis?

Dellis is a rare given name for females but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#48665 out of 150436, Top 32%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular alternative forms of Dellis (outside Top 2000) are Della (#1178 in recent rankings), Delisa, Delicia and Dela. Usage of these forms of Dellis was widespread a century ago (average #1512) and is now significantly lower (#1794, 97% less usage), with the version Della becoming somewhat outmoded. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Dellis is pronounced similarly to Dallas, Dallis, Deloise, Dillys, Dilys, Dylis and Dyllis. Other suggested similar names are Allis, Celli, Cellie, Collis, Dalles, Deelia, Delfin, Delia, Delie, Dell, Delle, Delli, Dellina, Delline, Dellta (see Delta), Delly, Delmi, Deloris, Dilli, Dolli, Dollie, Dulci, Dulcia, Dulcie, Dulsia, Ellis, Felis, Fillis, Fyllis, Hellia, Hollis, Kelli, Kellie, Lellia, Melli, Mellie, Mellisa, Nelli, Nellie and Wallis. These names tend to be more commonly used than Dellis.

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