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What does Dellise mean?

Dellise Pronunciation of Dellise [del-lise] as a name for girls is of Latin origin, and the meaning of the name Dellise is "pleasure, delight". Dellise is an alternate form of Delicia (Latin): used in the Roman Empire.

Associated with: pleasure (joy).


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

6 more alternative forms via Delicia: Delisa, Delisha, Delissa, Deliza, Della and Delyssa.

Creative forms:
(female) Dellive, Dolise, ..

(male) Delcey, Dellian, ..

Middle name pairings:
Dellise Kinsley (D.K.), ..

How popular is Dellise?

Dellise is an unusual given name for women. Dellise is also an uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent varying forms of Dellise (not ranked) are Delicia, Delisa and Della (#1178 a year ago). Other forms, like Delissa, are uncommon. These relations of Dellise were at the top of their popularity during 1880-1889 (adoption of 0.2%) and are now significantly less widespread, with the form Della becoming less fashionable. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Dellise is alike in pronunciation to Dallas, Dallis, Deloise, Dillys, Dylis and Dyllis. Other recommended names are Cellie, Chellise, Dalles, Delaine, Delcine, Delfine, Delie, Deline, Delle, Dellene, Delli, Dellina, Delline, Delsine (see Dulce), Denise, Dennise, Dollie, Dulcie, Felise, Heloise, Kellie, Melise, Mellie, Mellisa and Nellie. These names tend to be more commonly used than Dellise.

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