What does Delores mean?
Delores /de-lo-res/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' name is pronounced da-LOR-ess. It is of Spanish and Latin origin, and the meaning of Delores is "sorrows". Variant of Dolores.
How popular is Delores?
Delores is a very popular first name for women (#222 out of 4276, Top 5%) and a slightly less popular last name for both adults and children (#109915 out of 150436, Top 73%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the baby name popularity of Delores for girls. Delores was first listed in 1900-1909 and reached its highest rank of #64 in the U.S. during 1930-1939, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Lola (#236 last year), Lolita, Dolores and Deloris are the popular varying forms of Delores ranked in the Top 1000. Usage of these girl names reached its highest during the years 1930-1939 (usage of 0.7284%) and is now much lower (usage 0.1528%, ▼79%), with the forms Delores, Deloris, Dolores and Lolita becoming less fashionable. Lola (#236) is the most chic girl name here, and there is a rebound in baby name popularity for this name. Below is a charted comparison of the usage of the girl name Delores and affiliated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)