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What does Delpha mean?

Delpha Pronunciation of Delpha [del-pha] as a girls' name has its root in Greek, and the name Delpha means "dolphin". Delpha is an alternate spelling of Delphine (Greek).

Associated with: greek.


Delpha has 1 variant: Delfa.

4 more related forms via Delphine: Delfin, Delphina, Delphinea and Delphinia.

Creative forms:
(female) Dalpha, Denpha, ..

(male) Delphale, ..

Middle name pairings:
Delpha Milani (D.M.), ..

How popular is Delpha?

Delpha is a somewhat popular first name for women (#2961 out of 4276, Top 69%) and also a somewhat popular surname for both adults and children (#134929 out of 150436, Top 90%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Delpha reached its highest position of #915 in the U.S. during 1890-1899, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Delpha name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Delpha outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Delphine is the only other prominent varying form of Delpha appearing in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Delfa, are uncommon. These forms of Delpha were at the top of their popularity in the 1920s (usage of 0.02%), but now, the form Delphine has become less in vogue.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Delpha, Delphine in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Delpha is alike in pronunciation to Delphi and Delphia. Other recommended names are Adelpha, Aeesha, Aloha, Alpha, Bertha, Betha, Dalena, Dalila, Dalya, Dea, Deanda, Deanna, Debera, Debora, Debra, Decca, Decima, Decka, Deetra, Deidra, Deija, Deka, Dela, Delana, Delara, Delayna, Delena, Delia, Delight, Delila, Delina, Delinda, Delisa, Delisha, Deliza, Della, Delli, Dellina, Dellta (see Delta), Delma, Delmira, Delora, Delta, Delya, Delyn, Denia, Denica, Denisa, Denna, Derora, Detria, Detta, Devona, Diella, Dola, Dortha, Dosha, Dulsea, Dylana, Dympna, Keasha, Keesha, Keisha, Kesha, Leisha, Leitha, Melisha, Neesha, Retha, Stepha, Yeesha, Zilpha and Zylpha. These names tend to be less frequently used than Delpha.

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