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What does Delia mean?

Delia Pronunciation of Delia as a girls' name is pronounced DEEL-yah. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Delia is "from Delos". Mythology: the island of Delos was Artemis's birthplace. Delias is also used as a short form of Cordelia and Adelia. Author Delia Ephron. Also form of Amelia. Also form of Bedelia.


ASSOCIATED WITH greek, mythology


VARIANTS Deelia, Delya

RELATED FORMS VIA ADELIA, CORDELIA Adalia, Adela, Adella, Delie, Della, Kodelia

(female) Dele, ..

(male) Dedil, ..

Delia Evangeline (D.E.), ..

How popular is Delia?

Delia is a very popular first name for women (#462 out of 4276, Top 11%) and also a very popular last name for both adults and children (#6559 out of 150436, Top 4%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Delia was first listed in 1880-1889 and reached its highest rank of #141 in the U.S. then, and is at #1397 currently. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Which version is better?

Adalia, Adela (#1229 VIA LATEST LIST), Adelia, Adella, Amelia (#8), Cordelia (#1039) and Della (#861) are the popular varying forms of Delia (#1397). These forms of Delia were popular with parents 138 years ago (ADOPTION OF 0.82%) and are almost as common today (ADOPTION 0.78%, 4.3% LESS). Amelia is a perennial favorite, while versions like Delia are now somewhat dated.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Delia, Adalia, Adela, Adelia, Adella in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Amelia, Cordelia, Della in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Delia is pronounced similarly to Dahlia, Daleia, Dalia, Daliah, Daliya, Daliyah, Dalla, Daly, Dalya, Dalyah, Dayla, Dela, Delli, Delly, Diella, Dila, Dilla, Dilli, Dola, Dolli, Dollie and Dolly. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Abelia, Belia, Belvia, Celia, Dacia, Deana, Decia, Decka, Del, Delara, Delena, Delfa, Delfina, Delila, Delilah, Delina, Delis, Delisa, Deliz, Deliza, Dell, Delle, Dellis, Delma, Delora, Deloria, Delpha, Delphia, Delta, Demia, Denia, Desma, Devi, Devra, Docia, Dosia, Dylis, Ellia, Femia, Filia, Galia, Helia, Hellia, Kalia, Lelia, Loelia, Media, Melia, Nelia, Pelia, Selia, Ubelia and Zelia. These names tend to be less frequently used than Delia.