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What does Delli mean?

Delli Pronunciation of Delli as a name for girls is of Old German origin, and Delli means "noble kind". Delli is an alternate form of Adelaide (Old German): from adal heid.


ASSOCIATED WITH noble, kind (gracious)


VARIANTS Delly, Della

RELATIONS VIA ADELAIDE Adelei, Adell, Adella, Adelle, Del, Dell, Delle, Heidi

(female) Dili, ..

(male) Deldi, ..

Delli Sonia (D.S.), ..

How popular is Delli?

Delli is an uncommon first name for females but a somewhat popular last name for both adults and children (#112365 out of 150436, Top 75%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

Popular alternative forms of Delli (OUTSIDE TOP 2000) ranked in the Top 2000 are Adelaide (#298 VIA LATEST LIST), Heidi (#351), Della (#861), Adell, Adella, Adelle and Dell. Other forms, like Adelei, are uncommon. Usage of these relations of Delli reached its highest during 1880-1889 (MEDIAN #768) and has become significantly reduced since (#1358, DOWN 71%). Heidi has been the most prevalent, though Adelaide is currently more frequently used, while forms such as Adella have lost favor. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Adelaide, Adell, Adella, Adelle, Dell in U.S.

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

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

Similar Names

Delli is alike in pronunciation to Dahlia, Daleia, Dalia, Dalla, Daly, Dalya, Dayla, Deelia, Dela, Delia, Delie, Delya, Diella, Dila, Dilla, Dilli, Dola, Dollee, Dolley, Dolli, Dollie and Dolly. Other recommended sound-alike names are Ailli, Alli, Billi, Calli, Ceili, Celli, Chelli, Dallis, Debbi, Debi, Delfa, Delfin, Delila, Delis, Deliz, Dellina, Dellis, Dellise, Dellta (see Delta), Delma, Delmi, Delmy, Delphi, Delta, Delyn, Demi, Deni, Denni, Devi, Devri, Deyci, Deysi, Dielle, Doll, Dulci, Dyllis, Elli, Halli, Holli, Jilli, Kalli, Keeli, Keili, Kelli, Lesli, Lilli, Melli, Milli, Nelli, Polli, Shelli, Ulli and Valli. These names tend to be more commonly used than Delli.

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