Meaning of Delia
and the Origins of this baby name
The name Delia has the following meaning:
Derived from the Greek language, meaning "From Delos". Possibly a reference to the goddess Artemis from Greek Mythology, as she was born in Delos. It may also have been derived from Cordelia. It has retained an average popularity ever since its appearance.
It is a female name, suitable for baby girls.
As a baby girl name, Delia is currently a popular baby name, with a recent overall USA popularity ranking of 996 out of 1000 (source: 2000s U.S. Census).
In both Years 2008 and 2009, the name Delia remained at the same ranking of 1000. (A ranking of 1000 means that this name ranked 1000 or poorer in the 2008/2009 popularity surveys)
The following chart shows the popularity of the name Delia in the USA, over the past 100 years.
The name Delia is pronounced as dee-lee-yuh
The following names are baby names related to Delia and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Delia: Boys - Damary
, Girls - Cassandra
, Both genders - Agnes
Popular Variants for the name Delia: Cordelia
Common nicknames for the name Delia are: Dee
We think the name Delia should fall under the following style category: Traditional
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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Delia to be: A scatterbrained, helpless, but hilarious girl
In one word, you might describe Delia as a(n) "scatterbrained
See other "scatterbrained" names for girls