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Popularity Over Time: How Many Girls Have Been Named Dalia
This chart illustrates how many Girls were named Dalia in the U.S. since 1880.
A few facts about the girl's name Dalia:
Records indicate that 5,309 girls in the United States have been named Dalia since 1880.
The greatest number of people were given this name in 1994, when 516 people in the U.S. were given the name Dalia. Those people are now 20 years old.
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Comments about the name Dalia
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16 Positive Comments
"my name is dalia and it is a pretty name i love it i live in america but i had this name for a few year that go by quick.
I love my name" Sep. 14, 2010:
"i love my name my father picked it
i fell special harly nobody in my skool has my name
i kinada feel lonely
but is ok :)" Feb. 16, 2010:
"I L0VE MY NAME!! NOBODY ELSE HAS IT IN MY SCHOOL . IT MAKES ME FEEL VERY UNIQUE!!! WOULDN'T CHANGE MY NAME WATSOEVER!!!" Oct. 27, 2009:
"My name's Dalia! I was reading the other comments and it made me feel good about myself. It is a pretty name isnt it? Its arabic meaning is something like 'grapevine'...I have no idea what thats suppose to mean. I like grapes though..." Dec. 6, 2008:
"Iım Dalia and I love my name because itıs rare and original and I know noone in my town who could be named like that... I LOVE IT... And Iım accustomed to the question: "Once again, please?" :-DDD" May. 9, 2008:
"this is my daughters name. i named her after her fathers 2 sisters dayna and talia and got Dalia he sed it and it just stuck to me.... she looks like a dalia to" Apr. 17, 2008:
"I think Dalia is a nice name because it's named after a beatiful flower named Dahlia" Jan. 8, 2008:
"I adore this name. It's awesome! It reminds me of two beautiful Israeli actresses with versions of this name (surnames Lavi and Penn)." Dec. 22, 2007:
"Dalia pronouced Dah-Lee-ah is my name and i really like it. its different a name that is quiet rare. people do often spell it wrong opting to put a 'h' in it (Dahlia) but this dosnt occur all the time. it is often pronouced wrong to the most popular way i hear it being peonounced on day-lee-ah." Dec. 14, 2007:
"I live in Malaysia, the more common varianto the name here is Dahlia and everybody knows what Dahlia is - a type of flower. So when I mention my name Dalia - they often pronounce or write it down as Dahlia eventhough I said it clearly." Jul. 3, 2007:
"my name is dalia , i love my name because its named after a beautiful flower that comes in any colour." Dec. 10, 2006:
"Though I've only heard of two more people who I've met that have the same name, it actually makes me feel unique- I"m proud of my name,proud of the fact that it's not exceedingkly common and,in a strange way, exotic. Also, after finding out about its origin and definition in Hebrew, it has become even more meaningful to me." Sep. 9, 2006:
"this is my name.it has taken me 35 years to like it, i am 36 now... most people tell me how much they like it. I was named after the original bond girl in casino royal-dalia lavie..." Aug. 30, 2006:
"my sisters name is Dalia but everyone spells it dahlia" Jun. 30, 2006:
"hey my name is dalia. and i agree, there is nothing worse than having it pronounced something totally obscure. only person i know with it is my grandma and a egyptian lady that comes into work!" Apr. 27, 2006:
"hey my name is Dalia i am 18 well ya i am happy with my name its true that some people dont know how to say my namebut its funny when they don know how to pronaunced so for me its alreght." Feb. 6, 2006:
11 Neutral Comments
"I named my deceased daughter Dahlia Lei'faith.. My fiancee (is Arab/Hindi) wants to name our daughter after her older sister by using Dahlia as the middle name ... I ABSOLUTELY LOVE the name myself an out of respect for my to be husband I want to honor him an my first. Any suggestions for a strong first name that will fit Dahlia? Thank you from a mama needing help.." Jan. 3, 2012:
"HI, my name is Dalia and i've never met anyone named Dalia. I am egyptian so it is not really a rare name. A lot of people are named like this. But i live in the Netherlands and no one has the same name. Everyone likes my name but i think it is just fine." Feb. 21, 2011:
"My name is Dalia. I am Lithuanian. Do you know, that in my language it means "Fate" or "Destiny". In Baltic mythology Dalia is the Goddess of love. Men, have it in mind. By the way - Lithuanian language has a lot in common with sanskrit." Nov. 17, 2010:
"yeah im Arab/American and my name is Dalia "Da-lee-a'"... i make sure to tell people how its spelled but the most common misspelling is Dahila, or Daliah. i love my name its just soo unique many people get surprised when they know what my name is cuz its very rare...the last time i told someone that my name is Dalia but he thought i was lying lol." Oct. 14, 2010:
"Dalia: je moje ime i ponosim se njime jer je najlijepae na svijetu :)))))) pozzz" Feb. 8, 2010:
"This is my name and it means FATE or LUCK in Lithuanian. It's written Dalia,and the stress is at the end. Since I work with lots of people from other countries they usually pronounce it like the name of the flower - the stress at the beginning." Jun. 11, 2008:
"i called my daughter dalia, which is called rare. but i was happy to call my daught dalia because she is more than flower." May. 13, 2008:
"i'm fifteen, and altough teachers sometimes don't get it right, I LOVE MY NAME!!, i love that it is such a beautifull flower, and that it isn't common like Diana, or Daisy, EEWw, nothing compares to my name DALIA, pronounced dah-li-aaaa!" May. 24, 2006:
"i absoltely LOOOOVE IT!! and i wouldnt change it for any other name in the world, although i gotta agree. some people say it wrong=( its okay, and the flower is also very beautiful=)" May. 22, 2006:
"Ok! After 33 years I've learned to live with it. The only other person I know with the same name is a distant cousin whom I was named after. Yep... my grandmother chose my name. Sometimes I get prettycheesed when people cannot pronounce it, but the same thing goes for my maiden name and my surname....
Both my daughters really like the name and I often getted called a flower, so that's pretty cute." Jul. 6, 2005:
"This is my name. I have met one Cuban woman who spelled her name this way. The most common mispronunciation I hear is Valerie. Go figure." Jul. 1, 2005:
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