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Delilah

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Origin: Hebrew
Meaning: Pining with Desire

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Popularity Over Time: How Many Girls Have Been Named Delilah

This chart illustrates how many Girls were named Delilah in the U.S. since 1880.

A few facts about the girl's name Delilah:

  • Records indicate that 21,072 girls in the United States have been named Delilah since 1880.

  • The greatest number of people were given this name in 2012, when 2,078 people in the U.S. were given the name Delilah. Those people are now 7 years old.

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    Comments about the name Delilah

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      11 Positive Comments

  • "my name is Delilah and I'm basically the only one people know so its great" Dec. 26, 2017: Report as inappropriate

  • "Named my daughter Delilah Rose born 11/13/12. Named her for the Grateful Dead song & biblical story of ?Samson & Delilah. Everywhere we go everyone says they love her name." Dec. 19, 2017: Report as inappropriate

  • "I want this name for my future daughter. I don't know what we'd choose as a middle name, but Papaya was the best one on this list by far! :)" May. 27, 2012: Report as inappropriate

  • "i think it is a very beautiful name which i have always intended on using for my next daughter..i had just given birth to my first and i spent endless nights feeding her watching V channel on foxtel and the song "hey there delilah" by the plain white tees was always on.it was comforting and a beautiful melody i would sing it to my daughter to sleep." Sep. 7, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "i love the name Delilah and will be having my baby girl on june 4th and this will be her name i plan on calling her lilah (lie-la) for short!" Apr. 26, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "My husband and I both think Delilah is a beautiful name. It's not very common but not "out there" either, like some names are these days. We've decided to name our little girl (due in July) Delilah Morgan." Apr. 10, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "My baby girl is called Delilah Rain, its beautiful in its own right but also shorten it to Lila <3 We love it!" Sep. 10, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "Delilah will be my baby girl's name - coming late August. I am having a hard time with middle names. I like Belle, Tess and Skye." Mar. 27, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "I abslolutely love this name. If i ever had a baby girl, she'd be Delilah Jane." Feb. 18, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "I love it, my soon to be born baby is going to be called Delilah Grace" Sep. 27, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "This is a beautiful name and hope to someday name my baby Delilah." Apr. 20, 2007: Report as inappropriate

      10 Neutral Comments

  • "I am Savannah-Delilah Paige. People call me Annie. I am 10. People call Delilah an old lady name so I say I'm Savannah or Annie" Sep. 3, 2019: Report as inappropriate

  • "I named my daughter Delilah Rayne and she was born July 27th :)" Oct. 23, 2017: Report as inappropriate

  • "My daughter is 7 and called delilah grace. Everyone was shocked when we chose it but now it is becoming more common- to our dismay. I still love it as much as i did 7 years ago it think it is a beautiful name. My daughter loves it. We have never met another delilah." Apr. 15, 2016: Report as inappropriate

  • "My daughters name and everyone loves it. Not very many around." Aug. 11, 2013: Report as inappropriate

  • "To whoever is having her girl on July 4th and planning on caller her Delilah (lilah). My Delilah passed away last August,,I used to calll her Lilah...please keep me posted" Jun. 21, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "Im 12 years old and I am going to name my girl (if I have a girl) Delilah when I am older. Her name is going to Delilah Papaya. It rhymes, but thats OK because its b-e-a-utiful. (:" May. 28, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "it's pretty, but I wouldn't name my child Delilah, just based on what the Bible said about the woman named Delilah. (samson and delilah)" Mar. 14, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "i really like this name and am thinking of it for my daughter (i'm pregnant with a girl) but i worry that its a bit "try hard sexy" like dominique or angelina, what do you guys think? sometimes i think the prettiest names are more effortless, but i still like it, i'm not sure. my husband doesnt love it, he just thinks its o.k" Mar. 12, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "Delilah Ava-Rose Monroe _________________ (insert last name here) has to be the prettiest name i've ever heard. =] or Ava Cherry ____________ (insert last name here)" May. 18, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Delilah pronounced Dah-li-lah. Nobody can say it if i spell it and nobody can spell it when i say it. I absolutely love my name, and wish i would find a name as beautiful for my daughter. When people hear my name they always tell me what a pretty name. i have never met another Delilah. I like it that way." Jun. 7, 2006: Report as inappropriate



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