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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 8 years old.
So ... how do we know this stuff? Baby Names Hub identifies trends by analyzing vast amounts of data made available by the U.S. government and other public sources. This data, including social security statistics, provides detailed information on baby name popularity and trends in the United States.
Comments about the name Delilah
Based on the comments submitted below
11 Positive Comments
"my name is Delilah and I'm basically the only one people know so its great" Dec. 26, 2017:
"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:
"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:
"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:
"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:
"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:
"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:
"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:
"I abslolutely love this name. If i ever had a baby girl, she'd be Delilah Jane." Feb. 18, 2009:
"I love it, my soon to be born baby is going to be called Delilah Grace" Sep. 27, 2007:
"This is a beautiful name and hope to someday name my baby Delilah." Apr. 20, 2007:
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:
"I named my daughter Delilah Rayne and she was born July 27th :)" Oct. 23, 2017:
"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:
"My daughters name and everyone loves it. Not very many around." Aug. 11, 2013:
"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:
"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:
"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:
"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:
"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:
"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:
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