Dahlia

Dahlia - A very unique female name



  Jul 21,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Dahlia appeared on the charts for the first time in 1922 on position #1534. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Dahlia and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Dahlia? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Dahlia. The baby girl name Dahlia was given to 534 baby girls in 2012, ranking #523 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 2,647 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Dahlia peaked in popularity 7 years ago in 2012 on position 523.



Famous with this name

Dahlia Salem
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Rating: 4/5 (15 people)


Dahlia is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Dahlia is currently topping the baby name charts in Hawaii at position #232 - and is the least popular in Missouri at position #980.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Dahlia is where you live.


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Dahlia origin and meaning

Dahlia is a 6 letter name with 3 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Dahlia, pop culture references for the name Dahlia and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Dahlia

We've found the following names that sound similar to Dahlia, sorted by popularity.

Della / Delia / Delilah / Dale / Dolly / Dollie / Dalia / Dalila / Dalilah / Delila /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012523
2011551
2010657
2009683
2008759
2007812
20061017
20051237
20041312
20031258
20021250
20011513
20001376
19991376
19981314
19971307
19961499
19951874
19941680
19932692
19922518
19911893
19902398
19892138
19882346
19872628
19862493
19851743
19841896
19832323
19822145
19811631
19801706
19791562
19781620
19771450
19761700
19751741
19741566
19731631
19721573
19711554
19701600
19691984
19681617
19671501
19661411
19651983
19641745
19631590
19621411
19611681
19601640
19591754
19581786
19571870
19561625
19551863
19541232
19531307
19521426
19511720
19501383
19491527
19481405
19461602
19381582
19301726
19251859
19221534

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Hawaii232
Oregon264
California290
Massachusetts295
Colorado328
Wisconsin376
Washington381
Connecticut412
New York420
Nevada421
Kansas437
Minnesota493
Illinois535
Arizona539
Florida577
Maryland591
Michigan610
Utah622
Virginia639
New Jersey642
North Carolina675
Texas685
Ohio703
Indiana729
Tennessee743
Pennsylvania791
Georgia977
Missouri980

Even more about Dahlia


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Dahlia a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Dahlia?

3 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2012
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Dahlia
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 2,647
Letter count 6
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1922
2012 births +534

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