Dalilah - A very unique female name

  Aug 14,2020      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Dalilah appeared on the charts for the first time in 1981 on position #2729. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Dalilah and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Dalilah? 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 Dalilah. The baby girl name Dalilah was given to 193 baby girls in 2012, ranking #1025 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 7,323 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Dalilah peaked in popularity 11 years ago in 2009 on position 1007.

Famous with this name

Dalilah Polanco
Dalilah Wiseman

How would you rate Dalilah, 1-5?

Rating: 4/5 (6 people)

Dalilah is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Dalilah is currently topping the baby name charts in California at position #467 - and is the least popular in New York at position #1,510.

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 Dalilah is where you live.

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Dalilah origin and meaning

Dalilah is a 7 letter name with 3 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Dalilah, pop culture references for the name Dalilah and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Dalilah

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

Della / Delia / Delilah / Dale / Dolly / Dollie / Dalia / Dahlia / Dalila / 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

Chart position per state (table view)

State Rank
South Carolina836
New York1510

Even more about Dalilah

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 Dalilah 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 Dalilah?

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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Name Dalilah
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 7,323
Letter count 7
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1981
2012 births +193

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