Delia

Delia - A very unique female name



  Dec 10,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Delia, meaning born on the island of Delos, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #328. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Delia and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Delia? 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 Delia. The baby girl name Delia was given to 159 baby girls in 2012, ranking #1166 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 8,888 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Delia peaked in popularity 108 years ago in 1911 on position 302.



Famous with this name

Delia D'Alberti
Delia Lindsay
Delia Sheppard


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Delia is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Delia is currently topping the baby name charts in Massachusetts at position #522 - and is the least popular in Georgia at position #1,330.

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 Delia is where you live.


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Delia origin and meaning

Delia is a 5 letter name with 3 syllables. This name means born on the island of Delos. To see famous people named Delia, pop culture references for the name Delia and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Delia

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

Della / Delilah / Dale / Dolly / Dollie / Dalia / Dahlia / 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
20121166
20111020
20101080
20091097
20081135
2007994
20061132
2005950
2004972
2003995
20021043
20011115
20001019
1999887
1998875
1997914
19961014
1995917
1994977
1993848
1992946
1991874
1990818
1989867
1988895
1987851
1986804
1985839
1984777
1983700
1982773
1981702
1980624
1979625
1978612
1977565
1976544
1975598
1974661
1973552
1972569
1971598
1970567
1969568
1968562
1967540
1966521
1965507
1964469
1963482
1962481
1961453
1960443
1959444
1958451
1957432
1956432
1955418
1954417
1953391
1952396
1951415
1950402
1949402
1948426
1947420
1946434
1945444
1944426
1943433
1942403
1941432
1940433
1939433
1938430
1937397
1936439
1935410
1934381
1933353
1932397
1931374
1930404
1929393
1928398
1927404
1926421
1925430
1924417
1923398
1922429
1921418
1920412
1919380
1918391
1917380
1916388
1915378
1914342
1913375
1912381
1911302
1910328

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Massachusetts522
Colorado654
Virginia686
New Jersey761
Pennsylvania858
Michigan888
Wisconsin970
New York973
Missouri985
Florida1065
Illinois1094
Texas1094
North Carolina1227
California1309
Georgia1330

Even more about Delia


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 Delia 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 Delia?

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
1911
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Delia
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 8,888
Letter count 5
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +159

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