Pronunciation: \c(o)-rde-lia, cor-delia\
Gender / Sex: girl
Related Names: Delia
Sounds Like: Cordula, Cordulla
Variant forms: Cordelie, Cordella, Cordelle, Cordey, Cordi, Cordie, Cordy, Delie, Della, Kordelia, Kordella, Kordelle
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 1327
Cordelia \c(o)-rde-lia, cor-delia\ as a girl's name is pronounced kor-DEEL-yah. Probably from the Latin word "cor", meaning "heart". Literary: in "King Lear", Shakespeare portrays Cordelia as a lovable, virtuous woman of rare honesty.
Cordelia has 12 variant forms: Cordelie, Cordella, Cordelle, Cordey, Cordi, Cordie, Cordy, Delie, Della, Kordelia, Kordella and Kordelle.
For more information, see also the related name Delia.
Baby names that sound like Cordelia are Cordula and Cordulla.
View a list of the 2 names that reference Cordelia.
Cordelia is a very popular first name for women (#1327 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)