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Girl Name: Dalila

Name: Dalila
Pronunciation: \d(a)-li-la\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: delicate, gentle
Origin: Swahili
Related Names: Dalia, Delilah
Sounds Like: Delila, Talula
Variant forms: Lila
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 2371


Dalila \d(a)-li-la\ as a girl's name is of Swahili and Tanzanian origin, and the meaning of Dalila is "delicate, gentle".

Dalila has 1 variant form: Lila.

For more information, see also related names Dalia and Delilah.

Baby names that sound like Dalila are Delila and Talula.

View a list of the 3 names that reference Dalila.


Dalila is a somewhat popular first name for women (#2371 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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