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Girl Name: Delia

Name: Delia
Pronunciation: \d(e)-lia\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: from Delos
Origin: Greek
Related Names: Amelia, Bedelia
Sounds Like: Della, Dela, Delie, Dalia
Variant forms: Deelia, Delya
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 462
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 9041


Delia \d(e)-lia\ as a girl's name is pronounced DEEL-yah. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Delia is "from Delos". Mythology: the island of Delos was Artemis's birthplace. Delias is also used as a short form of Cordelia and Adelia. Author Delia Ephron.

Delia has 2 variant forms: Deelia and Delya.

For more information, see also related names Amelia and Bedelia.

Baby names that sound like Delia are Della, Dela, Delie and Dalia.

View a list of the 3 names that reference Delia.


Delia is a very popular first name for women (#462 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#9041 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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