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Girl Name: Dahlia

Name: Dahlia
Pronunciation: \da(h)-lia\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: valley
Origin: Swedish
Sounds Like: Tahlia, Delia, Dayla, Dalya, Daliya, Daliah, Deelia, Talia, Tallia
Variant forms: Dahiana, Dayha, Daleia, Dalia, Dalla
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 2344


Dahlia \da(h)-lia\ as a girl's name is pronounced DAL-yah. It is of Swedish and Scandinavian origin, and the meaning of Dahlia is "valley". Also the flower named for 18th-century Swedish botanist Anders Dahl.

Dahlia has 5 variant forms: Dahiana, Dayha, Daleia, Dalia and Dalla.

Baby names that sound like Dahlia are Tahlia, Delia, Dayla, Dalya, Daliya, Daliah, Deelia, Talia and Tallia.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Dahlia.


Dahlia is a somewhat popular first name for women (#2344 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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