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Delilah

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: One who weakened
  • #1369 All Time
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3k Delila (Hebrew)

How popular is the name "Delilah" in the U.S.?



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Want to know about the populiarty of Delilah? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 28,553 babies born with the name Delilah in the United States. That's more than enough Delilahs to occupy the territory of Aland Islands (Finland) with an estimated population of 28,355 (as of December 31, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 10 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Delilah" was in 2014 with a total of 2,496 babies. (That's a lot of baby Delilahs)

According to the 2010 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Delilah" ranks #84 in popularity as a baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, 483 babies in California have the same name as you in 2010. Across the entire United States a total of 1,664 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Delilah" mean? The list below shows the origins of Delilah as well as things modernly associated with the name Delilah such as celebrities named Delilah.

Hebrew

Origin and Meaning of Delilah

The name "Delilah" is of Hebrew origin, and it means "One who weakened". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Alternative Meanings

D is for dandy, a description of you!

E is for enrich, a quality you share.

L is for luxury, the luxury of your smile.

I is for ignite, the fire in you!

L is for look, the way you look at life.

A is for admirable, you certainly are!

H is for hope, the encouragement you give.

Your name in reverse order is "Haliled". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Halldie". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Delilah born Oct 20, 1958

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Western Africa approximately on 725. Your profession was builder of houses, temples, and cathedrals.

As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Your lesson - to combat violence and disharmony in our world, to understand its roots and origins. All global problems have similar origins.

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