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Della

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How popular is the baby name Della in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 391 391 0 #66 girl name
1881 428 428 0 #60 girl name
1882 447 447 0 #66 girl name
1883 453 453 0 #66 girl name
1884 541 541 0 #65 girl name
1885 500 500 0 #71 girl name
1886 565 565 0 #67 girl name
1887 496 496 0 #74 girl name
1888 627 621 6 #72 girl name
1889 606 606 0 #72 girl name
1890 631 631 0 #72 girl name
1891 607 607 0 #74 girl name
1892 666 666 0 #76 girl name
1893 660 660 0 #76 girl name
1894 681 681 0 #77 girl name
1895 653 648 5 #86 girl name
1896 642 642 0 #85 girl name
1897 624 624 0 #86 girl name
1898 656 656 0 #91 girl name
1899 600 595 5 #91 girl name
1900 748 748 0 #90 girl name
1901 534 534 0 #100 girl name
1902 609 609 0 #96 girl name
1903 611 611 0 #96 girl name
1904 613 607 6
1905 593 593 0
1906 557 557 0
1907 582 582 0
1908 549 549 0
1909 568 568 0
1910 602 602 0
1911 652 645 7
1912 733 733 0
1913 796 789 7
1914 879 879 0
1915 1,086 1,086 0
1916 1,178 1,172 6
1917 1,198 1,192 6
1918 1,162 1,162 0
1919 1,195 1,190 5
1920 1,137 1,137 0
1921 1,153 1,153 0
1922 1,160 1,155 5
1923 1,132 1,126 6
1924 1,061 1,049 12
1925 1,034 1,028 6
1926 1,014 1,008 6
1927 955 947 8
1928 904 896 8
1929 873 867 6
1930 887 887 0
1931 869 863 6
1932 847 841 6
1933 855 850 5
1934 796 796 0
1935 775 775 0
1936 724 719 5
1937 787 787 0
1938 748 748 0
1939 680 680 0
1940 654 649 5
1941 680 673 7
1942 681 681 0
1943 682 682 0
1944 635 635 0
1945 532 532 0
1946 588 588 0
1947 732 732 0
1948 611 611 0
1949 574 574 0
1950 620 620 0
1951 653 653 0
1952 615 615 0
1953 549 549 0
1954 590 590 0
1955 591 591 0
1956 543 543 0
1957 538 538 0
1958 663 663 0
1959 675 675 0
1960 745 745 0
1961 615 615 0
1962 520 520 0
1963 535 535 0
1964 469 469 0
1965 389 389 0
1966 369 369 0
1967 326 326 0
1968 325 325 0
1969 291 291 0
1970 291 291 0
1971 247 247 0
1972 204 204 0
1973 173 173 0
1974 166 166 0
1975 164 164 0
1976 145 145 0
1977 180 180 0
1978 119 119 0
1979 115 115 0
1980 108 108 0
1981 98 98 0
1982 95 95 0
1983 90 90 0
1984 74 74 0
1985 59 59 0
1986 84 84 0
1987 62 62 0
1988 64 64 0
1989 79 79 0
1990 56 56 0
1991 55 55 0
1992 59 59 0
1993 49 49 0
1994 57 57 0
1995 53 53 0
1996 54 54 0
1997 42 42 0
1998 37 37 0
1999 50 50 0
2000 45 45 0
2001 44 44 0
2002 62 62 0
2003 68 68 0
2004 75 75 0
2005 78 78 0
2006 87 87 0
2007 67 67 0
2008 77 77 0
2009 115 115 0
2010 132 132 0
2011 118 118 0
2012 174 174 0
2013 164 164 0
2014 194 194 0
2015 213 213 0

Want to know about the popularity of the Della baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 67,142 babies born with the name Della in the United States. That's more than enough Dellas to occupy the territory of Bermuda (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 64,237 (as of May 20, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 391 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Della" was in 1917 with a total of 1,192 babies. (That's a lot of baby Dellas)

According to the 1911 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Della" ranks #90 in popularity as a baby girl's name in West Virginia. Imagine that, 17 babies in West Virginia have the same name as you in 1911. Across the entire United States a total of 652 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Origin and Meaning of Della

The name "Della" is of English origin, and it means "Of the Nobility". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Della Reese

Della Reese is a singer, actress, minister, and game show panelist specializing in gospel, pop, jazz, and R&B music with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1953 to present. Della was born in 1931 as Delloreese Patricia Early in Black Bottom, Detroit, Michigan, US.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Della

Della Beatrice Howard Robinson
Della Mae
Della Falls
Della Pesca
Della Rose's
Della Curry
Della Street

Alternative Meanings

D is for dignity, no one disputes this trait!

E is for extra, those little things you do!

L is for laughter, you spread wherever you go.

L is for love, everlasting.

A is for amenable, for your easy going nature.

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

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Past life for Della born May 21, 2004

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Central Africa approximately on 1550. Your profession was farmer, weaver, and tailor.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - development and expansion of your mental consciousness. Find good teacher, spend a part of your time and energy on his wisdom.

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